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The Five Bells, 535 Old Ford Road, Bow E3

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Existed from at least 1811. In Five Bells Row in 1871; listed as Old Ford Road in 1856 and 1869; The pub was demolished in the early 1960s during the building of the A12, Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach. I've also attached a screen grab of the 1947 OS Map showing the location of the pub as part of a row of buildings backing onto the River Lea. *+

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Bow, East London - in East London.

The Five Bells, 535 Old Ford Road, Bow - circa 1920 with landlord George Hart

The Five Bells, 535 Old Ford Road, Bow - circa 1920 with landlord George Hart

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Mapping the Five Bells, 535 Old Ford Road, Bow - circa 1947

Mapping the Five Bells, 535 Old Ford Road, Bow - circa 1947

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Residents at this address.

1811/_ Lewis, Five Bells, Oldford/../../Holdens Directory

1826/Sarah Green/../../../Pigots Directory

1832/Green/../../../Robsons Directory

1833-34/Isaac Green/../../../Pigot's Directory *

1836/Isaac Green, Five Bells, Old Ford/../../Pigots Directory

1844/Isaac Green/../../../Thompson’s Directory **

1848/Isaac Green/../../../Post Office Directory *

March 1849/Abraham Green, administrator of late occupier/Incoming Licensee/../../Morning Advertiser

1850/Abraham Green/../../../P.O. Directory **

1851/Abraham Green/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/Isaac Green/Licensed Victualler/18/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1851/Emma Green/Sister, Barmaid/16/Bow, Middlesex/Census

1856/Abraham Green/../../../Post Office Directory

March 1862/George Wills/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

March 1862/Daniel Cook/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1869/Daniel Cook/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/John Bennett/Publican/29/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1871/Sarah Bennett/Mother, Widow/71/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1871/Sarah Kableau/Niece/7/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1871/John Jennings/Barman/17/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census
1871/John Fenetter/Potman/16/Bromley, Middlesex/Census

August 1871/Charles Bennett/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

August 1871/William Jex/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

12th May 1877/William Jex, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

12th May 1877/Theodosia Jex/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

October 1877/Theodocia Jex/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

October 1877/Daniel Budd/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

August 1878/George Dunning/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

August 1878/Mary Elizabeth Thurgood/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1879/Mrs Mary Elizabeth Thirgood/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/Mary E Thurgood/Publican, Widow/48/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1881/Emily O Thurgood/Daughter/28/Kingsland, Middlesex/Census
1881/Eliza M Thurgood/Daughter/18/Southwark, Surrey/Census

1882/Mrs M E Thirgood/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Mary E Thirgood/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Mrs Mary Elizh Thurgood/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Mary E Thurgood/Licensed Victualler, Widow/58/Greenwich, London/Census
1891/Emily Thurgood/Daughter/30/Stoke Newington, London/Census
1891/Eliza Thurgood/Daughter/28/Southwark, London/Census

1894/Mrs M E Thurgood/../../../P.O. Directory **

1895/Mrs Mary Elizh Thurgood/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Mrs Mary Elizh Thurgood/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Mary E Thirgood/Publican, Widow/68/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1901/Emily O Thirgood/Daughter/40/Stoke Newington, Middlesex/Census
1901/Mary E Thirgood/Daughter/38/Borough, Surrey/Census
1901/Minnie Browning/Domestic Servant/25/Greenwich, Kent/Census

1906/Mrs Mary Elizabeth Thirgood/../../../Post Office Directory *

1907/Mrs M E Thirgood/../../../P.O. Directory **

1911/Barnett Blitsten/Licensed Victualler/26/Russia/Census
1911/Kitty Blitsten/Wife/25/Spitalfields, London/Census
1911/Joseph Blitsten/Son/5/Mile End, London/Census
1911/Milly Blitsten/Daughter/2/Mile End, London/Census
1911/Margaret Finn/General Servant, Widow/57/Greenwich/Census

1915/Barnett Blitsten/../../../Post Office Directory *

1921/Mrs Florence Maud Ormes/../../../Post Office Directory

1923/Edwd. Ernest Finnett/../../../P.O. Directory **

1924/James Crowson/../../../P.O. Directory **

1927/Mrs Emma Spooner/../../../Post Office Directory *

1934/William James Bristow/../../../Kelly's

1938/William James Bristow/../../../Post Office Directory

1940/William James Bristow/../../../Post Office Directory *

1942/William James Bristow/../../../Post Office Directory *

1944/William James Bristow/../../../Post Office Directory *

+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

* Provided By Ewan

*+ Provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

** Provided By Stephen Harris

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