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Earl of Essex, 25 Essex Street, Islington N1

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The address is at 25 Danbury Street by 1891, following street renaming. *

Earl of Essex, 25 Danbury Street, Islington N1 - in June 2010

Earl of Essex, 25 Essex Street, Islington N1 - in June 2010

Kindly provided by Tris

Earl of Essex, 25 Essex Street, Islington N1 - in 2015

Earl of Essex, 25 Essex Street, Islington N1 - in 2015

The pub had an extensive rebuild c2012 and is now a four storey building.

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

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Residents at this address.

1856/Thomas Thornton/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

January 1863/George Bedding/Outgoing Licensee/../../Islington Gazette

January 1863/Thomas Middleton/Incoming Licensee/../../Islington Gazette

March 1866/Thomas Middleton/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

September 1867/Thomas Middleton/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

September 1867/Samuel Middleton, his brother/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/Samuel Middleton/../../../Post Office Directory

Islington Gazette 26 May 1879
Transfer of Licenses
Earl of Essex, Essex street, Henry Howe to Arthur George Potter

1881/Arthur G Potter/Licensed Victualler/28/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Fanny L Potter/Wife/27/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elsie M Potter/Daughter/1/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Chas P Bates/Licensed Victualler Manager/30//Census
1881/John Cambell/Potman & Barman/27/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Anne E Wilson/Barmaid/27/Woodhall Spar, Lincoln/Census
1881/Ada Carter/Barmaid/18/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Maria J West/Cook/25/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Matilda A West/Housemaid/18/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Martha May/Visitor, Farmers Daughter/18/Abberton, Essex/Census

1882/Arthur George Potter/../../../Post Office Directory *

1884/Arthur G Potter/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Turner & Shere/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Turner & Shere/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Turner & Shere/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Herbert C Peacock/Public House Manager/28/Bromley, Kent/Census
1901/Elizabeth A Peacock/Wife/28/Crewe, Cheshire/Census
1901/Margaret Gillett/Mother in Law, Housekeeper/56/Middlewich, Cheshire/Census
1901/Elizabeth M Fennell/Barmaid/28/Walworth/Census
1901/Albert W Gray/Barman/22/Bristol, Gloucester/Census

I am the great-grandson of Florence Eveline Harris who was step-mum and landlady of the Earl of Essex pub, 25 Essex Road , Islington at the turn of the century. The landlord was Herbert Peacock who had two sons (Herbert and Charlie) and a daughter (Gladys).

AND on my grandmother's side of the family we owned the Red Lion in Clerkenwell, 68 St. John Street Road. The landlord Nathan Harris being my great-grandfather. If you are interested please see a family history appeal article placed in the cab trade press at on page 10. ***

1910/Herbert Charles Peacock/../../../Post Office Directory

1914/Herbert Charles Peacock/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Herbert Charles Peacock/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Herbert Charles Peacock/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Wm Hy Lindsey/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/William Chas Durant/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Mrs Ivy M Durant/../../../Post Office Directory

* Provided by Ewan

*** Provided By David Elisha


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