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Bell Tavern, 2 & 3 Church Row, Houndsditch EC3

Aldgate pub history index

This pub was present by 1735 and is now demolished. **

The following entries are in this format:

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

1792/Thomas King Thompson / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1833-34/Burrows Becket, Bell, 3 Church Row, Houndsditch/../../Pigots Directory

1836/James Howe / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1839/Jas House/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/James Howe/../../../Post Office Directory

1842/William Wilson/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1851/John King jun./../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1851/James Jaques/Licensed Victualler/28/Aldgate, Middlesex/Census
1851/Frances M Jaques/Wife/28/Aldgate, Middlesex/Census
1851/Frances M Jaques/Daughter/3/Aldgate, Middlesex/Census
1851/Louisa Jaques/Daughter/1/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Beet/House Servant/24/Gravesend, Kent/Census
1851/Jane Hughes/House Servant/18/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1851/Isaac Harris/Lodger, Gentleman/26/Aldgate, Middlesex/Census
1851/Anne Harris/Lodger/28/Aldgate, Middlesex/Census
1851/Daniel Labowitzky/Lodger, Cigar Dealer/38/Warsaw, Poland/Census
1851/John Lyons/Lodger, Fruit Dealer, Widow/Above 20/Aldgate, Middlesex/Census
1851/Alexander Louis/Lodger, Sponge Merchant/31/Prussia/Census

1853/James Jaques / Formerly Licensed Victualler, now Out-of-Business /../../London Gazette, 11 February 1853 **

December1853/Alexander Cummming Reed/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

December 1853/Charles Maryon Cook/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1856/Jas Dean/../../../Post Office Directory

1860/Christopher Cayley/../../../The Draper & Clothier, Travellers’ Hand-Book **

1861/Christopher Cayley/Licensed Victualler/49/Maresfield, Sussex/Census
1861/Jane H Cayley/Wife/56/Scotland/Census
1861/Emma Oxford/Barmaid/17/Poole, Dorset/Census
1861/Sarah Stilman/House Servant/17/Billericay, Essex/Census
1861/Henry Mears/Potman/22/Stepney, Middlesex/Census

1862/Christopher Cayley/../../../Post Office Directory

July 1864/Christopher Cayley, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

July 1864/Jane Hay Cayley, widow and executrix of Christopher Cayley, late occupier/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

April 1868/Robert Fletcher/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

April 1868/Robert John Fletcher/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/Robert John Fletcher/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/William Foster Orgar/Licensed Victualler/23/Lambeth/Census
1871/Jesse Sarah Orgar/Wife/23/East Rd N/Census
1871/Robert Henry Orgar/Brother, Jewellers Assistant/22/Kennington/Census
1871/George Albert Orgar/Brother, Jewellers Assistan/19/Kennington/Census
1871/George Stoken/Potman/22/Clerkenwell/Census
1871/Elizabeth Cowens/General Servant/30/Scotland/Census
1871/Edward Evans/Lodger, Annuitant/50/Montgomery NW/Census
1871/John Macgill/Boarder, Doctor/47/Glasgow/Census

1872/William Forster Orgar/../../../P.O. Directory **

1874/T B Warwick/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

1881/Elizabeth Warrick/Licensed Victualler, Widow/70/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Harry Warrick/Son, Cooper/40/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/George Warrick/Son, Cooper/35/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Warrick/Grand Son/12/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Caroline Brain/Servant/36/Camberwell/Census

1882/Mrs Elizabeth Warwick/../../../Post Office Directory *

1884/Warwick Brothers/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/Hy Soper/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Carl Godfred Antonie Langenscheid/../../../Post Office Directory *

1899/Mrs. Clara Annie Langenscheid/../../../Post Office Directory

1906/Mary M Wilson/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London **

1910/Geo Gordon/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Geo Gordon/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/George Frederick Saunders/../../../Post Office Directory

* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Stephen Harris

 Provided By Kevan

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