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Crane Inn, The Plain / 14 Armoury Way, Wandsworth SW18

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At 14 Armoury Way by 1944. Pub still there in 2007. It is said to have been there by 1748, It was leased to Young's Brewery in 1832 when it had a skittle alley. Young's bought it in 1899. It was rebuilt in the 1920s. It was damaged by bombs in World War Two, In 1991 it was said to be haunted by a small boy in knickerbockers. By November 1994 it had a restaurant upstairs and now had two ghosts, the small boy had been apparently joined by a prostitute from a nearby 19th century brothel, customers claimed to have seen a bottle jump off a shelf unaided, this obviously proved it was a prostitute, or was it proof of a small boy? The management did not enlarge. ***

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

Residents at this address.

1823-34/George Dean/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1834-37/J H Dawson/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1840-55/James Scott/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1855/James Scott/Crane, Plain/../../Post Office Directory

1861/James Glenister/Beer Retailer/58/Northchurch, Hertfordshire/Census
1861/Sarah Glenister/Wife/54/Fulham, Middlesex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Fox/Niece/13/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census
1861/George Clough/Visitor, Tailor/25/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1861/Thomas Martin/Lodger, Ag Labourer/42/Winterbourne, Yorkshire/Census

September 1870/George Henry Dance/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

September 1870/Thomas William Burgess/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1871/Thomas H Burgess/Licensed Victualler/28/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emma Burgess/Wife/29/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1871/Ada Burgess/Daughter/2/Lewisham, Kent/Census
1871/Amy Burgess/Daughter/4 months/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census
1871/Joseph Edwards/Visitor, Accountant/38/Bristol, Gloucestershire/Census
1871/William Voder/Domestic Servant/28/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census
+ Lodgers

1874-80/James Clark/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1874/J Clark/../../../Licensed Victualler & Hoteliers Directory

1878/James Clark/../../../Surrey Post Office Directory

1881/James Clark/Licensed Victualler/48/White Colne, Essex/Census
1881/Ellen Clark/Wife/50/Brued, Stafford/Census
1881/Rose H Clark/Daughter, School Mistress/22/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census
1881/Emily M Clark/Daughter, Pupil Teacher/18/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census
1881/William G Clark/Son, Apprentice To Engineer/17/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census
1881/Grace S Clark/Daughter/16/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census
1881/James H Clark/Son, Office Boy/14/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census
1881/Francis J Clark/Son/12/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census
1881/Richard S Clark/Son/10/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census
1881/William Clark/Father, Retired Miller, Widow/85/White Colne, Essex/Census
1881/Charles Delmar/Visitor, Retired Solicitor/40/Canterbury, Kent/Census
1881/Henry J Weller/Visitor, Gas Meter Prover/25/Vauxhall, Surrey/Census
1881/Arthur H Rydon/Visitor, Mechanical Engineer/25/Unslow, Derby/Census

1894-1903/Ellen Clark/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1896/Ellen Clark/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Ellen Clark/Licensed Victualler, Widow/72/Stafford/Census
1901/Emily M Clark/Daughter/38/Wandsworth, London/Census
1901/Chjarlotte/Servant/39/Bethnal Green/Census

1906/Mrs Ellen Clark/../../../Post Office Directory

1919/Harry Russell/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Edward T H Stoner/../../../Post Office Directory

1939-56/Florence Barrett/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1944/Mrs Florence E Barrett/../../../Post Office Directory


*** Provided By Bill Rigby

 

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