Accurate transcriptions of the 1921 census are being added to the pub history site, starting with London.

Champion Arms / Mail Coach, 65 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch E2

Shoreditch index

At 155 Kingsland Road in the 1861 census, and named the Champion Arms, But in 1856 and earlier it was called the Mail Coach. It is also referred to as the Mail Coach in the 1855 and 1875 license transfers. Then by 1889 this pub had again been renamed the Old Mail Coach. Closed in 1912 as a pub through the compensation award scheme. **

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

Champion Arms, 65 Kingsland Road - in August 2006

Champion Arms, 65 Kingsland Road - in August 2006

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Residents at this address.

Mail Coach :

1827/Budd/../../../LV Association

1824/Hickery Hawke / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1828/John Clay / Public House & Stable Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1825/George Budd / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1829/George Budd / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1831/George Budd / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1834/John Mayou/victualler, wine and spirit merchant/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *+

1839/William Fielder/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1842/Wm. Fielder/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1847/William John Bird / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **
1847/Lucy Bird / Wife /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey
1847/Henry Farr / Pot Boy / 18 /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey

1848/John William Bird/Mail Coach/../../Post Office Directory

September 1849/William John Bird/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

September 1849/John Dance/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1851/John Dance/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/John Dance/Licensed Victualler/49/Wick, Worcestershire/Census *
1851/Maria Dance/Wife/56/Pershore, Worcestershire/Census
1851/John Dance/Son, Barman/23/Pershore, Worcestershire/Census
1851/Martha E Dance/Daughter, Domestic Servant/20/Pershore, Worcestershire/Census
1851/James Hatfield/House Servant/19/Marylebone/Census

John Dance is at the Prince of Wales, Wall Street, Southgate Road by the 1861 census. *

September 1853/John Dance/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

September 1853/William Mardon/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1856/William Mardon/../../../Post Office Directory

November 1855/William Marden/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

November 1855/George Head/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

Champion Arms :

1861/Henry Thos Curline/Victualler/40/Pentonville, Middlesex/Census
1861/Martha Curline/Wife/36/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1861/Martha Elizabeth Curline/Daughter/14/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1861/James Luke Curline/Son/8/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1861/William John Curline/Son/5/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1861/Rosetta Emma Curline/Daughter/3/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1861/Frederick Edgar Curline/Son/4 months/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1861/Harriet Spinks/General Servant/17/Walsham?,Norfolk/Census
1861/Jacob Burnen/Potman/21/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census

May 1866/John Leask/Outgoing Licensee, Mail Coach/../../Era

May 1866/Charles J Pope/Incoming Licensee, Mail Coach/../../Era

1869/Charles J Pope/../../../Post Office Directory

July 1869/Charles James Pope/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

July 1869/John Sutton/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

15th July 1871/John Sutton/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

15th July 1871/George Bloomfield/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1872/G Blomfield/../../../Brabner’s Hackney Directory **

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

19th July 1873/George Bloomfield/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

19th July 1873/Esther Jane Austin/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

October 1873/Esther Jane Austin/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

October 1873/Edward Gideon Greenwood/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1874/Edward G Greenwood/../../../Post Office Directory **

23rd May 1874/Edward Gideon Greenwood/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

23rd May 1874/Francis Alfred Thurlow/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

6th March 1875/Francis Alfred Thurlow/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

6th March 1875/Abraham Bryant/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

20th May 1876/Abraham Bryant/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

20th May 1876/Arthur Harry Rumsey/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

18th August 1877/Arthur Harry Rumsey/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

18th August 1877/Henry Brames/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1881/Henry Bramos/Publican/50/Dartford, Kent/Census
1881/Isabella Bramos/Wife/36/Scotland/Census
1881/Henry Bramos/Son/14/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Janes Evins/Servant/2/../Census
1881/Dick Start/Barman/28/Stepney Green/Census
1881/Nelly Evins/Visitor/16/../Census

1882/Henry Bramos/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/John Pickard/../../../Post Office Directory

1886/Richard J Norden/../../../Business Directory of London **

Mail Coach :

1889/William Ball & Lawrence Doyle/../../../Post Office Directory **

1889/William Ball / Landlord /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1892/William Ball/../../../London Gazette, 1 April 1892 **

1895/Charles Turner/../../../Post Office Directory *+

1899/Lawrence Doyle/../../../Post Office Directory *+

1901/Mrs Alica Ellis/../../../Post Office Directory **

1902/David Tindall Webster / Deceased / Died 20 July 1902 /../../London Gazette, 24 October 1902 **

1902/Annie Roberts Webster / Widow /../../London Gazette, 24 October 1902 **

1910/Harry Ketterman/Old Mail Coach/../../Post Office Directory

I've been researching the Dickson family, who they ran a number of pubs in London from the early 1900's. (James) Arthur Dickson was the father and he had two sons Arthur George Dickson and Ernest Edwin Dickson, all involved in the brewery trade.  ***

1911/Arthur Dickson/Manager Licensed Victualler/50/Poplar, London/Census
1911/Ann Elizabeth Dickson/Wife/50/Poplar, London/Census
1911/Stanley Wilkinson/Barman/18/Ipswich, Suffolk/Census

London Evening Standard 14 June 1911
Licensing Act 1904 Notice of principal meeting to discuss by the Compensation authority on 3rd July 1911
Mail Coach, Kingsland road, Shoreditch, Full, Jesse James Howe

Shoreditch Observer May 1912 :
Compensation awards under the 1910 Licensing Act awarded the following total awards to be divided amongst the persons interested in the houses, which have been referred for extinction on payment:

Mail Coach, Kingsland road, Shoreditch £1895

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*+ Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided by Mary Armour

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