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Five Bells & Blade Bone, 27 Three Colt Street, Limehouse E14

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At 12 Three Colt Street in 1856; This pub dates from 1803 when it was built as the Five Bells. The "& Bladebone" was added to the name in 1845. Since 2000, the pub has traded as the 5B Urban Bar (2006). **

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Limehouse, London  - in East London. The Limehouse, East London listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Five Bells & Blade Bone, 27 Three Colt Street, Limehouse E14  - circa 1960

Five Bells & Blade Bone, 27 Three Colt Street, Limehouse E14  - circa 1960

Kindly provided by John Carnaby

Five Bells & Bladebone, 27 Three Colt Street - in December 2006

Five Bells & Bladebone, 27 Three Colt Street - in December 2006

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.

1809/John Seager / Victualler /../../Records of Sun Fire Office, Guildhall Library **

1810/John Seager / Victualler /../../Records of Sun Fire Office, Guildhall Library **

1814/John Seagar / Victualler /../../Records of Sun Fire Office, Guildhall Library **

1817/John Leader / Victualler /../../Records of Sun Fire Office, Guildhall Library **

1839/James Palmer /../../../Pigotís Directory **

1850/John Palmer/../../../P.O. Directory **

1851/John Palmer/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1856/John Palmer/../../../Post Office Directory ****

May 1859/John Palmer/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

May 1859/John Job James/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

January 1860/John Job James/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

January 1860/Joseph Wright/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

1864/Mr Wright/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1865/Joseph Wright/../../../P.O. Directory **

July 1867/Joseph Wright/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

July 1867/John Tepper/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

1869/John Tepper/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/John Tepper/Licensed Victualler/37/St James, Middlesex/Census
1871/Sophia Tepper/Wife/36/Chelmsford, Essex/Census
1871/Alexander Tepper/Son/10/St Georges, Bloomsbury/Census
1871/Thomas Tepper/Son/9/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/Rose Tepper/Daughter/7/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/Eliza Tepper/Daughter/2/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census
1871/Eliza Clarke/Aunt/40/Chelmsford, Essex/Census
1871/Julia Clarke/Aunt/25/Chelmsford, Essex/Census
1871/M? Sykes/Barman, Widow/60/Ratcliff, Middlesex/Census

15th July 1871/John Tepper/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

15th July 1871/Thomas John Croucher/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

23rd November 1872/Thomas John Croucher/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

23rd November 1872/Sarah Collins/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

14th July 1874/Charles Collian?/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

14th July 1874/Joseph Kayley/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

6th March 1875/L? Kayley/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

6th March 1875/Henry De Ritter/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

20th May 1876/Henry De Ritter/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

20th May 1876/Arthur Small/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

10th January 1880/Arthur Small/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

10th January 1880/James Whyte Stevenson/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1882/Charles Johnson/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Charles Johnson/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Charles Johnson/../../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/James Truett/../../../Post Office Directory ****

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

1901/Joseph Shields/Publican/43/London/Census ****
1901/Sussa Shields/Wife/36/London/Census
1901/Joseph Shields/Son, Painter/19/London/Census
1901/Harry Shields/Son, Barman/17/London/Census
1901/Arthur Shields/Son, Printers Assistant/15/London/Census
1901/Annie Shields/Daughter/12/London/Census
1901/Frank Shields/Son/13/London/Census

1910/Richard Mannning/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1911/Richard Mannning/Publican/45/Deptford/Census ****
1911/Christiana Mannning/Daughter, Sewing Machine Blouse/1919/Deptford/Census
1911/Richard Mannning/Son, Clerk Dispatch/17/Deptford/Census
1911/Henry Mannning/Son, Storeboy/14/Deptford/Census
1911/Lottie Bradshaw/General Servant/26/Plaistow, Essex/Census

1921/Richard Mannning/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1938/A R Pinching/../../../Post Office Directory ****

My grandmother Rose BURGUM ran the pub with her husband Whit Burgum and they had three sons, including my father John. They moved to the Rathbone Arms, after they were bombed out of the Five Bells and Bladebone.  *

1940-41/Mrs R Burgum/../../../BT Telephone Directory [EASt 3529] ****

1944/Joseph E G Hendey/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1971/../Five Bells & Bladebone, 27 Three Colt Street/../../Pub Directory

1983/../Five Bells & Bladebone, 27 Three Colt Street, Allied Breweries/../../Pub Directory

1991/../Five Bells & Bladebone, 27 Three Colt Street, Ind Coope Taylor Walker/../../Pub Directory


+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

** Provided by Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan


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