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Sort file:- Woolwich, December, 2019.

Page Updated:- Monday, 09 December, 2019.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1823-

Britannia

Latest ????

59a (60) Henry Street (Green Hill 1823Pigot's Directory 1823) (64 Francis Street 1952)

Woolwich

Britannia 1952

Above photo showing the 1952 Coronation celebrations. By Keith Murphy, who says:- "In the picture are my grandparents, Ivy Cracknell (nee Vickers in the middle row, sixth from the right), wearing the checker coat; and my grandfather Laurence Cracknell at the right end of the middle row. Also, Jack Baxter is in the tall hat, at the back of the picture, just below the Pub sign.

 

The 1881 census stated that Jane Rees, the niece of the proprietor was working behind the bar at the time of the census as the proprietor wasn't there.

 

LICENSEE LIST

WRIGHT John 1823+ Pigot's Directory 1823

BROWNING William John 1832+ Pigot's Directory 1832-34

MARSH Henry John 1840+

WALLIS Emma to Aug/1855

LEE Thomas Vincent Aug/1855+

WALLACE Ann Mrs 1858+

GORDON John 1861-66+ (age 42 in 1861Census)

MILES Thomas E 1874+

LETTON George Henry 1882+

WEAVERS James J 1891-96+ (age 32 in 1891Census)

WILLETT William H 1901+ (age 35 in 1901Census)

WILLETT Caroline Mrs 1901-05+

SMITH William 1908+

PAGE George Robinson 1921-34+

BYGROVE Leslie J 1938+

CREW Stanley Cyril 1944+ Next pub licensee had

WILLIAMS Arthur & Dorothy 1946-50

JAMES Laurence James & CRACKNELL Elizabeth Ivy 1952+

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Pigot's Directory 1823From the Pigot's Directory 1823

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

CensusCensus

 

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