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Railway Tavern, 173 Forest Lane, Forest Gate E7

Forest Gate pub history index

The address is 140 Forest Lane in the 1896 Directory, prior to street renumbering, and is Prospect Place in 1878 and earlier. The name is also given as the Railway Hotel for much of the early-20th century. *

The Railway Hotel, Woodgrange Road

Thanks to Lal & Amy

Railway Tavern, Prospect Place/Forest Lane, Forest Gate

28th September 2002

Taken by Brian Berry

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1851/Thomas Dyer/beer retailer & carpenter/../../Post Office Directory *

1851/Thomas Dyer/Carpenter & Beer Shop Keeper/46/Somerset/Census *
1851/Mary Dyerer/Daughter/18/Somerset/Census
1851/Amelia Dusk/Housekeeper/33/Foreign Parts (not known)/Census

1856/Thomas Dyer/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1861/William Breed/Beer House Keeper/38/Biggleswade, Bedfordshire/Census *
1861/Eliza Breed/Wife/37/Biggleswade, Bedfordshire/Census
1861/Charles Breed/Son/3 months/Forest Gate, Essex/Census
1861/John Burrows/Brother-in-Law, Agricultural Labourer/35/Forest Gate, Essex/Census
1861/Henry Burrows/Brother-in-Law, Agricultural Labourer/39/Forest Gate, Essex/Census

1867/Abraham Gallienne/wine & beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1870/Samuel Abbott/../../../Kelly's Directory

1871/Samuel Abbott/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Samuel Abbott/Licensed Victualler/70/East Barnet, Herts/Census
1871/Ann Abbott/Daughter/30/East Barnet, Herts/Census
1871/William How/Waiter/18/Shalford, Essex/Census

1872/Samuel Abbott/Licensee/../../Register of Licenses in the Borough of West Ham***

1874/Samuel Abbott/../../../Kelly's Directory

1876/William Perriman/Licensee/../../Register of Licenses in the Borough of West Ham***

1878/William Perriman/../../../Kelly's Directory

1881/William Perriman/Licensed Victualler/34/City of London, Middlesex/Census *
1881/Rosina Perriman/Wife/41/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Maud Perriman/Daughter/4 months/Forest Gate, Essex/Census
1881/Sarah Lister/Bar Maid/26/Norfolk/Census
1881/Susanna Hitchcock/Bar Maid/16/Forest Gate, Essex/Census

1882/William Perriman/../../../Kelly's Directory

1885/Rosina Perriman/Licensee/../../Register of Licenses in the Borough of West Ham***

1885/Charles Thomas Knowler/Licensee/../../Register of Licenses in the Borough of West Ham***

1886/Charles John Knowler/../../../Kelly's Directory

1893/George Carter/Licensee/../../Register of Licenses in the Borough of West Ham***

1894/Herbert Henry Fitzgerald/Licensee/../../Register of Licenses in the Borough of West Ham***

1896/Charles Knowler/../../../Kelly's Directory *

1896/William Henry Holloway/Licensee/../../Register of Licenses in the Borough of West Ham***

1902/William Henry Holloway/../../../Kelly's Directory

1906/William Henry Holloway/../../../Kelly's Directory *

1908/William Henry Holloway/../../../Kelly's Directory

1911/Frank Smithers/Hotel Manager/44/Paddington, London/Census
1911/Blanche Ellen Smithers/Wife/42/Aldersgot, Hampshire/Census
1911/Hilda May Smithers/Daughter/17/Lyme Regis, Dorset/Census
1911/Caroline Blanche Smithers/Daughter/11Camberley, Surrey//Census
1911/Oliver Collard/Barman/22/Taunton, Somerset/Census
1911/Leslie William Smith/Barman/18/Che;lmsford, Essex/Census
1911/Mary Ann Sangster/Cook/29/Whitechapel, London/Census

1912/William Henry Holloway/../../../Kelly's Directory

1914/William Henry Holloway/../../../Kelly's Directory *

1917/William Henry Holloway/../../../Kelly's Directory

1922/William Henry Holloway/../../../Kelly's Directory *

1925/Reginald L. Tompkins/../../../Kelly's Directory

1934/Charles Moss/../../../Kelly's Directory

1938/Albert William Smith/../../../Kelly's Directory *

1944/William Henry Roberts/../../../Kelly's Directory *

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