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Crown, 60 High Street, Shadwell

This pub is now demolished. **

Shadwell index

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

1833-34/John Fairweather/../../../Pigot’s Directory

1839/Christopher Wells/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1851/P H Edward Taylor/../../../Kelly's ****

Christopher Wells was born in York and became a Hatter in Hull. He married an Elizabeth Montgomery the daughter of John Montgomery the licenced victualler at The Societies Tavern in Hull and also my gggg grandfather. He sold his hat business and took over The Crown. He died a very wealthy man. *

1851/Christopher Wells/Licensed Victualler, Widow/50/York, Yorkshire/Census ****
1851/William Wells/Son, Brasss Founder/18/Hull, Yorkshire/Census
1851/Elizabeth L Crawford/House Keeper/32/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1851/Caroline Bennett/General Servant/19/Bristol, Glouestershire/Census

September 1855/Christopher Wells, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

The John Arthur that is mentioned as his executor was his son in law. He was married to his daughter Ann Montgomery Wells. He was a Cheesemonger in Whitechapel. John Montgomery had another daughter, Ann, who married a William Finden Brown, another wealthy man, and the victualler of The Jolly Sailor on Back Lane, Shadwell. *

September 1855/John Arthur, executor of Christopher Wells/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

November 1855/John Arthur/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era ****

November 1855/John Arthur/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era ****

1856/Chris Wells/../../../Post Office Directory ****

September 1857/John Arthur/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

The John Wells mentioned was his eldest son. He also inherited The Sun and Sword on Cable Street from his father, Christopher Wells. *

September 1857/John Wells/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

7th July 1866/Ann Murray Stevens & Armon Hicks exec of Edward Stannor Stevens/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

7th July 1866/Ann Murray Stevens/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1869/Mrs M A Stevens/../../../Post Office Directory ****

January 1874/Ann Murray Stevens/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

January 1874/Alfred Stevens/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

1881/George A Crook/Licensed Victualler/43/Bermondsey, Sussex/Census ****
1881/Caroline Crook/Wife/39/Southwark, Sussex/Census
1881/Ernest Crook/Son/18 months/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/Frederick C Slater/Barman/23/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emily J Holloway/General Servant/18/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census

1882/George Andrew Crook/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/George A Crook/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/Frank Goddard/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Frank Goddard/Publican/39//Census ****
1891/Albins Ernest Goddard/Son/3/Whitechapel/Census
1891/Robert C Goddard/Son/1/London/Census
1891/Emma Fisher/Cook/19/London/Census
1891/Martha Harris/Cook/27/Cambridge/Census
1891/John Taylor/Bar Assistant/16/Stepney, London/Census
1891/Ernest A Farmer/Bar Assistant/20/London/Census

1893/Frederick John Way / Victualler /../../London Gazette, 4 July 1893 **

1899/Frank Rowe/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1910/William James Morton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

* Provided By Roger Montgomery

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Sunday, 03-Jun-2018 21:36:59 BST