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Whittington & Cat, 12 Church Row, Bethnal Green E2

Bethnal Green pub history index

Existed from at least 1811. The address is at 21 Church Row by 1891, following street renumbering. (It's also listed as 11 Church Row in 1856 and 1869 directories.) This building appears to still exist, the street again renumbered and renamed as 35 St Matthews Row. *

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

Residents at this address.

1811/John Baker, Old Whittington & Cat, Church row, Bethnal green/../../Holdens Directory

1823/Thomas Drake / Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1831/Francis Reynolds / Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1835/David Spencer / Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1837/William Burgess / Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1842/W Burgess/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1844/William G Brinkworth/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1845/G Brinkworth/../../../Post Office Directory **

1852/Jos. Sully/../../../Watkins Directory **

1856/Joseph Sully/../../../Post Office Directory *

1861/Joseph Sully/Licensed victualler/53/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
1861/Catherine Sully/Wife/47/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Emma Sully/Daughter/15/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

May 1865/Joseph Sully/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1865/Henry William Bridge/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/Henry William Bridge/../../../Post Office Directory

1872/H W Bridge/../../../Brabner’s Hackney Directory **

October 1872/Henry William Bridge/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

October 1872/Henry Silley/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

19th July 1873/Henry Tiller/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

19th July 1873/John Vandone/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1881/William G Gales/Victualler/29/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary A Gales/Wife/40/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/William G Gales/Son/2/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Arthur W Gales/Son/1/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/George Davis/Son, Victualler/18/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alice Davis/Daughter/14/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Davis/Son/9/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charles Davis/Son/6/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

1882/William George Gales/../../../Post Office Directory *

1884/William G Gales/../../../Post Office Directory

1886/Frederick Rowlinson/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/Edward Gooheron/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Edward Gooherhon/Licensed Victualler/49/London/Census
1891/Hannah Gooherhon/Wife/49/Rendham, Suffolk/Census
1891/Alfred Baxter/Son, Barman/28/Hackney, London/Census
1891/Lill Littlejohn/General Servant/23/Portsmouth/Census

1895/Edward Gosheron/../../../Post Office Directory *

1899/Mrs Eliza Gill/../../../Post Office Directory

1900/Hermann Hahn/../../../P.O. Directory **

1910/Mrs Lucy Ann Allen/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/Morris Colp/Public Master/48/Russia/Census
1911/Leah Colp/Wife/36/Russia/Census
1911/Polly Colp/Daughter/13/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1911/Barnet Colp/Son/11/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1911/Jack Colp/Son/8/Whitechapel, London/Census
1911/Emma South/General Servant, widow/47/Bishopsgate, London/Census
1911/Wolf Colp/Son/3/Spitalfield, London/Census

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:

Whittington and Cat, Church row, Bethnal Green £980

+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Stephen Harris

And Last updated on: Wednesday, 03-Jul-2019 01:01:54 BST