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Black Boy, 124 High Street, Wapping

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Address formerly given as St Katherine’s Way, Stepney; then at 87 Wapping High Street by 1895; This pub is demolished. A watercolour of the pub dated around 1865 is held by the Guildhall Library **

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

1802/Thomas Vallance /Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held by Guildhall Library **.

1804/Thomas Vallance /Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held by Guildhall Library **.

1810/John Gill /Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held by Guildhall Library **.

1812/John Gill /Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held by Guildhall Library **.

1813/John Gill /Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held by Guildhall Library **.

1833-34/John Henry Clark, Black Boy, 224 High Street, Wapping/../../Pigots Directory ****

1839/William Brown & Co./../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1841/William Brown/../../../Missing Ancestors website **

1842/William Brown/../../../Robsons Directory ****

1843/William Brown/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1851/James Scott/../../../Kelly's ****

July 1853/James Scott/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

July 1853/Thomas Webster/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1855/Thomas Webster/../../../P.O. Directory **

November 1854/Thomas Webster/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

November 1854/Charles Henry Hambleton/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

1856/Charles Henry Hambleton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1860/Robert Crowley/../../../P.O. Directory **

1861/Charles James Foster/Licensed Victualler/31/Whittleford, Cambridge/Census ****
1861/Maria Foster/Wife/28/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
1861/Alice Foster/Daughter/6/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1861/Frederick Foster/Son/4/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1861/Ellen Foster/Daughter/10 months/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
1861/Catherine Fuller/Domestic Servant/16/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census
1861/James Presslie/Boarder, Engine Smith/39/Scotland/Census

1862/Charles James Foster/../../../P.O. Directory ****

May 1862/George August Redout/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

May 1862/David Drysdale/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

July 1864/Frances Ward/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

July 1864/Henry John Harding/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1869/Frederick Johns/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/Frederick Johns/Licensed Victualler/50/Taunton, Somerset/Census ****
1871/Sarah Johns/Wife/35/Rochford, Essex/Census
1871/Frederick Henry Johns/Son/5/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
1871/Frank Johns/Son/1/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
1871/Ada Johns/Daughter/2/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
1871/William Jenkins/Boarder, Wine Cooper/31/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
1871/Sarah McBean/General Servant/50/Rochester, Kemt/Census
1871/Hannah Gillman/Nurse Maid/?/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1871/William Fisher/Potman/17/Blackwall, Middlesex/Census

1873/Frederick Johns/../../../P.O. Directory **

19th July 1873/Frederick Johns/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

19th July 1873/Thomas Hare/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

October 1875/Edred Robert Jary/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

October 1875/Eliza Woodgate/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

July 1877/Eliza Woodgate/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

July 1877/Henry Collard/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

1880/John Smith/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/John Smith/Licensed Victualler/57/Prussia/Census ****
1881/Sarah Smith/Wife/38/Waterford, Ireland/Census
1881/Ernest Smith/Son/14/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
1881/Clara Smith/Daughter/11/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
1881/David Smith/Son/8/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
1881/Arthur Smith/Son/6/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1881/Eva Smith/Daughter/4/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Flinn/Domestic Servant/40/Dundee, Scotland/Census
1881/David Peters/Boarder, Ship Engineer Seaman/40/Dundee, Scotland/Census
1881/Jane Peters/Boarder, Engineers Wife/30/Waterford, Ireland/Census
1881/Sarah Peters/Boarder/6/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1881/David Mitchell/Boarder, Seaman/66/Dundee, Scotland/Census
1881/James Gwimmeral/Boarder, Agricultural Labourer/35/Glasgow, Scotland/Census
1881/David Ross/Boarder, Traveller/40/Glasgow, Scotland/Census

1882/John Smith/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/John Smith/../../../Business Directory of London **

1884/John Smith/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1886/John Smith/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/John Smith/Licensed Victualler, Widow/67/Memel, Russia/Census ****
1891/Ernest Smith/Son, Engineer/24/Wapping, London/Census
1891/Clara Smith/Daughter, House Keeper/20/Wapping, London/Census
1891/Arthur Smith/Son, Ship Steward/16/Whitechapel, London/Census
1891/Eva Smith/Daughter/14/Wapping, London/Census
1891/Sarah Peters/Niece, Book Folder/17/Whitechapel, London/Census
1891/Lily Peters/Niece/10/S Shileds, Durham/Census

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

1899/John Smith/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1900/John Smith/../../../P.O. Directory **

1901/John Smith/Licensed Victualler, Widow/77/Memel, Russia/Census ****
1901/Clara Batts/Daughter/30/Wapping, London/Census
1901/Eva M Smith/Daughter/23/Aldgate, London/Census
1901/Sarah Peters/Niece, Lady Clerk/25/Aldgate, London/Census
1901/Lily E Peters/Niece, Lady Clerk/19/North Sheilds/Census
1901/Ashby J Betts/Son/6/Forest Gate, London/Census

1905/James John Anstee/../../../P.O. Directory **

1906/Richard T Calcroft/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London **


+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Tuesday, 24-Apr-2018 14:15:47 BST