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Jack Straw’s Castle, North End Way, Hampstead NW3

Hampstead pub history index

This pub was established on the Heath by 1713. Address is Hampstead Heath in early 1900s. It was rebuilt after Wartime bombing and has closed recently and undergone conversion to private residential use. **
The pub was named after Jack Straw one of the leaders of the Peasant's Revolt of 1381, who is said to have hidden nearby when the revolt failed, until he was captured and executed.
The first photograph shows the damage caused by a land mine on 19th March 1941. The pub was partially demolished after this but stayed open.
The second photo is c1950 and shows the truncated pub. It remained in this state until it was completely demolished and rebuilt in 1964. ***

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

Jack Straws Castle, Hampstead

Jack Straws Castle, Hampstead

Kindly provided by Colleen

Jack Straw’s Castle, North End Way - in 1900

Jack Straw’s Castle, North End Way - in 1900

Jack Straws Castle, North End Way, NW3 on 19th March 1941.

Jack Straws Castle, North End Way, NW3 on 19th March 1941.

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Jack Straws Castle, North End Way, NW3, circa 1950 and shows the truncated pub.

Jack Straws Castle, North End Way, NW3, circa 1950 and shows the truncated pub.

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Jack Straws Castle, North End Way, NW3, the new pub in 1964, the architect was Raymond Erith.

Jack Straws Castle, North End Way, NW3, the new pub in 1964, the architect was Raymond Erith.

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Jack Straws Castle, North End Way, NW3 on 9th July 2002 shortly after closure.

Jack Straws Castle, North End Way, NW3 on 9th July 2002 shortly after closure.

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Jack Straw’s Castle, North End Way - in January 2010

Jack Straw’s Castle, North End Way - in January 2010

Both kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Residents at this address

1826/Jno Hayter/../../../Pigot's Directory

1834/Mr John Hayter/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1839/Thomas Ayres/../../../Pigot's Directory *

Morning Advertiser 23 April 1851 - Licence transfers
Jack Straws Castle, Hampstead, Thomas Ayres to Matthew Dick

1855/Robert Ware/../../../Post Office Directory **

1861/Robert Ware/Hotel Keeper/47/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1861/Emma M Ware/Daughter/6/Hampstead, Middlesex/Census
1861/Robert Ware/Son/4/Hampstead, Middlesex/Census
1861/John Ware/Son/4 months/Hampstead, Middlesex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Ogilvie/Barmaid/26/Gravesend, kent/Census
1861/Joseph Webb/Head Waiter/32/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1861/William Laws/Under Waiter/22/Paddington, Middlesex/Census
1861/Daniel Cook/Cook, Widow/45/Lewes, Sussex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Wakeling/Chambermaid/27/Bumpstead, Essex/Census
1861/Caroline Coupland/Kitchenmaid/26/Tunbridge/Census
1861/Sarah Ann Chivers/Nurse/30/Stoke near Plymouth/Census
+ Lodgers

1866/R Ware/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Robert Ware/Hotel Keeper/57/Hampstead, Middlesex/Census
1871/Elizabeth Ware/Wife/48/Hampstead, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emma Mary Ware/Daughter/16/Hampstead, Middlesex/Census
1871/Robert Prince Ware/Son/14/Hampstead, Middlesex/Census
1871/John Ware/Son/10/Hampstead, Middlesex/Census
1871/Daniel Cook/Cook/50/Lewes/Census
1871/Richard Goultie/Ostler/33/Norfolk/Census
1871/Ann Rowe/Housemaid/23/London/Census
1871/Eliza Herring/Kitchenmaid/21/London/Census
1871/Sarah Christ/Barmaid/36/Tunbridge/Census

1872/Robert Ware/../../../Post Office Directory **

1874/Robert Ware/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/John Lane / Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **
1881/Charlotte Duckett / Assistant /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey

1882/John Lane/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1891/William E Lane/Licensed Victualler/24/St Lukes, London/Census
1891/Emily E Ware/Sister, Widow/36/St Mary, London/Census
1891/Corrie E Ware/Niece/8/Hampstead, London/Census
1891/Kate M Knight/Assistant/26/London/Census
1891/Alberta F Ramsberry/Governess School/22/Southsea/Census
1891/James M Dellar/Assistant, Widow/70/Enfield/Census
1891/John C Baker/Assistant, Widow/61/Deptford, London/Census
1891/Clara L Roeser/Kitchenmaid/23/Taunton/Census
1891/Alice Phillips/Housemaid/38/London/Census
1891/William Johnson/Ostler/50/Barnet/Census

1896/William E Lane/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1904/James Clark/../../../Post Office Directory *

1908/James Clark/../../../Post Office Suburban Directory **

1911/James Clark/../../../Post Office Suburban Directory

1914/James Clark/../../../Post Office Directory *

1919/Cope & Clark/../../../Post Office Suburban Directory

1934/Cope & Vale/../../../Post Office Directory *


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** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided Vincent O'Loughlin

And Last updated on: Wednesday, 02-Jun-2021 15:35:44 BST