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the history of Leyton and Leytonstone
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alcohol consumption and pubs (continued)
The Leyton and Leytonstone Ratepayers' Association greatly reduced the West Ham Board of Guardians’ expenditure on alcohol, and its Honorary Secretary R J Tallack (a civil servant) appeared for years at the Brewster Sessions to oppose licences for pubs and ‘off-licences’ (shops). So for example there was nowhere on the Barclay Estate to buy alcoholic drinks . 2