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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

And Last updated on: Saturday, 28-May-2016 16:14:08 BST