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Australian Arms, 18 Bigland street E1

St George in East Index

The address is later renamed to 18 Bigland Street from 18 Lower Chapman street. The pub was closed and burnt-out by March 1989. ** Recently extensively converted into a convenience store below flats (2014). * Interestingly, it was called the Crown Beershop in the 1851 directory.

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in St George In East, London - in East London.

Australian Arms, 18 Bigland Street - in 1989

Australian Arms, 18 Bigland Street - in 1989

From the Archive of East London & City CAMRA

Australian Arms, 18 Lower Chapman Street, E1 - in June 2014

Australian Arms, 18 Lower Chapman Street, E1 - in June 2014

Kindly provided by Tris

Residents at this address

1848/John Gerrish/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1851/John Gerrish/Beer Retailer, Crown Beershop/../../Kellys Directory

1851/John Gerrish/Beer Seller/35/Shaftesbury, Dorset/Census
1851/John whitfield/Brother in Law, Wharf Clerk/39/Cumberland/Census
1851/Maria Whitfield/Sister, Barmaid/33/Thorpe, Essex/Census
1851/Maria Whitfield/Niece/13/Islington, Middlesex/Census

1856/J Gerrish/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1869/William Vernon/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1882/Frank Leach/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1891/George Worth/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1891/Thomas Long/Publican/55/Ramsey, Hampshire/Census
1891/Frederick Hoare/Barman/15/Southampton/Census

1895/Alfred Rubber/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1899/Arthur Browning/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1901/Arthur Browning/Beer House Keeper/49/Henfield, Sussed/Census
1901/Charlotte Browning/Wife/54/Bath, Somerset/Census

1914/Daniel Huber/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

My Great Uncle, Jack Harris, was a publican. He lived at 18 Bigland Street until he died, in 12th February 1947. Leaving his widow Matilda and son Nathan Harris who I believe was the manager. He marries Matilda Rosewood in 1920. ***

In the 1921 census the address was 18 Lower Chapman Street.

1934/Jack L Harris/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1942/Jack L Harris/Beer Retailer, 18 Bigland Street E1/../../Post Office Directory

At 18 Bigland street E1 in 1939 we have
Jack Harris, Licensed Victualler, born 26 August 1892
Matilda Harris, barmaid, born 24 July 1890
Nathan Harris, Clerk in local government, born 14th October 1922 and
Sophie Harris (Zucher), machinist, born 25 October 1924.


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** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Gregory Lander

And Last updated on: Friday, 18-Feb-2022 23:03:14 GMT