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Bull & Pump, 72 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch

In the 1871 census it is listed as the St Leonards Coffee House. This pub was renamed the Rainbow in 1998 and remains open ** Now primarily a lap dancing club (2014). ***

Shoreditch index

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

Bull & Pump, 72 Shoreditch High Street - in November 2006

Bull & Pump, 72 Shoreditch High 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.

1841/William Norman/../../../Post Office Directory **

1851/Francis Wrensted/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1852/Mrs Ann Wrensted/../../../Watkins Directory **

1856/Mrs Ann Wrensted/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1866/Hy. Beale/../../../P.O. Directory **

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

1871/William Winton/Licensed Victualler/47/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census ****
1871/Frances Winton/Wife/38/Kingston, North America/Census
1871/Thomas Winton/Son, Upholsterer/16/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/Elizabeth Winton/Daughter/15/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/Alfred Winton/Son/9/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/Walter Winton/Son/7/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/Rosina Winton/Daughter/4/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emilie Winton/Daughter/1/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1871/Charles Brick/Barman/30/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

1872/W Winton/../../../Brabner’s Hackney Directory **

May 1878/H Beale, Licensed Victualler, High street, Shoreditch, three measures defective, fined 30s/../../Lloyds Weekly Newspaper ****

1881/James Nicholson/Manager Licensed Victualler/37/St Osyth, Essex/Census ****
1881/Kate Nicholson/Wife, Manager Licensed Victualler/37/Oxford St, Middlesex/Census
1881/Robert Turner/Potman/16/Gibraltar/Census

1882/Henry Beale/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Henry Beale/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1886/Charles A Dyne/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/Wm Ewen/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Ernest Gillingham/Licensed Victualler/28/Norwood, Surrey/Census ****
1891/Florence Gillingham/Wife/26/Brixton, London/Census
1891/Willie Gillingham/Son/5/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1891/Florence Gillingham/Daughter/4/Norwood, Surrey/Census
1891/Gertrude Gillingham/Daughter/3 months/Shoreditch, London/Census
1891/Charles Moore/Barman/19/Cambridgeshire/Census

1895/Edward Salter/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Charles Guthmann/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1910/James Peerless/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1911/James Peerless/Licensed Victualler/36/Bromley Common, Kent/Census ****
1911/Katie Peerless/Wife/32/London/Census
1911/Daniel Dowsett/Barman/24/Barking, Essex/Census
1911/William King/Barman/29/Hoxton, London/Census
1911/William Thomas Goodwin/Potman/20/Hoxton, London/Census
1911/Elizabeth Morgan/Cook/34/London/Census

1912/James Peerless/../../../Post Office Directory **

1915/James Peerless/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Mrs Katie Cecelia Peerless/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1922/Katie Cecilia Peerless / Licensed Victualler, deceased / Died 12 September 1922 /../../London Gazette, 12 December 1922 **

1934/Mark Bodinetz/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/Alfred Thos Law/../../../Post Office Directory ****


** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided by Tris

**** Provided By Kevan


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