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Queens Head, 317 Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel

Whitechapel index

The original address is at 154 Whitechapel Road becoming 317 Whitechapel Road by 1910

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.

Queens Head, 317 Whitechapel Road, formerly 154 Whitechapel Road. This pub closed prior to 1983 and the premises are now in use as a betting shop. Photo enclosed.

Queens Head, 317 Whitechapel Road, formerly 154 Whitechapel Road. This pub closed prior to 1983 and the premises are now in use as a betting shop. Photo enclosed.

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Ex Queens Head, 317 Whitechapel Road - in June 2018

Ex Queens Head, 317 Whitechapel Road - in June 2018

The following entries are in this format:

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

1827/William Henry Alderman/Victualler/../../Middlesex Sessions of the Peace papers, held at London Metropolitan Archives **

1832/David Edwards/../../../Robson’s Directory

1833-34/David Edwards, Queens Head, 154 Whitechapel road/../../Pigot's Directory

1835/David Edwards/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1839/David Edwards/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/David Edwards/../../../Post Office Directory

1842/D Edwards/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1844/D Edwards/../../../Thompson’s Directory **

1851/John Johnston/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/John Johnston/Publican/61/Plaistow, Essex/Census
1851/Louisa Johnston/Wife/52/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1851/William Johnston/Son/22/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
1851/James Johnston/Son/20/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1851/Matilda Johnston/Daughter/19/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1851/Alexander Johnston/Son/12/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Ann Johnston/Daughter/10/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1851/Eliza Fuller/Niece, Visitor/24/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1851/Ann Beecroft/House Servant/23/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1851/William Arriss/Man Servant/24/Raydon, Suffolk/Census

1852/John Johnston/../../../Watkin’s Directory **

January 1853/William Morgan/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1853/Richard Eason/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1856/Richard Eason/../../../Post Office Directory

19th November 1860/Richard Eason/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

19th November 1860/Charles John Wright/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

July 1861/Charles John Wright/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

July 1861/William Hammel/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

July 1862/William Hummell/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

July 1862/Charles Sands/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1864/Charles Sands/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

January 1864/William Linsell/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

August 1866/Joseph Wells Outgoing Licensee /../../Morning Advertiser

August 1866/George Rothwell/ Incoming Licensee /../../Morning Advertiser

1869/James Humphreys/../../../Post Office Directory

30th September 1871/James Humphreys/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

30th September 1871/Walter Wilkin/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

January 1872/Walter Wilkins/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1872/John Humphreys/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1878/William Pain/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/William Paine/Publican/45/Blackfriars, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Paine/Wife/44/Bristol/Census
1881/Alice Paine/Daughter/13/City of London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alfred Paine/Son/8/Old Ford, Middlesex/Census
1881/John Paine/Son/7/Old Ford, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Stevenson/Barmaid/21/St Leonards/Census
1881/Elizabeth Reeves/House Maid/19/Old Ford, Middlesex/Census

1882/William Pain/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Thomas Pearce/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/John Hope Turner/../../../Post Office Directory

The Pidgeon Family : Lucy Pidgeon was a barmaid at the Queen’s Head,  in 1891, where the publican John Turner was the husband of her cousin Louisa (née Bennett). In 1908 Lucy married her cousin Joseph Creeden,  the son of a policeman William Creeden and Mary Ann Tucker, who had come to London from Devon with her mother Emma before she married Henry Payne and took over the Rising Sun at 1 Vernon Street, Fulham. *
In 1911 Joseph Creeden was working as a barman, but they were living with Lucy’s sister and family in East Ham. He died two years later at the age of 27. *

1891/John Turner/Publican/31/St Georges, London/Census
1891/Louisa Turner/Wife/27/City, London/Census
1891/John Turner/Son/6 months/Whitechapel, London/Census
1891/Matilda Turner/Sister, Barmaid/21/St Georges, London/Census
1891/Elizabeth Turner/Sister, Barmaid/17/London/Census
1891/Walter Turner/Brother, Potman/15/London/Census
1891/Lucy Pidgeon/Cousin, Barmaid/15/London/Census
1891/Robert Pidgeon/Cousin, Barmaid/26/London/Census

1895/John Hope Turner/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Mrs Emma Jane Cox/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Edward James Harrison/../../../P.O. Directory **

1912/Arthur Isidore Jackson/../../../P.O. Directory **

1914/Adolf Reisner/../../../P.O. Directory **

1921/Adolf Reisner/../../../Post Office Directory


+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

* Provided By Ian Pidgeon

** Provided By Stephen Harris

And Last updated on: Monday, 09-Jul-2018 20:07:13 BST