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Clayton Arms, 27 Kennington Oval, Lambeth SE11

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Clayton Arms, Kennington Oval, from a test match in 1899

Clayton Arms, Kennington Oval, from a test match in 1899

This photo is from a test match in 1899, it shows the pub with customers at the windows and on the roof. *

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Clayton Arms, 27 Kennington Oval, Lambeth SE11 - in 1924

Clayton Arms, 27 Kennington Oval, Lambeth SE11 - in 1924

The 1924 photo is of the English cricketer, Pelham Warner (1873-1963) on the pitch at The Oval. Over his left shoulder is the Clayton Arms, Kennington Oval at the corner of Clayton Street. On match days the pub offered a free view of the pitch from its upper floors and roof. It was demolished in 1933 during the building of the Kennington Park Estate. Lohmann House (after George Lohmann, English cricketer, 1865-1901) now stands on the site. *

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The Cricketers, Kennington Oval, in the mid 1950's

The Cricketers, Kennington Oval, in the mid 1950's

A replacement pub, The Cricketers, was built on the opposite corner of Clayton Street, also in 1933. It was a famous music pub in the 1980s, later it was a Portuguese restaurant. It is currently closed and under threat of demolition. The third photo is this new pub, The Cricketers in the mid 1950's. The roof of this derelict pub has been recently used by fans to see into the ground during sold out matches. *

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The Cricketers, Kennington Oval, closed and boarded up pub in 2005

The Cricketers, Kennington Oval closed and boarded up pub in 2005

This photo is the closed and boarded up pub in 2005 with fans once again watching from the roof. *

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A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in the Lambeth parish, Surrey, London. This includes Kennington, Brixton, Lambeth, Norwood, Peckham & Waterloo Road.

Residents at this address.

1825/Hugh Rodd, Clayton Arms, Clayton Street, Kennington/../../Victuallers Records

1833-34/Henry Stevens, Clayton Arms, Clayton Street, Kennington/../../Pigots Directory

1843/Chester Foulsham/../../../Kellys Directory

1861/James Cox/Licensed Victualler/59/Teynham, Kent/Census
1861/Elizabeth Cox/Wife/59/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1861/Elizabeth Cornwall/Cook/21/Brixton, Surrey/Census
1861/Mary A Gambell/Servant/19/London, Middlesex/Census
1861/Edward Mills/Waiter/22/Suffolk/Census

1867/Mr William Sellmen (the late)/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1869/Mrs Caroline Sellmen/../../../Post Office Directory

1874/G J Ford/../../../Licensed Victualler & Hoteliers Directory

1881/William E Hughes/Licensed Victualler/46/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Hughes/Wife/35/Ealing, Middlesex/Census
1881/William E Hughes/Son/13/Forest Gate, Essex/Census
1881/Helen Hughes/Daughter/11/Forest Gate, Essex/Census
1881/Rose Hughes/Daughter/10/Old Bailey, Middlesex/Census
1881/George H Hughes/Son/8/Pimlico, Middlesex/Census
1881/George Whitling/Servant/20/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/Ann Stanfield/Servant/22/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Lizzie Stanfield/Servant/20/London, Middlesex/Census

1882/William Edward Hughes/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/William E Hughes/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/William Clarke/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/William Clarke/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/George Edward Clarke/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Frederick Herman Hehl/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Alice O Fry/../../../Hughes Directory

1934/Henry John Thomas/../../../Kellys Directory

Cricketers :

1940/Joseph James Skinner, Cricketers, Kennington Oval SE11/../../Post Office Directory

1944/Joseph James Skinner, Cricketers, Kennington Oval SE11/../../Post Office Directory


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And Last updated on: Thursday, 20-May-2021 18:08:06 BST