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Rising Sun, 1 Vernon street, North End, Fulham W14

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On my great great grandfather's birth certificate, it states that he (Frederick Newton) was born on 29th April 1859 at The Rising Sun, Vernon Street, Fulham. His father was John Newton, licensed victualler, born in Braceby, Lincs (abt 1817) and his mother was Ann Newton (nee Tuffnell). ***

Two years later (1861) John and Ann were running the Prince Albert in Sherborne Street, Marylebone. ***

According to the 1861 census, the landlord (licensed victualler) that year was my great great grandfather Alexander Jackson. As he was in fact a master tailor we assume his wife Louisa actually ran the pub. Don't know how long they stayed there but they had moved on by 1871. *+

1861/Alexander Jackson/Licensed Victualler/33/Holland, British Subject/Census *+
1861/Louisa Jackson/Wife/25/St James, Middlesex/Census
1861/Thomas Jackson/Son/6//St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1861/Louisa Jackson/Daughter/4//St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1861/Richard Jackson/Son/2/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary Jane Jackson/Daughter/9 months/Fulham, Middlesex/Census
1861/Margaret Ferguson/Barmaid/18/Alnwick. Northumberland/Census
1861/Sarah Hooper/Cook/22/St Giles, Middlesex/Census
1861/Pheoby Vincent/Housemaid/17/Bristol, Somerset/Census
1861/William Brown/Potman/21/Born at Sea/Census
1861/Henry Buck/Visitor, Painter/26/Fulham, Middlesex/Census

1871/John Robertson/Licensed Victualler/46/Scotland/Census
1871/Hannah Robertson/Wife/45/Wetherseal, Leicester/Census
1871/John Robertson/Son/6/Hanover square, Middlesex/Census
1871/William Robertson/Son/5/Hanover square, Middlesex/Census
1871/Annie Robertson/Daughter/2/Fulham, Middlesex/Census
1871/Elizabeth Foskett/Servant/17/Ashby de la Zouch, Leicester/Census
1871/Sarah Moseley/Niece, Barmaid/16//Census
1871/John Edmans/Brother in Law, Retired/50/Brill, Buckinghamshire/Census
1871/Sarah Edmans/Sister in Law/48/Wetherseal, Leicester/Census

1872/John Robertson/../../../../Post Office Directory

1874/John Robertson/../../../../Post Office Directory

The Pidgeon Family : The Rising Sun, at 1 Vernon Street, is being run by Emma Payne in 1881. She was born Emma Pidgeon at Kenton, Devon in 1840. In 1863 she married Charles Tucker, and they had a daughter Mary Ann in 1865. Two years later Charles died. Emma's sister Mary had married Henry Payne and they had been running the Red Lion at 81 Paradise Street, Rotherhithe when Mary died in 1873. Two years later Emma married her sister's widower, and it was she and Henry Payne who were at the Rising Sun in Fulham when Henry died shortly before the 1881 census. *

Contrary to what is shown in the 1881 census, I believe the 25-year-old Emma Payne was the elder Emma's niece, another Emma Pidgeon (born at Ashburton, not Kenton), and Mary Ann was really Mary Ann Tucker, Emma's daughter from her first marriage. In 1883 the younger Emma Pidgeon married a cabinet maker Thomas Gundry. Both gave their address as 1 Vernon Street, Fulham on the marriage record. *

In 1891 Thomas and Emma Gundry were at the Somerset Arms, 17 Passmore Street.  *

1881/Emma Payne/Licensed Victualler, Widow/40/Kenton, Devon/Census
1881/Emma Payne/Daughter/25/Kenton, Devon/Census
1881/Mary A Payne/Daughter/15/Kenton, Devon/Census
1881/David Fossett/Barman/24/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1881/Clara Fossett/Visitor/23/Pimlico, Middlesex/Census

Mary Payne must be Mary Pidgeon (n�e Cossey), Emma Payne�s mother who died in 1898 at 29 Brady Street, Whitechapel � the Roebuck, which was being managed at that time by Emma.  *

1891/Emma Payne/Victualler, Widow/50/Portland, Dorset/Census *
1891/Mary Payne/Visitor, Widow/88/Kinton, Devon/Census
1891/Eliza Wood/Barmaid/29/Kinton, Devon/Census

1896/Mrs M A Swainson/../../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Mrs Harriot Harding/../../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Harriett Harding/Licensed Victualler, Widow/39/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census
1901/Ada E Harding/Daughter/16/Brixton, London/Census
1901/Jessie Holliday/Barmaid/20/Poole, Dorset/Census
1901/Frederick Holliday/Manager/26/Clerkenwell, London/Census
1901/George Emms/Potman/37/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census

1906/Robert William Ahern/../../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Herbert Thomas Wright/../../../../Post Office Directory

London Evening Standard 03 July 1912
Licensing Act 1904 Notice of principal meeting to discuss by the Compensation authority on 3rd July 1912
Rising Sun, 1 Vernon street, Fulham, Full, George Frederick Robinson

* Provided By Ian Pidgeon

*+ Provided By Hazel Jackson

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Karen Foster

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