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Three Cranes, 45 Mile End Road, Mile End E1

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This pub was established in 1719; and at 1 Park Place, on the north side of Mile End Road in 1856 and 1872 license transfer; Renamed Forty Fives circa 1980 ** Now in restaurant use (2014). *

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Three Cranes, 45 Mile End Road - in April 2006

Three Cranes, 45 Mile End Road - in April 2006

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The Lodge of True Friendship meet at the Three Cranes, Mile end road, London in 1786

1795/Thomas Adams / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1802/Joseph Williams / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1822/Thomas Edwards / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1827/Edward Bowen / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

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

1842/Jno. Wells/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1844/John Wells/../../../Thompson’s Directory **

1851/James Henry Williamson/../../../Kelly's

1852/James H Williamson/../../../Watkins Directory **

1856/James Hy Williamson/../../../Post Office Directory

Era 2 October 1859 - Transfer of Licenses
Three Cranes, park place, roadside, James Henry Williamson to James Wrangham

2nd July 1860/James Wrangham/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

2nd July 1860/Daniel Scurr/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1869/Daniel Scurr/../../../Post Office Directory

August 1872/Daniel Scurr, deceased, late occupier/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

August 1872/to Agnes Sophia Scurr/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

26th October 1872/Agnes Sophia Scurr/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

26th October 1872/Thomas Yetten/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1873/Robert Yetton / Licensed Victualler’s Assistant, deceased / Died 20 August 1873 /../../London Gazette, 3 November 1874 **

1874/T Yetton/../../../HD Miles’ London & Suburban Victuallers Directory **

January 1875/Thomas Yetton/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1875/Alfred Richards/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1876/Ellis Brothers/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/James T Wallis/Manager, Widow/45/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Annie Wallis/Daughter/17/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/James Wallis/Son/18/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/William Smith/Barman/24/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/James Honey/Barman/21/Brentford/Census
1881/William Weller/Barman/16/Reading/Census
1881/Charlotte Story/Domestic Servant/36/Cambridge/Census

1882/Ellis Brothers & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1888/Ellis Brothers/../../../P.O. Directory **

1891/Ellis Brothers/../../../Post Office Directory

1894/Ellis Brothers/../../../P.O. Directory **

1895/Ellis Brothers & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Charles J Knowsley/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Charles J Knowsley/Licensed Victualler/44/Exeter, Devon/Census
1901/Bertha V Knowsley/Wife/32/St Leonards, Sussex/Census
1901/Samuel V Field/Father in Law, Retired Grocer/65/Rolvenden, Kent/Census
1901/Matilda Field/Mother in Law/61/Hastings, Sussex/Census
1901/Percy G Field/Brother in Law, Soldier/29/other in Law/Census
1901/William Stretton/Barman/22/Hastings, Sussex/Census
1901/Annie Brown/General Servant/32/Whitstable, Kent/Census

1910/Fredk Henry Morrison/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Harry Slater/../../../Post Office Directory

1917/Geo. Hy. d’Auriel/../../../P.O. Directory **

1921/George Hy d'Aurial/../../../Post Office Directory

In 1921 census at 45, Mile End Road, Mile End, Mile End Old Town
Edward Robert Whiddett, Licensed Victualler Manager, T B Ellis 36 Leadenhall St EC, aged 41 years 1 month and born in Clapham, Surrey, England
Emily Maria Whiddett, Wife, Licensed Victualler Manageress, T B Ellis 36 Leadenhall St EC, aged 45 years 2 months and born in Walthamstow, Essex, England
May Kathleen Whiddett, Daughter, Typist Government, War Office, 10 Pilgrim St EC, aged 21 years 3 months and born in Paddington, Middlesex, England
Robert Alfred Whiddett, Son, Cinema Operator, Clarence Cinema Hackney, aged 16 years 6 months and born in Kilburn, Middlesex, England
Edith May Harriss, Barmaid, Three Cranes, 45 Mile End Road, aged 38 years 8 months and born in Peckham, Surrey, England
Edward Charles Dakins, Assistant, Three Cranes 45 Mile End Road, aged 43 years 8 months and born in Hackney, London, England

1925/George Hy d'Auriol/../../../Post Office Directory

1930/Richard Shakes/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Ronald Shakes/../../../Kelly's

1983/../Forty Five: 45 Mile End Road E1 : Allied Breweries. Renamed 'Forty Five', its popular nickname for some years. /../../Pub Directory

1991/../Forty Five: 45 Mile End Road E1 : Ind Coope Taylor Walker. /../../Pub Directory


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