The Horns and horse shoes was the first pub to end what was sadly and shamefully known as the 'colour bar' when the pub admitted customers from ethnic minorities in 1949. *** At 3 Cable Street in 1861 and earlier, It closed as a pub in 1997. **
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.
Colour Bar 1949
Kindly provided by Colleen
Horns & Horseshoe, 10 Cable Street - in 1987
"From the Archives of East London & City CAMRA"
Horns & Horseshoe, 10 Cable Street - in January 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.
My 3 x great grandfather, Allrich Eden, was the publican at 3 Cable Street,
Wellclose Square, Whitechapel according to Holden's Triennial London
Directory of 1809/1810/1811 (LMA mircofilm). I believe his pub may well have
been the Horns & Horseshoe and that it was a pub owned or tenanted by Truman
Hanbury Buxton of Brick Lane, Spitalfields. *
About 1818, Allrich Eden was at the sign of the King of Denmark, Number 1 Grace's Alley, Wellclose Square. This was also a Trumans pub and John Wilton built his Music Hall behind Nos 1-4 Grace's Alley in 1858 - it is still there and still operating. *
1824/Richard Wheaton/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **
1827/John Denman/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **
1831/Robert Skipper/Victualler & Wine and Spirit Merchant/../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **
1835/Robert Skipper/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **
1839/Robert Skipping/../../../Pigotís Directory **
1841/Robert Skipper/../../../P.O. Directory **
1856/R Skipper/../../../Post Office Directory
October 1859/John Skipper, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era
October 1859/John Jenkins and John Liddle, executors of John Skipper, late ocupier/Incoming Licensee/../../Era
1861/James Brann/Licensed Victualler/27/Wrotham, Kent/Census
1861/Ann Brann/Sister/37/Wrotham, Kent/Census
1861/Lydia Brann/Sister, Visitor/30/Wrotham, Kent/Census
1861/Thomas Smith/Barman/21/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1861/Charles Smith/Barman/16/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Harding/General Servant/19/Hever, Kent/Census
1869/James Brann/../../../Post Office Directory
1871/James Brann/../../../Post Office Directory **
1871/James Brann/Licensed Victualler/37/Wrotham, Kent/Census
1871/Louisa Brann/Sister/42/Wrotham, Kent/Census
1871/Anna Bookham/Niece, Barmaid/13/Wrotham, Kent/Census
1881/John Hawkins/Licensed Victualler/29/../Census
1881/Elizabeth M Hawkins/Wife/21/../Census
1881/William J. Shaw/Servant, Head/18/../Census
1884/William T Vane/../../../Post Office Directory
1891/Thomas Wade/../../../Post Office Directory
1891/Israel Harris/Licensed Victualler/33/Whitechapel, London/Census
1891/Leah Harris/Wife/36/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/Abraham Harris/Son/12/Mile End, London/Census
1891/Henry Harris/Son/8/St Georges East, London/Census
1891/Julia Harris/Daughter/7/St Georges East, London/Census
1891/Rebecca Harris/Daughter/6/St Georges East, London/Census
1891/David Harris/Son/5/St Georges East, London/Census
1891/Louisa Harris/Daughter/2/St Georges East, London/Census
1895/Israel Harris/../../../Post Office Directory
1899/Israel Harris/../../../Post Office Directory
1910/Israel Harris/../../../Post Office Directory **
1911/Henry Harris/Son, Barman/28/London/Census
1911/Julia Harris/Daughter, Housekeeper/26/London/Census
1911/Rebecca Harris/Daughter, Assistant/24/London/Census
1911/David Harris/Son, Potman/22/London/Census
1921/Abraham Arthur Harris/../../../Post Office Directory **
1923/Abraham Arthur Harris/../../../Post Office Directory **
1927/Victor Emmanuel/../../../Post Office Directory
1938/Arthur Hedges/../../../Post Office Directory
1940/Edward Hutcheon/../../../Post Office Directory
1944/Mrs Minnie Hutcheon/../../../Post Office Directory
1983/Horn & Horseshoe, 10 Cable Street E1 : Bass Charrington/../../../Pub Directory
1991/Horn & Horseshoe, 10 Cable Street E1 : Bass Charrington/../../../Pub Directory
* Provided By Tom Eden
** Provided By Stephen Harris
*** Provided By Colleen
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.
London Street Listings in 1832.
London street listings in 1842
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