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Black Bull, 199 Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel

Address formerly 95 Whitechapel Road. In 2007 this pub was renamed Bar Nakoda. ***

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.

Black Bull, 199 Whitechapel Road; formerly at 95 Whitechapel Road - picture taken in August 2006

Black Bull, 199 Whitechapel Road; formerly at 95 Whitechapel Road - picture taken in August 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.

1812/Richard Fairlam Ė Victualler/../../../Sun Fire Office Records, held by Guildhall Library **.

1835/Smith/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1839/Henry Gardner/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1841/H Gardner/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1842/H Gardner/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1844/H Gardner/../../../Thompsons Directory **

1850/Henry Gardner/../../../Post Office Directory **

1851/Henry Gardner/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1851/Henry Gardner/Licensed Victualler/37/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census ****
1851/Sophia Gardner/Wife/26/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Henry Gardner/Son/9/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1851/Eliza Lomase/Servant/20/Hanover Square, Middlesex/Census
1851/Sarah Pipe/Servant, Widow/29/London, Middlesex/Census

1852/Henry Gardner/../../../Watkins Directory **

1856/Henry Gardner/../../../Post Office Directory ****

March 1859/Henry Gardner/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

March 1859/George Gardner/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

May 1859/George Gardner/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

May 1859/Thomas Ashmore/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

1861/Thomas Ashmore/Licensed Victualler/31/Birmingham/Census ****
1861/Harriet Ashmore/Wife/30/Newmarket/Census
1861/Betsy Turner/Visitor, Farmers Daughter/20/Northampton/Census

November 1863/Thomas Ashmore/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

November 1863/Harriet Ashmore/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

March 1864/Harriet Ashmore/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

March 1864/Joseph Ranson/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

March 1864/Harriet Ashmore/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

March 1864/Joseph Ransom/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1869/Joseph Ranson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1874/J Ranson/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

1875/Joseph Ranson/../../../Post Office Directory ***

July 1877/Joseph Ransom/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

July 1877/James Torry/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

1878/Ellis Brothers/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/Henry Trask/Licensed Victuallers Manager/27/Middle Chinnock, Somerset/Census ****
1881/Mary Ann Porter/Housekeeper/76/Cockfield, Suffolk/Census
1881/George Tarling/Manager/21/Harrow, Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Cakes/Barman/21/Exeter St Thomas/Census
1881/Robert Dean/Barman/20/London City , Middlesex/Census
1881/Edwin Miles/Barman/17/Stepney, Middlesex/Census

1882/Ellis Brothers & Co./../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Ellis Brothers & Co./../../../Post Office Directory ****

1886/Ellis Brothers/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/Frederick Halswell/Manager/32/Marylebone, London/Census ****
1891/Thomas Welfare/Barman/27/Forest Row, Sussex/Census
1891/Thomas A A Banks/Barman/18/Reading, Berks/Census
1891/Frederick E Wells/Barman/17/Elphamstone, Essex/Census
1891/Esther Wright/General Servant/46/Hungerford, Berks/Census

1895/Ellis Brothers & Co/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Ellis Brothers/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Frank T Adams/Public House Manager/36/Fitzroy Square, London/Census ***
1901/Emma E Adams/Sister/30/Fitzroy Square, London/Census
1901/Florence E Adams/Daughter/14/Wapping, London/Census
1901/Arthur F Partridge/Barman/26/Walthamstow, London/Census
1901/John Stanbridge/Barman/22/Deptford, London/Census
1901/Percival Liddiard/Barman/19/Hanwell, Middlesex/Census
1901/Kate E Griffins/Domestic Servant/29/Hastings, Sussex/Census

1906/Ellis Brothers/../../../Morris' Business Directory of London **

1910/Thos. Barclay Ellis/../../../Post Office Directory **

1911/Edward Hubert Clark/Licensed Victuallers Manager/38/Shepherds Bush, Middlesex/Census ****
1911/Mina Louisa Clark/Wife, Manageress/38/Brompton/Census
1911/Florence Edith Louisa Clark/Daughter/13/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1911/Nna Mary Clark/Daughter/11/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1911/Edward William Francis Clark/Son/5/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1911/Mary Muriel Adelaide Clark/Daughter/1/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1911/Sidney Elliott/Barman/27/Ascot, Berkshire/Census
1911/Ellen Hall/Domestic Servant/33/Ascot, Berkshire/Census
1911/George Ellis/Barman/21/Leytonstone, Essex/Census
1911/William Pollock/Barman/17/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
1911/Bertam Woolard/Barman/21/Leytonstone, Essex/Census

1914/Mrs Mary Ellis/../../../Post Office Directory **

1916/Thos. Barclay Ellis/../../../Post Office Directory **

1922/Ellis Brothers/../../../Post Office Directory **

1923/Ellis Brothers/../../../Post Office Directory **

My name is Frank Godson (changed from Goldstein to Godson by my father). My mother was Yetta Jacobs married to David Goldstein she was the daughter of Frank Jacobs. I was born in 1943,  and my parents lived in the pub until I was about 3 or 4 which means that they were there in 1946. *

Frank Godson and brother outside the Black Bull in the 1940s

Frank Godson and brother outside the Black Bull in the 1940s

Kindly provided by Frank Godson

1934/Frank Jacobs/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1937/Frank Jacobs/../../../Post Office Directory **

1938/Frank Jacobs/../../../Post Office Directory **

I was born in 1941 and lived at the Black Bull with my Mother Annette and Father Emanuel ,an extended family of cousins and my Grandparents who were the licence holders Frank and Sarah Jacobs. Sadly it is now an Indian Restaurant. *+

1944/Mrs Sarah Jacobs/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1946/Emanuel Morpurgo/../../../BT Telephone Directory [BIShpsgt 6707] ****

1947/Emanuel Morpurgo/../../../BT Telephone Directory [BIShpsgt 6707] ****

+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

* Provided By Frank Godson

*+ Provided By Frank Morpugo

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Aandeg Skelly

**** Provided By Kevan


And Last updated on: Thursday, 13-Jul-2017 20:50:17 BST