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Lord Gough, 72 Plaistow Road, West Ham E15

West Ham pub history index

The address is given as Plaistow Lane in 1862 and earlier, prior to street renaming. *

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1851/William Grover/../../../Post Office Directory *

1851/Christopher Stanley/publican/32/Tottenham, Middlesex/Census **
1851/Isabella Stanley/wife/26/Colchester, Essex/Census **
1851/Christopher Stanley/son/07/Rotherhythe, Surrey/Census **
1851/Isabella Stanley/daughter/03/Colchester, Essex/Census **
1851/Ann Stanley/daughter/01/Deptford, Kent/Census **
1851/Sarah Philips/general servant/20/Rotherhythe, Surrey/Census **
1851/George Osborne/general servant/21/Colchester, Essex/Census **

1855/G Moore/../../../Essex, Herts, Kent ...Post Office Directory

1856/Edward Blackman/../../../Post Office Directory *

1861/Edward Blackman/Licensed Victualler/44/Merton?, Surrey/Census
1861/Sarah Blackman/Wife/42/Whitwell, Derby/Census
1861/Edward Blackman/Son, Clerk/17/Carshalton, Surrey/Census
1861/George Ballenham/Nephew, Cabinet Maker/21/Whitwell, Derby/Census
1861/Louisa M Bishop/Domestic Servant/17/Whitwell, Derby/Census
1861/Joseph Barnard/Potboy/17/West Ham, Essex/Census

1862/Edward Blackman/../../../Kelly's

1867/Henry Bennett/../../../Post Office Directory *

1870/John Ehrhart/../../../Kelly's

1871/John Ehrhart/../../../Post Office

1871/John Ehrhart/Publican/54/Hessen, Germany, Naturalized British Subject/Census
1871/Mary Ehrhart/Wife/60/St Luke. Middlesex/Census
1871/Mary E Biscoe/Step Daughter/35/St Luke. Middlesex/Census
1871/Sophia Ehrhart/Daughter/15/Whitechapel. Middlesex//Census
1871/Eliza C Ehrhart/Daughter/13/Whitechapel. Middlesex/Census
1871/Minnie Ehrhart/Daughter/7/Whitechapel. Middlesex/Census
1871/Charlotte Steadman/Domestic Servant/23/Lambourne End, Essex/Census
1871/William H Sanders/Barman/19/Whimple, Devon/Census
1871/Henry Sargent/Potman/17/Ipswich, Suffolk/Census

1874/John Bennett/../../../Kelly's

1878/William Bennett/../../../Kelly's

1881/Henry Dean/Licensed Victualler/34/Battersea, Surrey/Census
1881/Fannie Dean/Wife/31/Rotherithe, Surrey/Census
1881/Harry Dean/Son/7/Camberwell, Surrey/Census
1881/Lilian Dean/Daughter/5/Tulse Hill, Surrey/Census
1881/Lewis Dean/Brother, Hardware Agent/32/Battersea, Surrey/Census
1881/Herbert Dean/Son/1/West Ham, Essex/Census
1881/Lizzie Reed/Barmaid/25/Waterloo Road, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ellen Ellis/Domestic Cook/22/St. Georges, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Harman/Domestic Nurse/18/East Hanningfield, Essex/Census
1881/Henry Savage/Porter/19/Paddington, Middlesex/Census

1882/Henry Dean/../../../Kelly's

1886/Henry Cantrill Dean/../../../Kelly's

I found a mention in 1896 of William Butlin, my GG Uncle. Also appearing is his wife Mrs Emily Jane Butlin, formerly Emily Jane Vickerstaff-Foden.
William died on 13 Aug 1897 and it looks like Emily Jane took over the pub. She subsequently married Charles Pye in 1905 and was living with him at the pub, along with her children by William as shown in the 1911 census and also shown on your web site. ***

William Arthur Butlin appears to have taken over running the Lord Gough from Charles Pye from around 1925 until at least 1938. ***

Maybe this information will help you add detail to the web site. The Lord Gough is the second involvement my family has had with pubs that I have been able to find. The other was the Black Swan, 7 Ryders Court, Soho, which was home of my GGG Grandfather William Butlin until his death in 1835. He was the Grandfather of the William who kept the Lord Gough in 1896. ***

1896/William Butlin/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Emily Butlin/Licensed Victualler, Widow/35/Stratford, Essex/Census
1901/William Butlin/Son/10/Forest Gate, Essex/Census
1901/Lillian Butlin/Daughter/5/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Ernest Butlin/Son/3/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Almira Hodwell/Mothers Help/55/Wortham, Norfolk/Census
1901/Louisa Foulger/Barmaid/35/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Elsie Manear/Barmaid/23/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Ethel Mansfield/Barmaid/26/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Matilda Bennett/Cook/21/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Walter Horton/Cellerman/27/Bow, London/Census
1901/Robert Horton/Barman/22/Bow, London/Census

1902/Mrs Emily Jane Butlin/../../../Kelly's

1906/Charles Pye/../../../Kelly's Directory *

1908/Charles Pye/../../../Kelly's

1911/Charles Pye/Publican/57/Padgah, Lancashire/Census
1911/Emily Jane Pye/Wife/46/St Marys, Stafford/Census
1911/Charles Richard Butlin/Son, Public House Manager/22/Forest Gate, Essex/Census
1911/William Arthur Butlin/Son, Apprentice Fitter/20/West Ham, Essex/Census
1911/Lillian Cecily Butlin/Daughter/15/West Ham, Essex/Census
1911/Ernest Butlin/Son/13/West Ham, Essex/Census
1911/Almina Rodwell Copping/Housekeeper/66/Wortham, Norfolk/Census
1911/Matilda Annie Burnell/Cook/30/West Ham, Essex/Census
1911/Louisa Goodison/Barmaid/38/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1911/Harry Lee/Barman/27/West Ham, Essex/Census
1911/Louisa Loman/Barmaid/27/West Ham, Essex/Census

1912/Charles Pye/../../../Kelly's

1914/Charles Pye/../../../Kelly's Directory *

1915/Emily Jane Pye of the Lord Gough Public House 72 Plaistow road West Ham Essex (wife of Charles Pye) died 1 April 1915 Administration London 10 June to the said Charles Pye Licensed Victualler. Effects 177 10s/Probate

1917/Charles Pye/../../../Kelly's

1922/Charles Pye/../../../Kelly's Directory *

1925/William Arthur Butlin/../../../Kelly's

1934/William Arthur Butlin/../../../Post Office Directory *

1938/William Arthur Butlin/../../../Post Office Directory *

* Provided by Ewan

** Provided by John Mead

*** Provided by Andrew Butlin

And Last updated on: Thursday, 05-Sep-2019 17:22:42 BST