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Ship and Unicorn, 109 New Gravel Lane, Shadwell E1

Shadwell index

The address is listed as 144 New Gravel Lane in the 1816 Sun Fire Office insurance record, and the last recorded publican has the same name as is at the British Queen at 114 New Gravel Lane in 1841 (the first date attested for that pub name). These are clearly the same public house.  *

Comparing the 1832 and 1842 street directories answers some questions, and also raises more questions?

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

Residents at this address

1816/William Williams/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at London Metropolitan Archives *

1828/William Brody/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at London Metropolitan Archives *

1831/William Brodey, Ship and Unicorn, New Gravel lane, Shadwell, in addition to 2 guineas, 3 guineas/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1833-34/William Brodey, Ship & Unicorn, 114 New Gravel lane/../../Pigot's Directory *

1836/William Brody/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at London Metropolitan Archives *

1839/William Brodey/../../../Pigot's Directory *

1840/William Brody/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at London Metropolitan Archives *


* Provided By Ewan

And Last updated on: Sunday, 01-Mar-2020 16:10:13 GMT