Lost pubs: ROYAL OAK
2, Lyham Road, London SW2 5EA Map location
View before closure. (Pic courtesy: Pubutopia)
This old Charrington pub succumbed to the demolition gang towards the end of April, 2008. Here's some photos taken on Sunday, 20th April.
Looking through the fence. Note the beer barrel on the floor.
Looking through the pub window with the digger arm behind.
The 1901 census shows the following people living on the premises:
(Name/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born.)
Augustus Loader, Public House Manager,42, Newington, London
Alexandra Loader/Wife, 37 , Romford, Essex
Amy Loader, Daughter, 17, Holloway, London
Mary Milnes, Barmaid, 22, Oldham, Lancs
Eliza Bower,Cook, Widow, 40, Mayfair, London
Attractive window detail.
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