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Kings Head, 18 High Street, Merton, SW19

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At 8 High Street in 1891

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Kings head, High Street, Merton - circa 1920

Kings head, High Street, Merton - circa 1920

Kings head, High Street, Merton - in 2002

Kings head, High Street, Merton - in 2002

Kings head, High Street, Merton - now closed

Kings head, High Street, Merton - now closed

All kindly provided by Don Joseph

Residents at this address

1868/Edward Bloomfield/Kings Head, Merton road/../../Kellys Directory

1871/Edward Bloomfield/Licensed Victualler/47/Coney Weston, Suffolk/Census
1871/Mary J Bloomfield/Wife/46/Bishop Auckland, Durham/Census
1871/Mary Smith/General Servant/22/marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1871/Timothy Ladsbury/Potman/27/Middle Anton, Oxfordshire/Census

1881/John Powter/Licensed Victualler/42/Ilford, Essex/Census
1881/Louisa Powter/Wife/38/Mitcham, Surrey/Census
1881/Harry Nightingale/Nephew, Assistant/15/Merton, Surrey/Census
1881/Mary Hersey/General Servant/17/Merton, Surrey/Census
1881/Thomas Lemain/Potman/20/Merton, SurreyMerton, Surrey/Census

1891/John Powter/../../../Kelly’s Directory

1891/John Powter/Licensed Victualler/56/Leytonstone, Essex/Census
1891/Louisa Powter/Wife/46/Mitcham, Surrey/Census
1891/Ethel Rosenberg/Niece/15/St Johns Wood, Middlesex/Census
1891/Eliz Greenaway/Domestic Servant/17/Mitcham, Surrey/Census
1891/Sydney Block/Potman/17/Mitcham, Surrey/Census

1913/Leon Brie/../../../Kelly’s Directory

1918/Leon Brie/../../../Kelly’s Directory

Harry Joseph was previously at the Old Sergeant, in Garratt Lane  *

1943/H Joseph/../../../BT Telephone Directory [LIBerty 3098]

1944/H Joseph/../../../BT Telephone Directory [LIBerty 3098]

1946/H Joseph/../../../BT Telephone Directory [LIBerty 3098]

1951/H Joseph/../../../BT Telephone Directory [LIBerty 3098]

Harry Joseph was the licensee here until 1952. *

My grandparents Thomas & Sheila Gilroy (nee St Leger) took over the Kings Head at Merton from Harry Joseph in 1952 until 1964; Previous to this Thomas & Sheila Gilroy were at The Prince of Orange in Plumstead between 1944 and 52; and before this, Thomas Gilroy owned the Southampton Arms, at 21 Nine Elms with his sister Vera Gilroy **


* Provided by Don Joseph

** Provided by Christina Pavlou

And Last updated on: Tuesday, 06-Apr-2021 11:30:53 BST