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Black Horse, 168 Mile End Road, Mile End

Mile End Pubs history

At 5 Hayfield Place, Mile End Road in 1856; In 2006 this pub was renamed the E-One Club. This pub closed in 2010. ** The building is currently vacant (June 2014). ***

A Jolly Boys Outing in 1947 - My grandfather, Fred, is at the front holding the dog. Frank Cave is seated to his left (wearing glasses) and his wife is standing by the door.

Kindly provided by Linda Lee

Black Horse, 168 Mile End Road c 1997

Kindly provided by Rosemary Wenzerul

Black Horse, 168 Mile End Road, E1 - in June 2014

Black Horse, 168 Mile End Road, E1 - in June 2014

Kindly provided by Tris

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.

1841/John James Burden/../../../P.O. Directory **

1842/Jas. Burden/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1844/Geo. B Winmill/../../../Thompsonís Directory **

1850/George Beek Winmill/../../../P.O. Directory **

1856/Mrs Jane Winmill/../../../Post Office Directory ****

November 1855/Jane Winmill/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era ****

November 1855/Joseph Lucas/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era ****

July 1862/Mary Anne Roper/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

July 1862/Samuel Maskall/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

May 1865/Samuel Maskell/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

May 1865/Daniel Shorey/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1869/D Short/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/John J Holsten/Licensed Victualler/27/Hanover, Germany/Census ****
1871/Henry Holsten/Brother, Assistant/29/Hanover, Germany/Census
1871/Fanny Taylor/Housekeeper/40/London/Census
1871/Harriett Hatcott/Domestic Servant/18/London/Census

1874/J J Holsten/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

1876/Jno. Jacob Holsten/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/Johann J Holsten/Licensed Victualler/36/Hanover BS/Census ****
1881/Johann H Holsten/Brother, Barman/26/Hanover BS/Census
1881/Frederick Brownhurst/Barman/24/Hanover BS/Census
1881/James Cheny/Potman/19/Oxford/Census
1881/Grace Sellick/House Keeper/46/Sussex/Census
1881/Jane White/House Maid/21/Greenwich, Kent/Census

1882/Jno Jacob Holsten/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/John J Holsten/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1886/John J Holsten/../../../Business Directory of London **

1888/Richard Stevens/../../../P.O. Directory **

1891/Williams Brothers/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1894/Wm. Rbt. Bennett/../../../P.O. Directory **

1895/William Robert Bennett/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1898/Thomas William Farmer / Licensed Victualler /../../London Gazette, 2 February 1900 **

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

1901/George E Benton/Publican/32/Mile End, London/Census ****
1901/Cornelia M Benton/Wife/34/Victoria Park, London/Census
1901/Edwin G Benton/Son/3/Stoke Newington, London/Census
1901/Robert Grant/Barman/20/Forest Gate, London/Census
1901/Florrie Goddard/Barmaid/21/Hammersmith, London/Census
1901/Lillian Germain/Barmaid/20/London/Census
1901/Edith Snelling/Cook/22/Camden Town, London/Census
1901/Emily Newton/Nurse Girl/16/Shoreditch, London/Census

1906/Charles Hopson/../../../Morrisí Business Directory of London **

1909/Baron & Agnes Barnett/../../../Personal details **

1910/Baron Barnett/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/Knight Brothers/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1917/Knight Brothers/../../../P.O. Directory **

1921/Samuel Parkus/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1938/Wm Spencer Beer/../../../Post Office Directory ****

My grandparents were regular patrons of The Black Horse during the 1940s and early 1950s, and my parents met there in 1946. The Eliz. Cave quoted on your site was I believe the widow of Frank Cave.  *

1944/Mrs Eliz Cave/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1950/Frank Cave/../../../Bt Telephone Directory [STEpny gn 1684] ****

1960/Frank Cave/../../../Bt Telephone Directory [STEpny gn 1684] ****


* Provided by Linda Lee

** Provided by Rosemary Wenzerul

*** Provided by Tris

**** Provided By Kevan


And Last updated on: Saturday, 01-Apr-2017 12:23:28 BST