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Unicorn, 202 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch

The earlier address is also given as 84 Hoxton Old Town. * This pub is closed. This is now a takeaway pizza emporium. The name can still be seen along with an impressive unicorn relief; a vacant Taylor Walker sign frame is still displayed. ** ***

Shoreditch index

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

Unicorn, 202 Hoxton Street - in November 2006

Unicorn, 202 Hoxton Street - in November 2006

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Unicorn, 202 Hoxton Street. N1 -  August 2010

Unicorn, 202 Hoxton Street. N1 - August 2010

Kindly provided by Tris

The following entries are in this format:

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

1827/William Guiver/../../../LV Association

1833/W Kirkpatrick/../../../LVAssociation

1839/Frederick Saunders/../../../Pigot's Directory *

1841/Frederic Sanders/../../../Post Office Directory *

1842/G Smith/Unicorn, 84 Hoxton Old Town/../../Hobsons Directory

1848/Charles Stevens/../../../Post Office Directory *

1851/Charles Stevens/Unicorn, 84 Hoxton Old Town/../../Kellys Directory

1856/William Chaplin/../../../Post Office Directory

March 1863/William Chaplin/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

March 1863/Thomas Cartwright/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1869/James Barnes/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/James Barnes/Licensed Victualler, Widow/55/London/Census
1881/Isabel Tufnell/Barmaid/23/Grove End, Kent/Census
1881/Caroline King/General Servant/25/Woodford, Essex/Census
1881/Flora Capon/Barmaid/19/Oxford, Oxford/Census

1882/James Barnes/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/James Barnes/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Thomas Ainger/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Charles Shutler/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/James William Rowe/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/James William Rowe/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/James William Rowe/../../../Post Office Directory *

1921/James William Rowe/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Charles Frederick Wright/../../../Post Office Directory *

1938/Edward Roscoe/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Pioneer Catering Co. Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory *

+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Carol Stocker

 Provided By Kevan

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