London historical street directory and pub history

This is now an updated and complete, historical London street directory for 1832 and 1842 and more

Baker & Basket, 16 Leman Street, Whitechapel

At 12 Redlion Street in 1841; Road renamed by 1851;At 8 Leman Street in 1851 to 1871; This pub has been demolished, probably a victim of road-widening, later at 2 Leman Street. ***

Whitechapel pub history index

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

1816/William Day / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library ***

1823/William Wilson / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library ***

1831/James Towler / Licensed Victualler & Cellerman to a Wine Merchant /../../London Gazette, 27 December 1831 ***

1833-34/John Rudd, Baker & Basket, 11 Redlion Street, Whitechapel/../../Pigots Directory ****

1839/James Hutchins/../../../Pigots Directory ***

1841/James Hutchens/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1842/Jas. Hutchens/../../../Robson’s Directory ***

1850/James Hutchens/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1851/Edward Bonney/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1852/Benjamin Staines/../../../Watkins Directory ***

1856/Benjamin Staines/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1856/Samuel Faver / Pot Boy/../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

May 1861/William Martin/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

May 1861/George Church, the younger/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

May 1862/George Church the younger/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1862/G Church jun/../../../Post Office Directory ****

May 1862/Henry Finch/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

November 1864/Sarah Finch, administratrix of Henry Finch/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

November 1864/Samuel Simpson Smith/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

1869/Samuel S Smith/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/Samuel S Smith/Licensed Victualler/28/Rutsby, Norfolk/Census ****
1871/Eliza Smith/Wife/51/Stoke Newington/Census
1871/Martha Smith/Daughter/20/London/Census
1871/Samuel S Smith/Son, Clerk/18/London/Census
1871/Ada L Smith/Daughte, Apprenticer/16/London/Census
1871/William W Smith/Son/14/London/Census
1871/Sarah Ann Smith/Daughter/12/London/Census
1871/James E Smith/Son/8/London/Census
1871/Jane Evans/Aunt, Widow/71/Yarmouth/Census
1871/Thomas Sanders/Potman/17/London/Census

1874/S S Smith/../../../H D Miles Directory of Licensed Victuallers **

14th July 1874/Samuel Simpson Smith/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

14th July 1874/Charles John Cepsey?/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

August 1875/John Allen/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

August 1875/Henry Buckner/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

22nd January 1876/Henry Buckner/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

22nd January 1876/Isaac Rosenberg/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

12th May 1877/F Rosenberg/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

12th May 1877/Robert John Hayes/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1878/Robert John Hayes/../../../Post Office Directory ***

10th January 1880/James Chamberlain/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

10th January 1880/Frances Annie Seaborne/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1881/Francis Ann Seabourne/Licensed Victualler, Widow/50/Harwich, Essex/Census ****

1881/Arthur Rend/Son, Licensed Victualler/22/Haggerstone, Middlesex/Census
1881/Frank Rend/Son, Licensed Victualler/21/Haggerstone, Middlesex/Census
1881/Flory Seabourne/Daughter/13/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1881/Edward Seabourne/Son/8/Sidcup, Kent/Census

1882/Mrs Francis Ann Seabourne/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/George G Betjeman/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1886/George G Betjeman/../../../Business Directory of London ***

9th July 1892/Francis Sprag/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

9th July 1892/Charlotte Reeves/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1893/Charlotte Reeves / Public House Keeper/../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

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

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

1906/Richard J Davis/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London ***

1910/Mrs Elizabeth Davis/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1911/Henry Levy Steingold/Licensed Victualler/28/London/Census ****
1911/Katie Levy Steingold/Wife, Assistant/28/Germany/Census
1911/Greta Levy Steingold/Daughter/1/London/Census
1911/Albert Levy Steingold/Son/2 months/London/Census
1911/Alf Strudwick/Barman/23/London/Census
1911/Elsie Chapman/Servant/15/Surrey/Census

1915/Henry Levy Steingold/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Henry Levy Steingold/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1929/Henry Levy/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1937/Ernest Edwd. McHard/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1941/Ernest Edward McHard / Deceased, Died 19 April 1941/../../London Gazette, 10 December 1946 **
1941/Mary McHard / Deceased, Died 19 April 1941/../../London Gazette, 10 December 1946



+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

*** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

What I am now attempting to achieve is the coverage of an earlier London street directory in 1832. This is unique, plus images of the 1842 Robsons directory which confirm earlier entries and also carry much more trade detail about a premises or person. Here is the index of streets in 1832, many with 1842 imagery added.
And next is the complete 1940 London street directory - this will take some months to complete, so bear with me!

London pub history directory.

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London Street Listings in 1832.

1832 Index

London street listings in 1842

1842 Index

London Street Listings in 1818 - mainly A and B.

London public houses in 1833 Pigots.

Entire London Street Listing in 1843 - by surname.

London public houses in 1856.

London public houses in 1869.

London public houses in 1899

London 1921 Street directory in 1921

London 1940 Street directory 1940

London Pubs in 2018

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