The old Portland Arms was demolished some time
between 1891 and 1897 and the Elephant's Head was built as a replacement in
1897. I'm not sure if the replacement pub was built on exactly the same
site, but it now has the address 45 Lower Clapton Road, E5. ***
Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.
Residents at this address.
1855/N Hall /../../../Post Office Directory **
1872/G Newman /../../../Brabnerís Hackney Directory **
1881/William R Wackett/Beer Seller/41/B Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Maria M Wackett/Wife/42/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1891/E C Collier/Beer House Keeper/54/Acton, Middlesex/Census
1891/Harriett Collier/Wife/49/Woburn, Buckinghamshire/Census
See The Elephants Head
for further detail.
*** Provided By Stephen Harris