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Cricketers, 148 Newington Butts, Newington, SE11

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The early address is at Orange Row, Kennington Road. This changes between 1861 and 1869 and is the same site with altered address only.  The Cricketers should strictly be listed under Lambeth. Closed circa 2007 and converted to commercial use. Cricketers (SE11) Closed c. 2007. **

The Cricketers, Newington Butts - in 1920

The Cricketers, Newington Butts - in 1920

Cricketers, 148 Newington Butts, SE17- in 1945

Cricketers, 148 Newington Butts, SE17- in 1945

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Cricketers, 148 Newington Butts, SE11- in April 2018

Cricketers, 148 Newington Butts, SE11- in April 2018

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Residents at this address.

You have William Henry Monk Junior at Prince of Wales in 1881 and he must have taken over from his father who died there in 1877. A brother Edward had also died there in 1872.
On probate records William's occupation is given as tailor and I believe this is the same person who was a publican, a tailor and a debt collector at various times. *

From information I have found I believe his father was licensee at the Golden Fleece hotel, Bermondsey Wall in 1843 when a daughter was baptized and at Goldsworthy Terrace in Rotherhithe from 1861 to 1871; so he  must have moved to "Prince of Wales" between 1871 and 1872. A third generation is William's father another William was also a licensed victualler at the Cricketers, in Orange Row in 1841. In 1851, Sarah Monk and son were licensees of the Cricketers, although son William was a tailor and with his family in Neptune Street in the 1851 census. Sarah was still at Orange Row when she died in 1855. They also had connection to another public house "China Hall" in 1847 which is the year of their youngest child's baptism but I have misplaced the baptismal record for that one. *

1827/William Monk, Cricketters, Orange row, Kennington road/../../Pigot's Directory

1833-34/William Monk/../../../Pigot's Directory

1839/William Monk/../../../Pigot's Directory

1841/William Monk/Victualler/65/Surrey/Census *
1841/Sarah Monk/../60/Surrey/Census
1841/Maria Monk/../15/Surrey/Census
1841/Elizabeth Janes/../20/Surrey/Census
1841/Emily Janes/../9 months/Surrey/Census
1841/Henry Bously/Male Servant/20/Surrey/Census

1848/Mrs Sarah Monk/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Sarah Monk/Licensed Victualler, Widow/72/Langley, Berkshire/Census *
1851/Henry Monk/Son/26/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1851/Maria Monk/Daughter/28/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1851/William Reeves/Visitor, Farrier/34/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1851/Susan Reeves/Visitor/38/English Channel, Off Jersey/Census

1856/Henry Monk/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/Henry Monk/Licensed Victualler/36/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1861/Edith Monk/Wife/46/Newington/Census

[148 Newington Butts]
1869/Henry Monk/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Edith Monk/Licensed Victualler, Widow/57/Newington Butts, Surrey/Census
1871/Mary E Knights/Sister, Lady/68/Newington Butts, Surrey/Census
1871/Emma Janes/Niece, Assistant/21/../Census
1871/George Humleston/Porter at Public House/44/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1871/Walter Humleston/Son/5/Lambeth, Surrey/Census

June 1872/Edith Monk/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

June 1872/John Olding/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1874/H Jennings/../../../Licensed Victualler & Hoteliers Directory

1899/Charles Herbert Jones/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/James William Dunn/../../../Post Office Directory

George Cooper was my grandfather; he was brought up by his aunt and uncle. His uncle Tom McCarthy ran many pubs in Hackney and Bethnal Green around this time; the family story is that he was always losing his licence for allowing after hours drinking. Caroline’s (she is more usually called Catherine) maiden name was Whitehead. Her sister Ellen Whitehead married John T Holliwell, who also ran pubs in Hackney including the Green Man in Shacklewell Lane. This would confirm the Weavers Arms, in the 1891 census as being a McCarthy pub. ***

1901 Thomas McCarthy/Licensed victualler/39/Employer/Bethnal Green, London/Census ***
1901 Caroline McCarthy/wife/29/../Census
1901 George Cooper/nephew/6/London Kingsland/Census
1901 Benjamin Alcock/servant/28/Barman/worker/Camberwell, London/Census
1901 James Rogers/servant/18/Barman/worker/Suffolk/Census
1901 Alice Durrant/servant/23/Barmaid/worker/Suffolk/Census
1901 Louise Lewis/servant/20/General servant/Bethnal Green, London/Census

1903/Thomas McCarthy/../../../Post Office Directory

1904/Thomas McCarthy/../../../Post Office Directory

In the 1911 census, Thomas McCarthy is at the Lamb, 36 Wilmot street, Bethnal Green; as is his nephew George Cooper.

1905/Thomas Rushen/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Joseph Hy Norman/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Thomas H Shields/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Thomas H Shields/../../../Hughes Directory

1934/William Hy Hewson/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/William Hy Hewson/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/E J & A E Rorison/../../../Post Office Directory


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