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Kensington Arms, 41 Abingdon Road, Kensington W8

Built in 1824 ** The Kensington Arms, Newland street in 1826 and the 1870 license transfer, with the address at 29 Newland Street in the 1871 census and earlier.

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Kensington Arms, 41 Abingdon Road, W8 - in January 2009

Kensington Arms, 41 Abingdon Road, W8 - in January 2009

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1826/James Flower/../../../London Directory ****

1833-34/James Janes/Kensington Arms, Newland Street, Kensington/../../Pigots Directory ****

1839/James Janes/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1848/William Elms/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1851/William Elms/../../../Kellys Directory ****

November 1854/Elizabeth Elms/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

November 1854/James Wallis/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1856/James Wallis/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1867/Mrs Catherine Mary Wimpey/../../../LV Association ****

1869/William Cooke/../../../Post Office Directory ****

July 1871/William Cooke/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

July 1871/Joseph Cooper and Sarah Bamford/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

1871/John Cooper/Licensed Victualler/43/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census ****
1871/Rebekah Cooper/Wife/38/Sampford, Essex/Census
1871/George Cooper/Son/14/St Georges, Middlesex/Census
1871/Rebekah Cooper/Daughter/10/St Georges, Middlesex/Census
1871/Mary Cooper/Daughter/7/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1871/Sarah Baxford/Sister, Victualler/28/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census

1880/Mrs Rebekah Cooper/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/Rebecca Cooper/Licensed Victualler, Widow/48/Little Samford, Essex/Census ****
1881/George Cooper/Son, Manager/24/Pimlico, Middlesex/Census
1881/Rebecca Cooper/Daughter, Manager/20/Pimlico, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Cooper/Daughter/17/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census

1882/Mrs R Cooper/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Rebekah Cooper/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Edwin Morgan/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Henry Pennack/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Henry Richards/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1910/Charles Albert Nutley/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1912/Chas Albert Nutley/../../../Post Office Directory **

1915/Charles Albert Nutley/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/Walter Bailey/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/Walter Bailey/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Copes Taverns Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory ****

Publicans from during the mid 1960s until mid /late 1970s were John and Peggy Daniels with couple of sons.
John died during the 70s, Peggy left not long after.
My parents were some of the regulars there then - it was a great pub with a good crowd: Saloon and back - public - bar people alike.
Still the same pub into the early 1990s. It was made into one bar at some point but still same decor. The 1990s saw a close down, then refit - changing the layout and everything.
It sadly closed in 2009, and now with a  'sold sign', and the pub is likely to be flats soon. *

* Provided By Colin Barber

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

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