The Wade’s Arms, 15 Jeremiah Street, Poplar

Local memory: seamen customarily agreed to settle their debts “under Ma Hickey’s clock”.

From: pubwiki.co.uk:

“Wade’s Arms, 15 Jeremiah Street, Poplar (Poplar index)

Existed from at least 1842. At Ryden Street before 1891; and the 1856 directory lists the address as East India road

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

The following entries are in this format:

1842/Henry Holt/../../../Robson’s Directory **

…August 1878/Daniel Hickey, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

August 1878/Bridget Hickey, widow and administratix of Daniel Hickey/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1881/Bridget Hickey/Publican, Widow/34/Ireland/Census

1881/John Hickey/Son/15/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1881/Annie Hickey/Daughter/8/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1881/Ellen Hickey/Daughter/6/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1881/Daniel Hickey/Son/5/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1881/Joseph Hickey/Son/4/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1881/Annie Regan/Barmaid/21/Ratcliff, Middlesex/Census

1881/Thomas Conway/Barman/28/Ireland/Census

1891/Bridget Hickey/Public House Keeper/47/Tipperary, Ireland/Census

1891/John Hickey/Son/25/Wapping, London/Census

1891/Annie Hickey/Daughter/19/Wapping, London/Census

1891/Ellen Hickey/Daughter/17/Wapping, London/Census

1891/Daniel Hickey/Son/16/Whitechapel, London/Census

1891/Joseph Hickey/Son/14/Poplar, London/Census

1891/Alice Higgins/barmaid/18/Wapping, London/Census

1891/John Ryan/Potman/17/Tipperary, Ireland/Census

1891/Mrs Bridget Hickey/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Mrs Bridget Hickey/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Mrs Bridget Hickey/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Bridget Hickey/Licensed Victualler/57/Ireland/Census

1901/Daniel Hickey/Son, Barman/26/Whitechapel, London/Census

1901/Joseph Hickey/Son, Barman/25/Poplar, London/Census

1901/Patrick Ryan/Cellarman/28/Ireland/Census

1901/Alice Higgins/Barmaid/22/Snowhill/Census

1901/Maggie Bresnau/Barmaid/21/Ireland/Census

1901/Elizabeth Maloney/Cook/25/../Census

1901/John Healey/Visitor, Ships Storekeeper/49/Ireland/Census

1901/Michael Ryan/Visitor, Coppersmith/27/Ireland/Census

…1934/Daniel Hickey/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Hubert Dolan/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Mrs Eva C Izzard/../../../Post Office Directory”

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