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Robarts Arms, 1 Devonport Street, Ratcliffe

Ratcliffe pub history index

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in  Ratcliffe, London  - in East London. The Ratcliffe, East London listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Residents at this address

1829/J Bolton, Robarts Arms, Devonport street, Commercial Road east/../../Pigots Directory

1833-34/Catherine Harris, Robarts Arms, Devonport Street, Commercial Road east/../../Pigots Directory

1839/Catherine Harris/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1841/Mrs Cath. Harris/../../../P.O. Directory **

1842/Cath. Harris/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1843/Mrs Cath Harris/../../../Kellys Directory

1844/Daniel McBeath / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1844/Catherine Hawkes / Niece /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1848/Mrs Cath Harris/../../../Post Office Directory

August 1850/Catherine Harris/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

August 1850/Thomas Sharp/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1851/Thomas Sharp/../../../Kellys Directory

May 1852/Thomas Sharpe/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

May 1852/Richard Heard/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1856/R Heard/../../../Post Office Directory

January 1858/Richard Heard/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1858/David Samuel Short/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

May 1861/Charles Archer Goldfinch/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

May 1861/Charles Ayscough/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1861/Charles Ayscough/Licensed Victualler/30/Helinbro, Lincolnshire/Census
1861/Mary Ann Ayscough/Wife/23/London/Census
1861/George Weedon/Visitor, Biscuit Baker/59/London/Census
1861/Sarah Weedon/Visitor/54/Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk/Census
1861/Helen Eyles/House Servant/25/London/Census

October 1861/Charles Ayescough/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

October 1861/Richard Conningham/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

My g. grandfather Samuel Peter Hanson was born here on 20th Mar 1862. His mother, Eliza Hanson, registered the birth and 1 Devonport Street is also recorded as 'place of residence' on the birth certificate. [Seems the family lodged here, perhaps Eliza also worked here ??]
Father, also Samuel Peter Hanson, was a mariner, born Norway in 1824.
Samuel Peter, Eliza and four children came to New Zealand aboard the SS Electra in 1869. We think that SPH senior worked aboard for their passage out to NZ. Eliza died in 1879; SPH senior 1904 and SPH junior in 1940.
Samuel Peter junior's wife, born Buckinghamshire 1866, came to NZ with her family in 1874.
Recent times for you, but both families are considered early European pioneers in NZ. ! ***

January 1866/Richard Coningham/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1866/Frederick Hinton/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

August 1867/Frederick Hinton/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

August 1867/John Stocks/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

7th March 1868/John Stocks/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

7th March 1868/Edwin Horsfall/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1869/Edwin Horsfall/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Richard Bartlett/Publcan/25/London, Middlesex/Census
1871/Annie Bartlett/Wife/24/London, Middlesex/Census
1871/Alice Arundell/Boarder/21/London, Middlesex/Census
1871/Elizabeth Arundell/Boarder/17/London, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emily Arundell/Boarder/14/London, Middlesex/Census

1874/R Bartlett/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

1881/James T Peters/Licensed Victualler/51/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emma Peters/Wife/52/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Eliza Peters/Niece/14/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

1882/Jas Thos Peters/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/James T Peters/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Silas A Verney/Publican/47/Plymouth, Devonshire/Census
1891/Emma C Verney/Wife/43/Limehouse, London/Census
1891/Edith M M Verney/Daughter/13/Poplar, London/Census
1891/Henrietta N Verney/Daughter/11/Bromley, London/Census
1891/Dorothy E Verney/Daughter/8/Bromley, London/Census
1891/George A F Verney/Son/2/Bromley, London/Census

1895/Silas Alfred Verney/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/George Rayner/../../../Post Office Directory

1900/George Rayner/../../../P.O. Directory **

1910/George Rayner/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/Ernest John Purser/Licensed Victualler/44/Gorleston, Norfolk/Census
1911/Florence Edith Purser/Wife, Assistant/42/Heybridge, Essex/Census
1911/Halford Ernest Purser/Son, Clerk/18/East Ham, Essex/Census
1911/Gladys Mabel Purser/Daughter/13/East Ham, Essex/Census

1921/Sidney Collett/../../../Post Office Directory

1938/Jas Walter Seaman/../../../Post Office Directory

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And Last updated on: Sunday, 22-Nov-2020 11:42:17 GMT