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Robert Burns, 248 & 250 West Ferry road, Poplar E14

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Existed from at least 1848. The pub is listed as 3 Manchester Terrace, West Ferry Road in the 1861 census, and as 1 Manchester Terrace in the 1871 census. *** This pub was present by 1853, and closed in 1991. The building now houses a mosque, a community centre and a take-away food outlet. **

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Robert Burns, 248-250 West Ferry Road, E14 - in September 2006

Robert Burns, 248-250 West Ferry Road, E14 - in September 2006

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Residents at this address

December 1848/Catharine Jackson/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

December 1848/John Jackson/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1851/John Jackson/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1852/John Jackson/../../../Watkin’s Directory **

March 1853/John Jackson/ Outgoing Licensee /../../Morning Advertiser

March 1853/Henry Bradshaw/ Incoming Licensee /../../Morning Advertiser

1856/Henry Bradshaw/../../../Post Office Directory

Morning Advertiser 18 January 1859 - Licence transfers :
Robert Burns, West Ferry road, Henry Bradshaw to George Blackwall

1861/Henry Bradshaw/Licensed Victualler/25/Poplar, Middlesex/Census *
1861/Esther Goodwin/Relative, Housekeeper/64/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Robertson/Barmaid/21/London/Census
1861/Henry Moody/Potman/23/Islington, Middlesex/Census

May 1865/Henry Bradshaw/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1865/Thomas Clifford/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/Thomas Clifford/../../../Post Office Directory

July 1870/John Papps Poole/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

July 1870/Adam Bolton/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1871/Adam Bolton, beer retailer, Union road, Millwall E & Robert Burns, Ferry roa west, Millwall/../../Post Office Directory *

1871/Adam Bolton/Licensed Victualler/43/Bradford, Yorkshire/Census *
1871/Ann E. Bolton/Daughter/15/Bradford, Yorkshire/Census
1871/Sushannah Croucher/General Servant/18/London, Middlesex/Census

May 1872/Adam Bolton/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

May 1872/Edward Bradshaw/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

January 1873/Edward Bradshaw, late occupier/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1873/Emma Bradshaw, administratrix of Edward Bradshaw/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1874/Emma Bradshaw/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

10th January 1880/Emma Bradshaw/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

10th January 1880/George Ware Withey/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1881/George W Wethey/Son (Head), Licenced Victualler/17/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charles Wethey/Son/12/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Morley/Potman/23/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census

1882/George Warr Wethey/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/George Wethey/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/George Warr Wethey/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/George W. Wethey/Licensed Victualler/61/Exeter, Devon/Census *
1891/Emma Wethey/Wife/57/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1891/Richd. Wethey/Son, Clerk/20/Millwall, London/Census
1891/Marian Bradshaw/Daughter, Barmaid/21/Mile End, London/Census
1891/Phoebe Stobins/Domestic Servant (Widow)/47/Stepney Green, London/Census

1895/Henry James Sweeting/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Francis Frederick Drury/../../../Post Office Directory **

1900/Francis Frederick Drury/../../../Post Office Directory **

1901/Clement C. Robert/Manager of Public House/22/London/Census *
1901/Edith E. Robert/Sister/20/Rotherhithe, London/Census
1901/Charles Turnes/Potman/22/Greenwich, London/Census
1901/Lily Brond/General Servant Domestic/19/Greenwich, London/Census

1904/Clement Charles Roberts/../../../Post Office Directory ***

Clement Charles Roberts is at the Wenlock Arms in Shoreditch by the 1907 Directory.

1910/Henry Hewitt/../../../Post Office Directory *

1915/Henry Hewitt/../../../Post Office Directory

1938/Timothy Breen/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/James F Vidler/../../../Post Office Directory

1949/Mr & Mrs C H Crisp/../../../Black Eagle Journal ***

1988/Town & Country Relief, Robert Burns, 248 Westferry Road, Millwall E14,  : Watney Truman/../../../Pub Directory

1990/D Rogers, Robert Burns, 248 Westferry Road, Millwall E14,  : Watney Truman/../../../Pub Directory

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