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Spotted Dog, 212 Upton Lane, Forest Gate E7

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By the early 1970s, this was a Watney's Schooner Inn. Later known as the Old Spotted Dog, closed in 2004 and boarded up as of mid-2014. ***

Spotted Dog, Forest Gate

Spotted Dog, Forest Gate

Kindly provided by Peter Fry

The Spotted Dog, Forest Gate

The Spotted Dog, Forest Gate

Kindly provided by Colleen

Spotted Dog, Upton Lane, West Ham in 1900

circa 1900

Supplied by Kevan (Silvertown, 1900 - Arthur Philip Crouch))

Spotted Dog, Upton Lane, West Ham

29th March 2003

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.

1826/Jas Bridger/../../../Pigot's Directory

1839/William Vause/../../../Pigot's Directory

1841/William Vause/Inn Keeper/40/Essex/Census
1841/Ann Vause/../35/../Census
1841/James Vause/../7/Essex/Census
1841/Sarah Vause/../9/Essex/Census
1841/Henry Thompson/Male Servant/60/Essex/Census
1841/Sarah French/Female Servant/15/Essex/Census

1845/William Vause/../../../Post Office Directory

1848/William Vause/../../../White's Directory

1851/William Vause/licensed victualler/52/Low Leyton, Essex/Census **
1851/Ann Vause/wife/51/Bromley, Hampshire/Census
1851/Sarah Vause/daughter/20/West Ham, Essex/Census
1851/James Vause/son, apprentice engineer/18/West Ham, Essex/Census
1851/Mary Roffey/house servant/22/Carshalton, Surrey/Census
1851/Robert Waring/potman/20/Stratford, Essex/Census

1855/William Vause/../../../Post Office Directory

1862/William Vause/../../../Kelly's Directory

1867/James Vause/../../../Post Office Directory *

1870/James Vause/../../../Kelly's Directory

1871/James Vause/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/James Vause/Publican/39/Upton, Essex/Census
1871/Sarah Vause/Wife/32/Camberwell, Surrey/Census
1871/Amy Vause/Daughter/6/Upton, Essex/Census
1871/Constance Vause/Daughter/1/Upton, Essex/Census
1871/Amelia Barnes/Domestic Servant/19/Weymouth, Devon/Census
1871/Jane Heaverman/Domestic Servant/30/Goswell Road, London/Census
1871/Matilda Wilson/Visitor/10/Islington, London/Census

1874/James Vause/../../../Kelly's Directory

1878/Mrs. Harriet Vause/../../../Kelly's Directory

1881/Sarah A. H. Vause/Publican/42/../Census
1881/Ellen A. Vause/Daughter, Barmaid/20/Upton, Essex/Census
1881/Mary A. Vause/Daughter, Milliners Assistant/19/Upton, Essex/Census
1881/Lucy M. H. Vause/, Milliners Improver/17/Upton, Essex/Census
1881/Mary M. Vause/Daughter, Apprentice Milliner/14/Upton, Essex/Census
1881/Gertrude Vause/Daughter/8/Upton, Essex/Census
1881/Clara Rodgers/General Domestic Servant/13/Braintree, Essex/Census

1896/Mrs. Sarah A. H. Vause/../../../Post Office Directory

1902/Mrs. Sarah A. H. Vause/../../../Kelly's Directory

1906/Mrs Sarah Ann H. Vause/../../../Kelly's Directory *

1908/Mrs. Sarah A. H. Vause/../../../Kelly's Directory

1911/Sarah Vause/Licensed Victualler, Widow/76/Camberwell, London/Census
1911/Edith Vause/Daughter/42/Forest Gate, Essex/Census
1911/Constance Digby/Daughter, Widow/40/Forest Gate, Essex/Census
1911/Emma Wilson/Barmaid/36/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1911/Mary Platt/Barmaid/31/Stratford, Essex/Census
1911/Florence Caines/Servant/33/Islington, London/Census
1911/Margaret Catchpole/Cook, widow/44/East Dereham, Norfolk/Census

1912/Mrs. Sarah Ann H. Vause/../../../Kelly's Directory

February 1913/Veteran Landlady and historic Inn: The death of Mrs Sarah Ann Haylock Vause, of the Old Spotted Dog, Upton, occurred on Monday night. The deceased was the widow of James Vause, and was 76 years of age. Her association with the Old Spotted Dog lasted for more than half a century. She came there to reside with her husband after her marriage on the 29th November 1859, and the whole of her married life and widowhood has been spent in that historic old hotel. It is estimated that the house has been in the Vause family for about 150 years. Throughout that period the various generations of the family have striven to retain the old fashioned character of the building. The City coat of arms still ornaments the broad mantel piece which the Merry Monarch and his courtiers warmed their hands and feet during the plague in the seventeenth century/Chelmsford Chronicle

1914/Alfred Henry Gane/../../../Kelly's Directory *

1917/Alfred Henry Gane/../../../Kelly's Directory

1922/Alfred Henry Gane/../../../Kelly's Directory *

1925/Alfred Henry Gane/../../../Kelly's Directory

1934/Alfred Henry Gane/../../../Kelly's Directory

1944/Alfred Henry Gane/../../../Post Office Directory

1983/../Old Spotted Dog/../../Pub Directory

1988/M H Dipple/Old Spotted Dog/../../Grand Met Pub Directory

1991/../Old Spotted Dog, Grand Met - Watneys/../../Pub Directory

* Provided by Ewan

** Provided by John Mead

*** Provided by Tris

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