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Alleyns Head, 121 Park road, West Dulwich SE21 - original building in the 1850s

Alleyns Head, 121 Park road, West Dulwich SE21 - original building in the 1850s

Kindly provided by Ian McInnes

Alleyns Head, 121 Park road, West Dulwich- circa 1911

Alleyns Head, 121 Park road, West Dulwich- circa 1911

Kindly provided by Pete Bishop

Residents at this address.

March 1849/Newington Licensing, Camberwell: Licence refused, John Bartlett - Alleyne’s Head, Dulwich Common struck out in consequence of the notice being defective/../../../ Morning Advertiser*

March 1852/ Newington Licensing, Camberwell: Licence refused, Edward Bryant - Alleyne’s Head, Dulwich Common/../../../The Era *

March 1853/ Newington Licensing, Camberwell; Alleyne’s Head, Dulwich Common - James Balls states that his house was in the High Road from Dulwich to Norwood, and three-quarters of a mile from any other licensed house. It stood in an entirely new neighbourhood and many persons resorted to the spot during the summer for recreation. There was no opposition. Licence granted/../../../ Morning Advertiser*

1860/James Balls/../../../Kelly’s London Suburban Directory
1861/James Balls/Licensed victualler/57/Hatfield, Herts/Census*
1861/Ann L Balls/Wife/50/Kent, Chatham/Census
1861/Elizabeth Martins/House maid/20/London, Middlesex/Census
1861/Eliza Morby/Granddaughter/7/Long Acre, Middlesex/Census
1861/Hester White/Visitor/45/St James, Middlesex/Census
1861/John Rawlinson/Boarder & horse keeper/43//Census
1861/James King/Boarder & gardener/40///Census
1861/James Turrel/Potboy/17/ /Census
1861/Edward Taylor/Housekeeper/23/ /Census
1861/George Mercer/Housekeeper/38/Surrey, Guildford/Census
1861/Sarah Heagar/House servant/21/Surrey, Lower Norwood/Census
1861/Henry Larkins/Lodger & excavator/26/Suffolk, Braintree/Census
1861/James Carper/Lodger & excavator/26/Suffolk/Census
1861/William Osborne/Lodger & excavator/27/Lincolnshire/Census

1867/James Hill/../../../../Post Office Surrey Directory*

1871/Elizabeth Hill/Licensed victualler/56/Hertford/Census*
1871/John Hill/Son/35/Worcester/Census
1871/Alfred Hill/Son/30/Worcester/Census
1871/Hannah Lees/Domestic servant/21/London/Census
1871/Charles Grayson/Potman/24/London/Census1871/Henry Stapley/Cellarman/40/Surrey/Census

1874/T Fitzballs/../../../Licensed Victualler & Hoteliers Directory

1878/William I Williamson/../../../../Suburban Post Office Directory

1881/Eliza Goodman/Public House Keeper, Widow/42/Northumberland/Census
1881/Thomas Goodman/Son, clerk/20/Dulwich/Census
1881/John Goodman/Son, Clerk/17/Dulwich/Census
1881/William Darke/Nephew/5/Wimbledon/Census
1881/Robert Mackie/Clerk/27/New York, United States/Census
1881/Fred Cressey/Barman/20/Clapham/Census
1881/H Farmer/Potman/41/Peckham Rye/Census

1884/ Mrs E J Rippin/../../../../Post Office London Suburban Directory*

1891/Samuel J Wright/../../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Tom Smith/Hotel manager/34/Surrey, Camberwell/Census*
1891/Frederick G Wright/Cellarman/28/Middlesex Soho/Census
1891/Edmund Page/Potman/35/Surrey, Lambeth/Census
1891/Agnes Chilew/Barmaid/23/Suffolk, Gorleston/Census
1891/Elizabeth J Dawes/Cook/21/English Chanel/Census
1891/Thomas Croft/Groom/55/Surrey, Dulwich/Census

1896/Paul E Casbin/../../../../Post Office Directory

1901/John Mortimer/../../../../Post Office Directory

1901/John Thorn Mortimer/Licensed victualler/30/Canning Town, Essex/Census*
1901/Emma Mortimer/Wife/34/Lymington, Hants/Census
1901/Leslie Cecil Mortimer/Son/5/Battersea SW/Census
1901/May Thorn Mortimer/Daughter/2/Leyton, Essex/Census
1901/Alice Mary Clovis/Visitor & mother’s help/23/Wycombe, Bucks/Census
1901/Ada Elizabeth Halliday/Barmaid/28/Brixton, Surrey/Census
1901/Arthur William Mitchell/Barman & potman/30/East Dulwich, Surrey/Census

1904/William Henry Proctor/../../../../Post Office Directory

1905/Herbert Leich Williams/../../../../Post Office Directory

1908/Thomas Thornton/../../../../Post Office Directory

My great grandfather, John Bishop was the landlord here in 1911, and his children, Les , John , Rennie, and Margery lived here. He ran the Admiral Keppel in south Kensington before moving south of the river to Dulwich. Before this, he was at the Builders Arms, in Regent street. Prior to this they lived at 2 Ellingfort road, Hackney in 1896. John Charles Bishop married Jessie Millar at St Jude, Peckham in February 1896, when he is manager of the Coach & Horses, 178 Stoke Newington High Street, Hackney **

John Charles Bishop, Licensed victualler (1873 to 1914)

John Charles Bishop, Licensed victualler (1873 to 1914)

Jessie (nee Millar), (1873 to 1954)

Jessie Bishop (nee Millar), (1873 to 1954)

Kindly provided by Pete Bishop

1911/John Charles Bishop/Licensed victualler/38/Bahia, South America/Census **
1911/Jessie Bishop/Wife & assistant/37/Bermondsey/Census
1911/John Charles Bishop/Son/14/Stoke Newington/Census
1911/Leslie W Bishop/Son/8/Fulham/Census
1911/Marjorie Bishop/Daughter/5/Fulham/Census
1911/Rennie Bishop/Daughter/3/Fulham/Census
1911/Marjorie Ross/Barmaid/25/Edinburgh, Scotland/Census
1911/Nellie Brownlees/Domestic servant/26/Hoxton, London/Census
1911/Joseph Files/Potman/30/Croydon, Surrey/Census

1911/Walter Russell Burden/../../../../Post Office Directory

1919/Henry Newcombe/../../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Henry Newcombe/../../../Hughes Directory

1938/Henry A Thomas/../../../../Post Office Directory

September 1940/a bomb damaged the railway bridge next to the pub but it continued to trade. *

July 1944/A V1 doodlebug landed on the row of shops on the westside of the pub and badly damaged the whole area. The pub was finally pulled down in early 1946 and the site redeveloped with housing and a motor garage. *

1955/the pub was rebuilt on the other side of Alleyn Park and re-opened in 1957. *

*Provided by Ian McInnes

** Provided by Pete Bishop

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