Existed from at least 1848. At 29 Pennyfields in 1856 & earlier. Named the Diggers Rest in the 1861 census, and the Diggers Arms in the petty sessions in 1863..
Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.
Residents at this address.
1848/John May/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory
1851/John May/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory
1851/John Thomas May/Beer Retailer/34/Lambeth/Census
1851/Jane Elizabeth May/Wife/34/Barking, Essex/Census
1851/John Thomas May/Son/12/Poplar/Census
1851/Mary Elizabeth May/Daughter/3/Poplar/Census
1851/Andrew Thomas May/Son/1/Poplar/Census
1851/Mary Elizabeth Nicholson/Sister, Assistant/26/Barking, Essex/Census
1856/John Thomas May/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory
1861/Richard Stowell/Beer shop Keeper/60/Liverpool/Census
1861/William Dowling/Lodger, Boilermaker/30/Rotherhithe/Census
December 1863/Peter Franks/Diggers Arms, Pennyfields, Poplar, false measures, fined 30s/../../London Evening Standard
1869/George Gordon/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory