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Old Dock House, 36 Wapping Wall, Shadwell

In 1851 and earlier, it was trading as the Chequers, although named the Chequers & Greenland Fishery in the 1849 license transfer. By 1852 it had become the Chequers & Greenland Fishery – taking additionally the name of the Old Greenland Fishery pub (of 6 Wapping Wal) which had stood a few doors away. It became the Old Dock House by 1881, although the previous name seems also to have remained in use. It is now demolished. **

Shadwell index

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

Wapping Wall 1851 street listing

Residents at this address.

1794/Insured: Robert Lamb, the Chequers near Pelican Stairs Wapping Wall, victualler/../../Records held at the LMA

1832/E Shepherd/../../../Robson Directory

1833-34/Edward Shepheard, Chequers & Greenland Fishery, 36 Wapping wall/../../Pigots Directory

1836/E Shepherd, Greenland Fishery, Wapping wall/../../Robsons Directory

1839/Luke Williams/../../../Pigot's Directory **

1841/Luke Williams/../../../Post Office Directory **

1844/Luke Williams/../../../Thompsons Directory **

March 1849/James Spong/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

March 1849/Thomas Comb/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1851/Thomas Coombes/../../../Kelly's Directory

1851/Thomas Coombes/Licensed Victualler/31/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
1851/Elizth Coombes/Wife/23/Guildford, Surrey/Census
1851/David Coombes/Son/4/St Pauls, Middlesex/Census
1851/Elizth Coombes/Daughter/3/St Pauls, Middlesex/Census
1851/Robert Coombes/Son/1/St Pauls, Middlesex/Census
1851/Maria Coombes/Daughter/1 month/St Pauls, Middlesex/Census
1851/Amelia Maybank/House Servant/14/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
1851/Anna Smith/Nurse/40/Winchester, Hants/Census

May 1852/John Reed and John Kitchenham/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

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

January 1853/William Jackson/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1853/William Jordan Cairns/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

May 1853/William Jordan Cairns/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1853/James Spong/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1856/James Spong/../../../Post Office Directory

May 1862/James Spong/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

May 1862/William Jordan Cairns/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

May 1865/Maria Spong to Richard William Gibson Morrison, executors of James Spong, late occupier/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1865/Maria Spong/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/Mrs Maria Spong/../../../Post Office Directory

1873/Mrs Maria Spong/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/George Paton/Licensed Victualler/37/Gravesend, Kent/Census
1881/Rachel Paton/Wife/41/City, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henry Currill/Boarder, Night Watchman/56/Wapping, Middlesex/Census

1885/George Paton/../../../Post Office Directory **

1891/Henry Fairey/Publican/50/Mile End, London/Census
1891/Mary Ann Fairey/Wife/48/Whitechapel/Census
1891/Rosetta Fairey/Daughter/17/St Georges East, London/Census
1891/Grace Fairey/Daughter/12/St Georges East, London/Census
1891/Walter Fairey/Son/9/Mile End, London/Census
1891/Ada Fairey/Daughter/6/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census

1895/Henry Isaac Fairey/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Thomas Henry Price/../../../Post Office Directory

1900/Joshua Powell/../../../Post Office Directory **

1905/Albert Henry Longhurst/../../../Post Office Directory **

London Evening Standard 03 July 1912
Licensing Act 1904 Notice of principal meeting to discuss by the Compensation authority on 3rd July 1912
Tower
Chequers and Greenland Fishery, Wapping Wall, Shadwell, Full, Charles Henry Lane



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