King William IV (King William the Fourth)

Status: Closed and demolished
Address: 28 Wellington Street, SE8 (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
London borough: Greenwich
Former name(s): Dolphin
Former address: 49 Wellington Street (pre-1891)
49 Flagon Row (1848)
Historical parish: Deptford
Dates open: [1826]-[1896]
Notes: This street no longer exists (except as McMillan Street, to the east). Demolished for extension of Creek Road to Evelyn Street. In Sun Fire Insurance records, the same victualler is listed in 1831 at the "Dolphin" as in 1832 at the "King William IV" so I believe this may be the same pub, and it must have been renamed around this time (the king's coronation was in 1831).
Sources: Dates: Pubs History
Census 1841 [W Speechley]/1851 [W Andrews] (as "King William 4")/1861 [W Awndrews]/1871 [G Innes] (as "King William")
OS 1896
PO 1826 (as "Dolphin")/1840 (as "William IV")/1847 (as "William IV")/1858 (as "William the Fourth")/1869 (as "King William IV")/1882 (as "King William IV")/1895 (as "King William IV")
References: MS 11936/532/1128624
MS 11936/532/1130293
MS 11936/532/1130294
MS 11936/554/1234341
MS 11936/537/1145575
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