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Alma, 41 Spelman Street, Mile End E1

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This pub was the brewery tap of the Edward Tilney & Co. Alma Brewery. At 22 Booth Street in the 1871 census. The brewery survived until 1927 and the pub continued until closure in 2001. It is now used as the offices of a housing association. **

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Alma, 41 Spelman Street, E1 - in April 2006

Alma, 41 Spelman Street, E1 - in April 2006

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Residents at this address.

1871/Edward Tilney/Brewer/30/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1871/Anne Tilney/Wife/25/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1871/William Wood/Nephew/10/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/Mary A Fleming/Domestic Servant/16/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census

1891/Edward Tilney/Brewer & Beer Seller/50/Mile End New Town, Middlesex/Census
1891/Anne Tilney/Wife/46/Hoxton, Middlesex/Census
1891/George A Evans/Nephew, Van Builders Apprentice/19/Mile End New Town, Middlesex/Census
1891/Cecilia Child/Barmaid/26/Mile End New Town, Middlesex/Census
1891/Emma Child/Housemaid/21/Mile End New Town, Middlesex/Census

1894/Edward Tilney/Brewer/../../Post Office Directory **

1895/Edward Tilney / Brewer /../../Post Office Directory **

1900/Tilney & Co/Brewers/../../Post Office Directory **

1915/Tilney & Co. / Brewers /../../Post Office London Directory **

In 1921 census at 41, Spelman Street, Mile End New Town
William Albert Howes, Brewers Manager, Tilney & Co, Brewers, aged 51 years 11 months and born in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Emily Howes, Wife, aged 55 years 7 months and born in Battlesbridge, Essex

1934/Mark Abrahams/../../../Kellys Directory **

1940/Leonard Hughes/../../../Post Office Directory **

1983/../Alma: 41 Spelman Street E1 : Free House. /../../Pub Directory

1991/../Alma: 41 Spelman Street E1 : HOOK NORTON BITTER. Formerly the Ed Tilney brewery, which used the same source of water as Trumans. The site of the pump and well are still in existence in the garden./../../Pub Directory


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