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Duke Of Wellington, 33 Shepherd Street, Spitalfields

At 12 Shepherd Street by 1934, and later renamed to Toynbee Street **

Spitalfields index

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

Duke of Wellington, 12 Toynbee Street - in December 2006

Duke of Wellington, 12 Toynbee Street - in December 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.

1851/Jas. Garton/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1851/James Garton/Licensed Victualler/40/Basford, Nottinghamshire/Census ****
1851/Ann Mary Garton/Wife/43/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1851/Robert Garton/Son/11/Christ Church, Middlesex/Census
1851/Charles Garton/Son/10/Christ Church, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary E Garton/Daughter/10/Christ Church, Middlesex/Census
1851/James Garton/Son/7/Christ Church, Middlesex/Census
1851/William Garton/Son/6/Christ Church, Middlesex/Census
1851/Ellen Conway/House Servant/28/Ireland/Census

March 1853/James Garton/ Outgoing Licensee /../../Morning Advertiser ****

March 1853/Abraham Soesman/ Incoming Licensee /../../Morning Advertiser ****

August 1853/Abraham Soesman/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

August 1853/William Comber/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1856/Hy Leary/../../../Post Office Directory ****

January 1858/Samuel Maskell/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

January 1858/John Jaques/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

2nd July 1860/James Hammon executors of the late John Hammon/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

2nd July 1860/Samuel Watkins/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1861/Samuel Watkins/Licensed Victualler/32/Kent Road, London/Census ****
1861/Mary Ann Watkins/Wife/28/St Lukes/Census
1861/Samuel Watkins/Son/9/Shoreditch/Census
1861/Sarah Watkins/Daughter/6/Shoreditch/Census
1861/Jno Wm Watkins/Son/18 months/Shoreditch/Census
1861/Maria Say/Mother in Law, Barmaif, widow/58/Walsall, Staffordshire/Census
1861/Bridget Griffin/House Servant/20/Ireland/Census
1861/Charles Payne/Potman/23/Hackney/Census

26th January 1867/Charles B Ward/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

26th January 1867/Emma Ann Squire/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

September 1867/Emma Ann Squire/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

September 1867/William King/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

November 1867/William King/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

November 1867/Thomas Holman/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

August 1878/Frederick Greatham/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

August 1878/Isaac William Cain/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

1881/Arthur Walkley/Public House Manager/51/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Caroline Walkley/Wife/51/Bristol Christchurch/Census
1881/John M Eldridge/Barman/47/Chatham Barracks, Kent/Census
1881/Caroline Lavelle/Servant/15/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

These are probably two separate Public Houses, but just for now!

1881/George Holland/Publican/38/Colchester, Essex/Census
1881/Esther Holland/Wife/28/Paddington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Maude Holland/Daughter/10 months/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census

1885/George Balance Wilcox/../../../P. O. Directory **

1891/Frederick Porter/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/William De Grote/Licensed Victualler/40/Spitalfields, London/Census ****
1891/Emma De Grote/Wife/32/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/Joseph Perry/Potman/60/Spitalfields, London/Census
1891/Louisa Rutherford/General Servant/19/Spitalfields, London/Census
1891/Thomas Sparkes/Cellerman/30/Spitalfields, London/Census

1893/William de Groat / Victualler & Beer Retailer /../../London Gazette, 29 September 1893 **

1895/John Dunuvar/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Frdk John Perkins/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1906/Jacob Musaphia/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London **

1911/Hugh Chick/Licensed Victualler/47/Somerset/Census ****
1911/Alice Fanny Chick/Wife/44/Hammersmith/Census
1911/Edith Mary Chick/Daughter/8/Hammersmith/Census
1911/Walter Ryall/Barman/41/Bermondsey, London/Census

1914/Hugh Chick/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/Denis McDonnell/../../../Kellys Directory ****


+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan


And Last updated on: Saturday, 22-Jul-2017 00:37:57 BST