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Duke of Abercorn , 121 Kensington High Street, Kensington

In the 1871 census this address is at 63 Kensington High Street. This is the Town Hall Tavern, at the same address, by 1899. Trading as the Town Hall Tavern by the early 1910s, but since demolished. The pub's site is now occupied by Derry & Toms, built 1932. *

Duke of Abercorn circa 1880, with landlord Thomas Fisher

Duke of Abercorn circa 1880, with landlord Thomas Fisher

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Kensington High Street circa 1893, on the right is the pub, now called The Town Hall Tavern and halfway down the left side of the street, with the pediment and flagpole is the building from which it took its name, Kensington Town Hall opened in 1880.

Town Hall Tavern, Kensington High Street circa 1893

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 Kensington High Street in 1929. the pub has now been absorbed into the department store Derry & Toms. It was demolished in 1930 along with its neighbours when the store was rebuilt. on the extreme right can be seen the entrance to Kensington High Street Station, opened 1868.

Kensington High Street in 1929. the pub has now been absorbed into the department store Derry & Toms. It was demolished in 1930 along with its neighbours when the store was rebuilt. on the extreme right can be seen the entrance to Kensington High Street Station, opened 1868.

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Kensington pub index

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Kensington, London.

Residents at this address

1871/Susan B Blackburn/Publican/21/Australia/Census
1871/Mary Ann B Blackburn/Sister, Barmaid/17/Australia/Census
1871/Mary A Eke/General Servant/20/London/Census
1871/John Phillips/Barman/20/Nedging, Suffolk/Census
1871/C B Blackburn/Father, Beer Retailer/45/Norwich, Norfolk/Census

1881/Thomas Fisher/Licensed Victualler, Widow/51/Middlesex/Census
1881/Minnie Fisher/Daughter/17/Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Fisher/Son/16/Middlesex/Census
1881/Clara Evesham/Barmaid/26/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1881/Kate Mansell/Barmaid/21/Middlesex/Census
1881/Jane Peters/Domestic Servant, Widow/60/Bath/Census

1882/Thomas Fisher/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Thomas Fisher/../../../Post Office Directory

Town Hall Tavern :

1899/Samuel Raven/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Samuel Raven/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/Lizzie M Hewlings/Public House Manageress, Widow/35/Bermondsey/Census
1911/Alice Phillipson/Barmaid/29/Emsworth/Census
1911/Kitty Manser/Barmaid/24/Marylebone/Census
1911/Emily Jeffries/Housemaid/33/Bishops Stortford/Census
1911/Ethel Prior/Kitchenmaid/28/Chelsea/Census
1911/Edward Edmunds/Barman/29/Thornton Heath/Census
1911/Herbert Key/Barman/24/Poplar/Census


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*** Provided By Vincent O'Loughlin

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