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Excavators Arms, 64 Bow Common Lane, Bromley E3

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The address is as Leigh Place in the 1851 census return, which ran off Bow Common Lane alongside the pub.  Named in 1864,  the 1875 license transfer and the 1911 court case. *

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Residents at this address.

1851/James Leigh/Railway Contractor/64/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1851/Rhoda Leigh/Wife/62/Burnham, Essex/Census
1851/James Leigh/Son, Lighterman/25/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1851/Rhoda Leigh/Daughter/27/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1851/Robert Leigh/Son, Lighterman/21/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1851/Thomas Ward/Pot Boy/15/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census

1856/James Leigh/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1864/William Gower, landlord of the Excavators Arms, Bow Common Lane assaulted a Police Inspector and allowed drinking in the house on Sundays, heavily fined/Herts Advertiser

1869/Francis John Jones/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

January 1875/John Brown, tenant from previous March/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1875/J Brett/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1878/Joseph Skinner/../../../P.O. Directory **

1879/Joseph Skinner/../../../P.O. Directory **

1882/Thomas Gould/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1887/James Brown/../../../P.O. Directory **

1891/Alfred George Dore/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1895/Mrs Isabella Billinge/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1899/Harry Wiles/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1901/William J Kempley/Beer House Keeper/37/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Alice Kempley/Wife/37/Harling, Norfolk/Census
1901/Bertie Kempley/Son/5/Chelsea, London/Census
1901/Hannah Robbin/Visitor/49/Deptford, London/Census

1910/Alfred James Nock/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

April 1911/Fines, on seven summonses for allowing gaming on licensed premises, amounting with costs, to 29, were imposed at Thames Police Court on Alfred Halford, of the Excavators Arms, Bow Common Lane//London Daily News

1911/Alfred Halford/Beer House Keeper/29/Honeybourne, Gloucester/Census
1911/Grace Halford/Wife, Assistant/23/Limehouse, London/Census
1911/John Willson/Relative, Hall Porter/26/Limehouse, London/Census
1911/Alfred Edgar Halford/Son/5/Victoria Park, London/Census

1912/Award of compensation of the Licensing Act 1910, of 894, referred for extinction on payment/Shoreditch Observer

Compensation awards under the 1910 Licensing Act awarded the following total awards to be divided amongst the persons interested in the houses, which have been referred for extinction on payment:

Excavators Arms, Bow Common Lane 894

* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Stephen Harris

And Last updated on: Wednesday, 03-Jul-2019 01:02:21 BST