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The Albion, 211 - 212 Shadwell High Street, Shadwell E1

Shadwell index

This pub is now demolished. ** In the 1842 directory, this is listed as the Albion, but prior to this in 1832 it is named the Ship & Shears and not to be confused with the Ship & Shears at 16 Lower Shadwell. It exists as a public house until about 1924.

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Shadwell, East London.

The following entries are in this format:

Residents at this address

1832/William Needham/../../../Robsons Directory

1833-34/William Needham/Ship & Shears, 211 High Street, Shadwell/../../Robsons Directory

1836/James Henry/Albion, 210 High Street, Shadwell/../../Robsons Directory

1841/William de Burgh/../../../Missing Ancestors Website **

1842/George Bascomb/../../../Robsons Directory

1846/William Hawtin/../../../Post Office Directory

1850/Thomas Morse/../../../Post Office Directory **

1851/Thomas Morse/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1851/Thomas Morse/Licensed Victualler/46/Wiltshire/Census
1851/Mary A Morse/Wife/42/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary A Morse/Daughter/14/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
1851/Esther Morse/Daughter/11/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/Maria Mackinley/Barmaid/19/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

May 1852/Thomas Morse/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

May 1852/William Wortham/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1856/William Wortham/../../../Post Office Directory

1858/James Ward/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/William Creighton/Victualler/37/Somerleytopn, Suffolk/Census
1861/Margaret E Creighton/Wife/37/Ashfield Thorpe, Suffolk/Census
1861/William E Creighton/Son/10/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1861/Henry J Creighton/Son/8/Kensington, Middlesex/Census
1861/Frederick L Creighton/Son/3/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1861/Maria Preston/Visitor/55/Ashfield Thorpe, Suffolk/Census
1861/Thomas Cook/Barman/24/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1861/Henry J Haspel/Barman/16/Tuddenham, Suffolk/Census
1861/Eliza Finch/Domestic Servant/28/Thorrington, Suffolk/Census
1861/Jane Morse/Domestic Servant/17/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census

1862/Charles Underwood / Barman /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

September 1867/William Creighton/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

September 1867/James Clewley and Robert Samuel Keymer/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

November 1867/James Clewley, Samuel Keymer and Hammond Upton/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

November 1867/James Clewley/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/James Clewley/../../../Post Office Directory

1874/J Clewley/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

August 1873/James Clewley/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

August 1873/John Stott/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

March 1877/Henry Muddle/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

March 1877/Robert Payze/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1881/Alfred E Puzey/Licensed Victualler/30/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1881/Anne E Puzey/Wife/21/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henry G Brown/Barman/28/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1881/Jessie Coshan/General Servant/21/St George's East, Middlesex/Census

1882/Alfred Frank Puzcy/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Thomas Puzey/../../../Post Office Directory

1886/Thomas Puzey/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/John H Hart/Licensed Victualler/47/Gravesend/Census
1891/Martha Hart/Wife/43/City Road, London/Census
1891/Ethel A Hart/Daughter/13/St Pancras/Census
1891/Violet Hart/Daughter/11/Finsbury Park/Census
1891/May Hart/Daughter/8/Bloomsbury/Census
1891/Frederick W Dobbs/Barman/18/Cheshunt/Census
1891/Allice Pressman/Barman/15/Stepney/Census
1891/Charlotte Roper/Domestic Servant/14/Blackfriars/Census

9th July 1892/John Hampden Hart/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

9th July 1892/Thomas Puzey/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1895/John Hearn / Licensed Victualler/../../London Gazette, 18 January 1895 **

1895/George Robert Gwynne/../../../Missing Ancestors Website **

1899/David Hawkins/../../../Post Office Directory

1906/Joseph Rowe/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London **

1910/Geo Lakeman/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Mrs Violet Mary Connolly/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Edward Harold Monro/../../../Post Office Directory

1924/Arthur William Lane/../../../Post Office Directory

To continue the list of owners. Around 1924, the Albion had become disused and was purchased or leased by the Quakers, Fred and Muriel Parsons. They converted it into a hostel for ex-prisoners, living in a flat on the premises until Fred re-married after Muriel’s death and moved to Chingford in 1936. *
‘Fred Parsons, An Appreciation’ Edited by Will Hall, (1947) pamphlet; John Horner, Memoir, unpublished ms; ASF Logbook for 1930 (Friends House Archives).  *

+ Provided by Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

* Provided by Rosalind Eyben

** Provided By Stephen Harris

And Last updated on: Sunday, 22-Nov-2020 11:43:47 GMT