Pub history

Ship, 242 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch

Shoreditch index

The Ship, Holywell street in the 1848, 1859 and 1863 license transfers

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

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1839/John Law/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/John Walker/../../../Post Office Directory

1842/Alex Inglis/../../../Robsons Directory

1843/Alexander Inglis/../../../Post Office Directory

August 1848/Nicholas Joseph Carmon/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

August 1848/William Jones/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1851/William Jones/../../../Post Office Directory *

1851/Samuel Watkins/Licensed Victualler/23/Surrey/Census *
1851/Sarah Watkins/Wife/18/St Lukes/Census
1851/Maria Jay/Sister-in-Law (Widow), Visitor/47/Staffordshire/Census
1851/John Jay/Brother-in-Law, Servant/20/St Lukes/Census
1851/Fredk. Watkins/Brother, Draftsman/19/Bow/Census

1856/Samuel Watkins/../../../Post Office Directory *

November 1859/William Ballen Allison/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

My grandfather, Edward Kempton was granted a license for the Lord Nelson, Bishopsgate in March 1853 until about 1855. He was previously at the Old Commodore (aka Red Lion), High street, Poplar between 1850 and 1852, and later at the Ship, Shoreditch High street between 1859 and 1862, and lastly at the Kings Arms, Brook street, Ratcliff, apparently for two periods in the 1860's before his death in 1866. **

November 1859/Edward Kempton/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1861/Edward Kempton/Victualler/40/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census
1861/Sophia Kempton/Wife/38/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Sarah Ann Kempton/Daughter/12/Limehouse, Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary Ann Kempton/Daughter/8/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1861/John Edward Kempton/Son/6/Bishopsgate, Middlesex/Census

1862/Edward Kempton/242 Holywell street/../../Electoral Register

May 1863/Thomas Rook/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1863/Joseph Rook/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Rick Todd

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