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Albert Arms , 239 Bancroft Road, Mile End E1

Mile End Pubs history

Earlier address is at 66 Bancroft Road, until at least 1921. This pub is now demolished. ** The address is listed as East Street in 1871 and earlier, prior to street renaming. *+

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Mile End, East London  - in East London. The Mile End 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.

1856/James Still/../../../Post Office Directory *+

1861/James Still/Victualler (Widower)/58/Southwark, Surrey/Census *+
1861/Henry Still/Son, Victualler/21/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1861/Thomas Still/Son, Victualler/23/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1861/Eliza Finlinson/House Servant/40/Plymouth, Devon/Census

August 1863/James Still/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

August 1863/Mary Ann Roper /Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

29th September 1866/Mary Ann Roper/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

29th September 1866/Alfred Copping/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

November 1866/Alfred Copping/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

November 1866/Henry Ayton/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

September 1867/Henry Ayton/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

September 1867/William Martin/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1869/W Martin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

November 1870/William Martin/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

November 1870/Daniel Shorey/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1871/Daniel Shorey/Licensed Victualler/55/Gloucester, Gloucestershire/Census *+
1871/Barbara Shorey/Wife/41/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/Barbara Shorey/Daughter/22/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emily Shorey/Daughter/12/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1871/Alexander Shorey/Son/9/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1871/Maria Holland/General Servant/30/Ireland/Census

May 1873/Daniel Shorey/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

May 1873/Dlederich Wetjen/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

1879/Lewis Bellamy / Pot Man /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1881/Thomas M Jiggins/Licensed Victualler/53/Barking, Essex/Census ****
1881/Jane Jiggins/Wife/52/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1881/John Jiggins/Son, Barman/20/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emma Louisa Jiggins/Daughter/19/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alice A Jiggins/Daughter/13/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Eliza E Jiggins/Daughter/11/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Jno White/Father In Law, Formerly Fisherman/80/Westhaven, Essex/Census

1882/Thomas Miller Jiggins/../../../Post Office Directory *+

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

1886/Charles T J Wigney/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/Julian Leonard Harvey/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Alfred Brown/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Henry Hansmann/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Henry Hansmann/Licensed Victualler/31/London/Census ****
1901/Lizzie Hansmann/Wife/30/Berkshire/Census
1901/Maud Hansmann/Daughter/4/Mile End, London/Census
1901/F Hansmann/Daughter/2/Mile End, London/Census
1901/Henry Hansmann/Son/1/Mile End, London/Census
1901/Conrad/Brother, Barman/33/London/Census
1901/Mrs Gibson/Servant, Widow/68/London/Census
1901/Mrs Eagle/Servant, Widow/57/London/Census

1906/George Keene/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London **

1910/James Arthur Finnett/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/Frederick Hill/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Alfred J. Davis/../../../Hughes Directory *+

1934/Mrs Fanny Waterman/../../../Kelly's ****

1944/Lewis Waterman/../../../Kelly's ****

Lewis Waterman was bombed out of the Albert Arms in Bancroft Rd; and then became landlord of the Duke of Norfolk in 1944; and later at the Kings Head in Bow Road. *

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* Provided by Pat Gatsky

*+ Provided By Ewan

** Provided by Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Wednesday, 19-Jul-2017 00:26:23 BST