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  • Virginia Plant, 82 Great Dover Street SE1

    Newington pub history index

    The early address is at 22 Virginia Terrace, Great Dover Street to at least 1841. The Virginia Plant was totally destroyed by a V2 rocket in December 1944 with the loss of 17 lives. **

    A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Newington, Surrey,  London. The Newington, Surrey , London listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

    Virginia Plant, 82 Great Dover Street, Newington, London SE - circa 1940

    Virginia Plant, 82 Great Dover Street, Newington, London SE - circa 1940

    Kindly provided by Peter Embling & Southwark Local History Library

    Residents at this address.

    1825/James Rogers/Virginia Plant, Great Dover street/../../Victuallers Recognizance

    1832/Henry William Tullett/../../../Robsons Directory

    1839/Richard Wallis/../../../Pigots Directory

    1841/R Wallis/../../../Kellys Directory

    1842/Lewis Rich/../../../Robsons Directory

    June 1846/Mr Butterfield/../../../West Kent Guardian

    1848/Thomas Winterbotham/../../../Post Office Directory

    1856/Thomas Winterbotham/../../../Post Office Directory *

    July 1860/Thomas Winterbotham/Meeting regarding increased spirit duties/../../South London Chronicle

    May 1862/Thomas Winterbotham/Licensed Victuallers Association/../../Era

    April 1863/Thomas Winterbotham/Outgoing Licensee/../../South London Chronicle

    April 1863/William Chaplin/Incoming Licensee/../../South London Chronicle

    1869/George Chaplin/../../../Post Office Directory

    1877/William Chaplin/../../../Post Office Directory

    1881/Abdou Crimmen/Manager (Public House)/26/Fulham, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Frank Eveleigh/Barman/23/Rockbeare, Devon/Census
    1881/Walter Brown/Barman/18/York/Census
    1881/George Reicket/Barman/17/Peterboro, Cambridge/Census
    1881/Sarah Baynham/Barman/43/Southwark, Surrey/Census

    1882/Deakin & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

    1884/Deakin & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

    1891/Charles Deakin & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

    1895/C. Deakin & Co./../../../Post Office Directory *

    1899/Harry Albert Winn Weston/../../../Post Office Directory

    1901/Harry Albert Winn Weston/../../../Post Office Directory

    1904/Godfrey Langhelt/../../../Post Office Directory

    1906/Godfrey Langhelt/../../../Post Office Directory

    1908/William Wortley/../../../Post Office Directory

    1910/William Wortley/../../../Post Office Directory

    The Illustrated Police News - Plucky Constable Haytread & Brave Mrs Wright

    The Illustrated Police News - Plucky Constable Haytread & Brave Mrs Wright

    Kindly provided by Peter Embling

    10th January 1911/William Sumpton/Licensee/../../Old Bailey case of armed robbery **
    The trial relates to the attempted murder of PC George Haytread, and the actions of a passer by, Mrs Wright. **

    20th January 1911/PC Haytread was awarded the Kings Police Medal for his actions, the perpetrator Charles Graham received a life sentence. Mrs Wright was awarded 10 for her plucky actions./Western Gazette **

    1911/William Sumpton/Licensed Victualler/60/St Sepulchre, City of London/Census
    1911/Selina Burton/Housekeeper/38/Battersea/Census
    1911/Richard Hartwell Williams/Barman/23/Exeter, Devon/Census
    1911/Walter Gibbons/Barman/25/Brentwood, Essex/Census

    1913/William James Burgess/../../../Post Office Directory

    1915/William James Burgess/../../../Post Office Directory *

    1921/Death of William James Burgess on 17th July, at Worthing, of the Virginia Plant, and formerly of Wimborne, Dorset/../../../Post Office Directory

    July 1921/William James Burgess/../../../Western Gazette

    1934/Mrs Florence Burgess/../../../Kellys Directory

    1938/Mrs Amelia Ellen Wood/../../../Post Office Directory

    1940/Mrs Amelia Ellen Wood/../../../Post Office Directory

    1944/William H Grundy/../../../Post Office Directory

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    ** Provided By Peter Embling

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