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Queens Head, 18 Gossett Street, Bethnal Green E2

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Existed from at least 1802. The Queens Head, New street in the 1851 census; The Queens Head, King Street in the 1860, 1866,1872 and 1874 license transfers. King street, Turk Street in the 1851 and 1856 directories. This had ceased to be a pub by 1933. ** Note that the address is also spelled 18 Gosset Street (and that is the modern spelling of the street name). *

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

Residents at this address.

1802/James George Greenwood/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1803/James George Greenwood/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1804/James George Greenwood/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1809/James George Greenwood/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1825/Mr. Cox, Queens Head, King street, Turk street, Bethnal green /../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1827/James Jacob, Queens Head, New street, Bethnal green/../../Pigots Directory

1833-34/William Culff, Queens Head, New street, Bethnal green/../../Pigot's Directory

1851/Richard Jackson/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Richard Jackson/Licensed Victualler/37/Reading, Berkshire/Census
1851/Sarah Jackson/Wife/31/Derby/Census
1851/Emma Jackson/Daughter/7/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1851/Richard Jackson/Son/5/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/Ellen Jackson/Daughter/4/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Ann Jackson/Daughter/9 months/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/Margaret Acton/General Servant/20/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/John Clark/General Servant/30/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

1856/Barnhard Whitte/../../../Post Office Directory

November 1859/Barnard Henry George Witte/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

November 1859/Thomas Hutley/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

August 1860/Thomas Hutley/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

August 1860/John Johnson/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1861/John Everard/Licensed Victualler/34/St georges East/Census
1861/William Martin/Barman/32/Gravesend, Kent/Census
1861/Eliza Burgess/Servant/20/Bishopsgate/Census
1861/Richard Mannng/Potman/23/Shoreditch/Census

July 1862/John Johnson/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

July 1862/Samuel Robert Pether/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

May 1865/Samuel Robert Pether/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1865/Thomas George/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

January 1866/Thomas George/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1866/James Gadsdon/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

November 1866/James Gadsdon/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

November 1866/George Jermy/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/George Jermy/../../../Post Office Directory

May 1869/George Jermy/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1869/George Frederick Sharp/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1871/George Sharp /../../../P.O. Directory **

1872/G Sharp/../../../Brabner’s Hackney Directory **

1873/George Sharp/../../../Post Office Directory **

August 1872/George Frederick Sharp/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

August 1872/William Bridger/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

14th July 1874/William Bridger/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

14th July 1874/John Higgins/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1876/John Higgins /../../../P.O. Directory **

18th August 1877/John Huggins/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

18th August 1877/James Blumsom/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

September 1877/James Blumson/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

September 1877/David Simmonds/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1881/John H Lyes/Publican/39/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah J Lyes/Wife/33/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/John H Lyes/Son/13/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henry Lyes/Son/11/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charles Lyes/Son/9/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alfred Lyes/Son/7/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Cecil Lyes/Son/5/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/B Lyes/Daughter/2/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Lyes/Daughter/11 months/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/M A Manning/General Servant Domestic/17/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Clara Hayford/General Servant Domestic/18/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1881/Annie Damyon/General Servant Domestic/14/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

1882/John Lyes/../../../Post Office Directory *

14 November 1882/The Will of Charles Hall Osborne late of the "Queens Head" Public house Gosset street Bethnal Green in the County of Middlesex Licensed Victualler who died 2 August 1882 at the "Queens Head" was proved at the Principal Registry by Arthur Kethro of the "Queens Head" Licensed Victualler and William George Stephen Collin of 11 Cambria road Loughborough Junction Camberwell in the County of Surrey Meat Salesman the Executors. Personal Estate £135.

1884/Arthur Kethro/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/George Hy Garlick/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/George Garlick/Licensed Victualler/50/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/Mary A Garlick/Wife/50/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/Mary A Garlick/Daughter, Milliner/29/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/Alice Garlick/Daughter, Barmaid/21/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/Florence Garlick/Daughter, Barmaid/19/Mile End, London/Census
1891/Arthur Garlick/Son/11/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/Minnie Garlick/Daughter/9/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/William Garlick/Son/7/Bethnal Green, London/Census

1893/George Henry Garlick /../../../P.O. Directory **

1895/George Holland Garlick/../../../Post Office Directory

1896/George Holland Garlick /../../../P.O. Directory **

1899/Henry Macaire/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Thomas William Jones/Licensed Victualler/31/Bethnal Green, London/Census *+
1901/Sarah Ann Jones/Wife/29/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Elizabeth Wiltshire/Mother in Law, widow/60/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Albert John E Wiltshire/Brother in Law, Licensed Victualler/23/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Charles Slade/Barman/26/Bow, London/Census
1901/Maria Beavis/Domestic Servant/16/Bermondsey, London/Census

1902/Albert Wiltshire is at the Ivy House, St Johns Road, Shoreditch by the 1911 census. *+

Albert Wiltshire/../../../Post Office Directory **

Hackney and Kingsland Gazette, July 1909 - Transfer of Licences:
Queens Head, Gossett street, John Stephen Horgan to James Cooper

1910/Jas Cooper/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/John Brooks/Licensed Victualler/37/Hammersmith, Middlesex/Census
1911/Emma Brooks/Wife, Assistant/47/Poplar, London/Census
1911/William Henry Brooks/Son/6/Kentish Town, London/Census
1911/Ivy Maud Brooks/Daughter/4/Kentish Town, London/Census
1911/Arthur James Coyens/Potman & Barman/19/Uxbridge, Middlesex/Census
1911/Sarah Temple/General Servant/49/Bermondsey, London/Census

1915/Mrs Agnes Johnson/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Arthur Defries/../../../Post Office Directory

The 1921 census at 18, Gosset Street, Bethnal Green
Arthur Defries, Licensed Victualler, aged 32 years 7 months and born in London, Employer
Amelia Defries, Wife, aged 34 years 1 month and born in London
John Defries, Son, aged 2 years 5 months and born in Bethnal Green, London
Laurence Defries, Son, aged 6 months and born in Bethnal Green, London
Edith Negus, Nurse maid, aged 15 years 10 months and born in Hoxton, London


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