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Lord Rodneys Head, 285 Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel E1

Whitechapel index

Listed as at Road side in 1860. Aka Lord Rodneys Head; The earlier address is at 138 Whitechapel Road changing to 285 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.

Lord Rodneys Head, 285 Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel E1

Lord Rodneys Head, 285 Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel E1

Lord Rodneys Head, 285 Whitechapel Road, E1. Formerly 138 Whitechapel Road, name formerly Rodneys Head. Pub closed in 2004, premises now in use as a shoe shop.

Lord Rodneys Head, 285 Whitechapel Road, E1. Formerly 138 Whitechapel Road, name formerly Rodneys Head. Pub closed in 2004, premises now in use as a shoe shop.

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.

1806/George Tinney/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1807/Henry Brigimn/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1835/Wm. Blackman/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1839/Richard Gorton/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1841/Richard Gorton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1842/Fran. Scoones/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1844/Robert Elliott/../../../Thompsonís Directory **

1851/Robert Elliott/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1851/Robert Elliott/Victualler/29/Farnham, Surrey/Census ****
1851/Christina Elliott/Wife/30/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census
1851/Elizabeth A Elliott/Daughter/4/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1851/Robert E Elliott/Son/2/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1851/William G Elliott/Son/4 months/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1851/Selina Collins/Servant/20/Woburn, Buckinghamshire/Census
1851/Wiliam Mussett/Servant/27/Deptford, Kent/Census

1852/Robert Elliott/../../../Watkinís Directory **

1856/Robert Elliott/../../../Post Office Directory ****

January 1860/Robert Elliottt/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

January 1860/Thomas Turner/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

1869/Thomas Turner/../../../Post Office Directory ****

30th September 1871/Thomas Turner/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

30th September 1871/Cornelius Young/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1874/C Young/../../../H D Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers Directory **

August 1874/Cornelius Young/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

In 1839 my great-great grand-uncle, Treyer Evans, is the licensee of The Plough, Little Ealing. Treyer Fettice Evans (1817 - 1876) went on to run: 'The Green Man' at 1 Beaufort Street, Chelsea (Post Office Directory 1849); 'The White Hart', Park-side, Knightsbridge (1851 Census and PO Directory 1852); and 'The Lord Rodney's Head' at 138 Whitechapel Road. *

August 1874/Treyer Fellice Evans/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

1876/The Will of Treyer Fettice Evans late of the Lord Rodneys Head Public House 138 Whitechapel road in the County of Middlesex Licensed Victualler who died 8 May 1876 at 21 Frithville gardens Shepherd's Bush in the said County was proved at the Principal Registry by Mary White Evans of 138 Whitechapel road Widow the Relict the sole executrix. Effects under £450/Probate

8th July 1876/Treyer Fethee Evans, late occupier/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

8th July 1876/Mary White Evans, sole executrix/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

18th August 1877/Mary W Evans/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

18th August 1877/Samuel Emanuels/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1878/Samuel Emanuels/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/Samuel Emmanuels/Licensed Victualler/55/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Eleanor Emmanuels/Wife/55/Westminster/Census
1881/Elizabeth Carrol/Daughter/24/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Carrol/Grand Son/4/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Fredk Carrol/Grand Son/1/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Carrol/Son In Law/25/Mark Lane , London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Vale/Domestic Servant/20/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Collins/Domestic Servant/40/Dublin, Ireland/Census
1881/William Dawson/Barman/20/Baldock, Hertford/Census
1881/Henry James/Barman/17/Commercial Rd E, Middlesex/Census

1882/Samuel Emmanuels/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/George Tomalin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Francis E Woods/Licensed Victualler/28/Whitechapel, London/Census ****
1891/Alice J Woods/Wife/41/City, London/Census
1891/William Payne/Barman/28/Lymington, Hampshire/Census
1891/Henry Raby/Barman/22/Whitechapel, London/Census
1891/James Clark/Porter/19/Bromley, Kent/Census
1891/Birty Earl/Visitor/10/St Georges, London/Census
1891/Elizabeth Goddard/General Servant/31/Romford, Essex/Census

1895/George Tomalin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Edward George Arthorp/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1910/Richard Thomas Sheppard/../../../P.O. Directory **

1911/Richard Thomas Shepperd/Licensed Victualler/42/Marlborough, Wiltshire/Census ****
1911/Rose Julia Shepperd/Wife/28/Ramsgate, Kent/Census
1911/Mark Arlington Shepperd/Son/6/Ramsgate, Kent/Census
1911/Ivor Ludlow Shepperd/Son/4/Whitechapel, London/Census
1911/Richard Tattersall Shepperd/Son/2.5/Whitechapel, London/Census
1911/Stanley George Shepperd/Son/7 months/Whitechapel, London/Census
1911/Bertha Adelaide Bateman/Sister in Law, Assistant/23/Ramsgate, Kent/Census
1911/Lillian Edith Bateman/Sister in Law, Assistant/21/Ramsgate, Kent/Census
1911/Louisa Alice Jones/Nurse/41/Mile End, London/Census

1912/Ruben Alfred/../../../P.O. Directory **

1914/Jack Cohen/../../../P.O. Directory **

1914/William Hubbard / Licensed Victualler /../../London Gazette, 25 December 1914 **

1932 - 1955/S Bloom/../../../Leasehold

1935/Simon Bloom/../../../P.O. Directory **

1938/Simon Bloom/../../../P.O. Directory **

1944/Simon Bloom/../../../P.O. Directory **

1956 - 1961/Mrs M Bloom/../../../Leasehold


+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

* Provided By Andrew Evans

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan


And Last updated on: Friday, 25-Aug-2017 23:17:25 BST