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Smiths Arms, 40 Llewellyn Street, Bermondsey SE16

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Existed from at least 1848. At 56 New Church Street in 1851; and at 40 New Church Street by 1856. The address is 40 Llewellyn Street by 1938, following street renaming. **

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

Residents at this address.

1848/George Drapper/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory **

1851/George Drapper/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/George Drapper/Licensed Victualler/28/Westerham, Kent/Census
1851/Ann Drapper/Wife/35/West Wickham, Kent/Census
1851/William Drapper/Son/4 months/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1851/William Taylor/Lodger, Tailor/28/Charsfield, Suffolk/Census
1851/Mary Ann Keatley/House Servant/18/Lymington, Hampshire/Census

1856/George Drapper/../../../Post Office Directory

February 1857/George Drapper/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

February 1857/William Drapper sen/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1861/George Drapper/Licensed Victualler/39/Westerham, Kent/Census
1861/Anne Drapper/Wife/43/Wickham, Kent/Census
1861/William Drapper/Son/10/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1861/Edwin Drapper/Son/8/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1861/Martha Rose/sister in Law/39/Wickham, Kent/Census
1861/George Perry/Servant/23/Newington, Surrey/Census

June 1862/William Drapper/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

June 1862/Edward Petty/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

November 1867/Eliza Vincent/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

November 1867/Thomas Melkie/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/Thomas Meikle/../../../Post Office Directory

January 1872/Elizabeth Melkle/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

January 1872/John Pope/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1881/Chas Harris/Publican/36/Dalston, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mgt Harris/Wife/32/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/Kate Harris/Daughter/7/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/Thos Harrison/Brother In Law/36/Lambeth, Surrey/Census

1882/Chas Richard Harris/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Charles R Harris/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Albert Ernest Welstead/../../../Post Office Directory

John Pidgeon was born in 1858 at Ashburton, Devon. As a young lad he worked as a farmerís labourer, but later became a tannerís labourer. In 1884 he married Rosina Jane Farleigh, and they immediately left Devon and came to London. They initially lived at the Roebuck in Brady Street, Whitechapel which was run by Johnís sister Charlotte and her husband William Bennett. *

1891/John Pidgeon/Publican/53/Ilsington, Devon/Census *
1891/Rosina Pidgeon/Wife/31/Newton Abbot, Devon/Census
1891/Henry Pidgeon/Son/5/Whitechapel, London/Census
1891/Rosina Pidgeon/Daughter/2/Whitechapel, London/Census
1891/John Pidgeon/Son/1/Whitechapel, London/Census

1895/John Pidgeon/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/John Pidgeon/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/John Pidgeon/Licensed Victualler/43/Ashburton, Devon/Census *
1901/Rosina Pidgeon/Wife/40/Newton Abbot, Devon/Census
1901/Henry Pidgeon/Son, Engineers Apprentice/15/Whitechapel, London/Census
1901/Mabel Pidgeon/Daughter/14/Whitechapel, London/Census
1901/Rosina Pidgeon/Daughter/12/Whitechapel, London/Census
1901/John Pidgeon/Son/11/Whitechapel, London/Census
1901/Ethel Pidgeon/Daughter/9/Bermondsey, London/Census
1901/Thomas Pidgeon/Son/7/Bermondsey, London/Census

John Pidgeonís wife Rosina died in 1909, aged 49. *

1910/John Pidgeon/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/John Pidgeon/Licensed Victualler, Widow/53/Ilsington, Devon/Census *
1911/Henry Charles Pidgeon/Son, Barman/25/Whitechapel, London/Census
1911/Rosina Pidgeon/Daughter, Barmaid/22/Whitechapel, London/Census
1911/Ethel Louise Pidgeon/Daughter, Barmaid/19/Bermondsey, London/Census
1911/Thomas Sydney Pidgeon/Son, Commercial Wharf Clerk/17/Bermondsey, London/Census

1915/Thomas Jacob John Rattenbury/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Thomas J.J. Rattenbury/../../../Hughes Directory **

1923/Celia Rattenbury/Smiths Arms/../../Electoral Register
1923/Thomas Jacob John Rattenbury/../../../Electoral Register

1934/Leonard Hy Roper/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Joseph Richmond Cooper/../../../Post Office Directory **

1944/Thomas Coupland/../../../Post Office Directory **

* Provided By Ian Pidgeon

** Provided By Ewan

And Last updated on: Saturday, 12-Oct-2019 09:01:07 BST