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Angel & Trumpet, 2 Stepney High Street, Mile End E1

Mile End Pubs history

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Mile End, East London  - in East London. The Mile End 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.

1809/Mary Pamplin / Widow / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1809/Catherine Dewdney / Sister /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1809/Martha Nagle / 19 / Servant /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1809/George Groomby / Lodger /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1812/George Groom / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1814/George Gruby / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1815/George Groobey/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **
1815/Henry Chappel / Pot Boy /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey

1815/Hannah Puryer/Widow/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held at Guildhall Library **

1821/William Winter / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1829/Henry Hodge/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held at Guildhall Library **

1831/Benjamin Holt/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held at Guildhall Library **

1839/Frances Jane Cross/../../../Pigot's Directory **

1839/Frances Jane Cross / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **
1839/Harriet Painter / Bar Maid /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey

1842/Ed. Shelburne/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1843/Charles Tranter/../../../Kelly’s Directory ****

1844/Chas A Tranter/../../../Thompson’s Directory **

1850/J Dorrington/../../../P.O. Directory **

1851/John Dorrington/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

November 1855/Maria Catherine Dorrington, relict of former occupant/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era ****

May 1862/Edward Patrick/LV Association, Governor/../../Era ****

1874/E Patrick/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

1879/Edward Patrick/../../../P.O. Directory **

1882/Edward Patrick / Licensed Victualler, deceased / Died on or about 17 March 1882 /../../London Gazette, 25 July 1882 **

1884/Wm. H Codlin/../../../Business Directory of London **

1884/Benj D Lambert/../../../Post Office Directory **

1886/William Codlin/../../../Business Directory of London **

Thomas Homes is my great great uncle. He is landlord of The Duke of Cambridge, 25 Felix Street, London, in 1881-1891 (where there is a picture of Thomas Holmes). His first wife was Eleanor. He was also landlord of the Angel and Trumpet, Stepney High Street by 1899, with his second wife Ellen. *

1892/Emanuel Mordecai / Formerly Publican & Cigar Merchant /../../London Gazette, 9 June 1893 **

1899/Thomas Homes/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1900/Thomas Homes/../../../Post Office Directory **

1901/Thomas Homes/Publican/61/City of London/Census ****
1901/Ellen G Homes/Wife/52/City of London/Census
1901/Ada B Dipple/Step Daughter/22/City of London/Census
1901/Maud E Dipple/Step Daughter/18/City of London/Census
1901/Elizabeth Dipple/Step Daughter/14/City of London/Census
1901/Frances W Jones/Housemaid/30/City of London/Census

Thomas Homes daughter, Martha Homes, married Douglas Walter Grigsby landlord of the Angel and Trumpet, 2 Stepney High Street, in 1904; he was at the Vicar of Wakefield in 1911. *

George Homes daughter, Martha Homes, married Douglas Walter Grigsby landlord of the Angel and Trumpet in 1904

George Homes daughter, Martha Homes, married Douglas Walter Grigsby landlord of the Angel and Trumpet in 1904

Kindly provided by Tina Tyler

1904/Douglas Walter Grigsby/../../../Post Office Directory **

1905/Douglas Walter Grigsby/../../../Post Office Directory **

1906/Douglas W Grigsby/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London **

1910/Arthur Williams/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1912/John Powell/../../../Post Office Directory **

1915/John Powell/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/John Powell/../../../Post Office Directory ****

My g grandfather, Allan George (Bob) Carter was a publican and had the Walnut Tree and later the Angel and Trumpet in Stepney, Middlesex. There is a picture of him and his two sons on a day trip to a pub, which appears to be at the Headley Arms, as the name of the landlord appears to be James R Clifton (name over the door and on the bench).
We have a long family connection with the trade. My gggg grandfather, William Carter, was an Ostler at a pub in Wickford, Essex between about 1810 and 1850. ***

Allen George Carter - circa 1930  

Allen George Carter - circa 1930

Kindly provided by Kevin Carter

1934 - Stepney Licensee's Funeral

A large number of friends gathered outside "The Angel and Trumpet", High Street, Stepney, on Thursday afternoon to watch the funeral of Mr Allan George ("Bob") Carter, who had been its popular licensee for over 12 years.
Previously, Mr Carter had been the licensee of "The Walnut Tree", in Stepney, and had been associated with the licensing trade for more than 20 years. His death which occurred on the 19th instance, at the age of 53, is deeply regretted by a wide circle of friends. The interment took place at the City of London Cemetery, Ilford. Among those present were:
Mrs A G Carter (widow), Mr and Mrs Charles Carter and Mr and Mrs Walter Carter (sons and daughters in law), Mr and Mrs Golding, Miss Nellie Carter and Mr and Mrs Len Williams (nieces and nephews), Mrs A Townsend, Mrs S Oliver, Mr W Cooksley (Crown Hotel, Raleigh),
Mr and Mrs J Botfield (Beaumont Arms, Stepney), Mr G Botfield, Mr J Chapman ("King Harry", Mile End), Mr R Hedger ("Crown and Dolphin", Stepney), Mr H Brown ("Royal Oak", Stepney) and numerous other friends and tradesmen.  ***

1932/Allen George Carter/../../../Post Office Directory **

1934/Allen George Carter/../../../Kellys Directory ****

Emily Carter and Mrs Botfield - circa 1930

Emily Carter and Mrs Botfield - circa 1930

Mrs Botfield was licensee at the Bay Tree Arms in Bethnal Green (1934) and later the Beaumont Arms in Stepney (1934 - 44).

Kindly provided by Kevin Carter



1938/Mrs Emily Louisa Carter/../../../Post Office Directory ****

The Angel and Trumpet was destroyed by enemy bombs in WWII, so probably during the Blitz in 1940. ***


* Provided By Tina Tyler

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Kevin Carter

**** Provided By Kevan


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