Closed in 1915 as a pub through the compensation award scheme.
Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.
Residents at this address.
1871/Isaac Rainbird/Beer Retailer/32/Stanstead, Herts/Census
1871/Margaret Rainbird/Wife/30/Limerick. Ireland/Census
1871/Isaac Rainbird/Son/6/Stanstead, Herts/Census
1871/Margaret Rainbird/Daughter/6/Stanstead, Herts/Census
1871/Mary Ann Rainbird/Daughter/4/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census
1871/William J Rainbird/Son/2/Stratford, Essex/Census
1871/John H Rainbird/Son/2 months/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census
1891/John Bray/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory
1899/Rd William Clayson/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory
East London Observer 03 October 1903
Tower Hamlets, the following transfers were made:
Beer and wine at 45 Eastfield street, Edward Potter to George William Bradshaw
1910/Thomas Pearce/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory
1911/Thomas Pearce/Beer Retailer/40/Lambeth/Census
1911/Thomas J Pearce/Son, Chemist Boy/15/Walworth/Census
1911/John Pearce/Son, Office Boy/14/Walworth/Census
1914/Thomas Pearce/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory
London Evening Standard 03 June 1914
Licensing Act 1904 Notice of principal meeting to discuss by the Compensation authority on 1st July 1914
Devonshire Arms, 45 Eastfield street, Limehouse, Beer on, Thomas Pearce
Westminster Gazette 14 July 1915
Compensation Authority for the County of London under the Licensing Consolidation Act 1910. The recipients of the money were the freeholders, leaseholders, and tenants of twenty seven licensed premises in the Metropolis, which are to be closed at the end of July as redundant. The awards totalled £59,651.
Devonshire Arms, 45 Eastfield street, Limehouse, £907