London History and Pubs - my mobile site

Message of the Day : The 1927 and 1934 London directories just received an major update, and the Highway in 1940!

Search the LONDON HISTORY and PUBS sites and much more

Duke Of York, 3 Grove Street, Bethnal Green

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.

Now the Duke of York, 64 Ellsworth Street, E2 (2006) ** Demolished by 2008 and replaced with flats.*

At its old address of 3 Grove Street. I finally found Grove Street on the 1853 map - on my 1916 map the street is marked as Shetland Street, and now it is Ellsworth Street! The address in 1911 is at 6 Shetland Street. The pub closed in 2005. **

Duke of York, Shetland Street, Bethnal Green  - in the 1920s

Duke of York, Shetland Street, Bethnal Green  - in the 1920s

The photo is of a ladies outing from the Duke of York, and it was taken during the nineteen twenties. Both of my great grand mothers are standing either side of the clown. They both lived close by; one in Jersey Street, and the other in Shetland Street, in which the Duke of York was at the time. Twenty years ago my mother lent this photo to the then owner who had it enlarged and placed on the wall in the bar there.

Kindly provided by Jean Ellis

Duke of York, 64 Ellsworth Street - in September 2006

Duke of York, 64 Ellsworth Street - in September 2006

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The following entries are in this format:

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

1881/Eliza Hutton/Duke Of York Public House Keeper, Widow/52/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Maria Simpson/Barmaid/42/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/George Simpson/Son/15/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

1891/Geo Fredk Weige/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Geo Fredk Weige/../../../Post Office Directory ****

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

1901/James Dowsett/Licensed Victualler/51/Bethnal Green, London/Census ****
1901/Ann M Dowsett/Wife/42/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Keziah Hayes/Domestic Servant/20/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Tom Dowsett/Barman, Widow/47/Bethnal Green, London/Census

Now at Shetland Street:
1910/James Dowsett/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1911/Thomas Dowsett/Licensed Victualler, Widow/56/Bethnal Green, London/Census ****
1911/Mary Ann Evans/Barmaid/37/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1911/Susannah Sarah Dowsett/Niece, Housekeeper/38/Bethnal Green, London/Census

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

1921/Thomas Dowsett/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/Hy Sharp/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/Hy Sharp/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Caedric D Manning & Mrs B J White/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1988 - 90/Miss S Bench/../../../Watney Truman publicans list

* Provided By Tris

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

See below for the date this page was last updated.

And Last updated on: Sunday, 17-Jan-2016 17:49:39 GMT