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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

    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 **

    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

    **** Provided By Kevan

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