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Cordwainers Arms, 53 Elthorne Road, Upper Holloway, N19

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At the junction with Ashbrook Road, named in 1896 and 1904. The address is at 1 Birkbeck Road in 1881 and earlier, prior to street renaming. This is named as the Birkbeck Tavern in the 1881 census return, but this is presumably a confusion with the pub of this name further to the east. *

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Residents at this address.

1871/John Humphries/Beer Retailer/40/Lyme Regis, Dorset/Census *
1871/Elizabeth Humphries/Wife/40/Lyme Regis, Dorset/Census
1871/Henry Humphries/Son/13/St Leonards, Shoreditch/Census
1871/William Humphries/Son/12/Lyme Regis, Dorset/Census

1874/John Humphries/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1881/John Humphries/Beer Seller/50/Lyme Regis, Dorset/Census *
1881/Elizabeth Humphries/Wife/51/Lyme Regis, Dorset/Census
1881/Ada Humphries/Daughter/14/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Frank Humphries/Son/11/Islington, Middlesex/Census

1896/Alfred Owen Hopwood/Cordwainers Arms/../../Post Office Directory

1904/John O'Neill/Cordwainers Arms/../../Post Office Directory

1906/Herbert Schaffer/../../../Post Office Directory *

I have been researching the Harry Chapman Taylor family tree for a friend and found that he was Publican at the Cordwainers Arms, 53 Elthorne Road, Upper Holloway. **

1910/Harry Chapman Taylor/53 Elthorne Road/Electoral Register **

1911/Harry Chapman Taylor/Publican/30/Preston, Lancashire/census **
1911/Ada Taylor/wife/28/Islington, London/census
1911/Ada Dorothy Taylor/daughter/6/Islington, London/census
1911/Thomas Salisbury/servant-Potman/34/married/Dalston, London/census
1911/Isabella Armour/servant-Barmaid/26/single/Greenock, Renfrewshire/census
1911/Mabel Laura Head/servant-Barmaid/21/single/Islington, London/census

I don't know the year Harry Chapman Taylor took on the Cordwainers Arms or left, but in a 1913 London commercial directory he has moved on to the Hat & Feathers public house, at 2 Clerkenwell Road. **

1914/Albert John Gwinnell/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1919/Peter Paul Corcoran/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1921/Peter Paul Corcoran/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1934/Alfred Sleet/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory

1938/Charles G Stone/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1944/Robert Frederick Gardener/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1944/Rt Frederick Gardner/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

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