Jamaica Tavern

Status: Closed and demolished
Address: 495 Southwark Park Road, SE16 (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
London borough: Southwark
Former name(s): New Jamaica
Jamaica Tavern
Jamaica House
Former address: Jamaica Level, Blue Anchor Road (1873)
[also listed as Little Cherry Garden Street (1856/1851/1848) and Cherry Garden Street (1833/1820)]
Historical parish: Bermondsey
Dates open: [1745]-[1968]
Owner: Courage (former)
Notes: Sun Fire Office insurance records in 1791, 1792 and 1793 refer to an "Island House" near the Mill Pond Bridge and Jamaica Level, which may be the same pub, marked as "Jamaica House" on Horwood's 1799 map of London and in other archival records.
Sources: Open date: Archives
Owner: Pubs History
Census 1861 [W Rawlinson] (as "Jamaica Tavern")
OS 1875/1895/1950 (as "Jamaica Tavern")/1968 (as "Jamaica Tavern")
PO 1839/1856 (as "Jamaica")/1869 (as "New Jamaica")/1882 (as "New Jamaica")/1895/1915 (all as "Jamaica Tavern" except where noted)
References: MS 11936/376/585084 (as "Island House")
MS 11936/381/592191 (as "Island House")
MS 11936/391/608618 (as "Jamaica House")
MS 11936/395/617714 (as "Island House")
MS 11936/423/732926 (as "Jamaica House")
MS 11936/484/974561 (as "Jamaica House")
MS 11936/532/1141876 (as "Jamaica House")
MS 11936/532/1141877 (as "Jamaica House")
MS 11936/534/1168289 (as "Jamaica House")
QS2/6/1745/Eas/5 (as "Jamaica House")
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