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Yarmouth Arms, 88 Lower Thames street, St Dunstan in East EC3R

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This pub is now demolished. **

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in  St Dunstan in East parish, City of London.

Yarmouth Arms, 88 Lower Thames St, St Dunstan in East

Yarmouth Arms, 88 Lower Thames St, St Dunstan in East

Residents at this address

1811/J B Roache, Yarmouth Arms, 21 Lower Thames street/../../Holdens Directory

25 January 1816/Lydia Estridge / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

Morning Chronicle - Wednesday 29 May 1816 � listed for sale � several properties including the Yarmouth Arms, 88 Lower Thames Street *+

1820 � Robsons Directory � Lydia Estridge, wine and spirit dealer, Yarmouth Arms, Lower Thames Street *+

1825 PO - Lydia Estridge, wine and spirit dealer, Yarmouth Arms, 88 Lower Thames Street *+

1825/Mrs Estridge/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

Mrs Estridge is listed at the Yarmouth Arms, in the Morning Advertiser on the following dates:
Monday 05 March 1827 ;  Friday 07 August 1829 ; Saturday 14 August 1830 ;  Thursday 07 April 1831 ;  Friday 22 July 1831; Saturday 28 July 1832 ; Friday 30 August 1833 and on Saturday 09 August 1834 *+

1830  � Lydia Estridge, Yarmouth Arms, 88 Lower Thames Street/../../Robsons Directory *+

1832/L Estridge/../../../Robsons Directory

Will of Lydia Estridge (nee Catchpool, formerly Blanchflower) made 26 December 1836 lists �my daughter Martha, wife of Mr Thomas Wells of the Yarmouth Arms, Lower Thames Street�. *+

12 February 1838 - Records of Sun Fire Office - Insured: Thomas Wells, the Yarmouth Arms 87 and 88 Lower Thames Street, victualler *+

1839/Thomas Wells/../../../Pigots Directory

Morning Advertiser - Friday 19 June 1840 � Advert for lost Tidewaiter�s Commission in a tin case � reward of 10s for whoever takes it to Mr Wells, Yarmouth Arms, Lower Thames Street *+

Morning Advertiser - Tuesday 18 August 1840 � Advert for property for sale, apply for details to Mr Wells, Yarmouth Arms, near the Customs House *+

Jan 1841 � Thomas Wells dies aged 43

1841/Thomas Wells/../../../P.O. Directory **

6th June 1841 � census lists at Yarmouth Arms: *+
Martha Wells, aged 40, born in county, Licensed Victualler
Thomas Wells, aged 22, born in county, Assistant
Henry Wells, aged 6, born in county, son
John Garbutt, aged 50, not born in county, servant
Mary Cowley, aged 32, born in county, servant
Jane Cowley, aged 17, born in county, servant

November 1841 � Will of John Garbutt � �till now late in the employ of Mrs Wells of Yarmouth Arms Lower Thames Street, City of London� *+

1844/Martha Wells/../../../Thompson�s Directory **

Morning Advertiser - Thursday 13 August 1846 � Wells, Yarmouth Arms, Lower Thames Street *+

Morning Advertiser - Monday 12 February 1849 � Transfer of Licence � Yarmouth Arms, Lower Thames Street - Martha Wells to John Maxwell (Martha Wells died in Mary 1849) *+

February 1849/Martha Wells/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

February 1849/John Maxwell/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

Morning Advertiser - Monday 27 May 1850 � advert for sale by auction � Yarmouth Arms, Lower Thames Street and house adjoining. The property is held on lease of which 22 years are unexpired at moderate rents. *+

Morning Advertiser - Monday 03 June 1850 � Yarmouth Arms previously advertised for sale has been disposed of by private contract *+

Morning Advertiser - Monday 16 September 1850 � transfer of licence � Yarmouth Arms, Lower Thames Street � John Maxwell to John Buckmaster *+

Morning Advertiser - Tuesday 01 April 1851 � advertised for sale by auction � Yarmouth Arms, Lower Thames Street *+

Morning Advertiser - Friday 02 May 1851 � advertised for sale � �Nearly new metal-top eight cock recess counter, about 15 feet long, with six pull engine, pipes etc, complete; also a very large slate bagatelle table with cues, balls etc, in excellent condition; also the entire front of a public house, with the floor joists etc. Apply at the Yarmouth Arms, Thames Street, opposite the Custom-House� *+

Morning Advertiser - Monday 07 July 1851 � transfer of licence � Yarmouth Arms, Lower Thames Street � John Buckmaster to William Rudd Mace *+

