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Flower Pot, 120 Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green pub history index

At the junction with Brick Lane. Like a great many of the old pubs in the area, this one is long closed. The pub was established by 1800. It is at 145 Church Street in 1869 and earlier **

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.

Flower Pot, 120 Bethnal Green Road - in September 2006

Flower Pot, 120 Bethnal Green Road - in September 2006

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Flower Pot, 120 Bethnal Green Road - an early scene - on the right

Flower Pot, 120 Bethnal Green Road - an early scene - on the right

Kindly provided by John Carnaby

Flower Pot, 120 Bethnal Green Road - in 2016 - on the right

Flower Pot, 120 Bethnal Green Road - in 2016 - on the right

Kindly provided by John Carnaby

The following entries are in this format:

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

1816/Joseph Cotton / Publican /../../House of Commons Committee Report/Police of the Metropolis 1817 **

On 17 May 1820, Edward Martindale (believed to be the son of Edward Martindale at the Feathers, 12 Great Wild Street) gave evidence in the trial of May Lawrence who was indicted for stealing. "I keep the Flower-pot in Brick-Lane".

1820/Edward Martindale/../../../Old Bailey Online ***

1821/Edward Martindale/Victualler, Brick lane/../../Baptism of daughter Harriet Tamar Martindale

1827/W A Smith/../../../LV Association ****

1833/Mrs Capp/../../../LVAssociation ****

1835/Hugh Capp/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1839/Henry George Cross /../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1842/Robt. Lawson/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1846/Mrs Mary M Walker/../../../P.O. Directory **

1851/Mrs Mary Ann Walker/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1851/Mary A Walker/Victualler, Widow/35/London/Census ****
1851/Eliza Arbury/Servant/28/London/Census
1851/Harriet Edmonds/Servant/24/../Census
1851/Ellen Finch/Servant/29/../Census
1851/William Watmores/Servant/31/Bow, London/Census

1855/Thomas Butler & Thomas Marchant / Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era, Sunday 15 July 1855 **

1855/Thomas Butler / Incoming Licensee /../../The Era, Sunday 15 July 1855 **

1856/William Norton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

November 1859/Thomas Butler/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

November 1859/William Henry Shoobert/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

19th November 1860/William Henry Shoobert/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

19th November 1860/James Ware/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

May 1862/James Ware/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

May 1862/William West/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1866/William West/../../../P.O. Directory **

November 1866/William West/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

November 1866/Henry Snow/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

January 1867/Henry Snow/Outgoing Licensee/../../Shoreditch Observer ****

January 1867/William Norton/Incoming Licensee/../../Shoreditch Observer ****

1869/William Norton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1870/William Norton/../../../P.O. Directory **

1871/Thomas Thompson/Licensed Victualler/42/Islington, Middlesex/Census ****
1871/Esther Thompson/Wife/37/St Georges East/Census
1871/Mary Vine/Mother/72/City Road, St Lukes/Census
1871/Mary Burness/Servant/29/Shoreditch/Census
1871/Ann Pike/Servant/18/Shoreditch/Census
1871/James Rooney/Barman/27/Bethnal Green/Census
1871/David Payne/Lodger, Labourer/20/Bethnal Green/Census
1871/Alice Boyce/Adopted/8/Bishopsgate Street, City/Census

1872/T Thompson/../../../Brabner’s Hackney Directory **

1874/Thomas Thompson/../../../Post Office Directory **

1876/Esther Thompson / Former Licensed Victualler, now Out-of-Business / Widow /../../London Gazette, 7 April 1876 **

July 1879/T Lewis/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

July 1879/C Ossipsum/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

10th January 1880/Osborn Hurbert/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

10th January 1880/Thomas Ellis/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1881/Jno Wheeler/Manager Public House/22/Highworth, Wiltshire/Census ****
1881/Alf Strigs/Barman/21/Middlesex/Census
1881/Jane Jupps/Domestic Servant/18/Epsom, Surrey/Census
1881/Mary Noone/Housekeeper, Widow/43/../Census
1881/Frederick Hill/Barman/19/Brentford, Middlesex/Census

1882/Ellis Bros & Co/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Ellis Bros & Co/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1888/Ellis Bros./../../../P.O. Directory **

1891/Ellis Bros & Co/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Ellis Bros & Co/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Joseph Sykes/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1900/Joseph Sykes/../../../P.O. Directory **

1910/Samuel Edward Buxton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/George Parnham/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1917/Isadore Levy/../../../P.O. Directory **

+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Jeremy Burrows

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Sunday, 27-Aug-2017 00:02:52 BST