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Commercial Tavern, 1 Pennyfields, Poplar E14

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Existed from at least 1811. aka Commercial Inn; the Commercial Coffee House & Hotel, 71 Pennyfields in 1856 & earlier, and 1865 license transfer. This pub survived until at least 1973 and is now demolished. **

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Residents at this address

1811/John Lemay, Commercial Coffee House, Pennyfield, Poplar/../../Holdens Directory

1816/Samuel Bird/Victualler/../../records of Sun Fire Office – held at Guildhall Library ***

1817/Samuel Bird/Victualler/../../records of Sun Fire Office – held at Guildhall Library ***

1818/Edward Smith / Victualler /../../records of Sun Fire Office – held at Guildhall Library **

Eastern Star Lodge Freemasons membership initiated October 6th 1827 James Sadd, Victualler, Poplar, 1829 to 1833

1830/Mr Sadd, Commercial Coffee house, Poplar/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

Eastern Star Lodge Freemasons membership initiated October 15th 1833 Edward Stringer, aged 49, Victualler, Poplar, 1834 to March 1835

1836/Edward Stringer, Commercial Tavern, 70 & 71 Pennyfields, Poplar/../../Pigots Directory

1838/Gurney/../../../records of Sun Fire Office – held at Guildhall Library **

1842/J Gurney/../../../Robsons Directory **

1848/John Boyce/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1851/John Boyce/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/John Boyce/Victualler/37/Commercial Road, Middlesex/Census ***
1851/Ann Boyce/Wife/38/Scotland/Census
1851/Amy Boyce/Daughter/6/Marylebone/Census
1851/Alfred Boyce/Son/2/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1851/Eliza Boyce/Daughter/4 months/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1851/Martha French/Cook/40/Wakering, Essex/Census
1851/Mary Ann Clifton/Waitress/18/Fulham/Census
1851/Mary Ann Rouse/Nursemaid/19/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1851/Henry Abell/Barman/19/Dockhead, Surrey/Census

1856/John Boyce/../../../Post Office Directory

1860/John Boyce/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1861/John Boyce/Victualler/47/Commercial Road, Middlesex/Census
1861/Ann Boyce/Wife/48/Scotland/Census
1861/Ann M Boyce/Daughter/16/Marylebone/Census
1861/Elizabeth A Boyce/Daughter/10/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1861/Emily M Boyce/Daughter/8/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1861/James Cooper/Barman/18/Oxfordshire/Census
1861/Matilda Mayhew/Waitress/30/Shadwell/Census
1861/Ann Nowlan/Cook/36/Ludlow, Wales/Census
1861/Henry Phillips/Potman/22/../Census

October 1865/John Boyce/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

October 1865/Philip Adams/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1866/P Adams/../../../Post Office Directory **

1869/Philip Adams/../../../Post Office Directory

August 1872/Philip Adams/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

August 1872/John Taylor/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

14th July 1874/John Alex McLaren/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

14th July 1874/Robert Martin/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1881/Henry William Payne/Licensed Victualler/44/(City), Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah Gordon Payne/Wife/39/Macduff, Scotland/Census
1881/Ida Margaret Payne/Daughter/16/Bermondsey, Middlesex/Census
1881/James Alfred Payne/Son/14/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1881/Katie Helen Payne/Daughter/12/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1881/Janet Christina Payne/Daughter/7/Bermondsey, Middlesex/Census
1881/Grace Elizabeth Payne/Daughter/6/Finsbury, Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Francis Payne/Son/5/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1881/A Arthur Payne/Son/2/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Gertrude Agnes Payne/Daughter/1/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ellen Downey/General Domestic Servant/22/Mellis, Suffolk/Census
1881/Ellen Jane Craig/Nursemaid/18/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Richard Dyer/Barman/32/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1881/James Watson/Potman/23/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1882/Henry William Payne & Son/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1884/Henry W Payne/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Charles Frederick James Barker/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Willie Stuart/../../../Post Office Directory

1896 - 1898/Frederick Meeds/Licensed Victualler, Commercial Tavern, Poplar/57/../Freemason Membership Register

1899/John Groh/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/John Groh/Licensed Victualler/50/Bermondsey, London/Census
1901/Mary Groh/Wife/50/St George E, London/Census
1901/Henry Groh/Son/24/St George E, London/Census
1901/Abbie Saunders/Barmaid/21/Plaistow, Essex/Census
1901/Jane Howran/Barmaid/23/Strand, London/Census
1901/Mary Morris/Housemaid/18/Canning Town, Essex/Census

1910/Thomas Cunningham/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Thomas Cunningham/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Misses Marie Augusta & May Florence Cunningham/../../../P.O. Directory **

1923/Marie Augusta Cunningham / Deceased / Died 23 December 1923 /../../London Gazette, 31 March 1925 **

1934/Mrs D M Paynter/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Edward Jn Burd/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Mrs Grace Isobel Burd/../../../Post Office Directory

1948/Mrs Grace Isobel Burd/../../../P.O. Directory **

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