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If you fancy an amazing 'free' evening of entertainment over the Easter weekend, there are three performances of the Passion Play in Hornchurch, alongside the Queens Theatre. The passion Play has been enacted for the past twenty years, about every five years, and is a very professional performance, poignant and free. If you can make it, it is a very moving piece of theatre, of the last few days of Jesus, and his resurrection. The play starts about 7.30 on Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Sunday. There is ample parking in the Queens Theatre, and Sainsbury car parks, both are very close to the performances.

The Eclipse, 164 Barnsbury Road, Islington

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

Probably rebuilt in the 1930s in the art deco/art moderne style. Other websites refer to this pub as originally being called the Kings Arms; Known as the Eclipse at the time of closure around the early 2000s, it's now in residential use. ***

Eclipse, 164 Barnsbury Road, Islington - circa 1924 (Landlord Edward 'Ted' Burrill leaning in the doorway)

Eclipse, 164 Barnsbury Road, Islington - circa 1924 (Landlord Edward 'Ted' Burrill leaning in the doorway)

Kindly provided by Sue Soley

164 Barnsbury Street, Islington N1 - in May 2010

164 Barnsbury Street, Islington N1 - in May 2010

Kindly provided by Tris

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1869/William Keech/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/John J Abbey/Beer Wine Retailer/34/Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Amy Abbey/Wife/30/Middlesex/Census
1881/Ada Abbey/Daughter/6/Middlesex/Census
1881/Edith Abbey/Daughter/5 months/Middlesex/Census

1882/James Abbey/Beer Retailer/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Chas Herbert Parrett/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/James Collie/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Thomas Garwood/Beer Retailer/31/London/Census ****
1901/Isabella Garwood/Wife/29/London/Census
1901/Arthur J Garwood/Son/7/London/Census
1901/Isabella A Garwood/Daughter/4/London/Census
1901/Catherine Knight/Niece/9/London/Census
1901/Thomas J Dufrey/Visitor/23/London/Census

1910/Henry George Smith/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1914/Henry George Smith/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/James Hy Beech/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

My grandfather, Edward 'Ted' Burrill was the Publican here in 1924. *

1924/Edward 'Ted' Burrill/Beer Retailer/../../.. *

1934/Stanley Thos Collitt/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/Stanley Thos Collitt/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

* Provided By Sue Soley

*** Provided By Tris

**** Provided By Kevan

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