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Castle, 205 Old Kent Road, Southwark St George Martyr, London

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Before proper numbering of Old Kent Road, the Castle was at Youls Place, Old Kent Road.

Castle 205 Old Kent Road, there was a pub on the site on a map dated 1745, local legend has it that it was named from Oliver Cromwell's fort nearby, its name was changed to the Gin Palace circa 1985.  **

The Castle, Old Kent Road, Southwark SE1 - an earlier picture

The Castle, Old Kent Road, Southwark SE1 - an earlier picture

Kindly provided by Tony Page

Castle, 205 - 209 Old Kent Road, Southwark SE1

Castle, 205 - 209 Old Kent Road, Southwark SE1

Kindly provided by Paul Prior

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

Residents at this address.

1794/John Hawley Rous/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives ***

1822/Charles Sims/Castle, Old Kent road/../../Victuallers Recognizance

1825/John Phillips/../../../Victuallers Recognizance

1826/John Phillips/../../../Victuallers Recognizance

1833-34/John Phillips, Castle, 7 Vouls place, Old Kent road/../../Pigots Directory

1834/Mr John Phillips/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1839/James Boorman/../../../Pigot's Directory ***

1843/James Boorman/Castle, Youls Place, Old Kent Road/../../Post Office Directory

1848/John Knowles/Castle, Youls Place, Old Kent Road/../../Post Office Directory

1851/John Knowles/Castle, Youls Place, Old Kent Road/../../Kellys Directory

September1850/John Knowles/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

September 1850/George John Spreadbury/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

My third Great-grand father George John Spreadbury was the Licensed Victualler (Publican) here at the time of his death on the 24th April 1861. Prior to being at the Castle, he is a licensed victualler at the King Johns Head, Abbey Street, in Bermondsey. *

30 March 1851/Emma, daughter of George John & Sarah Spreadbury, Old Kent Road - Victualler./Baptism

1851/George J Spreadbury/Licensed Victualler/38/Stones End, Surrey/Census
1851/Sarah Spreadbury/Wife/36/Somerset/Census
1851/Sarah Spreadbury/Daughter/13/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1851/Lousia Spreadbury/Daughter/4/Bermondsey, surrey/Census
1851/Emma E Spreadbury/Daughter/1 month/St George Southwark, Surrey/Census
1851/Prudence Chard/Nurse/59/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census
1851/Phillip Friend/Barman/21/Lambeth, Surrey/Census

1856/George John Spreadbury/Castle, Youls Place, Old Kent Road/../../Post Office Directory

1861/George Spreadbury/Publican, Widow/48/Southwark, Surrey/Census *
1861/Thomas Spreadbury/Son, Lawyers Clerk/17/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1861/Lousia Spreadbury/Daughter/14/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1861/Julia E Grick/Housekeeper/32/Strand, Middlesex/Census
1861/John Sampson/Barman/18/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1861/Elizabeth Grunsdell/Servant/20/Strand, Middlesex/Census

27 May 1861 - The Will with a codicil of George John Spreadbury late of the Castle Inn Old Kent Road in the County of Surrey Licensed Victualler deceased who died 24 April 1861 at the Castle Inn aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oath of Alexander Wilkinson of Spitalfields in the County of Middlesex Gentleman one of the executors. *

1863/James Thompson/Castle, Youls place, Old Kent road/../../Post Office Directory

John Ashby is the  Licensed Victualler at the Duke of York, 18 North Wharf road, Paddington in the 1861 census

1862/John Ashby/Castle, 205 Old Kent road/../../Post Office Directory

1869/John Ashby/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/John Ashby/Licensed Victualler, Widow/57/Beddington, Surrey/Census
1871/Mary E Ashby/Daughter/20/Wimbledon, Surrey/Census
1871/Agnes Ashby/Daughter/17/Wimbledon, Surrey/Census
1871/Allen Ashby/Nephew/19/Norwood, Surrey/Census
1871/William farley/Barman/19/Ramsgate, kent/Census
1871/Fanny Tell/Servant/24/Rochester, Kent/Census

1874/John Ashby/../../../Licensed Victualler & Hoteliers Directory

1881/John Ashby/Licensed Victualler, Widow/67/Beddington, Surrey/Census
1881/Agnes Ashby/Daughter/25/Wimbledon, Surrey/Census
1881/Allen Ashby/Nephew, Barman/29/Tulsedale, Surrey/Census
1881/Frank Shelley/Barman/29/Mitcham, Surrey/Census
1881/George Napper/Barman/23/Gosport, Hampshire/Census
1881/Fredrick Griggs/Barman/18/Soho, Middlesex/Census
1881/Julia Allen/Cook/24/Islington, Middlesex/Census

1882/John Ashby/../../../Post Office Directory

1883/John Ashby/Castle, 205 Old Kent road/../../Post Office Directory

1883/The Will of John Ashby late of the "Castle" Public House Old Kent road in the County of Surrey Victualler who died 21 March 1883 at the "Castle" was proved at the Princpipal Registry by John Robert Ashby of 43 Mount street Grosvenor square in the County of Middlesex Victualler and Charles William Ashby of the "Raymouth" Public house Raymouth road Jamaica Level Bermondsey in the County of Surrey Licensed Victualler the Sons the Executors. Personal Estate 8,193 13s 8d. resworn August 1883 11,003 13s 8d.

1884/William Steer/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Samuel William Steer/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/John F Shepherd/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Thomas Manning Trood/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Edward Henry Westley/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Frederick Enoch Clarke/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Joseph D Dovey/../../../Hughes Directory

1934/Arnold Alfred Nelson/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1938/Arnold Alfred Nelson/../../../Hughes Directory

1944/Mrs Ada Gladys Nelson/../../../Hughes Directory



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