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Kings Head, 50 Bishops way, Bethnal Green E2

Bethnal Green pub history index

Existed from at least 1838. At 20 Prospect Place in 1878 and earlier; The address is also given as 20 1/2 Prospect Place in 1869 and 1856 directories. It is at 50 Bishops Way by 1940, following street renaming. *

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

Residents at this address.

1838/Richard Parlour/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1839/Richard Parlour/../../../Pigot's Directory *

July 1854/John Norris/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

July 1854/Robert Entwistle the younger/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

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

1861/Albert Entwistle/Licensed Victualler/32/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Sarah A Entwistle/Wife/32/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Entwistle/Daughter/6/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary Ann Entwistle/Daughter/4/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Albert Entwistle/Son/2 month/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Isaac Walton/Potman/23/Essex/Census
1861/Millie Knightley/Barmaid/18/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary Cocklin/House Servant/26/Ireland/Census
1861/Emma Franks/Nursemaid/15/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1861/Amelia Entwistle/Daughter/2/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

May 1862/Robert Entwistle/LV Association/../../Era

November 1864/Robert Entwistle/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

November 1864/Daniel Keymer/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1869/Henry Russ/../../../Post Office Directory

May 1871/Henry Russ/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

May 1871/Alexander Smellie/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1871/Alexander Smellie/Publican/43/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
1871/Esther Smellie/Wife/36/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/Mary A Smellie/Daughter/16/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/Alexander Smellie/Son/13/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/George Smellie/Son/10/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/James Smellie/Son/8/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/Walter Butler/Potman/17/Haggerstone, Middlesex/Census
1871/Margaret Lee/Domestic Servant/15/Stepney, Middlesex/Census

1872/A Smellie /../../../Brabner’s Hackney Directory **

September 1878/Alexander Smellie/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

September 1878/Edward Morley/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1881/Benjeman Morley/Licensed Victualler/31/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emily Morley/Wife/31/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Caroline Thomas/Servant Domestic/30/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

1882/Edward Morley/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Edward Morley/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Benj Henry Morley/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Benj Henry Morley/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Benj Henry Morley/../../../Post Office

1901/George H Bone/Licensed Victuallers Manager/30/Norfolk/Census
1901/Jessie Bone/Wife/26/Bow, London/Census
1901/Jessie E Bone/Daughter/3/Hackney, London/Census
1901/Edwin Harey/Brother in Law, Assistant/24/Poplar, London/Census

1910/George John Butler/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/George John Butler/Licensed Victualler/30/Whitechapel, London/Census
1911/Hephzibah Sarah Butler/Wife/31/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1911/William W G Butler/Son/4/City of London/Census
1911/William Groom/Barman/20/Stepney, London/Census
1911/Henry Lovett/Barman/19/Finsbury, London/Census
1911/Annie Stinton/Servant/22/Bethnal Green, London/Census

1915/George John Butler/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/George John Butler/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Mrs Dorothy E Butler/../../../Kelly's

1938/Mrs Dorothy E Butler/../../../Post Office Directory

1940/Mrs Dorothy E. Butler/../../../Post Office Directory *


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And Last updated on: Wednesday, 03-Jul-2019 01:01:29 BST