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Rose & Lily, 155 Drummond Road, Bermondsey SE16

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Existed from at least 1869. Closed in September 1958

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Rose & Lily, 155 Drummond Road, Bermondsey SE16

Rose & Lily, 155 Drummond Road, Bermondsey SE16

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The Rose & Lily 155 Drummond Road, Bermondsey was, in 1869 owned by my great grandfather John Harrison. I have the deeds - whether he actually ran the pub I don't know. Eliza Thomas - who he later married - might have been associated with the pub. She is described as a Licensed Victualler in the 1861 census, at the Holly Tree ***

The earliest document I have concerning the Rose and Lily states that on April 9th 1963 JH took a lease for the pub (155 Drummond Road on the east side and on the corner of Layard Road) paying 550. The document describes JH as a builder and in occupation of the property. The second and final document I have concerning the pub is dated 27October 1869 where JH is described as a licensed victualler (as above). In all I have four documents - the others concern other properties in Drummond Road including an oil shop and butchers shop. ***

1869/John Harrison/../../../Post Office Directory ***

June 1870/John Harrison/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

June 1870/William Sage/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

September 1870/William Sage/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

September 1870/William Barrett/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1871/Thomas Barrett/Licensed Victualler/39/Stroud, Gloucestershire/Census
1871/Ann Barrett/Wife/50/Quarley, Hampshire/Census
1871/Frederick W Barrett/Son/13/Woolwich, kent/Census
1871/Margarett Hutchinson/General Servant/22/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census
1871/John Marshal/Potman/18/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census

July 1873/Henry Lee/Outgoing Licensee/../../South London Chronicle

July 1873/Robert Davey/Incoming Licensee/../../South London Chronicle

1881/Henry Pocock/Licensed Victualler/22/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census
1881/Louisa Pocock/Sister, Barmaid/24/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census
1881/Amy Taylor/Cousin, Barmaid/18/Clapham, Surrey/Census

1882/Henry Pocock/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Jno H Smithson/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Mrs Frances Hobcroft/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Thomas G Hobcroft/Licensed Victualler/32/Bermondsey London/Census **
1891/Frances Hobcroft/Wife/44/Twerton Hall Somerset?/Census
1891/Midlred Hobcroft/Dau/2/Bermondsey London/Census
1891/Blanche Farthing/Servant(poss Niece) Barmaid/21/Twerton Hall Somerset?/Census
1891/Alice Anthony/Gen Servant Dom/20/Bermondsey London/Census

1895/Mrs F. Hobcraft/../../../Post Office Directory *

1899/Mrs Frances Hobcraft/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Joseph James Eastabrook/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/R J Eastabrook/Public House Proprietor/60/Deptford, Kent/Census
1911/Jane Eastabrook/Wife/55/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1911/Joseph James Eastabrook/Son, Licensed Victualler/24/Stanford le Hope, Essex/Census
1911/Edith Coffee/Niece, Barmaid/21/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census
1911/William Lea/Potman/45/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1911/Randall Coffee/Nephew, Engineer/19/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census

1915/George Gow/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Leslie George Evans/../../../Post Office Directory

1923/Cecil Adolphus Evans/Rose & Lily/../../Electoral Register
1923/Fanny Jane Evans/../../../Electoral Register
1923/Leslie George Evans/../../../Electoral Register

1934 - 1956/Lovett/../../../Freehold

1934/George John Lovett/../../../Kellys Directory

1944/George John Lovett/../../../Post Office Directory

1957 - 1958/Copes Taverns Ltd/../../../Freehold


* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Bev Howlett

*** Provided By Michael Harrison

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