UK pub history and historical Street directory

If you fancy an amazing 'free' evening of entertainment over the Easter weekend, there are three performances of the Passion Play in Hornchurch, alongside the Queens Theatre. The passion Play has been enacted for the past twenty years, about every five years, and is a very professional performance, poignant and free. If you can make it, it is a very moving piece of theatre, of the last few days of Jesus, and his resurrection. The play starts about 7.30 on Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Sunday. There is ample parking in the Queens Theatre, and Sainsbury car parks, both are very close to the performances.

Black Bull, 37 New Gravel Lane, Shadwell

At 151 New Gravel Lane in 1861 census and earlier, Referred to in the London Gazette in 1873 as the Black Bull & Star. **

Shadwell index

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

July 1768/George Crabtree/../../../ Old Bailey Online t17680706-46 *

1801/Peter Donnell/../.../../Old Bailey Online t18011028-79 *

1812/Peter Donald / Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held by Guildhall Library **.

1813/Peter Donald / Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held by Guildhall Library **.

1814/Peter Donald – Victualler -/(Sun Fire Office Records, held by Guildhall Library **.

1815/Richard Mounsey / Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held by Guildhall Library **.

1819/Donald / Victualler & Tallow Chandler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held by Guildhall Library **.

1827/Peter Donald / Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held by Guildhall Library **.

1829/Peter Donald / Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held by Guildhall Library **.

1839/Peter Donald/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1841/Peter Donald/../../../P.O. Directory **

1842/Peter Donald/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1851/Peter Donald/../../../Kelly's ****

1851/Eliza Donald/Victualler/29/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census ****
1851/Lucy Donald/Sister/16/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Ann Donald/Sister/18/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census

1856/Peter Donald/../../../Post Office Directory ****

My interest in this pub are the Adnetts and James Lynch. James was the maternal uncle of Catherine Adnett. Through Old Bailey online I have discovered that Bazil Adnett had a pub in Westminster in 1840s.  An Adnett sister/daughter Jane Elizabth married Thomas Fitzgerald, cf family at Bulls Head Old Gravel Lane in 1871, They were also waterman/lighterman. The Lynchs were also stevedores. *

This Basil Adnett  can be found at the White Lion, King Street, Old Gravel Lane as far back as 1841 with his father Basil Adnett as the victualler.

1861/Bazil Adnett/Victualler/29/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census ****
1861/Joseph Witnell/Servant/20/St Georges in East, Middlesex/Census
1861/Samuel Adnett/Brother, Lighterman/22/St Lukes, Middlesex/Census

18 February 1867 : The Will of Bazill Adnett late of the "Black Bull" New Gravel Lane Shadwell in the County of Middlesex deceased who died 24 January 1867 at the "Black Bull" aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oaths of Bazill William Adnett of the "Black Bull" aforesaid Licensed Victualler the Son and Elizabeth Farrell of the "Hand and Shears" Cloth Fair in the City of London Widow the Sister the Executors.

1869/Basil William Adnett/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/Bazil W Adnett/Licensed Victualler/38/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census ****
1871/Mary Adnett/Wife/38/Ireland/Census
1871/John S Adnett/Brother/33/St Georges, Middlesex/Census
1871/Samuel J Adnett/Cousin, Lighterman/31/St Lukes, Middlesex/Census
1871/Richard Burns/Potman/21/St Georges, Middlesex/Census
1871/Ellen Crawley/General Servant/15/St Georges, Middlesex/Census

1873/Bazill William Adnett / Licensed Victualler / Died 4 April 1873/../../London Gazette, 28 April 1873 **

1873/Mary & Samuel John Adnett / Executors of Bazill William Adnett/../../London Gazette, 28 April 1873 **

1874/Mary Adnett/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

1881/Samuel J Adnett/Licensed Victualler/41/St Lukes, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Catherine Adnett/Wife/28/St Georges E, Middlesex/Census
1881/Samuel J Adnett/Son/4/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas J J Adnett/Son/2/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charles C Adnett/Son/1/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ellen Lynch/Wifes Aunt, Domestic Servant/49/Ireland/Census
1881/Ellen Allen/Sister in Law, Domestic Servant/18/St Georges E, Middlesex/Census

1882/Mrs Catherine Adnett/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Samuel J Adnett/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Samuel J Adnett/../../../Business Directory of London **

1886/Catherine Adnett/../../../Business Directory of London **

1888/Mrs C Adnett/../../../P.O. Directory **

1889/Mrs C Adnett/../../../P.O. Directory **

1891/Catherine Adnett/Publican, Widow/38/St Georges East, London/Census ****
1891/Sarah Adnett/Daughter/12/Shadwell, London/Census
1891/Charlotte Adnett/Daughter/11/Shadwell, London/Census
1891/Mary Allen/Mother, Widow/60/Ireland/Census
1891/E Ellen/Sister/25/St Georges East, London/Census
1891/A Donovan/Sister, Widow/35/St Georges East, London/Census
1891/C Donovan/Nephew/6/St Georges East, London/Census

1899/James Lynch/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1906/James Lynch/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London **

1910/James Lynch/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/James Lynch/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/James Lynch/../../../Post Office Directory ****

* Provided By Gerry Matthews

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

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