All public house, restaurants, bars etc closed for the forseeable future from 20th March 2020, but this is a pub history site.
Lambeth pub history index
Demolished in 1975 to make way for the Norwood bus depot extension. * The circa 1890 photo shows the original Rosemary Branch, Knights Hill. The new pub was built next door c1900, but this building survived as a private house until, demolished during the construction of the original bus depot in the 1920s. ***
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.The Lambeth parish, Surrey, London Public House Trade Directory uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.
The Original Rosemary Branch, Knights Hill, Norwood - circa 1890
Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin
Rosemary Branch, 79 Knights Hill, Norwood SE27 - in 1919
Rosemary Branch, 79 Knights Hill, Norwood SE27 - in 1951
Residents at this address.
1881/George Sparks/Beer Seller/55/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/Jane Sparks/Wife/50/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/George Sparks/Son, Upholsterer/25/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/Charles Sparks/Son, Carpenter/23/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/Henry Sparks/Son, Bricklayer/21/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/Lilly Sparks/Daughter, Mantle Maker/19/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/Maria Sparks/Daughter, Milliner/16/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/Joseph Sparks/Son/12/Norwood, Surrey/Census
1905/C Fowler/Beer Retailer/../../../Post Office Directory
1919/Edwin Drew/Beer Retailer/../../../Post Office Directory
1934/Thomas William Hardwick/Beer Retailer/../../../Post Office Directory
1944/Joseph William Stapleton/Beer Retailer/../../../Post Office Directory
* Provided By Tris
*** Provided By Vincent O'Loughlin