Sort file:- Deptford, March, 2021.

Page Updated:- Sunday, 07 March, 2021.


Earliest 1826-

Robin Hood and Little John

Closed 1970

117 Church Street

St. Paul


Robin Hood and Little John 1964

Above photo, 1964, by Lee Kerry.


The premises was addressed as 140 St Johns Road in 1899. The building was closed in 1970 and was demolished in 1977 as part of the widening of the narrow Deptford Church Street.


From the Kentish Gazette, 8 September 1838.

On Wednesday last information was received at the station houses and different police offices of the following extensive robbery having been committed at Deptford:— Between one and two o’clock on Tuesday afternoon four men, of genteel appearance, entered the "Robin Hood" public-house, in Church-street, Deptford, and proceeded to a room up stairs, in which they ordered refreshments, which were provided them. They had not been long in the house before another man on a black horse stopped at the door, and inquired for Mrs, Lee, the landlady, who, on going out to him, was detained some time in answering some frivolous questions which he put to her, and on her re-entering the house the four men came down stairs and went away. Shortly afterwards, on Mrs. Lee going to a bed room adjoining that in which they had been sitting, she discovered the door had been broken open, and on entering found the drawers had been forced, and a quantity of plate, 72 sovereigns and some silver, were taken away. There is no doubt the man on horseback was connected with the others, and that his calling was a ruse to withdraw Mrs. Lee from the premises.



DOWDEN John 1826+

SELFE Ruth 1832+ Pigot's Directory 1832-34

LEIGH/LEE Mary 1838-40+

MATHER John Thomas 1848-Jan/54 dec'd

MATHER Margaret Wilson Jan/1854+ (widow)

DAWSON John Benjamin 1856+

MARSHALL John 1851+ (widow age 58 in 1861Census)

MARSHALL Douglas Aug/1866-69+

MARSHALL Emma Jan/1872+

AMOS Edward J 1881-84+ (age 57 in 1881Census)

WAGHORNE Frederick Robert 1891-95+

WAGHORN Annie Matilda 1899-1910+ (widow age 45 in 1901Census)

MEADOWS Albert George 1911-15+ (age 30 in 1911Census)

CARROLL John Patrick 1921+

BRAID Alex Inglis 1934+

DOE George Charles 1938-44+

KERRY James John 1964+



Pigot's Directory 1832-34From the Pigot's Directory 1832-33-34


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