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Railway Tavern, 393 Old Ford Road, Bow E3

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Existed from at least 1871. It closed in 2001 and was converted to flats. **

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Railway Tavern, 393 Old Ford Road, Bow E3

Railway Tavern, 393 Old Ford Road, Bow E3

Old Ford Tavern (Railway tavern). Corner of Old Ford Road and  Wendon Street, in 1994

Old Ford Tavern (Railway tavern). Corner of Old Ford Road and  Wendon Street, in 1994

The Railway Tavern got its name from the Old Ford Railway Station of which there is still there in 1955+ and would have been near the front of the small blue van in the photo, almost opposite the pub.

Old Ford Tavern (Railway Tavern) on corner of picture - in 1994 from Wendon Street (Building in foreground was a clinic in the 1950's).

Old Ford Tavern (Railway Tavern) on corner of picture - in 1994 from Wendon Street (Building in foreground was a clinic in the 1950's).

Both kindly provided by Barry Gunn

Railway Tavern, 393 Old Ford Road - in December 2006

Railway Tavern, 393 Old Ford Road - in December 2006

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Residents at this address.

1871/George Brown/Licensed victualler/32/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census *+
1871/Eliza Brown/Wife/34/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/George Brown/Son/9/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1871/James Brown/Son/6/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1871/Alice Brown/Daughter/8 months/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1871/Harriett Simesa/General Servant/21/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/Annie Johnston/Nursemaid/16/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1871/Benjamin Brown/Brother, Assistant/22/Stoke Newington, Middlesex/Census

1879/George Hedges/Beer Retailer/../../P.O. Directory **

1881/Alfred B Painter/Manager Beer & Wine House Seller/38/Bicester, Oxford/Census
1881/Ann Painter/Wife/27/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sophia Painter/Daughter/4/Dedington, Oxford/Census
1881/Alfred Painter/Son/5 months/Old Ford, Middlesex/Census
1881/John Mott/Barman/21/Cholsbury Com, Buckingham/Census
1881/Rebecca R Turner/General Servant Domestic/28/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/Alice J Parrot/Nursemaid/19/Cambridge/Census

1882/George Hedges/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1891/Samuel Mitchell/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1894/Charles Edward Carter/Beer Retailer/../../P.O. Directory **

1895/Charles Edward Carter/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1899/William Nixon/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1901/William A Nixon/Beer Shop Keeper/40/Ipswich, Suffolk/Census
1901/Clara Nixon/Wife/38/Shoreditch, London/Census
1901/Caroline Miller/Mother/63/Ipswich, Suffolk/Census
1901/Ada Nixon/Daughter/15/Shoreditch, London/Census
1901/Stanley Nixon/Son/2/Bow, London/Census
1901/Betsy Chaldon/General Servant/19/Bow, London/Census

1907/Fredk. John House/Beer Retailer/../../P.O. Directory **

1910/Edmund Lotcho/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1911/Edmund Lotcho/Beer House Keeper/52/Hackney, London/Census
1911/Ceceilia Lotcho/Daughter, Dyers Ironer/26/Hackney, London/Census
1911/Emma Lotcho/Daughter, Assistant/24/Bow, London/Census
1911/Louisa Lotcho/Daughter, Dyers Ironer/22/Bow, London/Census
1911/William Lotcho/Son, Assistant/20/Bow, London/Census
1911/Elizabeth Lotcho/Daughter, Dyers Ironer/18/Bow, London/Census
1911/Alice Lotcho/Daughter, Assistant/15/Hackney, London/Census
1911/Kate Lillian Lotcho/Daughter/11/Hackney, London/Census
1911/Frank Lotcho/Son/8/Hackney, London/Census

1914/Edmund Lotcho/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1915/Edmund Lotcho/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1921/Frederick Littlejohn/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory **

1923/Frederick Littlejohn/Beer Retailer/../../P.O. Directory **

1924/Frederick Littlejohn/Beer Retailer/../../P.O. Directory **

1931 - 1935/Perrin/../../../Freehold

1934/Chas Perrin/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory

1936 - 1941/Hodgkin/../../../Freehold

1938/Victor William Hodgkin/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1942 - 1945/H Campbell/../../../Freehold

1944/Harry Campbell/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

My Father, Charles Johansen was the license for this pub from 1947 to the 17th March 1966 - He was a tenant for Charringtons; after this he was the licensee of the Fox & Hounds, Sewardstone Road, Chingford from 17th March 1966 to July 1987.  ***

1946 - 1965/C Johansen/../../../Freehold

1966/J W Sargant/../../../Freehold


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** Provided by Stephen Harris

*** Provided by Keith Johansen

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