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Virginia Plant, 82 Great Dover Street SE1

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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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