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Duke Of Wellington, 29 Three Colts Lane, Bethnal Green E2

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Existed from at least 1813. Up until at least the 1851 census, this pub was called the Lord Wellington. The Lord Wellington, 4 Three Colts Lane in the 1861 census. The Pub closed before 1983 and was demolished in 2010. ** This is named as the Lord Wellington in the 1869 Directory and earlier. It was originally sited a little to the east, on the other side of where the railway bridge crosses Three Colts Lane, prior to rebuilding in the late-19th century. It is marked at this location on the 1876 Ordnance Survey map, and it is likely that the pub was renamed upon rebuilding, as it's listed under the new name by the 1882 Post Office Directory *.

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Duke of Wellington, 29 Three Colt Lane - in February 2007

Duke of Wellington, 29 Three Colt Lane - in February 2007

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Residents at this address.

1813/Richard Arnett / Victualler /../../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1816/Henry Smith / Victualler /../../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1817/Henry Smith / Victualler /../../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1825/Mr Edwards/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1827/William Procktor/Lord Wellington/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

The victualler in 1832 was William Procktor. He left a will stating he was the victualler when he died in 1832.He made his will in 1831 leaving everything to his wife Elizabeth. *+

1839/Hy. Orange/../../../Pigotís Directory **

Mary Dorton (nee Brown) is the daughter of George Brown (George was born about 1792). *

1841/John Dorton/Licensed Victualler/35/Middlesex/Census *
1841/Mary Dorton/../30/Middlesex/Census
1841/Mary Dorton/../9/Middlesex/Census
1841/Elizabeth Dorton/../6/Middlesex/Census
1841/John Dorton/../3/Middlesex/Census
1841/Sarah Dorton/../2/Middlesex/Census
1841/Mary Dobson/Licensed Victualler/50/Middlesex/Census
1841/Ellen Harris/../80/Middlesex/Census
1841/Mary Dumon/../10/Middlesex/Census
1841/Mary Estgate/Female Servant/15/Middlesex/Census
1841/George Vange/Male Servant/13/Middlesex/Census

1842/Mary Mash/../../../Robsonís Directory **

July 1849/John Dorton/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

John Dorton is next the licensee of the Black Boy, Mile end

July 1849/George Leheuss/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1851/George Leheup/Licenced Victualler/51/St Matthew's Bethnal Green, Middlesex/census  ***
1851/Ann Leheup/wife/49/St Matthew's Bethnal Green, Middlesex/census
1851/George Buckley/grandson/8/St Matthew's Bethnal Green, Middlesex/census
1851/Ann Leheup/aunt, barmaid/61/St Matthew's Bethnal Green, Middlesex/census
1851/Charles Jackson/servant/17/St Matthew's Bethnal Green, Middlesex/census
1851/Elizabeth Cole/servant/13/St Matthew's Bethnal Green, Middlesex/census

1856/George Leheup/../../../Post Office Directory

2nd July 1860/George Leheup/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

2nd July 1860/James George Jones/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

Harriett Jones (the wife in 1861 census) is George and Ann Leheup's daughter (evidence is from his probate). ***

1861/James Jones/Publican/48/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Harriet Jones/Wife/37/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Harriet Jones/Daughter/12/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/James Jones/Son/11/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Ann Jones/Daughter/5/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Emily/Niece, Barmaid/17/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Maria Bellinger/Niece, Barmaid/14/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Frank Saunders/Pot Man/16/Winsdon, Kent/Census

1869/Mrs Harriet Jones/../../../Post Office Directory

4 Three Colt Lane :
1871/Harriett Jones/Licensed Victualler, Widow/47/Bethnal Green/Census
1871/Harriett Masters/Daughter/23/Bethnal Green/Census
1871/James Jones/Son/21/Bethnal Green/Census
1871/Anne Jones/Daughter/16/Bethnal Green/Census
1871/William Masters/Grandson/2/Bethnal Green/Census
1871/James Charringbutt/Potman/19/Bethnal Green/Census
1871/Mary Hawkins/Boarder, General Servant/15/Bethnal Green/Census

30th September 1871/Harriet Jones/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

30th September 1871/James Jones/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1872/J Jones/../../../Brabnerís Hackney Directory **

1874/J Jones/../../../LV Directory

1876/James Jones/../../../Post Office Directory **

May 1879/J Jones, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

May 1879/Mary Sophia Jones/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

10th January 1880/Mary Sophia Jones/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

10th January 1880/Richard Clarke/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1881/Richard Clarke/Publican/35/Stafford/Census
1881/Elizabeth Clarke/Wife/30/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth M A Clarke/Daughter/2/Leytonstone, Essex/Census
1881/Charles Clarke/Son/5/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1881/William C Tyler/Barman/22/Cripplegate, Middlesex/Census
1881/John Blyth/Barman/16/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/George Dolling/Potman/56/Reading/Census
1881/Jane Brown/Servant , Deaf/26/Camberwell/Census
1881/Edith Cunningham/Nursemaid/14/Bow/Census
1881/Fanny Elam/Visitor, Dress Maker/19/Worcester/Census
1881/Florence A Elam/Daughter (Sister)/7/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

1882/Richard Clarke/../../../Post Office Directory **+

1884/Richard Clarke/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Richard Clarke/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/George Clarke/Clerk, Head/17/Mile End, London/Census
1891/Charles Clarke/Brother, Clerk/15/Mile End, London/Census
1891/William Anderson/Beer Retailer/33/Kent/Census
1891/Harriet Anderson/Beer Retailer/26/Bromley by Bow/Census
1891/William Anderson/Son/6/Kent/Census
1891/Frederick Anderson/Son/5/Limehouse, London/Census
1891/Harriet Anderson/Daughter/4/Barking Town, London/Census
1891/Lottie Root/Servant/15/Hull/Census

1895/William Tyler/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/William Chas Tyler/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Daniel Edward Shingles/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/Daniel Edward Shingles/Licensed Victualler/55/Southwark, London/Census
1911/Tamar Ann Shingles/Wife/41/West Ham, Essex/Census
1911/Dorothy Ellen Bollen/Step Daughter, Barmaid/19/Kennington, London/Census
1911/Mabel Abigael Bollen/Step Daughter, Barmaid/17/Kennington, London/Census
1911/Daniel Alfred Shingles/Nephew, Barman/24/Whitechapel, London/Census
1911/Henry Shingles/Boarder, Potman/66/Whitechapel, London/Census

1912/Morris Isaacs / Public House Manager /../../London Gazette, 10 September 1912 **

1915/Morris Frankfort/../../../Post Office Directory


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