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White Hart, 231 Lower Clapton road, Hackney

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This pub was present by 1722 and closed in 2008. At 231 Lower Clapton Road by 1919;  It has a long history, having been re-built in the 1830s after an earlier pub of the same name was burnt down, and re-built again in its present form in around 1891. The top photo shows the pub as it was in around 1890, shortly before rebuilding. The pub remains open as a music venue ** Known as Pegasus then Chimes Bar prior to closing in 2008. Reopened in 2012 as an Antic pub called the Clapton Hart. *+

WhiteHart- Lower ClaptonRoad circa 1890

White Hart, Lower Clapton Road, circa 1890

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White Hart, 231 Lower Clapton road, Hackney - in 1919

White Hart, 231 Lower Clapton road, Hackney - in 1919

White Hart, 231 Lower Clapton road, Hackney - in 1936

White Hart, 231 Lower Clapton road, Hackney - in 1936

White Hart, 231 Lower Clapton Road - in November 2006

White Hart, 231 Lower Clapton Road - in November 2006

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A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Hackney, Middlesex - now in East London. The Hackney, 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.

1752/Samuel Woolmer /../../../Hackney Petty Sessions Book **

1812/Douglas / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1815/James Cox / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1826/Jn Pearce/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1827/John Pearce/../../../LV Association ****

1831/James Pearce / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1832/Charles Thomas Meek / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1835/John Pearce / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1837/John Pearce / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1839/John Horn/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1842/R Horne/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1851/Charles James/../../../Middlesex Directory ****

1861/William Crick /../../../census **

1861/Charles Joseph James/Job Master employing 6 men/22/Clapton. Middlesex/Census ****
1861/William Webb/Brother in Law, Licensed Victualler/31/Alveley, Shropshire/Census
1861/Elizabeth Webb/Sister/26/Clapton. Middlesex/Census
1861/Fanny Webb/Niece/3/Clapton. Middlesex/Census
1861/Benjamin Webb/Nephew/2/Clapton. Middlesex/Census
1861/Ann Davis/Cook/56/Luckley, Worcestershire/Census
1861/Sarah Clark/Nurse Maid/17/Epping, Essex/Census

1866/C James/../../../Middlesex Post Office Directory ****

4th July 1868/Charles James/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

4th July 1868/George Edward Bryan/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1872/G E Bryan /../../../Brabnerís Hackney Directory **

1874/Thomas Harwood/../../../Middlesex Post Office Directory ****

1878/Benj Burkin/../../../Middlesex Post Office Directory ****

1881/B Burkin/Victualler/49/Holborn, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/J Stokes/Barman/29/Strand/Census
1881/L Chiney/Barman/26/Newton, Suffolk/Census
1881/C Coates/Cook/29/Holborn, Middlesex/Census
1881/E Baley/Barman/22/Lambeth, Middlesex/Census

1891/Robert W Way/Victualler/46/London/Census *
1891/Henrietta E Way/Wife/35/London/Census
1891/Ethel M Way/Daughter/8/London/Census
1891/Henry R Way/Son/5/London/Census
1891/Elizabeth S Buckingham/Barmaid/22/London/Census
1891/Charles Oakley/Barman/22/Norfolk/Census
1891/Emily Atmore/Domestic Servant/21/Cambridge/Census
1891/Louisa Heron/Domestic Servant/17/Middlesex/Census

1892/Robert William Way / Licensed Victualler /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1896/Thomas Worton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1904/Arthur Phippard/../../../London Trade Directory ****

1908/Arthur Phippard/../../../London Trade Directory ****

The White Hart in Lower Clapton Road, Hackney was where my grandfather was proprietor. His name was Herbert James Chinn and he was born in 1864 and died in approximately 1911. He was also a Freeman of the City of London and had a huge funeral from The White Hart Hotel.
His widow my grandmother Emily Jane, later remarried a William Warden and became the proprietor of the White Hart. ***

1911/Herbert J Chinn/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1914/Mrs Emily Jane Chinn/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1919/Mrs Emily Jane Warden/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Nathaniel George Cowan/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1938/Noel Frederick Gaten/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Noel Frederick Gaten/../../../Post Office Directory ****


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* Provided By Linda

*+ Provided By Tris

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Hilary Thomas

**** Provided By Kevan


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