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    The Garrick, 70 Leman Street, Whitechapel E1

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    At 35 Leman Street in 1869 and earlier; This pub was attached to the Garrick Theatre which was built in 1831 and demolished in 1891.  The pub probably also dates from 1831, although has been re-built at some point. Re-named Mr Pickwick's before 1983. In 2010, this pub was renamed from Mr Pickwick’s to the Oliver Conquest – a name chosen to reflect that of the most famous former landlord. **

    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.

    Garrick, 70 Leman Street - in September 2006

    Garrick, 70 Leman Street - in September 2006

    Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

    The Oliver Conquest, 70 Leman Street  - in August 2011

    The Oliver Conquest, 70 Leman Street  - in August 2011

    Kindly provided by Tris

    The following entries are in this format:

    Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

    1831/John Norris & Edward Higley / Victuallers /../../London Gazette, 30 August 1831 **

    1832/John Norris / Victualler /../../London Gazette, 19 June 1832 **

    1833/Benjamin Oliver (commonly called Benjamin Conquest) / Comedian and Theatre Proprietor in co-partnership with Francis Wyman /../../London Gazette, 14 May 1833 **

    1839/Benjamin Oliver Conquest/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

    1841/Benjamin Oliver/Licensed Victualler/35/Middlesex/Census ****
    1841/James Duck/Male Servant/15/Middlesex/Census
    1841/Clara Bennett/Female Servant/17/Middlesex/Census
    1841/Ann Foreman/Female Servant/20/Middlesex/Census

    1842/Benj. Oliver/../../../Robson’s Directory **

    1843/Benjamin Oliver Conquest/../../../Kellys Directory ****

    Benjamin Oliver Conquest is at the Eagle Tavern, Shepherdess walk, Shoreditch by 1851 and for the next twenty years.

    1848/John Thomas/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1851/John Thomas/../../../Kellys Directory ****

    1851/Mary Scott/Wife, Publican/43/Botesdale, Suffolk/Census ****
    1851/Scott/Son, Publican/19/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
    1851/S Scott/Daughter/12/St Georges east, Middlesex/Census
    1851/A Scott/Son/10/St Georges east, Middlesex/Census
    1851/E Scott/Daughter/4/St Georges east, Middlesex/Census
    1851/J Selby/Niece/17/Botesdale, Suffolk/Census

    1852/Abraham Scott/../../../Watkin’s Directory **

    1856/Abraham Scott/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    August 1856/Abraham Scott/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

    August 1856/William Davis, the younger/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

    August 1859/William Davis/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

    August 1859/John Morris/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

    November 1863/John Morris/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

    November 1863/Benjamin Phillips/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

    1866/Benjamin Phillips/../../../P.O. Directory **

    August 1867/Benjamin Phillips/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

    August 1867/Frederick Hofsommer/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

    1868/Frederick Hofsommer / Licensed Victualler /../../London Gazette, 27 February 1868 **

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

    1870/Frederick Hofsommer / Publican /../../London Gazette, 26 February 1870 **

    1871/Frederick Hofsommer / Publican /../../London Gazette, 25 February 1871 **

    1872/Frederick Hofsommer / Licensed Victualler /../../London Gazette, 29 February 1872 **

    1874/F Hofsommer/../../../H D Miles’ London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers’ Directory **

    1878/Frederick Hofsommer/../../../P.O. Directory **

    March 1877/Frederick Hofsommer/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

    March 1877/Eli Perry/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

    1881/Solomon Temple/Licensed Victualler/43/Algirkirk, Lincoln/Census ****
    1881/Sarah Temple/Wife/46/Shelford, Surrey/Census
    1881/Henry J Temple/Son/14/Finsbury, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Sarah Ann Temple/Daughter/12/Finsbury, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Adelaide C Temple/Daughter/9/Finsbury, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Louisa Skinner/General Servant Domestic/18/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
    1881/James Watts/Potman/19/Islington, Middlesex/Census

    1882/Solomon Temple / Publican & Innkeeper /../../London Gazette, 17 February 1882 **

    1884/William Assiter/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1890/Arthur N Symons / Tavern Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

    1891/Alfred Leopold Simons/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1892/Arthur Leopold Simons / Licensed Victualler /../../London Gazette, 5 August 1892 **

    1895/Mrs Charlotte Reeves/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1896/William Alfred Tredwen/Licensed Victualler/../../Property papers held at Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives **

    1897/William Alfred Tredwen/Licensed Victualler/../../Property papers held at Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives **

    1899/Baker & Co./../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1910/Eugene Wherley/../../../.. **

    1911/Eugene Wherley/../../../.. **

    1911/Eugene Wherley/Licensed Victualler/53/Germany/Census ****
    1911/Margaret Wherley/Wife, Assistant/52/Germany/Census
    1911/Edward Wherley/Son, Manager Coal Depot/25/Mile End, London/Census
    1911/Cornelius Wherley/Son, Assistant Store Keeper/22/Mile End, London/Census
    1911/Emma Widdicks/General Servant, Widow/56/High Barnett, Middlesex/Census
    1911/Arthur Leach/Barman/27/St Davids Exeter, Devon/Census

    1929/Edward Albert Lindsey/../../../P.O. Directory **

    1934/Edward Albert Lindsey/../../../Kelly's Directory ****

    1938/Edward Albert Lindsey/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1944/Mrs Mabel A Haste & Mrs Amelia Burke/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1950/Mrs & Mrs J W Howard/../../../Black Eagle Journal ***

    1988/F G Thorley/../../../Trumans Watney List ***

    1990/F G Thorley/../../../Trumans Watney List ***

    ** Provided By Stephen Harris

    *** Provided By Alex Wilkinson

    **** Provided By Kevan

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