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Bird in Hand, 126 Bow Road, Bromley E3

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At London Road in 1869 and earlier. This pub is now demolished. **

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1711/Richard Cuddington / Lessee/../../Lease documents held at Lincolnshire Archives **

1805/T. Poulter/../../../Holden's Directory *

1811/Edw Barnes, Bird in Hand, Bow, Middlesex/../../Holdens Directory

1811/Thomas Newman, Bird in Hand, Bow/../../Holdens Directory

1821/John Maynard / Servant/../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1821/Eliza Taylor / Servant/../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1825/Mr Ely/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association records

1826/William Thomson/../../../Pigots Directory

1831/William Thomson / Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1833-34/William Thomson, Bird in Hand, Bow road, Bromley/../../Pigots Directory

1836/William Thomson, Bird in Hand, Bird in hand row, Bromley/../../Pigots Directory

1846/Mrs Mary Thomson/../../../Post Office Directory *

Morning Advertiser 05 July 1847 - Transfers
Bird in Hand, Roadside, John Flowers to George Frayling Grimes

1848/George Grimes/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Geo. Frayling Grimes/../../../Kelly�s Directory **

1851/George L Grimes/Victualler/32/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1851/Sarah Grimes/Wife/46/Norwich, Norfolk/Census
1851/Francis L Goode/Son/13/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1851/James Grimes/Brother, Pewterer/22/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1851/Caroline Frayling/Visitor/14/Calne, Wiltshire/Census
1851/Mahala Clowes/Barmaid/21/Maidstone, Kent/Census
1851/Ann Harvey/Cook, Widow/55/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1851/Betsy Dwight/House Maid/18/Stratford, essex/Census
1851/John Lewin/Pot Boy/19/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1851/William Hampton/Ostler/29/Burnham, Essex/Census

1855/Stephen Vanier / Outgoing Licensee/../../The Era, Sunday 15 July 1855 **

1855/Rachel Baigent / Incoming Licensee/../../The Era, Sunday 15 July 1855 **

1856/Stephen Vanier/../../../Post Office Directory

May 1859/John Beuthall/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

May 1859/Francis Thornton/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1862/Francis Thornton/../../../Post Office Directory

May 1862/Francis Thornton/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

May 1862/Charles Stebding Lamprell/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

October 1863/Charles Stebbing Lamprell/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

October 1863/Thomas Cordell/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

August 1866/Thomas Cordell/ Outgoing Licensee /../../Morning Advertiser

August 1866/Thomas Cordell and William Pierpoint/ Incoming Licensee /../../Morning Advertiser

November 1866/Thomas Cordell and William Pierpoint/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

November 1866/Thomas Cordel/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/Thomas Cordell/../../../Post Office Directory

January 1870/Thomas Cordell/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

January 1870/Charles Bish/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1871/Charles Beth/Licensed Victualler/38/Essex/Census
1871/Frank Miscery/Barman/18/Essex/Census
1871/Mary Upsom/Servant/16/Middlesex/Census
1871/William Gray/Potman/51Essex//Census

21st October 1871/Charles Bish/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

21st October 1871/Edward Keymer/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

6th March 1875/Edward Keymer/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

6th March 1875/John Thomas Fielder/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1877/John Thomas Fielder/../../../P.O. Directory **

January 1879/Charles Thomas Fielder/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1879/Thomas Henry Hyams/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1882/Thomas Henry Hyams & Son/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Hyams & Son/../../../Post Office Directory

1886/Thomas H Hyams/../../../Business Directory of London **

1890/Edward Brown / Architect and Surveyor & latterly Licensed Victualler/../../London Gazette, 13 May 1890 **

1891/Thomas Lane/Licensed Victualler/35/Ireland/Census
1891/Ada Lane/Wife/25/Hammersmith, London/Census
1891/Violet Lane/Daughter/4/Bow, London/Census
1891/Rose Lane/Daughter/2/Bow, London/Census
1891/Maud Batty/Barmaid/26/Cambridge, Cambridgeshire/Census
1891/Albert Smith/Potman/26/Chelmsford, Essex/Census

1891/Thomas Lane/../../../Post Office Directory

1892/Thomas Arthur Lane/../../../P.O. Directory **

9th July 1892/Thomas Lane/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

9th July 1892/William Brian Dawson/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1895/Thomas West/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Mrs Catherine Young/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Perry A Sly/Public House Manager/33/Yarcombe, Devon/Census
1901/Kate Sly/Wife/27/Commercial Road, London/Census
1901/Vera Sly/Daughter/5/Bow, London/Census
1901/Annie Corner/Barmaid/29/Stpeney, London/Census
1901/Thomas Stansbury/Potman/16/Bromley E, London/Census
1901/Hilda Tongay/General Servant/14/Walthamstow, London/Census

1906/Catherine Young/../../../Morris� Business Directory of London **

1910/James Young jun/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Arthur Oliver Crane/../../../Post Office Directory

Eastern Post 28 July 1917 - East London Licences. Many Transfers.
The Bird in Hand, Bow road, Bromley, from Arthur Oliver Crane to John James Newson

1921/Arthur Victor Papworth/../../../Post Office Directory

The 1921 census at 126, Bow Road, Poplar
Richard Albert Cockerton, Licensed Victualler, aged 47 years 7 months, and born in London, the Employer
Elizabeth Isabella Cockerton, Wife, Household Duties & Assist, aged 26 years 6 months, and born in London
Dorothea Rebecca Cockerton, Daughter, aged 7 years 6 months, and born in London
Hugh Albert Cockerton, Son, aged 7 years 7 months, and born in London
Cyril John Cockerton, Son, aged 1 year 8 months, and born in London
Florrie Lodge, Nurse Maid, R A Cockerton, aged 30 years 6 months, and born in London
Violet Edmunds, Household Work, R A Cockerton, aged 22 years 3 months, and born in London

My father, Norman Cockerton, was born in 1922, and the address on his birth certificate is given as 126 Bow Road, Bromley. This was a pub called The Bird In Hand, [which I believe was owned by Trumans but has now been demolished], this fits with the birth certificate as his father, Albert Richard Cockerton, is described as a Licensed Victualler. *+

1922/Dick Cockerton/../../../Post Office Directory

1923/Dick Cockerton/../../../Post Office Directory

1924/Alfred Hur/../../../Post Office Directory

1926/Alfred Hur/../../../P.O. Directory **

1927/Alfred Hur/../../../Post Office Directory *

1934/William Henry Stritton/../../../Post Office Directory *

1938/Ted Heiden/../../../Post Office Directory

1940/Ted Heiden/../../../Post Office Directory *

1942/Ted Heiden/../../../Post Office Directory *

1944/Ted Heiden/../../../Post Office Directory

My husband's grandparents used to own it during the sixties and seventies. The pub was run by Arnoldus Van der Heiden and his second wife, Ivy Gladys Lawford, whom he married in 1959. I think Van's sister Josie took over from Van at some time. Van was the son of a Dutch gin distiller - William Van der Heiden. ***

1988/Van der Heiden/../../../Trumans Watney List **

1990/Miss J Van der Heiden/../../../Trumans Watney List **

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*+ Provided By Clive Cockerton

** Provided By Alex Wilkinson

*** Provided By Jain Wykes

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