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Sort file:- Woolwich, July, 2020.

Page Updated:- Thursday, 23 July, 2020.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1901

(Name from)

Village Blacksmith

Latest 2004

4-5 Hillreach (Hill Street)

Woolwich

Village Blacksmith 1930

Above photo 1930.

Village Blacksmith

Photos above and below taken from http://www.flickr.com by Matt Martin in 29 December 2008.

Village Blacksmith 2014

Above photo, 15 October 2014.

 

This pub was built around the turn of the 1900s and replaced another pub called the "Soldier's Rest."

In the 1930s it was part of the Beasley's Brewery tied houses.

I am informed that this pub unfortunately closed about 2004.

CAMRA actually owned and ran this during the 1980s

 

LICENSEE LIST

McKENZIE James to Aug/1892 Woolwich Gazette

SQUIRRELL Alfred John Aug/1892+ Woolwich Gazette

WALTERS William 1901+ (age 33 in 1901Census)

SAYER Frederick Charles 1906-11+

YOUNG H C Mrs 1919+

TUNBRIDGE E W 1930s

TUNBRIDGE Maud M Mrs 1938+

HENDER Walter E 1944+

https://pubwiki.co.uk/VillageBlacksmith.shtml

 

CensusCensus

Woolwich GazetteWoolwich Gazette

 

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