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Red Lion, Shooters Hill SE18 3RN

Listed in Plumstead 1901 census; the modern address for the Red Lion appears to be Red Lion Place, Shooters Hill SE18 3RN

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Residents at this address

1840/Hannah Henderson/../../../Post Office Directory

1852/Thomas Bathurst, Red Lion inn, Shooters hill/../../Archdeacons Directory

1855/A O Provart/../../../Post Office Directory

1862/George Coombs/../../../Post Office Directory

1867/Miss H Coombs, Red Lion, Shooter's hill, Plumstead/../../Post Office Directory

November 1870/James Todman/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

November 1870/Thomas Boxshall/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1874/Thomas Boxshall/../../../Post Office Directory

My great grandfather, on my mother’s side, Mitchell Roberts, was licensee of the Red Lion, Shooters Hill and in the 1901 census, the 'Guy, Earl of Warwick, Welling'. According to your site, in 1874, the licensee of the Earl of Warwick, Woolwich was Jane Richardson. I think she was nee Jane Linnington, aunt of Mitchell Robert’s wife, Mary Ann Linnington. **

1881/Mitchell Roberts/Licensed Victualler/34/Wittersham, Kent/Census
1881/Mary A Roberts/Wife/32/Welling, Kent/Census
1881/Francis M Roberts/Daughter/12/Shooters Hill, Kent/Census
1881/Florence Roberts/Daughter/10/Shooters Hill, Kent/Census
1881/William M Roberts/Son/8/Shooters Hill, Kent/Census
1881/Edward G Roberts/Son/5/Shooters Hill, Kent/Census
1881/Ann M Roberts/Daughter/2/Shooters Hill, Kent/Census
1881/Edward G Roberts/Father, Widow/72/Tenterden, Kent/Census
1881/Joseph Carreior/Potman/39/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1881/Jane Ironman/General Servant/17/Deptford, Kent/Census

1882/Mitchell Roberts/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Mitchell Roberts/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Mitchell Roberts/Licensed Victualler/44/Wittersham, Kent/Census
1891/Mary M Roberts/Wife/42/Welling, Kent/Census
1891/Florence Roberts/Daughter, Assistant/20//Census
1891/William M Roberts/Son, Assistant/18/Plumstead, Kent/Census
1891/Edward G Roberts/Son, Assistant/15/Plumstead, Kent/Census
1891/Ann M Roberts/Daughter/12/Plumstead, Kent/Census
1891/Hilda M Roberts/Daughter/5/Plumstead, Kent/Census
1891/Harry Roberts/Son/3/Plumstead, Kent/Census
1891/Joseph Carrier/Potman/49/Woolwich, Kent/Census

1896/Mitchell Roberts/../../../Post Office Directory

By the 1901 census, Mitchell Roberts is licensee of the Guy Earl of Warwick, Park View Road, Welling

1901/Albert Thomas Chexfield/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Albert T Chexfield/Licensed Victualler, Widow/55/Margate, Kent/Census
1901/Albert T Chexfield/Son, Assistant/27/Margate, Kent/Census
1901/Maude E J Chexfield/Daughter, Assistant/24/Margate, Kent/Census
1901/Alver B Chexfield/Daughter, Assistant/22/Margate, Kent/Census
1901/Florence L Chexfield/Daughter, Assistant/20/Margate, Kent/Census

1905/John Barrett/../../../Post Office Directory

1908/John Barrett/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/John Barrett/../../../Post Office Directory

1919/John Barrett, Red Lion, Shooters Hill SE18/../../Post Office Directory

My husband’s biological grandfather was William Henry Banister - we know he was landlord of the Red Lion in the 1939 Register and his daughter Helen Kathleen Banister was working with him. *

He was at the Foresters Arms at 35 Walmer Road from about 1917.

He took the license on after 1920 (when he was a tobacconist at 133 Plumstead High Road SE18), and by 1922. In 1925 when his wife Ellen died at 6 Red Lion Place. William is described as a licensed victualler in her death notice. *

William died 4 December 1941 aged 66 and his daughter Helen carried on with the Red Lion - perhaps until she retired. She was born 1899 and died in 1975 at the Licensed Victuallers’ National Home in Denham, Bucks. She never married. *

1922 - 1936/William H Banister, Red Lion, Shooters Hill SE18/../../BT Telephone Directory [WOOlwich 0189]

1938/William Hy Banister/../../../Post Office Directory

1940/William Henry Banister, Red Lion, Shooters Hill, Woolwich SE18/../../Post Office Directory

1938 - 1941/William H Banister, Red Lion, Shooters Hill SE18/../../BT Telephone Directory [WOOlwich 0333]

1944/Miss Helen K Banister, Red Lion, Shooters Hill SE18/../../Post Office Directory

1944 - 1965/H K Banister, Red Lion, Shooters Hill SE18/../../BT Telephone Directory [WOOlwich 0333]

1961/Red Lion, Shooters Hill SE18/../../Pub Directory

1971/Red Lion, Shooters Hill SE18/../../Pub Directory

1981/Red Lion, Shooters Hill SE18 3RN/../../Pub Directory

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** Provided By Heather Feather

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