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Surprise, Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1

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It was called the Surprise and was originally at 2 Northampton Road, at Bowling Green Lane in 1901 census. The address changed in around 1990. The name Bowler was adopted in 2005. **
Other names include Marian Anderson, formerly Riders Bar; Little Litten; Harlem Yacht Club; Charlotte's; Surprise.

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Bowler, 32 Bowling Green Lane - in March 2007

Bowler, 32 Bowling Green Lane - in March 2007

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Residents at this address.

1869/William White Hawkins/../../../Post Office Directory *

1876/Mrs Lydia Hawkins/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/Geo Hawkins/Licenced Victualler, Widow/32/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/Amelia Phillips/Sister In Law, Barmaid/18/Finsbury, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Sale/Sister, Farmers Wife/44/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charlotte Walker/General Servant/19/Walworth, Surrey/Census

1882/George Hawkins/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/George Hawkins/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/George Hawkins/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Robert Auckland/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/William Eeles/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/John Lipman/Licensed Victualler/70/Southwark/Census
1901/Emily Lipman/Wife/39/Newington/Census
1901/Richard Skeen/Visitor, Book Finisher/29/Lambeth/Census
1901/Mary A Skeen/Barmaid/27/Sandown, Isle of Wight/Census
1901/Annie England/Servant/25/Cambridge/Census
1901/Joseph Prike/Barman/25/Suffolk/Census

1910/Wm Henry Rourke/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Arthur Rixon/../../../Post Office Directory *

1921/Frank North/../../../Hughes Directory *

1934/Ernest H Porter/../../../Kellys Directory

1944/Thomas Whitten/../../../Post Office Directory *

1983/SURPRISE: 2 Northampton Road EC1. Allied Breweries./../../Pub List

1991/SURPRISE: 32 Bowling Green Lane EC1. This is as yet the only London outlet of Surrey Inns, which has a number of pubs in that county and Hampshire. The pub was for many years the haunt of many well known jazz musicians who came by for a knock. Darts and pool are played here and a second bar can be used as a function room. Garden. Hot and cold food available lunchtimes. Open Monday - Wednesday 11-30-3 and 5.30-11 and till 2pm Thursday - Saturday./../../Pub Listing in 1991.

2017, Bowler, 32 Bowling Green Lane, Islington, London, EC1R 0BJ, Brakspears.

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