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Duke of Sussex, 94 Goldsmith Row, Shoreditch E2

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This appears to now have changed name to the Virgin Queen (2017).

The Duke of Sussex, Goldsmiths Row, early 1930's

The Duke of Sussex, Goldsmiths Row, early 1930's (thumbnail)

Now the Albion , 1999

Both Kindly provided by Linda Taylor

Duke of Sussex / Albion, 94 Goldsmiths Row, E2 - in December 2010

Duke of Sussex / Albion, 94 Goldsmiths Row, E2 - in December 2010

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Duke of Sussex / Virgin Queen, 94 Goldsmiths Row, E2 - in December 2017

Duke of Sussex / Virgin Queen, 94 Goldsmiths Row, E2 - in December 2017

Kindly provided by Peter Aylett

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.

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1842/Robt. Abbott / Beer Retailer /../../Robson’s Directory **

1857/Jason Jonathan Rowe / Beer Seller, now in Debtors Prison for London and Middlesex/../../London Gazette, 31 March 1857 **

1869/John Symes/Beer Retailers/../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/George Gardiner/Beer House Holder/28/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census ****
1871/Lydia Gardiner/Wife/32/Abingdon, Berkshire/Census

1876/William Angell /../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/Henry Tompkins/Beer House Keeper/23/Shoreditch/Census ****
1881/Thieza Tompkins/Wife/25/Shoreditch/Census
1881/Phebe Robinson/Visitor, Widow/50/Tottenham/Census

1882/Rouse & Skelsey/Beer Retailers/../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Edward Pearce / Beer Retailer /../../Post Office Directory **

Percy must have run this pub in his mid-20s before getting married in 1909, then opening the Dolphin pub, 9 miles away in Notting Hill. I can’t recollect ‘The Duke’ ever being mentioned by Dad, Winnie or Sylv, so this is quite a discovery. *

1910/Percy Aylett/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1911/Peter Schlosser/Licensed Victualler/40/Commercial Road, London/Census ****
1911/Margaret Schlosser/Wife, Assistant/38/Forest Gate, Essex/Census
1911/Henry Thomas Schlosser/Son/14/Forest Gate, Essex/Census
1911/Peter Robert Schlosser/Son/12/Forest Gate, Essex/Census
1911/Doris Margaret Schlosser/Daughter/10/Forest Gate, Essex/Census

1921/Arthur Liles/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/Mrs Harriet Francis/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

My grandmother Mrs Harriet Francis moved to the Duke of Sussex sometime before 1932 after leaving her previous Pub at the Foresters in Arline Street, Shoreditch. **

Harriet was the widow of Herbert Francis, listed as publican of the Coopers Arms, Rush Green 1908-1920 **

Harriet's family had links also to the Harrow, Rose Lane [Jermy family], and Crooked Billet, Padnal Corner, both in Chadwell Heath, Essex and also to the Duke of York and Volunteer in Barking, Essex. **


1936/Mrs Harriet Francis/Beer Retailer/../../Personal research **

1938/Philip Tom Dunkley/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Philip Tom Dunkley/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

In 1999, this same Public House was now known as the Albion **


* Provided By Peter Aylett

** Provided By Linda Taylor

**** Provided By Kevan

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And Last updated on: Tuesday, 13-Mar-2018 22:02:19 GMT