Prospect Of Whitby, 56 Wapping Wall, Shadwell E1W 3SH

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At 57 Wapping Wall in 1851 & 1891; It is believed to have been founded in 1520, this public house was initially called the Devils Tavern, being renamed the Prospect of Whitby in 1777. Between 1830 and 1851 at least it was briefly renamed Whitby Town before reverting to Prospect of Whitby, the name still in use today. **

Prospect of Whitby, Wapping Wall caricature - circa 1928

Prospect of Whitby, Wapping Wall caricature - circa 1928

Illustrator - J K Popham

Prospect of Whitby by W Fairclough - in 1941

Prospect of Whitby by W Fairclough - in 1941

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Prospect of Whitby

Prospect of Whitby

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Prospect of Whitby, 57 Wapping Wall - in September 2009

Prospect of Whitby, 57 Wapping Wall - in September 2009

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Prospect of Whitby, 57 Wapping Wall - in May 2022 from the Thames Uber boat

Prospect of Whitby, 57 Wapping Wall - in May 2022 from the Thames Uber boat

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Shadwell, London -in East London.

Residents at this address.

1805/William Gray, the Whitby town, 57 Wapping Wall/../../Holdens Directory

John Lockie describes in 1810, the Pelican Stairs, Wapping Wall, at 57, near Foxes lane from Shadwell charch, about 1 1/4 mile below London bridge, and opposite the Kings mills, Rotherhithe.

1820/John Ware/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1830/Will of John Ware, Victualler of Whitby Town Wapping Wall , Middlesex/../../../Wil held at National Archives, Kew

1836/Jane Kaye/../../../Pigot's Directory

1836/Jane Kay, Watermans Arms, 57 Wapping wall/../../Robsons Directory

1839/Charles McCarthy/../../../Pigot's Directory **

1841/Chas McCarthy/.././../Post Office Directory **

1844/Charles McCarthy/../../../Thompsons Directory **

1851/William Golding/../../../Kelly's

1851/Henry Frieberg Isaac/Licensed Victualler/45/Liverpool, Lancashire/Census
1851/Frances Isaac/Wife/33/Portsmouth, Hampshire/Census

1854/H F Isaac/../../../Post Office Directory

1856/H F Isaac/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/H F Isaac/Licensed Victualler/56/Liverpool/Census
1861/Frances Isaac//Wife/43/Portsmouth/Census
1861/Bessy Writter/Niece, drssmaker/24/Middlesex/Census
1861/Susan Smith//servant/20/Norfolk/Census

1869/Hy F Isaac/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Henry F Isaac/Licensed Victualler/66/Liverpool/Census
1871/Frances Isaac//Wife/53/Portsmouth/Census
1871/Rose Willer/Niece/40/London, Middlesex/Census

1873/Hy F Isaac/../../../Post Office Directory **

May 1873/Henry Frieburg Isaac/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

May 1873/Edmund Brown/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

October 1873/Edmund Brown, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

October 1873/Mary Ann Brown/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

March 1877/Mary Ann Brown/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

March 1877/Rebecca Vivian Brown/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

May 1878/Rebecca Vivian Brown, Licensed Victualler,  Wapping wall, five measures defective, fined 45s/../../Lloyds Weekly Newspaper

1881/Eliza Vivian Brown/Licensed Victualler/31/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Harry A Rose/Brother In Law, Barge Builder/31/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Rebecca Rose/Sister/32/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Frances E Gardener/General Servant/16/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Harry B Rose/Nephew/3 months/London, Middlesex/Census

1884/Rebecca Brown/../../../Post Office Directory

1885/Daniel Murphy/../../../Post Office Directory **

1891/Bartholomew Murphy/Licensed Victualler/47/Wapping, London/Census
1891/W Murphy/Son, Lighterman/20/Wapping, London/Census
1891/Lizza Bone/Domestic Servant/25/Woolwich, London/Census
1891/Joseph Dinmore/Barman/21/Shadwell, London/Census

1895/William Robert Lane/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/William Robert Lane/../../../Post Office Directory

1900/William Rob Lane/../../../Post Office Directory **

1901/William R Lane/Licensed Victualler/58/Shadwell, London/Census
1901/Emma Lane/Wife/58/Shadwell, London/Census
1901/Elizabeth Eleanor Lane/Daughter/18/Stepney, London/Census

1905/William Rob Lane/../../../Post Office Directory **

1910/Jn Nunn/../../../Post Office Directory

[On the August 30th 1903, Bertie William Richard Perou, aged 21 marries Madge Dawson, also 21 at St Mary Magdalene, Peckham. He is a Licensed victualler resident at the Swiss Tavern, Lausanne road, as is his father Wiliam Perou. She is resident at the Red Lion, Freemont road, and her father William Robert Dawson is a Licensed victualler deceased.

Perou family are listed here

23rd May 1908 is the baptism of William Bertie Richard Perou, son of Bertie William Richard Perou and Madge Perou at 124 Leahurst road, Lewisham.
In the 1911 census, Bertie Perou is the Manager at the Hutchinsons Arms,34 Devonport Street, Commercial Road, Ratcliffe]

1913/Bertie W R Peroli/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Bertie William Richard Perou/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Bertie William Richard Perou/../../../Post Office Directory

In 1921 census at 57, Wapping Wall, Shadwell
Bertie W R Perou, Licensed Victualler, aged 38 years 11 months, and born in Greenwich, London, Employer
Madge Perou, Wife, aged 37 years 4 months, and born in Hull, Yorkshire
William Richard Perou, Son, Barman, B Perou Licensed Victualler, aged 15 years 8 months, and born in London
Sidney Susan Perou, Son, aged 12 years 4 months, and born in London
Bertie Oliver Perou, Son, aged 8 years, and born in London
Sidney W Perou, Brother-in-law, Barman, B Perou Licensed Victualler, aged 29 years 11 months, and born in Walworth, London

1923/William Richard Perou/../../../Post Office Directory

1923/Bertie William Richard Perou of the Prospect of Whitby Public House Wapping Wall Stepney Middlesex died 18 September 1923 Probate London 10 October to Madge Perou widow. Effects £1013 11s 7d.

1926/Mrs Madge Perou/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/James Bean/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/James Bean/../../../Post Office Directory

1940/James Thornton Saunders/../../../Post Office Directory

1948/George H Broadbent/../../../Post Office Directory

1983/../Prospect of Whitby: 57 Wapping Wall E1. Watneys. This riverside pub was originally built about 550 years ago and is reputed to have been known to Pepys, Judge Jeffereys and Dickens. It derives its name from "The Prespect", a boat registered at Whitby, that was moored outside the pub for some time in 1777./../../Pub Directory

1991/../Prospect of Whitby: 57 Wapping Wall - Grand Met-Watneys. Very famous pub. Grade II Listed Building originally built 550 years ago. 18th century panelling on first floor./../../Pub Directory

** Provided By Stephen Harris

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