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Rising Sun, 55 Brooksby Street, Liverpool Road, Islington N1

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The address is 27 Brooksby Street in 1856 and earlier, prior to street renumbering. * Now in residential use, a sign can still be seen (2010). ***

Rising Sun, 55 Brooksby Street, Islington, N1

Rising Sun, 55 Brooksby Street, Islington, N1

Rising Sun, 55 Brooksby Street, Islington, N1

Rising Sun, 55 Brooksby Street, Islington, N1

Rising Sun, 55 Brooksby Street, Islington, N1 - in May 2010

Rising Sun, 55 Brooksby Street, Islington, N1 - in May 2010

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1833-34/Noah Nicholls, Rising Sun, 27 Brooksby street, Liverpool road, Islington/../../Pigots Directory

1834/Mr H Nicholls/Rising Sun, Brooksby street/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1841/John Kirby/Licensed Victualler/40/../Census
1841/Caroline Kirby/../35/../Census
1841/Mary Kirby/../2/../Census
1841/John Kirby/../6 months//Census
1841/Eliza Stephens/Female Servant/20/../Census
1841/Caroline Frend/Female Servant/15/../Census
1841/Caroline Petford/Female Servant/20/../Census
1841/William Hares/Male Servant/45/../Census

1843/John Kirby/../../../Kellys Directory

1843/John Kirby, victualler, of the Rising Sun, Brooksby street, Islington - bankrupt

1848/John S. Wolveridge/../../../Post Office Directory *

December 1849/John Stephen Wolveridge/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

December 1849/Edwin Franklin Pickering/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1851/Edwin Franklin Pickering/../../../Finsbury Petty Sessions

November 1853/John Benjamin Watkins/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

November 1853/Henry George Cross/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1856/Henry George Cross/../../../Post Office Directory *

The Era 08 October 1865 - transfer of licences:
Rising Sun, Brooksby street, John Steib to Frederick James Strahan

March 1866/Frederick J Strahan/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

1869/Frederick James Strahan/../../../Post Office Directory

February 1872/F J Strahan/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

February 1872/William J Strahan/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1881/Edward Akerman/Publican Employing 1 Man/42/City Of London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Louisa Akerman/Wife/40/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Edward B Akerman/Son/15/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1881/Rose Akerman/Daughter/13/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henry Akerman/Son/12/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emily Akerman/Daughter/10/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/Walter Akerman/Son/8/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/John Akerman/Son/6/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/Frank Akerman/Son/2/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah E Foster/General Servant/17/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census

1882/Edward Akerman/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Edward Akerman/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Edward Akerman/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Edward Akerman/../../../Post Office Directory *

1899/Edgar Haysom/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Edgar Haysom/Licensed Victualler/34/Rougham, Norfolk/Census
1901/Elizabeth Haysom/Wife/28/Dalston, London/Census
1901/Bernard E Haysom/Son/2/Islington, London/Census
1901/Reginald L Haysom/Son/1/Islington, London/Census
1901/Alice A E Hayes/Barmaid/21/Islington, London/Census
1901/Joseph H Collins/Potman/24/Cairns Cross, Gloster/Census

1910/Edgar Haysom/../../../Post Office Directory

In the 1911 census, Lewis Frederick Newton, the grandson of John & Ann Newton (formerly of the Prince Albert, Marylebone), was working as pot lad at the Rising Sun in Brooksby Street, Islington. He did not continue in the licensed trade. Lewis Frederick Newton was my husbands grandfather. *+

1911/Edgar Haysom/Licensed Victualler/44/Rougham, Norfolk/Census *+
1911/Elizabeth Haysom/Wife, Assistant/38/Dalston, London/Census
1911/Bernard E C Haysom/Son/12/Islington, London/Census
1911/Reginald Haysom/Son/11/Islington, London/Census
1911/Eric B Haysom/Son/9/Islington, London/Census
1911/Lily Stockham/Barmaid/21/Islington, London/Census
1911/Lewis Frederick Newton/Pot Lad/20/Bloomsbury, London/Census
1911/Harry B Smith/Kitchen Hand/37/Stepney, London/Census

1915/Edgar Haysom/../../../Post Office Directory *

1934/Christopher Rudd/../../../Kellys Directory


1938/Albert Ernest Maple/../../../Post Office Directory

1938-1939/J Hunt/../../../Freehold


1944/Mrs Edith Langsdon/../../../Post Office Directory

1952/S A Patrick/../../../Freehold

1953 - 1964/Mrs M Brace/../../../Freehold

The publican in the sixties and early seventies were Maisie and Jack Brace, his was the idea behind the memorabilia hanging from the walls and ceiling, also the lighting which gave the pub it's visual atmosphere, I worked as a barman there from 1967 to late 1971. Fantastic pub always full of interesting people from all walks of life. Thursday night was jazz night, Martin Nicholls who played trombone with the London Philharmonic orchestra, would arrive late on Thursday night, along with fellow musicians from the orchestra all wearing white tie and tails and join in with the resident band. The pub had a life all its own. It was a real local. **

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*+ Provided By S Newton

** Provided By Peter D, now in Chicago USA

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