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Prince of Wales, 2 Folly Wall, Blackwall E14

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Listed as Folly Wall, Stewart Street by 1915. This pub was destroyed by enemy bombing in 1944. **

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Prince Of Wales, 2 Folly Wall, Poplar E14

Prince Of Wales, 2 Folly Wall, Poplar E14

Kindly provided by Mick Lemmerman

Residents at this address.

November 1863/George West/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

November 1863/William Olley/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/William Olley/../../../Post Office Directory

March 1879/administrator of William Olley, late landlord/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

March 1879/Mary Ann Olley, his widow/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1881/Mary A Olley/Proprietress/24/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Susan E Olley/Sister, Barmaid/20/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1884/James Kidd/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/George Lane/../../../Post Office Directory

9th July 1892/George Lane/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

9th July 1892/Hiram Valentine Eldridge /Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1895/John Wright/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Mrs Sarah Jane Lowe/../../../Post Office Directory

1900/Mrs Sarah Jane Cridge/../../../Post Office Directory **

1908/Henry Alfred Galliven/../../../Post Office Directory **

1915/Alexander Wood/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Peter Smyth/../../../Kellys Directory

To the best of my knowledge, the pub was bombed out in 1941; my grandparents had it at that time and were immediately offered another pub in Poplar which was also bombed the night after they sent their stuff over there. *

My grandfather died in 1941, having been sent to work in a factory to which he had to cycle every day in all weathers. He caught pneumonia and died within weeks, of pneumococcal septicaemia. Penicillin would have saved him, but it was being kept back for the forces. *

1941/Peter Smyth of the Prince of Wales Public house Foley Wall Millwall Middlesex died 6 August 1941 at Oster House Hospital St Albans Hertfordshire Administration Llandudno 8 November to Eleanor Agnes Smyth widow. Effects 895 14s/Will

1944/Peter Smyth/../../../Post Office Directory


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** Provided By Stephen Harris

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