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Dunstan Arms, 50 East Road, Shoreditch N1 6AD

The address is 10 East Road in 1856 and earlier, prior to street renumbering. *

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Dunstan Arms, 50 East Road, Shoreditch N1

Dunstan Arms, 50 East Road, Shoreditch N1

Kindly provided by Charlie Goodwin

Residents at this address

1829/Lewis Williams/victualler/Office of the Commissioners of Bankrupts records held at the National Archives *

At the Turks Head, Bethnal Green between 1831 and 1834. In 1836, James Punt is at the Dunstans Arms, East road, City road; By 1837, James Punt appears to be at the Coach & Horses, 120 St John street road for a couple of years, and then followed by the George the Fourth, Copenhagen street again briefly. In 1843, James Punt senior, is at the Prince of Wales, 22 East Road, City Road. In 1848, he is the incoming licensee for the Holywell, at 165 Shoreditch High street;

In the 1843 directory, James Punt junior is at the Falcon, Bethnal Green, see the Old Blind Beggar for more detail! In 1843, a James Punt applies for a license for a house in east Smithfield opposite to St Katherines Docks, the Dock Tavern (he is mentioned as James Punt junior), and he is here for about eight years, and then the Gentleman & Porter, 48 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch in about 1855 where he morts, and leaves the pub to his wife, Marianne Punt.

1836/James Punt, Dunstans Arms, East road, City road/../../Robsons Directory

1839/Samuel Clerc, Dunstans Arms, 10 East road, City road/../../Pigots Directory

1842/Samuel Clerc/../../../Robsons Directory

1843/Samuel Clerc, Dunstans Arms, 10 East road, City road/../../Kellys Directory

1848/William Hatfield/../../../Post Office Directory *

1851/William Hatfield/../../../Post Office Directory *

1856/W Hatfield/../../../Post Office Directory

May 1861/Joseph Parsons/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

May 1861/James Brown Woodward/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1861/James Brown Woodward/Licensed Victualler/65/Bridport, Dorset/Census ***
1861/Merina Woodward/Wife/44/Bridport, Dorset/Census
1861/Louisa Emma Woodward/Daughter/20/London/Census
1861/Emily F Woodward/Daughter/22/London/Census
1861/Eliza Robinson/Visitor/21/Lanchester, Nottingham/Census
1861/Edward Sutton/Servant/20/Chobham, Surrey/Census

January 1864/James Brown Woodward/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

January 1864/Charles Clarke/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

November 1864/Charles Clark/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

November 1864/James Goodwin/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1865/Mr James Goodwin, Dunstan Arms, 10 East road, City road/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1869/James Goodwin/../../../Post Office Directory

1874/J Goodwin/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/James Goodwin/Publican/49/Tasmania Hobart Town/Census
1881/Eliza Goodwin/Wife/48/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alfred Goodwin/Son/14/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sophia Goodwin/Daughter/14/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/James Goodwin/Son/13/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Lilian E Goodwin/Daughter/7/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Jane Lawrence/Widow/45/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emily Shirling/General Servant/23/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census

1882/James Goodwin/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/James Goodwin/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/James Goodwin/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Harry Osman/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/William Winfield/../../../Post Office Directory

1906/Edward Sleeman, Dunstan Arms, 50 East road, City road N/../../Post Office Directory

1910/Edward Sleeman/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/E Sleeman/Licensed Victualler/52/Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire/Census
1911/Mary Hann Sleeman/Wife, Assistant/52/Aberyswith, Wales/Census
1911/Hannah Sleeman/Mother, Widow/80/Gloucestershire/Census
1911/Alice Sleeman/Niece/20/../Census
1911/Herbert Palmer/Barman/30/Suffolk/Census
1911/Susan Mary Hobs/Cook/48/Hoxton, London/Census

1915/Horace Burles/../../../Post Office Directory *

1921/Horace J. Burles/../../../Hughes Directory *

1927/Alfred Henry King, Dunstan Arms, 50 East road, City road N1/../../Post Office Directory

1934/Mrs Charlotte King/../../../Kellys Directory

[Benjamin Foley is at a number of public houses, including, and with some dates,
Shakespeares Tavern, 44 Goswell road, St Luke - 1908 to 1920
Green Gate, 220 City road, St Luke - 1919 to 1921
Globe Tavern, 37 Bow street, Covent Garden - 1924 to 1933 Dunstan Arms, 50 East Road, Shoreditch - 1938 to 1942 ]

1938/Benjamin Foley/../../../Post Office Directory *

In the 1939 electoral register for 50 East road are listed:
Benjamin Foley, Licensed Victualler, born 06 Jun 1870
Jennie Foley, Domestic Duties, born 25 Dec 1891

1940/Benjamin Foley/../../../Post Office Directory *

1942, Benjamin Foley of the Dunstan Arms 50 East road London N1 died 20 October 1942 at St Leonards Hospital London N1 administration Llandudno 20 November to Jennie Foley widow. Effects £489 12s 9d.

1944/Mrs Charlotte D. Carey/../../../Post Office Directory *

During the late to mid-forties the publican was my step-grandfather William Clark(e). As a 9/10 year old returning evacuee I used to visit my grandmother there and sometimes stay at the pub. My two cousins together with their parents lived there for a short while helping to run the business during my grandmother’s final illness. **

During this time my cousins attended the now demolished school which was at the end of the road. (name currently forgotten).

1946/William A Clark, Dunstan Arms, 50 East road N1 - CLErknwl 3684/../../BT Telephone Directory

1961/Dunstan Arms, 50 East road N1/../../../Pub Directory

1971/Dunstan Arms, 50 East road N1/../../../Pub Directory

1971/B. W. Jenkins/../../../BT Telephone Directory *

1981/Dunstan Arms, 50 East road, N1 6AD/../../../Pub Directory


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