Many accurate 1921 census transcriptions have already been added to the pub history site, including London, and parts of Middlesex.

Five Ink Horns, 31 & 32 New Nichol Street, Bethnal Green E2

Bethnal Green pub history index

Existed from at least 1805. This pub was almost certainly closed and demolished in the slum clearances of the Old Nichol in the 1890s. ** The address is directories is generally given as 33 New Nichols Street (or as 32 New Nichols Street in 1856). *

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

Residents at this address.

1805/Thomas Sturdy/[Five Inkhorns]/../../Holden's Directory *

1816/James Lewis / Publican /../../House of Commons Committee Report/Police of the Metropolis 1817 **

1817/Joseph Turner / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

The father of an ancestor of mine operated the Five Inkhorns Public House at Shoreditch from 1826 until at least April 1831. During this period, the licensee's name was William Wood. For the period 1826 to 1829 the record of Licensed Victuallers, Tower Division will confirm this. I obtained this document from London Metropolitan Archive. I can add a couple more years as follows.

Wood's son, who was also named William, was tried at the Old Bailey in April 1831 charged with stealing linen and in evidence he stated "I live with my father who keeps the Five Inkhorns Public House in Shoreditch". Found guilty he was and transported for 7 years. When he arrived in Tasmania he married and had a son but died soon after in 1837. Unfortunately he left no records of his 'family line' in England.

I am having the greatest difficulty tracing my ancestor's family line in England and would greatly appreciate anything about William Wood; e.g., when left the pub (perhaps he sold to Brampton) and where he went to after that. *+

1832/William Wood/../../../Pigot's Directory *

1839/Thomas Brampton /../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1842/Ben. Bridges/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1848/Henry Quaintrell/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Henry Quaintrell/Licensed Victualler/35/Westham, Essex/Censusy ***
1851/Mary Ann Quintrell/Wife/31/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/Thomas Quintrell/Son/11/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/John Quintrell/Son/8/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Quintrell/Daughter/1/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/Margerat Fall/Servant/18/Regent St, Middlesex/Census
1851/A Lodger/Male/20/../Census

1852/Henry Quaintrell/../../../Post Office Directory ***

May 1853/Henry Quaintrell/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1853/William George/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

Henry Quaintrell is next at the Three Loggerheads ***

1856/Wm George/../../../Post Office Directory

January 1856/William George/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1856/Henry Quantrill/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

7th July 1866/William Jno Strahan/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

7th July 1866/James Young/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

July 1867/James Young/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

July 1867/Walter Hall/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1869/George Roberts/../../../Post Office Directory

May 1869/George Roberts quit/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1869/George Henny/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

July 1869/George Henny/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

July 1869/George Thomas Thorpe/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1870/George Thomas Thorpe /../../../P.O. Directory **

January 1870/George Thomas Thorpe/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

January 1870/Nicholas Necrasoss/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

April 1870/Nicholas Necrassos/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

April 1870/Albert King/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

11th March 1871/Albert King/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

11th March 1871/Edward Haywin Mase/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1871/George R Parsons/Publican/29/Poplar/Census
1871/Phiebe Ann Parsons/Wife/29/Poplar/Census
1871/Edwin G Parsons/Son/4/Poplar/Census
1871/Alfred W Parsons/Son/3/Poplar/Census
1871/Clara E Parsons/Daughter/2/Poplar/Census
1871/Charles Edward Parsons/Son/3 months/Poplar/Census

1874/E H Mase/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

1876/Edward Harwin Mase/../../../Post Office Directory **

1880/Ed. Harwin Mase /../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/Elizabeth Belborough/Beer Retailer (Widow)/34/../Census *
1881/Edward Belborough/Son/14/Bethnal Green/Census
1881/Elizabeth Belborough/Daughter/13/Bethnal Green/Census
1881/Alfred Belborough/Son/11/Bethnal Green/Census
1881/William Belborough/Son/9/Bethnal Green/Census
1881/George Belborough/Son/6/Bethnal Green/Census
1881/Harriet Belborough/Daughter/5/Bethnal Green/Census
1881/James Belborough/Son/3/Bethnal Green/Census
1881/Samuel Downs/Barman/27/Bethnal Green/Census
1881/Mr Pritchard/Lodger/40/../Census
1881/Mrs Pritchard/Lodger/35/../Census
1881/Mr Alderson/Lodger/50/../Census
1881/Mrs Alderson/Lodger/40/../Census

1882/Edward Harwin Mase/../../../Post Office Directory *

1891/Mrs Minnie Frances Underwood/../../../Post Office Directory *

1891/Thomas Mackey/Publican/46/Tipperary, Ireland/Census
1891/Mary Ann Mackey/Wife/45/Shadwell?, London/Census
1891/Michael George Mackey/Son, C Clerk/17/Stepney/Census
1891/John William Mackey/Son/14/Stepney/Census
1891/Ellen Martin/General Servant/16/St Georges east/Census

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