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St Lukes Head, 90 Old Street, St Luke, London

The address is also listed as 151 Upper Whitecross Street (or 151 Whitecross Street) in early directories, which is the adjoining street (which has since been renumbered). *  Earlier address is at 24 Old Street in 1856. This pub is now closed.  The premises have until recently been in use as a grocer's shop and off licence, but the building now seems to be empty. ***

St Luke pub history index

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

St Luke's Head, 90 Old Street, EC1 - in November 2007

St Luke's Head, 90 Old Street, EC1 - in November 2007

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.

1816/Henry Burroughs / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office, records held at Guildhall Library **

1818/Mary Burroughs / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office, records held at Guildhall Library **

1819/Henry Burroughs / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office, records held at Guildhall Library **

1837/Richard Temple / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office, records held at Guildhall Library **

1838/Thomas Wright / Victualler & Spirit Dealer /../../Sun Fire Office, records held at Guildhall Library **

1839/Thos. Wright/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1842/Groves & Gray/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1844/Daniel Wilson../../../Thompsons Directory ***

1848/Daniel Wilson/../../../Post Office Directory *

September 1849/Daniel Wilson/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

September 1849/John Rigby/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1850/Daniel Wilson / Former Licensed Victualler, now Out-of-Business /../../London Gazette, 19 July 1850 **

1851/John Rigby/../../../Finsbury Petty Sessions ****

1851/John Rigby/Victualler/47/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census ****
1851/Maria Rigby/Wife/37/Edmonton, Middlesex/Census
1851/Thos Brock/Barman/34/St Lukes, Middlesex/Census
1851/Henry Lovett/Barman/18/Epping, Essex/Census
1851/John Freedman/Barman/20/Enfield, Middlesex/Census

1856/William Hart/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1861/William Heggles/Licensed Victualler/39/Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk/Census ****
1861/Louisa Heggles/Wife/39/Woodbridge, Suffolk/Census
1861/Clara Heggles/Daughter/2/St Lukes, Middlesex/Census
1861/Louisa Miles/Sister??//Woodbridge, Suffolk/Census
+ three other servants

August 1862/John Rogers/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

August 1862/John Walker/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

March 1866/Christopher Fisher/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

1869/Christopher Fisher/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/Christopher Fisher/Publican/37/Scarborough, Yorkshire/Census ****
1871/Julia Fisher/Wife/41/Baildon, Yorkshire/Census
1871/William N Fisher/Son/5/St Luke, Middlesex/Census
1871/James Fisher/Son/4/St Luke, Middlesex/Census
1871/Charles Fisher/Son/2/St Luke, Middlesex/Census
1871/Mary Fisher/Cousin/40/Carlisle, Cumberland/Census
1871/Jane Fisher/Niece, Barmaid/18/Orton, Cumberland/Census
1871/Arthur Taylor/Barman/25/Piccadill, Middlesex/Census
1871/Helen Bagnell/Barmaid/21/Paddington, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emma Harriss/General Servant/31/Bristol, Gloucester/Census

1876/Dolford Jas Rose/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1881/Agnes Wright/Licensed Victualler, Widow/54/Folkstone, Kent/Census ****
1881/William F Wright/Son, Assistant/32/York/Census
1881/Sarah A Wright/Daughter, Assistant/27/Manchester/Census
1881/Agnes Wright/Daughter, Assistant/28/Newery, Ireland/Census
1881/Mary J Wright/Daughter, Assistant/26/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Arthur Wright/Son, Handicap: Blind, Pawnbroker Assistant/23/(B S), Sweden/Census
1881/William D Wright/Grandson/8/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Agnes Wright/Granddaughter/4/Manchester/Census
1881/Jane Wright/Granddaughter/2/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Annie Fryer/General Servant/29/Edmonton/Census
1881/Henry Christie/Barman/21/Walthamstow/Census
1881/Frances E L Mills/Nurse/19/Norwich/Census

1881/Mrs Agnes Wright/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1883/Mrs Agnes Wright/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1885/Mrs Agnes Wright/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1891/Henry Johnson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Henry Johnson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Thos Frederick Barden/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Thomas F Bardens/Licensed Victualler/31/England/Census ****
1901/Edith E Bardens/Wife/23/England/Census
1901/Thomas F Bardens/Son/1/London/Census
1901/Frank E Bardens/Brother, Barman/24/London/Census
1901/William Worth/Barman/22/England/Census
1901/Albertine Hibbert/Domestic Servant/43/England/Census
1901/Sarah Brooks/Domestic Servant/16/England/Census

1910/Thos Frederick Bardens/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/Thos Frederick Barden/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Wallace Arthur Stevens/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1931/Wallace Arthur Stevens/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1938/Jn Hy Hildrew/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/John Henry Hildrew/../../../Post Office Directory *

1971/J. T. Joyce/../../../BT Telephone Directory *

* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Thursday, 15-Sep-2016 19:10:01 BST