1851/John Buckmaster/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/John Buckmaster/Publican/26/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1851/Elizabeth Buckmaster/Wife/33/City of London/Census
1851/Sarah Wright/Wifes Sister, Visitor/30/Bloomsbury, Middlesex/Census
1851/Ann Beaver/Wifes Sister, Visitor/32/Bloomsbury, Middlesex/Census
1851/Ann Cox/Servant/31/Stratford, Essex/Census
1851/William Alexander/Visitor/42/City of London/Census

1852/William Rudd Mace/../../../Watkins Directory **

Morning Post - Wednesday 08 November 1854 � Partnerships dissolved � HC Green and H Newman, licenced victuallers, Yarmouth Arms, Lower Thames Street, City *+

1855/Henry Newman/../../../P.O. Directory **

1856/H Newman/../../../Post Office Directory

The Era - Sunday 12 September 1858 � transfer of licence � Yarmouth Arms, Lower Thames Street � M Newman to HC Green *+

Morning Advertiser - Monday 05 September 1859 � transfer of licence � Yarmouth Arms, Lower Thames Street �Henry Clifford Green to John William Read *+

1860/John William Read/../../../P.O. Directory **
1861/Jno William Read/Licensed Victualler/47/London/Census
1861/Thomas Birmingham/Assistant/30/Henley on Thames, oxfordshire/Census
1861/Ann Sreen/Housekeeper/48/Holloway, Middlesex/Census
1861/Joseph Poulton/Barman/24/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1861/Chas Harwood/Barman/17/Woodford, Essex/Census

London Evening Standard - Wednesday 12 June 1867 � mentioned in court report re false measures � judgement includes examples of other pubs serving true measures � Mr Read�s, the Yarmouth Arms, Lower Thames Street *+

South London Press - Saturday 12 October 1867 � offered for sale by auction, Yarmouth Arms, 88 Lower Thames Street, in the occupation of Mr Read, on lease which will expire Michaelmas 1883 at a rent of �90 per annum *+

1869/John William Read/../../../Post Office Directory

1876/Peter Yarde Reeland/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/Frank Reeland/Publicans Son/20/Kennington, Surrey/Census
1881/Charles Reeland/Publicans Son/15/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alfred Jessop/Barman/23/Hammersmith, Surrey/Census
1881/Edwin Merrith/Barman/20/Brixton, Surrey/Census
1881/Elizabeth Vaughan/General Servant, Widow/58/Glasgow, Scotland/Census

1882/P. Y. Reeland/../../../Post Office Directory *

1884/Frederick Reeland/../../../Post Office

1886/Frederick Reeland/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/George Hughes/../../../Post Office

1891/George H Jarvis/Manager Public House/34/Mile End, London/Census
1891/George H/Son/8/Greenwich/Census
1891/Walter Davies/Barman/22/Homerton/Census
1891/Henry G Hughes/Barman/20/../Census
1891/William J Moore/Potman/17/West Ham/Census

7th March 1892 � Old Bailey Proceedings � case of Max Brenner � �I asked him if ever he had been in an early-opening house before�he said he had been two years with Mr. Rayner, at the Yarmouth Arms, in Thames Street; that is where the Billingsgate people go� *+

1895/George Hughes/../../../Post Office

1899/George Smith Gage/../../../Post Office

1901/Edward Hull/Manager Public House/28/Ramsgate, Kent/Census
1901/Ada S Hull/Manageress Public House/29/Bristol, Gloucestershire/Census
1901/Eliza Cousins/Cook/42/North Newbald, Yorkshire/Census
1901/William Freeman/Barman/21/Bermondsey, London/Census
1901/Jno Walker/Barman/25/Kelvedon, Essex/Census

1910/W Ferris & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/Albert Ernest Byrne/Publican Manager/40/Hackney, London/Census
1911/Sarah Ann Byrne/Wife, Assistant/39/Limehouse, London/Census
1911/Charles Pallett/Barman/35/Plaistow, London/Census
1911/Annie Brazil/Barmaid/31/Tilbury, Essex/Census

1915/W Ferris & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/W Ferris & Co/../../../Hughes Directory

My great grandmother Hannah Elizabeth Cartier was the publican from just after 1918, her daughter (my Grandmother) Lily Blow took over in 1927 and had the pub until it was demolished. She also had the Czars head, The Tiger, and the Mermaid (and the Enfield Arms & the Fountain). My mother is now 86, but is full of stories of the Yarmouth.  ***

1926/Mrs Hannah Elizabeth Cartier/../../../Post Office Directory **

1926/Hannah Elizabeth Cartier/../../../Electoral Register

1927/Hannah Elizabeth Cartier of 88 Lower Thames Street London (wife of Edward Ludvic Cartier) died 2 December 1927 at 15 Priory avenue Walthamstow Essex Probate London 11 February to Lily May Blow (wife of Ernest Blow). Effects �19945 9s 5d

1934/Mrs Lily May Blow/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Mrs Lily May Blow/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Mrs Lily May Blow/../../../Post Office Directory

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