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Prince, 23 Lant Street, Southwark St George Martyr, SE1

Southwark St George Martyr index

Known later as the Prince of Wales and demolished in 2005. Replaced with flats, possibly at the junction with Weller Street, east side. ***

The 1920 photo is of The Prince of Wales, 23 Lant Street at the corner of Weller Street (formerly Little Lant Street). Also in this photo, four doors along, with a rendered front is the former Crown, at 31 Lant Street.
Gangland enforcer, and associate of the Kray brothers, Freddie Foreman was the landlord here in the 1960s. The body of Jack "The Hat" Mc Vitie (murdered by Reggie Kray) was dumped, in his own car, outside this pub on the night of 29.10.1967 by Chris Lambrianou. Foreman was told by the Krays to get rid of it and duly disposed of the body from a trawler off Newhaven. He was sentenced to 10 years for this offence. **

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Southwark St George Martyr, Surrey,  London. The Southwark St George Martyr, Surrey , London listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

The Prince of Wales, 23 Lant Street, Southwark SE1 in 1920 - licensee is A W Childs

The Prince of Wales, 23 Lant Street, Southwark SE1 in 1920 - licensee is A W Childs

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Residents at this address.

1881/William Hatfield/Beer Seller/55/London, Surrey/Census
1881/Emily Bayley/House Keeper, Widow/43/Brooke, Norfolk/Census

1882/Henry Hatfield/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1891/John Brown/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1895/John Brown/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1899/William Chamberlain/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1910/George Herbert Claxton/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1914/Alfred William Childs/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1915/Alfred William Childs/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1921/William Halsey Childs/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1934/William Halsey Childs/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory

1938/William Halsey Childs/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1942/William Halsey Childs/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Vincent O'Loughlin

*** Provided By Tris

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