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    Camden Head, 456 Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green E2

    Bethnal Green pub history index

    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 Camden Head, Camden street in 1866 license transfer. Prior to 1870 the address was given as 241 Bethnal Green Road. This pub was established in around 1766 and was rebuilt in its present form in around 1864. Renamed Misty Moon in 2006. **

    Camden Head, 456 Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green - circa 1895

    Camden Head, 456 Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green - circa 1895

    Kindly provided by John Carnaby

    Camdens Head

    Kindly provided by Ken Finch

    (next door to the Police Station)

    Camdens Head in Septmeber 2005

    Camdens Head

    16 September 2005.  Kevan

    The following entries are in this format:

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

    1816/Thomas Hurdman / Publican /../../House of Commons Committee Report/Police of the Metropolis 1817 **

    1827/Mrs Filmalter/../../../LV Association ****

    1828/George Whitehead/Victualler/../../Records of Sun Fire Office, held at Guildhall Library **

    1829/Thomas Hurdman/Victualler/../../Records of Sun Fire Office, held at Guildhall Library **

    1833/Thomas Hurdman/Victualler/../../Records of Sun Fire Office, held at Guildhall Library **

    1833/W Hardman/../../../LVAssociation ****

    1835/William Hurdman/../../../Robson’s Directory **

    1839/Cooper & Co./../../../Pigot’s Directory **

    1842/J Cooper & Co./../../../Robson’s Directory **

    1844/J Cooper & Co./../../../Thompson’s Directory **

    1850/William Rogers/../../../P.O. Directory **

    1851/William Rogers/../../../Kellys Directory ****

    1856/Jackson Robinson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    January 1864/Richard Turnell/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

    January 1864/Frederick Allen/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

    1866/Frederick Allen/../../../P.O. Directory **

    May 1866/Frederick Allen/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era  ****

    May 1866/Charles Webb/Incoming Licensee/../../Era  ****

    1869/Charles Webb/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1870/Charles Webb/../../../P.O. Directory **

    1872/G Turner/../../../Brabner’s Hackney Directory **

    1876/George Turner/../../../P.O. Directory **

    1881/George Turner/Licensed Victualler/52/Islington, Middlesex/Census ****
    1881/Rosetta Turner/Wife/48/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Frederick Ghent/Managing Barman/32/England/Census
    1881/Charles E T Reed/Barman/26/Southampton, Hampshire/Census
    1881/Thomas Henry Cooper/Barman & Potman/23/Barnsley, York/Census
    1881/Ann E Pilgrim/Servant Domestic/36/Chesteford, Essex/Census

    1882/George Turner/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1884/George Turner/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1886/George Turner/../../../Business Directory of London **

    1888/George Turner/../../../P.O. Directory **

    1891/Daniel Shingles/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1891/Daniel Shingles/Proprietor, Licensed Victualler/35/Lambeth, London/Census ****
    1891/Joseph Laid/Licensed Victualler Manager/34/St Georges, London/Census
    1891/Ann Laid/Wife/36/Harewell, Berkshire/Census
    1891/Lilian Laid/Daughter/11/Stepney, London/Census
    1891/William Laid/Son/8/Stepney, London/Census
    1891/Mary Smith/Visitor, Widow/35/Harewell, Berkshire/Census
    1891/Ernest Smith/Visitor/26/Harewell, Berkshire/Census
    1891/Edmund Biggs/Domestic Servant/20/London/Census
    1891/Sidney Mott/Domestic Servant/20/Hatley, Cambs/Census
    1891/Alfred Coals/Domestic Servant/23/Bethnal Green, London/Census
    1891/Charlotte Commander/Domestic Servant/30/Bethnal Green, London/Census

    1895/Daniel Shingles/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1895/Daniel Shingles/../../../Electoral Register

    1899/Edward Henry Elmy/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1900/Thomas McCarthy/../../../P.O. Directory **

    Emma Jane Pidgeon met Thomas Cox when they were both at the Roebuck in Brady Street, Whitechapel in 1881. They had married in 1885 and by 1891 were managing the Cooper’s Arms in Cheshire Street, Bethnal Green. Thomas died in 1892, but the widowed Emma carried on there for several years before moving to the Camdens Head. *

    1901/Emma J Cox/Licensed Victualler, Widow/38/Ashburton, Devon/Census *
    1901/Charlotte Cox/Daughter/13/Bethnal Green, London/Census
    1901/Edith E Cox/Daughter/12/Bethnal Green, London/Census
    1901/Ethel A Cox/Daughter/10/Bethnal Green, London/Census
    1901/Hanry Pidgeon/Brother, Manager/26/Ashburton, Devon/Census
    1901/Lucy Pidgeon/Sister, Barmaid/25/Ashburton, Devon/Census
    1901/Albert Osborne/Barman/20/Whitechapel, London/Census
    1901/Edith Stackhouse/Barmaid/18/Bedfordshire/Census
    1901/Maud Bull/Cook/34/Bristol, Gloucester/Census

    1910/George Joseph Richardson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1911/F W Pickard/Licensed Victualler/44/Old Kent Road/Census ****
    1911/L Pickard/Wife, Assistant/32/../Census
    1911/G Pickard/Daughter/9/../Census
    1911/L Martin/Servant/23/Somers Town/Census
    1911/Frederick Game/Barman/20/Bow/Census
    1911/A Dolan/Barman/27/Ireland/Census

    1915/Herbert Tankard/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1917/George Henry Dawson/../../../P.O. Directory **

    1921/George Henry Dawson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1921/John J Dover/../../../Hughes Directory ****

    1934/James Frost/../../../Kelly's ****

    1938/Albert Harry Fiber/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    + Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

    * Provided By Ian Pidgeon

    ** Provided By Stephen Harris

    **** Provided By Kevan

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