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    Wheatsheaf Tavern, 2 Commercial Road, Whitechapel

    Whitechapel index

    It was demolished before the 1980s in a road-widening scheme. **

    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.

    The following entries are in this format:

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

    1877/Thos Alfred Faver/../../../Post Office Directory **

    1881/Thomas B Coad/Licensed Victualler/40/Liskard, Cornwall/Census ****
    1881/Mary Coad/Licensed Victualler Mother/68/Liskard, Cornwall/Census
    1881/Catherine Coad/Sister/27/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Robert Coad/Brother, Clerk/25/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Amalia Coad/Sister/23/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Henry Raggett/Barman/19/St Giles, Middlesex/Census

    1895/Albert Thomas Chexfield / Beer Retailer, Bankrupt /../../London Gazette, 19 May 1896 **

    1899/James Harrington/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

    1910/Samuel Chas Jacobs/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

    In the 1911 census my Great uncle, Joseph C Jacobs (born 1885) who married an Emma E Craze, is recorded as proprietor of the Wheatsheaf tavern, 2 commercial road. *

    1915/Edwin Sable/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1921/Edwin Sable/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1923/Edwin Sable/../../../Post Office Directory **

    1932/Edwin Sable / Beerhouse Keeper, deceased / Died 11 June 1932 /../../London Gazette, 14 October 1932 **
    1932/Mrs Alice Elizabeth Sable/../../../London Gazette, 14 October 1932 **

    * Provided By Helen Barnes

    ** Provided By Stephen Harris

    **** Provided By Kevan

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