Taverns and coffee houses in 1829 and London wiki

I have spent a few hours, actually, most of the day; adding links to an excellent list of 1829 taverns and coffee houses, hotels etc. It is all the early stuff which does not always correspond to a list of public houses. The years of research which have gone into the pub history site for […]

Another day in London & pub history & accessible rail travel

Another day in London & pub history & accessible rail travel Another day today was planned on spending some time in London. In fact, this was largely due to my lack of exercise. I am pleased to say that I managed about 15000 steps during my walk. I started on an Elizabeth line train into […]

London trip for rail stations & pub history etc

I took a trip to London today, nothing planned, so lets see where we get to. I parked near to Hornchurch station on the District line, and proceeded towards London, stopping off at Dagenham east, Dagenham Heathway, Barking, and East Ham. Each time I exited  the station, took a photograph of the external station and […]

Mile End road in 1940 and extending the Plough opening years

As part of my new London 1940 street directory, I have just added Mile end road. This is always useful, as I can now extend the opening date for the Plough at 606 Mile end road to about 1940; and probably no later. I wonder if it was a victim of the London blitz? I […]

London 1832 street directory & pubs

I have just completed the addition of a complete London street directory in 1832. It is not bad. It also links to the pubs on these street directories in at least 95% of cases, I am still missing a few early pubs, or I could not actually find them. I just ran a google search […]