Islington pub updates – Hope & Anchor, 42 Barnsbury grove, Islington N7

I continue my updates for Islington pub history. I was tracing the Northern line along for my accessible transport site, this means visiting each station one at a time and taking some meaningful photographs of accessibility features, steps, gaps, raised platforms, step-free access, elevators, lifts, more steps, steps into waiting rooms, steps into the station […]

Hackney pubs & life generally

Lets start with Hackney. I have continued working through the 1901 census for Hackney pub history, and re-checked and re-ordered the lists into some form of sense, and added a number of additional licensed premises to the site – most are off licences, but hey ho! I will spend a day in London tomorrow, and […]

Accessible travel in London on the Northern line

I had an interesting day today. I thought I would make a start on the Northern line underground train stations to see whether they were actually as bad as suggested. Well, I only walked 15,000 steps today, but I have clocked up 43 sets of stairs. There is hope for me yet, I could barely […]

More Hackney pub history updates & accessible travel in London

Where do I start? Well, I have been working through the 1901 census for Hackney south east. It was rather useful, as some of the street numbering alters between the 1901 and 1911 census; and I spotted a number of errors. Initially I thought I had found earlier records for some of the pubs, until […]

Hackney 1861 census additions & updates

I have a rather select band of people who update this site. I do all of the actual updating of content, so it is maybe, not an United effort of a band of people. This rather excellent small group send me their details via quite an outdated fashion of communication, email. Anyway, Vincent sent me […]

London beer houses in 1899 & 1910 updates

I have spent a little (lot) of time adding beer retailers and beer houses to the pub history site, as have many of the people who have helped me update this site as a truly wonderful site about pub history. I know it looks boring, but I think it is a wonderful masterpiece about these […]