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Widows Son, 75 Devons Road, Bromley E3

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This pub was established in 1848 and is often better known by its unofficial name, ‘The Bun House’. **

Widows Son, 75 Devons  Road, Bromley - circa late 1950s

Widows Son, 75 Devons  Road, Bromley - circa late 1950s

Kindly provided by John Carnaby

The Widows Son, in recent years -  Kindly provided by Philip Mernick @

The Widows Son, in recent years

Kindly provided by Philip Mernick

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

Residents at this address.

1851/William Brodey/Victualler, Widow/50/Deptford, Kent/Census
1851/William Brodey/Grandson, Barman/18/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1851/Elizabeth Pope/Servant/22/Chippenham, Wiltshire/Census
1851/Edward Russels/Potboy/14/Bow, Middlesex/Census

1856/William Brodey/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/William Brodey/Victualler/75/Chatham, Kent/Census
1861/Richard Brodey/Son, Lighterman/47/Stratford, Essex/Census
1861/Mary Brodey/Daughter in Law/35/Worcester, Worcestershire/Census
1861/Mary A Brodey/Grand Daughter/13/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1861/Richard Brodey/Grandson/12/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1861/Martha M Brodey/Grand Daughter/9/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1861/William S Brodey/Grandson/6/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1861/James H Brodey/Grandson/5/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1861/Allice R Brodey/Grand Daughter/2/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1861/George J Brodey/Grandson/7 months/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary A Silvey/Visitor, Dressmaker/24/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1861/William Sellers/Boarder, Labourer/55/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1864/William Brodey/../../../Post Office Directory

July 1867/William Brodey (deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

July 1867/Richard Brodey/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1869/Richard Brodey/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Richard Brodey/Licensed Victualler/57/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1871/Mary Brodey/Wife/45/Warwickshire/Census
1871/Mary H Brodey/Daughter/23/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1871/Richard Brodey/Son, Engineer/22/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1871/Martha Brodey/Daughter/19/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1871/William Brodey/Son/16/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1871/Alice R Brodey/Daughter/12/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1871/Aaron Blous/Potman/21/Ongar, Essex/Census

1873/Richard Brodey/../../../Post Office Directory

March 1874/Richard Brodey, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

March 1874/Richard Brodey, Archibald Peterkin and Mary Ann Sarah Brodey, executors of Richard Brodey/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

23rd May 1874/Archibald Paterkiss, Richard Brody and Mary Ann Sarah Brody/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

23rd May 1874/Jane Woodhouse/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

January 1875/Jane Woodhouse/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1875/George Richard Russell/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

George Russell is at the White Swan in the 1871 census. ***

1876/George Richard Russell/../../../P.O. Directory **

1878/George Richard Russell/../../../P.O. Directory **

1879/George Richard Russell/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/George Russell/Licensed Victualler/44/Eltham, Kent/Census
1881/Agnes Russell/Wife, Assist In Business/43/Liverpool, Lancashire/Census
1881/Agnes Russell/Daughter/18/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Edith Russell/Daughter/6/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charles Russell/Nephew, Engineer (E & M) (Apprentice)/20/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary West/Cook/39/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Isabella Ayley/Barmaid/30/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1881/Thomas Upman/Potman/34/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Lum/Barmaid/21/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Kate Wallace/General Servant/16/Chatham, Kent/Census

1882/George Richard Russell/../../../Post Office Directory

1886/George R Russell/../../../Business Directory of London **

1888/Charles Johnson/../../../P.O. Directory **

1891/William W. Foulger/../../../Post Office Directory *

1891/William W Foulger/Licensed Victualler/32/West Ham, Essex/Census
1891/Elizabeth A Foulger/Wife, Housekeeper/28/Leek, Staffordshire/Census
1891/Elsie G Foulger/Daughter/1/Stratford New Town, Essex/Census
1891/Charles F Foulger/Son/3 months/Bromley, London/Census
1891/Cecily Foden/Barmaid/23/Bromley, London/Census
1891/Mary A Baxter/Barmaid/21/Leyton, Essex/Census
1891/Frances Harrison/Domestic Servant/49/Waterloo Bridge, Essex/Census
1891/William Marlow/Barman/40/Lilley, Herefordshire/Census

1895/Ernest Godfrey/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Ernest Godfrey/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Ernest G Godfrey/Publican/40/Victoria Park/Census
1901/Cecily Godfrey/Wife/33/Homerton/Census
1901/Violet Godfrey/Daughter/2/Bromley by Bow/Census
1901/Nelly Wingar/Barmaid/20/Ongar/Census
1901/Louisa Richardson/Barmaid/22/Poplar/Census
1901/Mary Gosling/Domestic Servant/22/Honton, Devonshire/Census
1901/Mabel C Stollers/Housemaid/16/Stratford/Census
1901/Alexander Miller/Potman/23/Poplar/Census

1909/Ernest Geo. Godfrey/../../../P.O. Directory **

1910/Ernest George Godfrey/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Ernest George Godfrey/../../../Post Office Directory *

1921/Albert E Godfrey/../../../Post Office Directory

1924/Ernest Geo. Godfrey/../../../P.O. Directory **

1927/Mrs Cecil Godfrey/../../../Post Office Directory *

1934/Mrs Cecily Godfrey/../../../Kelly's

1938/Mrs Cecily Godfrey/../../../Post Office Directory

1940/Mrs Cecily Godfrey/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Mrs Cecily Godfrey & Rd H B Williams/../../../Post Office Directory

1949/Chas. Rd. Godfrey/../../../P.O. Directory **

1991/../Ind Coope Taylor Walker/../../Pub Directory

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*** Provided By Peter Russell

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