Essex Coffee House (Arms), 41 Aldgate High Street, Aldgate EC3

Aldgate pub history index

The Essex Coffee House existed from at least 1805.

The full name of this pub was the Essex Coffee House, although variations on the name seem to have been common over the years. It stood at the junction of Aldgate High Street and Middlesex Street and is also listed in census as the Essex Tavern, 1 Middlesex Street. The pub closed in 1968. **
The 1952 photo of the Essex Arms, Aldgate High Street at the corner of Middlesex Street. The pub was demolished in The late 1960s during the widening of Middlesex Street. ***

Essex Arms, 41 Aldgate High Street, Aldgate EC3 in 1952

Essex Arms, 41 Aldgate High Street, Aldgate EC3 in 1952

The 1952 photo of the Essex Arms, Aldgate High Street at the corner of Middlesex Street

The Essex Arms, Aldgate High Street;  From the 1955 film, A Kid For Two Farthings.

The Essex Arms, Aldgate High Street; From the 1955 film, A Kid For Two Farthings.

Looking up Middlesex Street from Aldgate High Street, the Essex Arms is on the left. The advertising boards on the left are on the site of the original Aldgate East station, destroyed during WW2.

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Residents at this address.

1805/John Coupland, wine vaults, 41 Aldgate High street/../../Holdens Directory

1831/John George Swain, Essex Coffee house, High street, Aldgate, in addition to 2 guineas, 3 guinea/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1832/George John Swain/../../../Robsons Directory

1833-34/George Swan jun/../../../Pigots Directory

1839/Edward Stammers/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/Edward Stammers/wine & spirit merchant/../../Post Office Directory *

1842/E Stammers/../../../Robson�s Directory **

1843/Samuel Haddon/../../../P.O. Directory

1847/John Allen/../../../P.O. Directory **

1851/J Rivers/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/James P Rivers/Licensed Victualler/44/Watford, Hertfordshire/Census
1851/Jistina Rivers/Wife/38/Walworth, Surrey/Census
1851/Ann Taylor/Servant/19/Bath, Somerset/Census
1851/William Chouat/Potman/24/Chelmsford, Essex/Census

1852/John Power Rivers/../../../Watkin�s Directory **

1856/Peter De Faux/../../../Post Office Directory

October 1860/James Hughes/Outgoing Licensee/../../London City Press

October 1860/Ebenezer Wright/Incoming Licensee/../../London City Press

1861/Ebenezer Wright/Publican/29/Chalgrove, Oxon/Census
1861/Ann Wright/Wife/28/Tottenham, Middlesex/Census
1861/James Smith/Publicans Carman/25/Luton, Bedford/Census
1861/Thomas Web/Potman/26/Cambridge/Census
1861/Elizabeth Orpwood/Cook/24/Erridge, Essex/Census

1866/George Lane/../../../P.O. Directory **

1869/George Lane/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/George Lane/Licensed Victualler/50/Nottingham/Census
1871/Mary Lane/Wife/50/Nottingham/Census
1871/Mary Ada Lane/Daughter/13/Nottingham/Census
1871/John Scanlon/Barman/23/Halifax/Census
1871/Sarah Cotton/General Servant/26/London/Census

1872/George Lane/../../../P.O. Directory **

1874/Geo. Lane/../../../H D Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers Directory **

1878/George Lane/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/Thomas Pearce/Licensed Victualler/34/Walworth, Surrey/Census
1881/Julia Pearce/Wife/37/Walworth, Surrey/Census
1881/Archie Pearce/Son/5/St Georges E/Census
1881/Charles Hyde/Son/17/Lambeth/Census
1881/Ann Wise/Servant/19/Lambeth/Census
1881/Jane Blenchard/Barmaid/19/Lambeth/Census
1881/William Barber/Potman/22/../Census

1882/Thomas Pearce/../../../Post Office Directory

1883/Thomas Pearce/../../../P.O. Directory **

1891/Richard Mitchell/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Charlotte Hughes/Licensed Victualler, Widow/42/Camden Town/Census
1891/Emily Sewell/Barmaid/18/Camden Town/Census
1891/Dillon Gordball/Barmaid/28/Camden Town/Census
1891/Lilly Walton/Barmaid/20/Woolwich/Census
1891/Ellen Alley/General Servant/37/Walworth/Census

1892/Mrs Charlotte Hughes/../../../P.O. Directory **

1895/Mrs Charlotte Hughes/../../../Post Office Directory *

1899/Frederick Gould Brown/../../../Post Office Directory

1902/Frederick Gould Brown/../../../P.O. Directory **

1910/Frederick Gould Brown/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Frederick Gould Brown/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Albert Eleazer Butler/../../../Post Office Directory

1926/J T Davies & Sons Ltd./../../../P.O. Directory **

1929/J T Davies & Sons Ltd./../../../P.O. Directory **

1938/J T Davies & Sons Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory

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