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Lifeguardsman, 43 Hogarth lane, Chiswick W4

At 8 Elizabeth Cottages in 1871 and 1881 census

Chiswick pub history index

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Middlesex.

Residents at this address

1871/Henry W Akers/Beer Seller/41/Fulham, Middlesex/Census
1871/Betsey Akers/Wife/48/London, Middlesex/Census

1881/Maria Charlton/Beerhouse Keeper/53/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Eliza Cripps/Visitor, Mantle Maker/41/Westminster, Middlesex/Census

West London Observer 09 November 1889 - Transfer of Licenses
The Lifesguardsman, Chiswick, George F Longhurst to Thomas Godfrey

1896/Daniel Keefe/Beer Retailer/../../Suburban Post Office Directory

1901/Thomas Turner/Beer House Keeper/34/Brentford, Middlesex/Census
1901/Elizabeth Turner/Wife/35/Leamington, Warwick/Census
1901/Florence Turner/Daughter/9/Brentford, Middlesex/Census
1901/Albert V Turner/Son/4/Chiswick, Middlesex/Census

Acton Gazette 04 November 1904
Plans submitted for alterations and improvements at the Lifesguardsman, Chiswick which included the provision of a special room for club purposes, and under lock and key unless when required for club purposes.

1914/Arthur W Fuller/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

William Thomas Prime is the brother of my late mother's Grandfather. He and his wife Louise were Landlord and Landlady at The Life Guardsman on census night which was 19th June 1921 *

The 1921 census lists William Thomas Prime, Licensed Victualler aged 41 years 6 months, at the Lifeguardsman, Hogarth lane, Chiswick, and born in Kennington, London and his wife Gertrude Louisa Prime, aged 40 years 7 months, born in Holborn, London.
Also listed is their son, Leslie Stuart Prime, aged 17 years 5 months, assistant, born Eastbourne in Sussex, and also Minnie Bell, wifes sister, aged 47 years 10 months, also born in Holborn. One servant, Ruby Compton aged 21 years 1 month, and born in Hastings, Sussex. *

In the 1923 electoral register are listed William Thomas Prime and Gertrude Louisa Prime at the Life Guardsman

1926/Frederick James Hebborn/../../../Post Office Directory

My own grandfather Frank William Sweeting, had the Lifeguardsman, Hogarth Lane, Chiswick from 1930 - 1932 or 3. My mother lived there. This pub was bombed.

Hendon & Finchley Times 04 September 1936
Mr John Fagan (or Fegan) Munro, of 29 Russell gardens, Golders green, engineer, left estate of £11,413. Among his bequests was a sum of £150 to Mrs Isobel Sweeting, of the Lifesguardsman, Chiswick in recognition of services rendered to his family.

The 1939 electoral register lists John Apsey, a Publican, born 15 Oct 1901


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