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Copenhagen Tavern, 183 Salmon Lane, Limehouse E14

Limehouse index

In 1856, the numbering is a bit disorganised, but exists at 1 Salmon Lane

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

Residents at this address.

1851/John White/../../../Kelly's

May 1852/James Lemon/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

May 1852/Samuel Punt/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1856/Nathaniel Brooks/../../../Post Office Directory

March 1860/Nathaniel Brooks/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

March 1860/John Schooling/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1866/J Schooling/../../../P.O. Directory **

August 1867/John Schooling/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

August 1867/John Evans/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1869/J Evans/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Thomas W Guest/Licensed Victualler/34/Shoreditch/Census
1871/Eliza Guest/Wife/26/Gitstone ?, Essex/Census
1871/Mark Anderson/Potman/41/Westminster/Census
1871/William Pottiyers/Barman/24/Regents Park/Census
1871/Walter Pottiyers/Barman/20/Regents Park/Census
1871/Emma Brack/Servant/22/Chelmsford/Census
1871/William H??/Potman/19/Poplar/Census

May 1872/Thomas Wm Guest/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

May 1872/Robert Medworth/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1874/R Medworth/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

October 1875/Samuel Guest/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

October 1875/Samuel Austin Angliss/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

March 1877/Samuel Austin Angliss/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

March 1877/J F Taylor/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1881/Walter Mitchell/Manager Licensed Victualler/29/Brentwood, Essex/Census
1881/Mary J Mitchell/Wife/28/Islington/Census
1881/Charles Murrell/Barman/24/Chelsea/Census
1881/Alfred Harris/Barman/17/St Lukes, Middlesex/Census

1882/J F Taylor/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/John F Taylor/../../../Post Office Directory

1889/Matthew Wesson/../../../Post Office Directory **

1891/James Bone/Manager/36/Camberwell, London/Census
1891/Charlotte Bone/Manageress, Wife/25/Bow, London/Census
1891/Joseph T Howell/Barman/21/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1891/Edith E Chalklen/Barmaid/19/Australia/Census
1891/Eliza George/Barmaid/25/Stepney, London/Census
1891/Caroline Minster/General Domestic Servant/19/Stepney, London/Census

1892/William Duncan Tucker/../../../P.O. Directory **

9th July 1892/William Duncan Tucker/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

9th July 1892/Jonathan Bateford /Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1895/Jonathan Batsford/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Jonathan Batsford/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Jonathan Batsford/../../../Post Office Directory **

1901/Harry Lee/Licensed Victuallers Manager/38/Oxfordshire/Census
1901/Emily Lee/Wife/39/London/Census
1901/Harry Lee/Son/8/London/Census
1901/Grace W Lee/Daughter/5/London/Census
1901/William R Lee/Son/5 months/London/Census
1901/Charles Pike/Barman/23/London/Census
1901/Robert Rawlinson/Barman/17/London/Census
1901/Rose Newman/Domestic Servant/16/London/Census
1901/Annie Prior/Domestic Servant/21/London/Census

1910/Wm Fredk Batsford/../../../Post Office Directory **

The pub has links to Alfred Hitchcock as his sister (Ellen Kathleen Hitchcock) married Harry Lee's son (also named Harry), and she appears to have lived there from 1915 until 1930. Father Harry died in 1918 and Ellen's Harry died of colon cancer in 1924 aged 31, by which time they'd had two sons, (Harry also appears to have had links to the White Hart on Hooper Street, Whitechapel). She later had an affair with one of the married barmen at the Copenhagen (Albert Edward Ingram) and gave birth to his child out of wedlock. *

The Hitchcocks lived 4 doors up at 175 Salmon Lane and it seems likely Alfred's father William drank away the profits of the family business (he died in 1914 without leaving any sizeable assets), so presumably the Copenhagen was his local. *

1911/Harry Lee/Licensed Victualler/48/Oxfordshire/Census
1911/Emily Lee/Wife/49/London/Census
1911/Harry Lee/Son, Assistant/18/London/Census
1911/Grace Daisy Lee/Daughter/16/London/Census
1911/Alice Gladys Lee/Daughter/8/London/Census
1911/Ernest O'Brien/Servant/23/London/Census
1911/Bertha Payne/Servant/17/London/Census

1915/Harry Lee/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Emily Lee/../../../Hughes Directory

1931/Edward Geo Bradley/../../../Post Office Directory **

1934/Chas Percy Papworth/../../../Kelly's

1938/Chas Percy Papworth/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Mrs Eliz M Horridge/../../../Post Office Directory

W A Horridge, licensee , died February 2nd, 1961- Black Eagle Journal ***

+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

* Provided by Dave Pattern of the Alfred Hitchcock Wiki

** Provided by Stephen Harris

*** Provided by Alex Wilkinson


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