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Welsh Harp, 32 Homerton Row, Homerton, E9

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This pub was renamed the Hospital Tavern in around 2006. ** Closed in August 2013; the intention is that this pub will become flats or be replaced with such. ***

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Welsh Harp, 32 Homerton Row, Homerton, E9 - circa 1899 with licensee F J Coxall

Welsh Harp, 32 Homerton Row, Homerton, E9 - circa 1899 with licensee F J Coxall

The Welsh Harp  that my Great Grandfather Frederick Coxall ran, the baby in the back is my Great Aunt Alice, born about 1897

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Welsh Harp, 32 Homerton Row, Homerton, E9 - in 1939

Welsh Harp, 32 Homerton Row, Homerton, E9 - in 1939

Richard and Hilda Allwright retired and left The Welsh Harp in September 1978. This photo is how my father left the pub.

Richard and Hilda Allwright retired and left The Welsh Harp in September 1978. This photo is how my father left the pub.

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Welsh Harp, 32 Homerton Row, Homerton E9 - in September 2008

Welsh Harp, 32 Homerton Row, Homerton E9 - in September 2008

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Residents at this address.

In 1896, Frederick James Coxall aged 24, marries Elizabeth Ann Venneear, at Islington. It appears that his father ran the Little Rose, at Haslingfield, Cambridge. By 1900, he is at the beer house at 14 Digby road, Homerton; and afterwards at 36 Wimbourne street.

October 1897/Ada Lilian Alice Coxall baptised to Frederick James & Elizabeth Coxall; he is a brewers labourer at 32 Homerton row

1898/Frederick James Coxall/32 Homerton row/../../Electoral Register

1899/Frederick James Coxall/32 Homerton row/../../Electoral Register

North Middlesex Chronicle 27 May 1899
At the North London Police court, Alice Blackford of the Welsh Harp , Homerton was summoned for threatening Keziah Howes, barmaid at the Captain Cook, Howard road, South Hornsey.
The husband of the defendant is the landlord of the Captain Cook, and Miss Howes is his barmaid. By order of the court Mr and Mrs Blackford are separated, and he has to pay her a pound a week. He did not pay regularly, and she went to draw the arrears. She was bound over to keep the peace.

1901/Alice Blackford/Beer Retailer/35/Tunbridge, Kent/Census **
1901/Fanny Thompson/Domestic Servant/17/Canning Town, London/Census

1902/William Edward Bunting /../../P.O. Suburban Directory **

1905/John Haley/ Beer Retailer /../../Post Office. Suburban Directory

Hackney and Kingsland Gazette 11 June 1906
Frederick Leach licensee of the Welsh Harp beer house, Homerton answered summonses at North London Police court which alleged that on six separate days he had allowed games to be played in his house for beer and money.
Fined £10 and costs of £5 10 shillings.

Hackney and Kingsland Gazette, October 1906 - Transfer of Licences:
Beer, 32 Homerton row, Frederick Leach to Henry Bouthron

1908/Samuel Brownfield / Beer Retailer /../../P.O. Suburban Directory **

1911/Samuel Brownfield/Beer Retailer/58/Gravesend, Kent/Census
1911/Elizabeth Brownfield/Wife/59/City, London/Census
1911/Louisa Brownfield/Daughter, Milliner/23/Poplar, London/Census
1911/Alfred Brownfield/Son, Stationers Clerk/22/Poplar, London/Census
1911/Ada Brownfield/Daughter/19/Poplar, London/Census

1912/Samuel Brownfield / Beer Retailer /../../P.O. Suburban Directory **

1918/Richard Allwright/ 32 Homerton row /../../Electoral Register
1918/Katie Allwright/ 32 Homerton row /../../Electoral Register

1919/Betel Allwright/ Beer Retailer /../../Post Office Suburban Directory

In 1921 census at 32, Homerton Road, Homerton, Hackney
Richard Allwright, Beer Retailer, aged 50 years 11 months, and born in Bethnal Green, London, Own Account
Katie Allwright, Wife, Beer Retailer Assistant, R Allwright Beer Retailer, aged 39 years 11 months, and born in Islington, London Richard Allwright, Son, aged 14 years 3 months, and born in Islington, London
Harry Allwright, Son, aged 11 years 3 months, and born in Fulham, London
Katie Allwright, Daughter, aged 10 years, and born in Fulham, London

1922/Richard Allwright/ 32 Homerton row /../../Electoral Register
1922/Katie Allwright/ 32 Homerton row /../../Electoral Register

1929/Richard Allwright/ 32 Homerton row /../../Electoral Register
1929/Katie Allwright/ 32 Homerton row /../../Electoral Register
1929/Richard Edward Allwright/ 32 Homerton row /../../Electoral Register

1934/Mrs Katie Allwright/ Beer Retailer /../../Kellys Directory

1938/Mrs Katie Allwright/ Beer Retailer /../../Post Office Directory

1944/Mrs Katie Allwright/ Beer Retailer /../../Post Office Directory

1947/Katie Allwright senr/ .. /../../Electoral Register
1947/Katie Allwright jun/ .. /../../Electoral Register

1949/Katie Allwright/ .. /../../Electoral Register
1949/Charles F Smith/ .. /../../Electoral Register
1949/Katie Smith/ .. /../../Electoral Register

My Father Richard Edward Allwright took over The Welsh Harp pub in 1950 -sh. I am his daughter and moved there around 19th September 1950. My father was the son of Katie Allwright.
Charingtons was the brewery. Richard and my mother Hilda Allwright retired and left The Welsh Harp in September 1978.

1983/../Welsh Harp, 32 Homerton Row, Shepherd Neame/../../Pub Directory

1991/../Welsh Harp, 32 Homerton Row, Shepherd Neame/../../Pub Directory


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