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Blind Beggar, 337 Whitechapel Road, Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green pub history index

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Bethnal Green, Middlesex - now in East London. The Bethnal Green, East London listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Address formerly given as 173 Whitechapel Road. This pub was rebuilt in its present form in 1894. It is later at 337 Whitechapel Road **

Blind Beggar, Whitechapel Road - licensees Harwood & Noble

Blind Beggar, Whitechapel Road - licensees Harwood & Noble

Kindly provided by John Carnaby

The Blind Beggar, Whitechapel - Copyright bygaspo

The Blind Beggar, Whitechapel

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Blind Beggar, 337 Whitechapel Road, E1 - in May 2014

Blind Beggar, 337 Whitechapel Road, E1 - in May 2014

Kindly provided by Tris

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The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1819/William Porter/Victualler/../../records of the Sun Fire Office, held at Guildhall Library **

1824/William Porter/../../records of the Sun Fire Office, held at Guildhall Library **

1834/Samuel Parker Noble/Victualler and Wine & Spirit Merchant/../../records of the Sun Fire Office, held at Guildhall Library **

1839/Samuel P Noble/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1841/Samuel Noble & Co/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1844/Noble & Co./../../../Thompson’s Directory **

1846/Harwood & Noble/../../../P.O. Directory **

March 1849/Samuel Noble and Thomas Horwood/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era ****

March 1849/Thomas Horwood/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era ****

1851/Thomas Harwood/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1852/Thomas Harwood/../../../Watkin’s Directory **

1856/Thomas Harwood/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1866/T Harwood/../../../P.O. Directory **

1869/Thomas Harwood/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1870/Thos. Harwood/../../../P.O. Directory **

1871/Thomas Harwood/Licensed Victualler/28/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census ****
1871/William Noble/Nephew/31/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/Robert Winter/../28/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/James Roebridge/Barman/21/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/Edwin Fuller/Barman/22/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1871/William Paddephatt/Porter/22/St Albans, Hetrtfordshire/Census
1871/Mary Ann Wood/Cook/54/hadleigh, Suffolk/Census
1871/Mary Ann Williams/Housemaid/19/Middlesex/Census

1878/Harwood & Noble/../../../P.O. Directory **

1882/Harwood & Noble/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Harwood & Noble/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Edward Miller/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1886/Edward Miller/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/Alfred Bate/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Alfred Bate/Licensed Victualler/34/Strand, London/Census ****
1891/Edith Bate/Wife/35/Finsbury, London/Census
1891/Frank Bate/Brother, Barman/32/Strand, London/Census
1891/Mabel A F Bate/Daughter/7/Bermondsey, London/Census
1891/Lilian F Bate/Daughter/6/Bermondsey, London/Census
1891/R V Bate/Son/4/Bermondsey, London/Census
1891/Beatrice C M Bate/Daughter/3/Bermondsey, London/Census
1891/John Driscoll/Barman/22/Bromley by Bow/Census
1891/Alfred G White/Barman/17/Hackney, London/Census
1891/Kate M Loftus/Barmaid/20/Hackney, London/Census
1891/Emily Hassell/Barmaid/18/Deptford, London/Census
1891/Lavinia Gardiner/Housemaid/17/Bermondsey, London/Census
1891/William Heath/Bar Lad/14/Bow, London/Census
1891/Frederick Bear/Visitor, Licensed Victualler/45/Whitechapel, London/Census

1895/Chas Martin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Charles Martin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1900/Charles Martin/../../../P.O. Directory **

1906/Charles Martin/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London **

1910/Chas Martin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1914/Charles Martin/../../../P.O. Directory **

1911/Annie Ratcliff/Manageress/29/Canewden, Essex/Census ****
1911/Frederick Bullingham/Barman/29/Brentwood, Essex/Census
1911/William Smith/Barman/20/Stepney, London/Census
1911/Sydney Newport/Barman/28/Bristol, Gloucester/Census
1911/Robert Benjamin/Barman/25/Dalston, London/Census
1911/Polly Endelman/Barmaid/21/Spitalfields, London/Census
1911/Alice Boswith/Cook/28/Highgate, London/Census
1911/Lilian Jackson/Housemaid/25/Walworth, London/Census

1915/Charles Martin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Charles Martin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1926 - 1930/Lewis [Leon] & Rosetta Vandermolen/../../../Personal references ***

[The Vandermolens are next at the City of London, 104 Berwick Street, Westminster]

1934/Abraham Venitt/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/Jn Hy Coram/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Mrs Ivy Beatrice Coram/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1988/P J Ferdinando/../../../Trumans Watney List *

1990/P J Ferdinando/../../../Trumans Watney List *

* Provided By Alex Wilkinson

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided by Rosemary Wenzerul

**** Provided By Kevan

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