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Anchor & Hope, 8 Jamaica Street, Mile End E1

Mile End Pubs history

Jamaica Street was renumbered before 1869 when the Anchor & Hope was at 48 Jamaica Street; A photograph of this pub dated 1951 appears in the book ‘Stepney, Bethnal Green and Poplar in Old Photographs’. **

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Residents at this address.

1825/Jno. Hawtiu/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1827/William Badger, Anchor & Hope, Jamaica street, Commercial road/../../Pigot’s Directory

1829/J Massey, Anchor & Hope, Jamaica street, Commercial road/../../Robsons Directory

1829/William Badger/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held at Guildhall Library **

1833-34/Thomas William Massey, Anchor & Hope, 48 Jamaica Street, Commercial road/../../Pigots Directory

1835/Thomas Beaumond Massey / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1839/John Harding/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

Jesse Hill was previously at the Earl of Chatham Tavern at Hughes Fields in Deptford, Kent and this page lists details of Jesse Hill and the family. ***

1846/Jesse Hill/../../../Post Office Directory

1848/Jesse Hill/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Jesse Hill/Licensed Victualler/39/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census ***
1851/Sarah Hill/Wife/40/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1851/Clara M Hill/Daughter/17/Deptford, Kent/Census
1851/Jesse J Hill/Son, Auctioneers Apprentice/15/Deptford, Kent/Census
1851/George Hill/Son/13/Deptford, Kent/Census
1851/Alfred Hill/Son/4/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1851/James Weller/Barman/20/Keston, Kent/Census
1851/John Hughes/General Servant/18/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1851/Ann Langton/General Servant/23/Ireland/Census

1851/Jesse Hill/../../../Kellys Directory

1855/Jesse Hill/../../../P.O. Directory **

1856/Jesse Hill/../../../Post Office Directory

My great grandfather, Thomas Jesse Weaver was born here, son of Thomas Weaver & Eliza Jessica Hill. George Hill, was publican in 1861, then by 1871 George is at The Queens Arms, Burrage Road, Plumstead; and in 1881 is at The Lord Palmerstone, 60 Hampstead Road, St Pancras ***

1861/George Hill/Publican/23/Deptford, Kent/Census ***
1861/Harriett Hill/Wife/22/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/George A Hill/Son/2/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1861/Herbert C Hill/Son/8 months/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1861/Harriett Knackshear?/Barmaid/26/Maidenhead, Berks/Census
1861/Isabell Lindsey/Servant/25/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1861/Lizzie A Wilson//16/Aldgate, Middlesex/Census
1861/George Conner/../../Commercial Road, Middlesex/Census

1862/J Hill/../../../Post Office Directory

November 1861/Jesse Hill/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

November 1861/William Sanderson Holt/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

August 1864/William Sanderson Holt/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

August 1864/William Thomas Simson/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1869/William Thomas Simson/../../../Post Office Directory

1874/W T Simson/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

January 1874/William Thomas Simson/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1874/Thomas Scott/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1875/Thomas Scott/../../../P.O. Directory **

May 1879/Henry Adams/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

May 1879/Edwin C Dean/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

July 1879/E Charles Dean/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

July 1879/Thomas Munro/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1882/John Webber/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/John Webber/../../../Post Office Directory

1886/Henry I Ivory/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/Harry Ivory/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Robert Stenson Ratcliffe/../../../Post Office Directory **

1899/Edmund Haynes Dove/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Walter Williams/Licensed Victualler/37/Sydenham, London/Census
1901/Jessie Williams/Wife/29/St Georges East, London/Census
1901/Jessie Williams/Daughter/6/Stepney, London/Census
1901/Eliza Lyon/Mother in Law, Brick Maker, Widow/../St Martins, London/Census
1901/James Lyon/Brother in Law, General Clerk/26/Bow, London/Census
1901/Edward Goole/Barman/18/Whitechapel, London/Census

1906/Emma E Davidge/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London **

1921/William Thomas Johnson/../../../Post Office Directory

In 1921 census at 8, Jamaica Street, Mile End Old Town
William Thomas Johnson, Licensee, aged 58 years 9 months and born London
Caroline Johnson, Wife, aged 57 years 10 months and born London
Harry Starsmore, Grandson, aged 2 years and born London
Lily Kennedy, Servant, Mr William Johnson, aged 18 years 3 months and born London

1929/Rose Eliza Tuckey / Deceased / Died 12 September 1929 /../../London Gazette, 19 September 1930 **

1938/Rd J Moore/../../../Post Office Directory

1951/John Ellis/../../../ per: ‘Stepney, Bethnal Green and Poplar in Old Photographs’ **

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