London historical street directory and pub history

This is now an updated and complete, historical London street directory for 1832 and 1842 and more

Hanbury Street, East London.

The Jack the Ripper story is exceedingly well documented by many at casebook.org - what a brilliant site. There are many amateur sleuths, and a whole host of detectives to the highest ranks on this site.

I just like to recreate some facts, in a simple format, e.g. a timeline of Hanbury Street; and its residents, and its Pubs in London.

A good start is to look at the Trade Directories and census available for these years. Starting with 1841, through the 1850's to about 1944 a hundred years later. Referring back to Hanbury Street - see map.

I have current access to Trade Directories of 1882 and later that show Hanbury Street as a rather long road. About 25 years earlier [1856] it is split into four separate sections, and entirely different road names.

These four roads are : -

Browns Lane [2-26 Hanbury Street & 3 - 39 Hanbury Street]

Montague Street (aka New Montague Street)

Wells Street / Preston Street

Church Street

The historical directory listing will use these as a base.

 

What I am now attempting to achieve is the coverage of an earlier London street directory in 1832. This is unique, plus images of the 1842 Robsons directory which confirm earlier entries and also carry much more trade detail about a premises or person. Here is the index of streets in 1832, many with 1842 imagery added.
And next is the complete 1940 London street directory - this will take some months to complete, so bear with me!

London pub history directory.

LONDON Pub History

London Street Listings in 1832.

1832 Index

London street listings in 1842

1842 Index

London Street Listings in 1818 - mainly A and B.

London public houses in 1833 Pigots.

Entire London Street Listing in 1843 - by surname.

London public houses in 1856.

London public houses in 1869.

London public houses in 1899

London 1921 Street directory in 1921

London 1940 Street directory 1940

London Pubs in 2018

And Last updated on: Saturday, 01-Apr-2017 12:52:32 BST