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Royal Duke, 474 Commercial Road, Ratcliffe

In 1871, before Commercial Road east is numbered, the address is at 1 Bloomsbury Terrace. This pub was rebuilt in its present form in 1879 and closed in 1995. Now used as a grocer's store **

Ratcliffe pub history index

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Ratcliffe, London.

Royal Duke, 474 Commercial Road - in August 2006

Royal Duke, 474 Commercial Road - in August 2006

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Residents at this address

1815/Thomas Nathan / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1820/Peter Belton / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1836/George Baverstock / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1839/Geo. Baverstock/../../../Pigots Directory **

1841/William Jenkins/../../../P.O. Directory **

1842/Wm. Jenkins/../../../Robsons Directory **

1851/William E Jenkins/Victualler/20/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1851/Ann M Jenkins/Sister/16/Fulham, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Coela/House Servant/23/Cork, Ireland/Census

1856/Henry C Green/../../../Post Office Directory

Morning Advertiser. 07 July 1857
Transfer of Royal Duke, Commercial road, Henry Clifford Green to William Newman

1861/William Newman/Licensed Victualler/39/Gravesend, Kent/Census
1861/Matilda Newman/Wife/35/Dartford, Kent/Census
1861/Charles Newman/Son/3/Commercial Road east/Census
1861/Joseph Webb/Barman/27/Fulham, Middlesex/Census
1861/Thomas Smith/Barman/23/Great Rossington, Gloucester/Census
1861/Sophia Roper/Cook, Widow/46/Surrey/Census
1861/Emma Reed/Nurse Girl/17/Dartford, Kent/Census
1861/Mary Sharp/Nurse Girl/14/Limehouse/Census

1865/William Newman/../../../Post Office Directory **

November 1866/William Newman/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

November 1866/Henry Michell/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/Henry Michell/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Henry Michell/Licensed Victualler/44/St Ives, Cornwall/Census
1871/Mary D Michell/Wife/40/St Ives, Cornwall/Census
1871/Joseph Michell/Son/19/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
1871/Frederick Jackson/Visitor/23/St James, Middlesex/Census
1871/Edwd S Green/Barmaid/18/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1871/Wiliam R Huntley/Barmaid/19/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1871/Helen Crawley/Cook/22/Ireland/Census
1871/Sarah Watts/Housemaid/16/Norfolk/Census

1877/Henry Mitchell/../../../Post Office Directory **

July 1877/Henry Mitchell//Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

July 1877/William Wright/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

August 1879/William Wright/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

Thomas Curme is listed in the East London Observer as the outgoing licensee in October 1875 of the Alfreds Head, William street, Mile end; by August, in 1879 he is again listed as the incoming licensee, here, at the Royal Duke, Ratcliffe

August 1879/Thomas Curme/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1881/Thomas Curme/Licensed Victualler/52/Stratton, Dorset/Census
1881/Elizabeth Curme/Wife/45/Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Curme/Daughter/24/Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Curme/Son/21/Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Cottrell/Barman/22/Essex/Census
1881/Elizabeth French/General Servant/29/Middlesex/Census
1881/Ellen Fox/General Servant/50/Dorset/Census
1881/Harriet Fox/Barmaid/18/Dorset/Census

1882/Thomas Curme/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Thomas Curme/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Thomas Curme/Licensed Victualler/62/Spratton, Dorset/Census
1891/Elizabeth Curme/Wife/55/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1891/Mary Curme/Daughter/34/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1891/Thomas Curme/Son, Barman/31/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1891/Charlotte Davis/Mothers help/35/Cerne Abbas, Dorset/Census
1891/Edward Andrews/Barman/34/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1891/Aisher Freeman?/Barman/19/barking, Essex/Census
1891/Josiah Billes?/Barman/16/Cerne Abbas, Dorset/Census
1891/Elizabeth French/General Servant/38/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census

1894/Thomas Curme / Licensed Victualler, deceased / Died 2 December 1894 /../../London Gazette, 11 January 1895 **

1895/Thomas Curme of the "Royal Duke" Commercial road Ratcliffe Middlesex Licensed Victualler died 2 December 1894 Probate London 7 January to Thomas Curme Licensed Victualler and John Dorton gentleman Effects 8183 14s 2d

1895/Thomas Curme/../../../Post Office Directory

1903/Thomas Curme/../../../Post Office Directory

1905/Thomas Curme/../../../Electoral Register

1910/Thomas Curme/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/Thomas Curme/Licensed Victualler/51/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1911/Mary Curme/Sister/54/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1911/Charlotte Susan Davis/Servant/55/Cerne Abbas, Dorset/Census
1911/Thomas Ellis/Barman/40/Ratcliff, Middlesex/Census
1911/Lilly Lloyd/Servant/28/Brentford, Middlesex/Census
1911/Jessie Jordan/Barmaid/30/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1914/Thomas Curme/../../../Post Office Directory

1917/Thomas Curme/../../../Post Office Directory

1918 - 1920/Thomas Curme/../../../Electoral Register
1918 - 1920/Mary Curme/../../../Electoral Register

1921/Percy James Strong/../../../Post Office Directory

In 1921 census at 474 Commercial Road, Ratcliff,
Percy James Strong, Publican, aged 45 years 11 months, and born in East London, the Employer
Maude Florence Strong, Wife, aged 36 years, and born in Bow, London
Eric Perry G Strong, Son, aged 4 years 10 months, and born in Stoke Newington, London
Elizabeth Joyce Strong, Daughter, aged 2 years 4 months, and born in Manor Park, London
William Carpenter, Barman, aged 23 years 10 months, and born in Manor Park, London
Amy Richards, Barmaid, aged 18 years 10 months, and born in Essex
Mary Ellen Edmunds, Servant, aged 48 years 11 months, and born in Marylebone, London

1923/Percy James Strong/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Mrs Maud Florence Strong/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Leonard Jas Hy Herbert/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Leonard Jas Hy Herbert/../../../Post Office Directory

1948/Leonard James Hy Herbert/../../../Post Office Directory **

1988/D J Grace, Royal Duke, 474 Commercial Road,Stepney, E1 : Watney Truman/../../../Pub Directory

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