All Contributions from stephen.r.harris

Some notes on the Lord Nelson

299 Whitechapel Road (formerly the Lord Nelson public house) | stephen.r.harris

The building at 299 Whitechapel Road was formerly the Lord Nelson pub.  It was present here as a pub by 1807 when Joseph Louch, Victua...

A theft from the Angel

Former Ye Olde Angel pub, 85 Whitechapel High Street | stephen.r.harris

On 11 September 1745, the Old Bailey heard the case of Mary Randall, accused of the theft of a silver tankard from the Angel public ho...

Some notes on the Oliver Conquest

The Oliver Conquest, 70 Leman Street | stephen.r.harris

This pub was established as the Garrick Tavern, most likely in 1831 at the same time as the Garrick Theatre, of which it was essential...

Some information on the Culpeper

The Culpeper, 40-42 Commercial Street | stephen.r.harris

This pub was present in Commercial Street as the Princess Alice by 1850, when the landlord was listed in the Post Office Directory as ...

The Grave Maurice in 1844

Former Grave Maurice public house, 269 Whitechapel Road | stephen.r.harris

On the Proceedings of the Old Bailey website we can read the account of the 1844 trial of Timothy Tobin and John McNally. The pair wer...

1754: Theft at the Blue Anchor

The Artful Dodger (formerly the Crown and Seven Stars) | stephen.r.harris

On 27 February 1754 the Old Bailey heard the case of Gerrard Gervise, accused of theft from the Blue Anchor public house in Whitechape...

The Star & Garter

233 Whitechapel Road with 1 Court Street | stephen.r.harris

This former pub at 233 Whitechapel Road was called the Star & Garter.  It was present here by 1807, when the landlady was a Mrs Ch...

Some historical notes on the Artful Dodger

The Artful Dodger (formerly the Crown and Seven Stars) | stephen.r.harris

I have an unsubstantiated note that this pub was present in Rosemary Lane by 1764. But the early history of the pub is confused by the...

The Aldgate Exchange

Oceanair House, 133-7 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7PT | stephen.r.harris

In 1997, part of the ground floor of Oceanair House fronting on to Whitechapel High Street was converted to pub use by the Thorley Tav...

A few historical facts about the Bell

The Bell, 50 Middlesex Street | stephen.r.harris

The earliest date I have for this pub is 1838, when a pub in Petticoat Lane called The Bell (which I think must be this one) was insur...

Some notes on the Lord Napier

Zam Zam Gift Shop (formerly the Lord Napier public house), 235 Whitechapel Road | stephen.r.harris

The earliest date I have for this pub is 1878, when Richard Bartlett was listed in the Post Office Directory as being a beer retailer ...

Some Notes on the Bricklayers Arms

34 Settles Street | stephen.r.harris

This pub was present here as the Bricklayers Arms at least by 1802 when Samuel Barnard was victualler and took out an insurance policy...