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Old Five Bells, 152 St Leonards street, Bow E3

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This pub closed in 1923 and was converted to a 'dry' pub by the Temperance Society. It later served as a church, initially on a temporary basis during the Blitz of 1940. It is now demolished. **

Old Five Bells, 152 St Leonards street , Bromley by Bow

Old Five Bells, 152 St Leonards street , Bromley by Bow

Kindly provided by Colleen

Mapping the Old Five Bells,  152 St Leonards street, Bromley E3 - circa 1947

Mapping the Old Five Bells, 152 St Leonards street, Bromley E3 - circa 1947

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

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Residents at this address.

1835/William Gad/../../../Robsons Directory **

1842/William Gad/../../../Robsons Directory **

1844/Sarah Gad/../../../Thompsons Directory **

1848/Mrs Sarah Gad/../../../Post Office Directory **

1851/Mrs Sarah Gad/../../../Kellys Directory **

1851/Sarah Gadd/Victualler, Widow/49/Rainham, Essex/Census
1851/Maria Gadd/Daughter/17/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1851/Nathaniel Bowdler/Visitor, Plumber, Widow/59/Staffordshire/Census
1851/George Trister/Servant/21/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1851/George Kemp/Pot Boy/19/Dagenham, Essex/Census
1851/Georghe Holben/Lodger, Labourer Railway/24/Kingston, Cambridgeshire/Census
1851/Susan Harrington/General Servant/13/Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire/Census

1856/Mrs S Gad/../../../Post Office Directory **

August 1860/Sarah Gad/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

August 1860/William Gadd/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

November 1864/Harriet Gad/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

November 1864/Robert Crisp/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1869/Robert Crisp/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Robert Crisp/Publican/37/Cambridgeshire/Census
1871/Harriet Crisp/Wife/39/Derbyshire/Census
1871/Emma Crisp/Daughter/20/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1871/Harriet Ann Gart/Daughter/12/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1871/George Crisp/Son/2/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1871/Harry Jennings/Lodger, Shipwright/58/Bromley, Middlesex/Census

1874/Robert Crisp/../../../Post Office Directory **

1876/Robert Crisp/../../../Post Office Directory **

1878/Robert Crisp/../../../Post Office Directory **

1879/Robert Crisp/../../../Post Office Directory **

1880/Robert Crisp/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/Robert Crisp/Licensed Victualler/47/Swaffham, Cambridge/Census
1881/Harriet Crisp/Wife/48/Repton, Derby/Census
1881/Sarah A Crisp/Daughter, Assistant/21/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1881/Robert Scrutter/Potman/20/Fulham, Middlesex/Census

1884/Arthur Charlton/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Henry Taaffe/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Henry Taaffe/Licensed Victualler/46/Westminster, London/Census
1891/Lucy Taaffe/Wife/34/Bristol/Census
1891/Theresa Taaffe/Daughter/13/Bromley by Bow, London/Census
1891/Henry Taaffe/Son/11/Bromley by Bow, London/Census
1891/Constance Taaffe/Daughter/8/Bromley by Bow, London/Census
1891/Katherine Shrouder/General Servant/29/Higham, Kent/Census

1895/William Donaldson/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Heinrich Rock/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Heinrich Rock/Publican & Licensed Victualler/52/Stepney, London/Census
1901/Christine Rock/Wife/50/Stepney, London/Census
1901/Marie Rock/Daughter, Barmaid/23/Stepney, London/Census
1901/Frederick Rock/Son, Carman/22/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Minnie Rock/Daughter/20/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Wm Rock/Son, Lighterman/18/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Anthony Rock/Son/14/West Ham, Essex/Census
1901/Maud Rock/Daughter/11/Bromley, London/Census
1901/Albert Rock/Som/8/Bromley, London/Census
1901/Edward Kaile/Boarder, Lighterman/24/Bromley, London/Census

1905/William Hy. Piper/../../../Post Office Directory **

1912/George Eley/../../../Post Office Directory **

1914/James Whitehead Hardes/../../../Post Office Directory **

1921/James Whitehead Hardes/../../../Post Office Directory **

1923/James Whitehead Hardes/../../../Post Office Directory **

Worship Registration certificate number 49127 *

"The Old Five Bells", 152 St Leonard's Street, Bromley-by-Bow, will be used as a place of meeting for religious worship by Baptists from 6th February 1924. *

Certificate submitted by Rev. Arthur Gilbert Adams, Baptist Minister and Director of Medical Mission, of Berger Hall, Empson Street, Bromley-by-Bow. *

The registration was formally cancelled on 21st May 1964, but it may well have fallen out of use (and even demolished!) well before that. There was a big tidying-up exercise carried out on the Worship Register in 1964. *

1940/Mrs Gilbert Adams, refreshment rooms, 152 St Leonards street/../../Post Office Directory


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