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Union Tavern, 15 & 17 Emmet street, Poplar E14

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Existed from at least 1805 as the Antigallican with alternating addresses including 'Limehouse Hole', becoming the Union by 1856.

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Residents at this address.

1805/Arthur Newman, the Antigallican, Limehouse hole/../../Holdens Directory

The marriage and banns take place between Joseph Bray Woolfe and Mrs Mary Bray Rudd in October 1838. He is a boat builder, son of Thomas Woolfe, boat builder, at 62 Luke street. Mary is the daughter of William Rudd, Wheelwright. The 1841 census lists them with their first son, Joseph, aged 1. They are both listed as aged 25, and Joseph is a boatbuilder. In 1848, Joseph Bray Woolfe is at the Antigallican, Emmett street, as is Mary in 1851. By 1856, she is listed at the Union, Emmett street. Are these the same, probably.

Antigallican, Emmett street :

1829/G Allison, Antigallican, Emmett Street, Poplar/../../Robsons Directory

1833-34/George Allison, Antigallican, Emmett Street, Poplar/../../Pigots Directory

1836/Thomas Olley, Antigallican, Limehouse hole/../../Pigots Directory

1839/Thomas Joseph Candlin/Antigallican, Emmett street/../../Robsons Directory

1841/George J Woolfe, Antigallican, Limehouse hole/../../Post Office Directory

1842/George John Woolfe/Antigallican, Emmett street/../../Robsons Directory

1846/George J Woolfe, Antigallican, Limehouse hole/../../Post Office Directory

1848/Joseph Bray Woolfe/Antigallican, Emmett street/../../P.O. Directory

The 1847 Tower Hamlets cemetery record lists Joseph Bray Woolfe, Antigallican, Limehouse hole buried aged 32, in December.

1851/Mrs Mary B Woolfe/Antigallican, Emmett street/../../P.O. Directory

1851/Mary B Woolfe/Licensed Victualler, Widow/37/Hertfordshire/Census
1851John Rudd/Brother, Barman/23/Hertfordshire/Census
1851/Charlotte Rudd/Sister, Barmaid/24/Hertfordshire/Census
1851/Joseph H Woolfe/Son/11/St Georges East/Census
1851/John H Woolfe/Son/9/St Georges East/Census
1851/Emmily Woolfe/Daughter/6/St Georges East/Census
1851/Henry H Woolfe/Son/3/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Alice/Servant/25/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1851/William Beaumont/Potman/23/St Georges East/Census

Union, Emmett street :

1856/Mrs Mary Bray Woolfe/../../../P.O. Directory **

1861/Mary Woolf/Victualler, Widow/46/Herefordshire/Census
1861/Joseph Woolf/Son, Assistant/21/St Georges East/Census
1861/John Woolf/Son, Assistant/18/St Georges East/Census
1861/Henry Woolf/Son/13/Poplar/Census
1861/Emily Woolf/Daughter, Assistant/16/St Georges East/Census
1861/Charlotte Budd/Sister/32/Herefordshire/Census
1861/Elizabeyh Pitton/Servant/37/Wales/Census

December 1863/Mary Bray Woolfe, Union, Emmett street, Limehouse, false measures, fined 50s/../../London Evening Standard

January 1866/Mary Bray Woolfe/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1866/William Henry Gedge/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/William Henry Gedge/../../../P.O. Directory **

1874/W H Gedge/../../../H D Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers Directory **

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

14th July 1874/Oliver Shaw/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1881/George Windes/Licensed Victualler/59/City Of London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emma R Newry/Barmaid/18/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Daniel Cronin/Potman/55/City Of, London, Middlesex/Census

1884/James Blumson/../../../P.O. Directory **

1891/Owen Hancock/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Lionel Fairweather/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Lionel Fairweather/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Lionel Fairweather/Licensed Victualler/39/Debenham, Suffolk/Census
1901/Louisa Fairweather/Wife/25/Mile End, London/Census
1901/Lily Fairweather/Daughter/12/Islington, London/Census
1901/Emily Fairweather/Daughter/11/St Lukes, London/Census
1901/Louisa Fairweather/Daughter/1 month/Poplar, London/Census
1901/Samuel Redshaw/Visitor/15/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1901/Violet Hyard/Nurse/16/Stepney, London/Census
1901/Gustave Salm/Boarder, Wine Merchants Cooper/38/Switzerland/Census
1901/Susanne Salm/Boarder/25/Switzerland/Census
1901/Robert McLellan/Boarder, Dock Labourer/45/Pembroke, Maine, USA/Census

1908/John Gilmore/../../../P.O. Directory **

1909/John Gilmore/../../../P.O. Directory **

1910/John Gilmore/../../../P.O. Directory **

1914/Henry Challen Coveney/../../../P.O. Directory **

London Evening Standard 03 June 1914
Licensing Act 1904 Notice of principal meeting to discuss by the Compensation authority on 1st July 1914
Union, Emmett street, Poplar, Full, Henry Challen Coveney

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