Bethnal Green pub history index
at 186 Church Street in 1869 & earlier; the King's Head, Bethnal Green Road in the 1876 license transfer; The address is given as Old Cock Lane in the 1790 Sun Fire Office insurance record, an older name for the street. *
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 following entries are in this format:
Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.
1790/Thomas Lewis/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office
records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *
1802/Thomas Richardson/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *
1805/Joshua Cantley/../../../Holden's Directory *
1805/Joseph Coutley/../../../Holden's Directory *
1827/William Woolveridge/../../../Licensed victuallers Association
1832/J T Smith/Kings Head, 186 Church street/../../Robsons Directory
1833-34/James Thomas Smith, Kings Head, 186 Church street, Bethnal green/../../Pigots Directory
1839/S. H. Cresswell/../../../Pigot's Directory *
1842/H Martin/../../../Robson’s Directory **
1846/Mrs Ann & Nathaniel Tarr /../../../P.O. Directory **
December 1848/Ann Tarr and Nathaniel Tarr/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper
December 1848/Ann Tarr/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper
July 1851/Ann Tarr/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era
July 1851/James Moorman/Incoming Licensee/../../Era
July 1853/Barnard Dickenson/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era
July 1853/James Jackson/Incoming Licensee/../../Era
1856/James Jackson/../../../Post Office Directory *
1861/James Jackson/Licensed victualler/41/Kibworth, Leicestershire/Census
1861/Martha Goodman/Barmaid/31/Market Harbour/Census
1861/Frank Chamfers/Potboy/14/Hagerston, Middlesex/Census
1869/James Jackson/../../../Post Office Directory
1871/James Jackson/Licensed Victualler, Widow/49/Kibworth, Leicestershire/Census
1871/Alfred/Nephew, Barman/22/Heslington, Warwickshire/Census
1871/Maud/Niece, Barmaid/13/Hasbrough, Leicestershire/Census
1871/Martha Goodman/Barmaid/30/Bermondsey, London/Census
1871/Sarah Cook/General Servant/20/Axminster, Devon/Census
1871/William Bareing/Potman/14/Fleet street, London/Census
1872/J Jackson /../../../Brabner’s Hackney Directory **
1876/James Jackson /../../../P.O. Directory **
8th July 1876/James Jackson/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +
8th July 1876/Edwin Henry Carlyon/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +
1881/George Parker/Licensed Victualler/29/Burham, Kent/Census
1881/Louisa Parker/Wife/26/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Frederick Parker/Brother, Assistant/26/Burham, Kent/Census
1881/Jane Dewsbury/Domestic Servant/26/Swansea, Wales/Census
1882/George Parker/../../../Post Office Directory *
1884/George Haines/../../../Post Office Directory
1891/George R Haines/../../../Post Office Directory
1891/George R Haines/Licensed Victualler, Widow/33/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1891/William Haines/Brother, Barman/35/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1891/Maud Haines/Sister, barmaid/16/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1891/Mary Smith/Domestic Servant/22/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1895/James Wade/../../../Post Office Directory
1899/Robert Nay/../../../Post Office Directory
1910/Mrs Lydia Busbridge/../../../Post Office Directory
+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
* Provided by Ewan
** Provided By Stephen Harris
What I am now attempting to achieve is the coverage of an earlier London
street directory in 1832. This is unique, plus
images of the 1842 Robsons directory which confirm earlier entries and also
carry much more trade detail about a premises or person. Here is the index of streets in 1832, many with
1842 imagery added.
And next is the complete 1940 London street directory - this will take some months to complete, so bear with me!
London pub history directory.
London Street Listings in 1832.
London street listings in 1842
London Street Listings in 1818 - mainly A and B.
London public houses in 1833 Pigots.
Entire London Street Listing in 1843 - by surname.
London public houses in 1856.
London public houses in 1869.
London public houses in 1899
London 1921 Street directory in 1921
London 1940 Street directory 1940
London Pubs in 2018