All public house, restaurants, bars etc closed for the forseeable future on 20th March 2020, but this is a history site. But how about the landlords give their tenants a break, no business, then please charge them no rent.
Whitechapel pub history index
The address is given as 21 Well Street in 1895 and earlier, prior to street renumbering. (It should not be confused with the Melbourne Arms, which was at 17 Well Street prior to renumbering.) It is named in the 1891 census, and the name is given as the Royal Naval Volunteer in 1871. *
Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.
Residents at this address.
1869/Matthew Mariner/Beer & Wine Retailer/../../P.O. Directory
1871/Alfred Mariner/Licensed Victualler/57/Whitechapel/Census *
1871/Alfred Much/Visitor, Sailor/57/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1882/Henry Chatwin/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *
1891/William Bernstein/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *
1891/Edwin Edges/Wine & Beer Retailer & Plumber/28/Old Ford/Census *
1895/Edwin Edward Hedges/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *
1899/Walter W. Higgins/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *
1901/Walter Higgins/Publican/42/Bermondsey/Census *
1901/Nellie Higgins/Wife/38/Exeter, Devon/Census
1901/Rose Street/Domestic Servant/19/Epping, Essex/Census
1901/Jack Knowles/Boarder, Tailor/21/Jamaica, West Indies/Census
1901/Sidney Hamilton/Friend, Tailor/20/Peckham/Census
1901/L. Mock/Friend, Tailor/22/Exeter, Devon/Census
* Provided By Ewan