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Anchor & Hope, 90 Duckett Street, Mile End E1

Mile End Pubs history

Up to at least 1878, the address was given as 50 Edward Street. This pub closed in 1995 and is now in use as a grocer's shop(2006). **  Known as Arkwright's for around the last two years of its life, this pub had been demolished by at least the summer of 2012. *+

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.

Anchor & Hope, 90 Duckett Street - in November 2006

Anchor & Hope, 90 Duckett Street - in November 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.

1839/A Thompson/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1842/A Thomson/../../../Robsonís Directory **

May 1848/Edward Philip Roper/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

May 1848/Thomas Chance/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1851/George Baverstock/../../../Post Office Directory *

1852/George Baverstock/../../../Post Office Directory **

September 1853/George Baverstock/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era ****

September 1853/John Bowers/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era ****

1856/James Prevost/../../../Post Office Directory *

August 1860/James Prevost/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

August 1860/James Wrangham/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

1861/James Wrangham/Licensed Victualler/66/Plymouth/Census *
1861/Sophia Wrangham/Wife/64/St Georges in the East, Middlesex/Census
1861/Sarah Wrangham/Daughter, Barmaid/29/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census
1861/Henry Ellis/Pot Boy/16/Stepney, Middlesex/Census

July 1861/James Wrangham/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

July 1861/James Pottinger/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

July 1863/James Pottinger/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

July 1863/Henry Pottinger/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1869/Hen Pottinger/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/Charles Ward/Licensed Victualler (employing 1 man)/36/Hull, Yorkshire/Census *
1871/Sussanah Ward/Wife/28/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/Charles G. Ward/Son/5/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
1871/Henry J. Ward/Son/1 month/Mile End Old Town, Middlesex/Census
1871/Rose Pearce/General Servant/15/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census

January 1872/Charles Borthwick Ward/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

January 1872/Frederick Wickdenbach Whichelo/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

May 1873/Frederick Weidenbach Whichels/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

May 1873/George Gaisford/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

23rd May 1874/George Gaisford/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

23rd May 1874/George Burnett Boulter/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1874/G B Boulter/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

22nd January 1876/William Budd/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

22nd January 1876/William Edwin Layborn/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

March 1877/William Edwin Layborn/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

March 1877/Edwin Fields Brook/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

30th March 1878/E F Brooks/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

30th March 1878/Thomas Scott/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1881/Thomas Scott/Licensed Victualler/51/Hitchin, Herts/Census
1881/Mary Scott/Wife/48/Strand, Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Scott///St Georges, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Ann Burnett/Niece, Barmaid/22/Hampstead, Middlesex/Census
1881/Anne Burnett/Niece, Domestic Servant/20/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/George Bird/Potman/21/Stepney, Middlesex/Census

1883/Thomas Scott/../../../Post Office Directory **

1882/Thomas Scott/../../../Post Office Directory *

1884/Thomas Scott/../../../Business Directory of London **

1886/Thomas Scott/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/Thomas Scott/../../../Post Office Directory **

1895/Thomas Scott/../../../Post Office Directory *

1899/George Angell/../../../Post Office Directory **

1904/Thomas Boys/../../../Post Office Directory **

1906/George H Rivers/../../../Morrisí Business Directory of London **

1910/Geo Hy Rivers/../../../Kellys Directory **

1915/Mrs Jane Rivers/../../../Post Office Directory *

1921/Mrs Jane Palmer/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1923/Mrs Jane Palmer/../../../Kellys Directory **

1938/Mrs Jane Palmer/../../../Kellys Directory ****

My father, Anthony Addis was tenant of this pub from January 1978 to January 1987. **+

1988/K Braithwaite/../../../Trumans Watney List ***

1990/K Braithwaite/../../../Trumans Watney List ***


+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

* Provided By Ewan

*+ Provided By Tris

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**+ Provided By Wendy Addis

*** Provided By Alex Wilkinson

**** Provided By Kevan

 

And Last updated on: Tuesday, 03-Oct-2017 21:54:17 BST