The UK Pub history site and street directory, plus research of pubs, publicans, hotels and beer houses

The outline of the pub history site is to list ALL pubs of the last 200 years with detailed information on each, including their occupants and staff members; i.e. it is a genealogical search tool. It is never exhaustive, but it's pretty damned good so far. Please help me make it better if you have anything to add. Use the search engine to find pubs by name, publicans and bar staff by name, or just use it as a historical street directory - all detail on one site of about 50 thousand pages and over 10 thousand images. The site lists all counties in England, but some are sparse in content, whilst London and the South is very well documented. Use the links above to traverse the site; and if a search fails, type your search into google, find the relevant page on Ewans pubology site and it brings you back here again!

Pub history Home - Pub history Menu - Email the pub history admin



Lord Napier, 39 Collingwood Street, Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green pub history index

This the Victory in the 1911 census

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.

The following entries are in this format:

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

1891/John Matthewman/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/William Towerzey/Beer Retailer/47/Paddington, London/Census ****
1891/Elizabeth Towerzey/Wife/46/Paddington, London/Census
1891/Rose Towerzey/Daughter/11/Paddington, London/Census
1891/Minnie Towerzey/Daughter/9/Paddington, London/Census
1891/Henry Towerzey/Son/6/Paddington, London/Census

Len Hurst was a world-famous professional runner and world marathon record holder whom, I belive, became a publican. He died of liver cirrhosis in 1937.  ***

1910/Leonard Hurst/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1911/Leonard Hurst/Beer House Keeper/39/Sittingbourne, Kent/Census ****

The rest of the Hurst family are at 45 Collingwood Street.


*** Provided By Alex Wilson

**** Provided By Kevan


All transcriptions and imagery is copyright, and excepting personal usage (which is fine); it is NOT available for commercial usage or copying onto other websites without explicit permission. Many of the images, and all of the transcriptions are the work of myself and other contributors - please do not steal this work.

And Last updated on: Wednesday, 01-Apr-2015 00:00:35 BST