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Jolly Tanners, 1 Rothsay street, Tower Bridge road, Bermondsey SE1

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Existed from at least 1864, when the address is Queen Street, and prior to street renaming. The address is Alice Street by 1881.  By 1921 it is at 3 Rothsay Street. *

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Residents at this address.

1864/Thomas Lewis Green/../../../Post Office Directory

1867/Thomas Lewis Green/../../../Post Office Directory

1869/Thomas Lewis Green/../../../Post Office Directory *

March 1869/Thomas Lewis Green, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

March 1869/James Joseph Green and William Henry, executors of Thomas Lewis Green, late occupier/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

In the 1871 Census, the landlady, Amelia STACEY, was born Amelia FLATTELY in Haltwhistle, Northumberland, in early 1841 and was baptised at the parish church there on 16 May 1841. Also in the 1871 household was Letitia FLATTELY, her sister. Amelia married John STACEY on 14 June 1865 at Waltham Abbey, Essex.
Their father, Patrick Flattely, was an Excise Officer and, I suppose, would have spent a lot of his time in pubs, hence establishing the family connection.
On 07 November 1878, Letitia Flattely married Johann Ludwig REHM, a naturalised British citizen born in Pfullingen, Württemberg, Germany around 1830. He was also a licensed victualler, and landlord of the Horseshoe , Tower Bridge road, Bermondsey in 1881.
Another of the FLATTELY sisters, Mary, married William Frederick HIGTON, another Excise Officer, on 16 December 1856 at Newington St Mary's. **
I suspect there is a line of research on the interplay between excise officers and licensed victuallers, and another on how and why excise officers were moved around the country quite frequently. I suspect it was to stop them getting too cosy with the licensees! **

1871/John Stacey/Licensed Victualler/30/Tooting Surrey/Census  ***
1871/Amelia Stacey/Wife/36/Birthplace unknown/Census
1871/John F Stacey/Son/3/Bermondsey Surrey/Census
1871/Amelia Stacey/Daughter/5 months/Birthplace unknown/Census
1871/Letitia Flatteley/Sister/37/Scotland/Census
1871/Mary A Kelly/Servant Gen/43/Hoxton London/Census
1871/George Richard/Servant to Lic Vict/19/Norfolk/Census

1874/John Stacey/../../../Post Office Directory

1875/John Stacey/../../../Post Office Directory

1877/John Stacey, Jolly Tanners, Queen street, Bermondsey New road/../../Post Office Directory

1881/Henry Robert Cole/Manager to Licensed Victualler/36/Peckham, Surrey/Census
1881/Lizzie Cordelia Cole/Wife/21/Camberwell, Surrey/Census
1881/Eliza Smith/Housekeeper, Widow/70/Wapping, Middlesex/Census

1882/William Thomas Clarke/../../../Post Office Directory *

1884/Wm T Clarke/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/James Piper/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/George William Hunter/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Sydney Tilbury/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Joseph Whitelam/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/R. O. Stephenson/../../../Post Office Directory *

1923/Arthur James Camp/Jolly Tanners/../../Electoral Register
1923/Harry Sydney Camp/../../../Electoral Register

1938/Albert Jn Gwinnell/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Albert Jn Gwinnell/../../../Post Office Directory


* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Nick Higton - one name study

*** Provided By Bev Howlett

And Last updated on: Tuesday, 28-Jul-2020 23:57:09 BST