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Pitts Head, 6 Lucas Street, Bethnal Green E2

Bethnal Green pub history index

Existed from at least 1825. Address given in 1859, 1872 and 1874 as Pott Street. **

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

Residents at this address.

In 1789, Joseph Lucas owned the area around the “Pitts Head” public house.  *+

In 1811 Joseph Lucas leased the area to Ann Potts who in turn granted a 56 year lease to a number of builders, including John Pitt.  *+

In the “London Signs” book it states, “Pitts Head, 6 Lucas Street, Bethnal Green. A tavern 1826-27, named after the occupant.” *+

1825/Mr Pitt, Pitts Head, Lucas street, Bethnal green /../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1827/Charlotte Pitt, Pitts Head, Lucas street, Bethnal green/../../Pigot's Directory

1829/C A Clark, Pitts Head, Lucas Street, Bethnal Green/../../Pigot’s Directory

1833-34/Jno William Munday, Pitts Head, Pot Street, Bethnal Green/../../Pigots Directory

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

1851/George Powers/Licensed Victualler/38/Bethnal Green/Census
1851/Ann Powers/Wife/38/Bethnal Green/Census
1851/Martha Richards/Servant/24/Bethnal Green/Census
1851/Mary Ann Simmon/Daughter/18/Bethnal Green/Census
1851/Jane Simmon/Daughter/13/Bethnal Green/Census
1851/Bishop Simmon/Daughter/11/Bethnal Green/Census
1851/Eliza Simmon/Daughter/7/Bethnal Green/Census
1851/Emma Simmon/Daughter/5/Bethnal Green/Census
1851/Martha Simmon/Daughter/3/Bethnal Green/Census
1851/Sarah Simmon/Daughter/1/Bethnal Green/Census

1856/George Power/../../../Post Office Directory *

October 1859/John Cook/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

October 1859/Thomas West/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/Thomas West/../../../Post Office Directory *

1871/Thomas West/Publican/65/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
1871/Maria West/Wife/64/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
1871/Jane West/Daughter/35/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
1871/George Keoghoe/Potman/21/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census

August 1872/Thomas West, deceased, late occupier/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

August 1872/Maria West/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1874/Maria West/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

July 1879/Maria West/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

July 1879/William Budd/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

June 20 1880/Mary Amelia Emma Terry, daughter of James Terry & Amelia Jane Terry at Pitts Head, Pott Street, father recorded as a victualler/birth record *+

1881/John Leeper/Licensed Victualler/54/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Kate Leeper/Daughter/20/Hackney Rd, Middlesex/Census
1881/John Leeper/Son/25/Hackney Rd, Middlesex/Census

1882/John Leeper/../../../Post Office Directory *

1884/George Stokes/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/George Stokes/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/George Stokes/Licensed Victualler/47/Spitalfields, London/Census
1891/Esther Stokes/Wife/44/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/George Stokes/Son, Pocket Book Maker/22/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/Alexander Stokes/Son, Errand Boy/?/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/Mary Stokes/Daughter/16/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/Henry C Stokes/Son/9/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/Anna C Welch/Mother in Law, Widow/70/Spitalfields, London/Census
1891/Elizabeth A Wimpory/General Servant/19/Bethnal Green, London/Census

1895/George Stokes/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Nathaniel William Philpott/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Charles Thomas Orme/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/John Stockton/Dealer in Horses, Licensed Victualler/49/Bethnal Green/Census

1912/John Stockton / Licensed Victualler /../../London Gazette, 5 April 1912 **

Baptism of Daughter Rosetta Florence Esther May to Charles Henry Augustus May, and Florence Amelia May, baptised 23rd June 1912, and born on the 4th May 1912 at St. Mary , Whitechapel - licensed victualler, 6 Lucas Street Bethnal Green, the 'Pitts Head. ***

1915/Isaac Abrahams/../../../Post Office Directory *

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