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Lamb, 36 Wilmot Street, Bethnal Green E2

Bethnal Green pub history index

This pub was present by 1824 and was re-named Sporting Life in later years. It closed in 1993 and was converted to residential use.  **

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.

Lamb, 36 Wilmot Street, Bethnal Green E2 - in 1931

Lamb, 36 Wilmot Street, Bethnal Green E2 - in 1931

Lamb, 36 Wilmot Street - in February 2007

Lamb, 36 Wilmot Street - in February 2007

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.

1825/Mr Farr/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association ****

1830/William Cecil /../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1839/William Cecil /../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1841/William Cecil/Licensed Victualler/45/Middlesex/Census ***
1841/Martha Cecil/../45/Middlesex/Census
1841/Samuel Cecil/../15/Middlesex/Census
1841/Sarah Cecil/../15/Middlesex/Census
1841/Ann Cecil/../13/Middlesex/Census
1841/Daniel Cecil/../10/Middlesex/Census
1841/Eliza Cecil/../4/Middlesex/Census

1842/William Cecil/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1848/William Cecil /../../../Post Office Directory ****

March 1849/Elizabeth Hopkins/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era ****

March 1849/James Orchent/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era ****

1851/William Beeson/Publican/27/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census ***
1851/Jane Randale/Housekeeper, Bar Woman/28/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
1851/James Keatch/Potman/21/Waltham, Essex/Census

1856/William Muncy Beeson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

19th November 1860/William Muncey Beeson/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

19th November 1860/Oliver Foster/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1862/Oliver Foster / Victualler, deceased / Died 31 July 1862 /../../London Gazette, 23 June 1863 **

August 7 1862/Burial of Oliver Foster, Frances terrace aged 40 years/Tower Hamlets Cemetery

21st August 1862/The Will of Oliver Foster late of Wilmot street Bethnal Green road in the County of Middlesex Victualler deceased who died 31 July 1862 at 23 Francis terrace Old Ford lane Victoria Park in the said County was proved at the Principal Registry by the oaths of Frederick Ritchie of 5 Kingsland crescent Kingsland road in the said County Gentleman and Wallace Ritchie of East road Hoxton in the said County Victualler the Executors. Effects under £5000

July 1863/Wallace and Frederick Ritchie/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

July 1863/John Henry Collins/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

January 1866/John Henry Collins/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

January 1866/William Parker/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

March 1867/William Parker/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

March 1867/Eugene Charles Mansfield and Charles Edwin Collins Medwin/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1869/Eugene Mansfield/../../../Post Office Directory ****

November 1868/Eugene Clark Mansfield and Charles Edwin Collins Medwin/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

November 1868/Charles Edwin Collins Medwin/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1871/Charles E C Medwin/Licensed Victualler/32/Lambeth, Surrey/Census ****
1871/Mary A Medwin/Wife/36/Peckham, Surrey/Census
1871/Charles S W Medwin/Son/8/Newington, Surrey/Census
1871/Louisa Larcher/Servant/16/Newington, Surrey/Census

1874/C E C Medwin/../../../H D Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers Directory **

30th September 1876/Charles Edwin Collins Medwin/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

30th September 1876/John Cammack/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

July 1879/John Cammack/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

July 1879/James Huxley/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

1881/John D'Ardenne/Licensed Victualler/34/Antwerp, Belgium/Census ****
1881/Eliza D'Ardenne/Wife/34/Isle of Wight, Hampshire/Census
1881/Emma Clark/Inn Barmaid/21/Stoke Newington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Lizzie Kent/Visitor/22/Kings Cross, Middlesex/Census
1881/Arthur Humberton/Barman/23/Stepney, Middlesex/Census

1884/John B D'Ardenne/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Frederick Charles Allen/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Henry S Burrell/Publican/29/Deptford, London/Census ****
1891/Sarah J Burrell/Wife/26/?/Census
1891/Harry Burrell/Son/4/Strand, London/Census
1891/George Lutin/Barman/22/Poplar, London/Census
1891/Charlotte Crouch/Barmaid/19/Bow, London/Census
1891/Mary Sunhill/Barmaid/19/Kentish Town, London/Census
1891/Thomas Thompson/Potman/23/ London/Census

1895/Robert James Tucker/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/William Walter Burn/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1910/Isaac William Defries/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1911/Thomas McCarthy/Licensed Victualler/48/Bethnal Green/Census ****
1911/Catherine McCarthy/Wife/40/Spitalfields/Census
1911/Walter Stagg/Barman/33/Bethnal Green/Census
1911/Jane Stagg/Barman/25/Whitechapel/Census
1911/Minnie Helingford/Domestic Servant/32/Mile End/Census
1911/George Cooper/Nephew/17/Tottenham/Census
1911/Ethel Cooper/Niece/15/Old Ford/Census
1911/May Cooper/Niece/15/Haggerston/Census
1911/Elsie Cooper/Niece/7/Dalston/Census

1915/Simeon Hart/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1924 - 1929/Thurston/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1930/Faiers/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1931 - 1932/Johnson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1933 - 1939/J Wilkins/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/James Wilkins/../../../Kelly's ****

1938/James Wilkins/../../../Post Office Directory ****

Mrs Alice Clarke serving behind the bar of The Lamb - circa 1945

Mrs Alice Clarke serving behind the bar of The Lamb - circa 1945

Kindly provided by Mark Herrington (great grandchild)

1940 - 1951/Mrs A G Clarke/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Mrs Alice Clarke/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1952 - 1953/T R J Kirk/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1954 - 1955/Copes Taverns/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1956 - 1964/T A Kirk/../../../Post Office Directory ****


+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Martyn Beardsley

**** Provided By Kevan


And Last updated on: Saturday, 04-Nov-2017 13:59:29 GMT