Rathbone Arms, 27 Rathbone street, Canning Town E16

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Residents at this address

1871/Jas Gray/Beer Seller/37/Essex/Census
1871/Sarah Gray/Wife/49/Essex/Census
1871/Eleanor Gray/Daughter/16/Essex/Census
1871/David Allen/Lodger/37/Suffolk/Census
1871/Catherine Allen/Wife/40/Essex/Census
1871/Jas Howling/Visitor/10/London/Census

13/9/1872/Sarah Grey/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions

1874/Mrs Sarah Gray/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys

7/10/1876/Chas Cutcher/Beer Retailer/../../Petty Sessions

1878/Charles Cutcher/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys

1881/Charles Cutcher/Beerhouse Keeper/39/Grotton, Suffolk/Census
1881/Martha Cutcher/Wife/37/Swindon, Wiltshire/Census

1882/Charles Cutcher/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys

1886/Charles Cutcher/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys

1891/Henry Drake/Licensed Victualler/36/Upminster, Essex/Census
1891/Maria Drake/Wife/35/West Ham, Essex/Census
1891/Henry Drake/Son/12/West Ham, Essex/Census
1891/Ada Drake/Daughter/9/West Ham, Essex/Census
1891/William Drake/Son/6/West Ham, Essex/Census
1891/Daisy Drake/Daughter/4/West Ham, Essex/Census
1891/Elizabeth Ferrer/General Servant/18/Canning Town, Essex/Census

1896/John Pardoe/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1908/William Surry/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys

Leytonstone Express and Independent 09 January 1909 - Transfers of licenses.
The Rathbone Arms, Rathbone street, Canning Town, from William Surry to Arthur Surrey

1912/Joseph Bristow/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys

1914/Alexander Forbes/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys

1917/Robert W. Berwick/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys

1925/Robert W. Berwick/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys

1934/Robert William Berwick/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory

1938/Robert William Berwick/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

My grandmother Rose BURGUM ran the pub with her husband Whit Burgum and they had three sons, including my father John. They moved there after they were bombed out of their previous pub, the Five Bells and Bladebone in Three Colt Street, Poplar. During the bombing my grandparents would go to the cellar, re-enforced with railway sleeps. After a night of heavy bombing my father, then age 15, returned to his bedroom. To his astonishment he could see blue sky where his ceiling had been and a tree from Poplar Church opposite had fallen into the house, cutting his bed in half! His room was littered with hundreds of dead birds, which had presumably been sleeping in the tree! *

1944/Mrs Rose Burgum/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

* Provided by Doug Burgum

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