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Old Friends, 129 Roman road, Bethnal Green E2

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Existed from at least 1851. In the 1861 census, this is the Old Friends, 34 Green Street. Green Street is now the Western half of Roman Road. This pub closed in 2009 and has been converted to restaurant use. ** The address is at 129 Roman Road by 1942 previously at 129 Green street, following street renaming. *

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Old Friends, 129 Roman Road, Bethnal Green - ladies outing in the early 1950s

Old Friends, 129 Roman Road, Bethnal Green - ladies outing in the early 1950s

This is the ladies outing from the Old Friends Public House at 129 Roman Road, Bethnal Green; in the early fifties. In the back row are my grandmother Rose Soper, Aunt Ivy Murray, my mother Doris Soper. In the front row Phoebe Windall, Mrs Taylor, and Mrs Ellis.

Kindly provided by Jean Ellis

Old Friends, 129 Roman Road, E2 - in April 2007

Old Friends, 129 Roman Road, E2 - in April 2007

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Residents at this address.

34 Green street
1851/John Sands/Beer House Keeper/32/Gravesend, Kent/Census
1851/Martha Sands/Wife/30/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1851/Margaret Dempsey/House Servant/23/Kellaway, Ireland/Census

1856/John Sands/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1861/John Sands/Beer Seller/41/Gravesend, Kent/Census
1861/Martha Sands/Wife/40/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1861/Maria Mott/Sister in Law/31/Mile End, Middlesex/Census

1869/John Sands/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1872/John Sands/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory **

1875/Walter Linton Day/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory **

1879/John Sanderse/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory **

1881/John Sanders/Beer Retailer/52/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Hannah Sanders/Wife/42/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/George (Twin) Sanders/Son, Bricklayer/21/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/John (Twin) Sanders/Son, Painter/21/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Sanders/Son, Barman/19/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/William Sanders/Son/12/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Joseph Sanders/Son/9/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Hannah Sanders/Daughter/8/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charlotte Sanders/Daughter/5/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alfred Sanders/Son/4/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Clara Sanders/Daughter/2/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

1882/John Sanders/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1891/Geo Sainsbury/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1895/Richard Wilkins/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1899/Thomas Arthur Seabourn/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1901/Thomas A Seaborne/Beer House Keeper/37/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1901/Emily L Seaborne/Wife/39/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1901/Arthur G Seaborne/Son, Assistant/15/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1901/Edith Seaborne/Daughter/13/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1901/Frederick Seaborne/Son/11/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1901/Herbert Seaborne/Son/10/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1901/Miriam Seaborne/Daughter/8/Canning Town, Essex/Census
1901/Ernest Seaborne/Son/7/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/James Seaborne/Son/5/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Gertrude Seaborne/Daughter/2/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/George Seaborne/Son/1/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Lottie Bew/Servant/18/Stratford, Essex/Census

1909/Robert John Webster/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory **

1910/Robert John Webster/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1911/Robert J Webster/Licensed Victualler/50/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1911/Alice Webster/Wife/40/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1911/Leonard A Webster/Son, Assistant/19/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1911/Lily J Webster/Daughter, Assistant/18/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1911/Alice E Webster/Daughter, Assistant/16/Bethnal Green, London/Census

1914/Robert John Webster/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1915/Robert John Webster/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory **

1921/Robert John Webster/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1923/Robert John Webster/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory **

1934/Arthur Brown/../../../Kelly's

1940/William Hunt/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory **

1941/William Hunt/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory **

1942/William Hunt/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1944/William Hunt/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1988-90/W. J. Russell/../../../Watney Truman Public Houses records

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** Provided By Stephen Harris

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