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 This rather excellent small group send me their details via quite an outdated fashion of communication, email.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 […]

Pub history updates for London E3

Ewan of the pubology site regularly sends me major updates for the London history site. These recently included all for London E3, which includes parts of Bethnal green, Bow, Bromley and Mile End. That’s it really. Some of these details are just fill-in detail, others include a name for a beer house discovered from a […]

Holst, the Planets & Brian Cox

This is absolutely nothing to do with pubs, just the entire Universe. It is nearly midnight on a Thursday evening, on a remote BBC4 is a rather excellent program which incorporates the London Philharmonic Orchestra playing Gustav Holst’s, which is brilliance itself. Add to this the descriptive forces of Brian Cox describing the importance, or […]