All public house, restaurants, bars etc closed for the forseeable future on 20th March 2020, but this is a history site
Bethnal Green pub history index
Existed from at least 1891. This is the Victory in the 1911 census
Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.
Residents at this address.
1891/John Matthewman/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory
1891/William Towerzey/Beer Retailer/47/Paddington, London/Census
1891/Elizabeth Towerzey/Wife/46/Paddington, London/Census
1891/Rose Towerzey/Daughter/11/Paddington, London/Census
1891/Minnie Towerzey/Daughter/9/Paddington, London/Census
1891/Henry Towerzey/Son/6/Paddington, London/Census
Len Hurst was a world-famous professional runner and world marathon record holder whom, I belive, became a publican. He died of liver cirrhosis in 1937. ***
1910/Leonard Hurst/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory
1911/Leonard Hurst/Beer House Keeper/39/Sittingbourne, Kent/Census
The rest of the Hurst family are at 45 Collingwood Street.
Compensation awards under the 1910 Licensing Act awarded the following total awards to be divided amongst the persons interested in the houses, which have been referred for extinction on payment:
Victory, Collingwood street, Bethnal Green £460
*** Provided By Alex Wilson