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George IV, 235 Old Street, Shoreditch EC1

At 9 Georges Place, Old Street Road in 1869 & earlier, This pub is now demolished. In 1921 census at 201 Old Street. ** Ex-Watney, Combe, Reid and rebuilt in post-World War II estate style at what is now 235 Old Street with the alternative address of 1 Vince Street. Known later as Murphys Tavern, Gluepot, and The Nelsons Retreat; renamed Canvas Bar in 2014. * The name is often commonly given as George the Fourth. *** Closed down again in 2017 and currently awaiting a new chapter in its life. *

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George IV, 235 Old Street, Shoreditch EC1 - in June 2013

George IV, 235 Old Street, Shoreditch EC1 - in June 2013

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Residents at this address.

1827/Charles Clark/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1832/H Ellis/../../../Robsons Directory

1839/James McGill/../../../Pigot's Directory ***

1840/James McGill / Victualler /../../London Gazette, 25 December 1840 **

1841/James McGill/../../../P.O. Directory **

1842/J. Gill/../../../Robson's Directory ***

1848/Joseph Gill/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1851/William Michael Davis, jun./../../../Post Office Directory ***

1856/H Millbourn/../../../Post Office Directory

1869/H Millbourn/../../../Post Office Directory

19th March 1870/Henry Milbourn/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

19th March 1870/John Kennard/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1872/J Kennard/../../../Brabner’s Hackney Directory **

July 1875/John Kennard/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

July 1875/Frederick William Wykes/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1876/Frederick William Wykes/../../../P.O. Directory **

22nd January 1876/Frederick W Wykes/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

22nd January 1876/Edwin John Butt/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1881/Henry Ingram/Publican/30/Barking Hill, Essex/Census
1881/Mary Rose Ingram/Wife/37/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Caroline Gertrude Ingram/Daughter/3/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ethel Mary Ingram/../3 months/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Fanny Sarah Ingram/../33/Barking Hill, Essex/Census
1881/Leonee Ingram/../34/Barking Hill, Essex/Census
1881/Mary Ann Holland/Servant/36/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1881/John Mason/Barman/79/London, Middlesex/Census

1882/Henry Ingram/../../../Post Office Directory

1883/Henry Ingram/../../../P.O. Directory **

1884/Henry Ingram/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Mrs Elizabeth Sarah Chinnery/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Mrs Hannah Thompson/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/John Miller/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/John Marchant/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Joseph Isaacs/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1921/Albert Coupland/../../../Post Office Directory

In 1921 census at 201 Old Street, Hoxton, Shoreditch
David Levy, Licensed Victualler, aged 40 years 5 months, and born in Hackney, London, the Employer
Elizabeth Levy, Wife, aged 37 years 9 months, and born in Stepney, Londonb
Bartholomew Troy, Barman, George IV, D Levy 201 Old Street Shoreditch EC, aged 21 years 2 months, and born in Waterford, Ireland

1934/Michael Isaacs/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/George Solomons/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1983/GLUEPOT: 1 Vince Street EC1. Watney Combe./../../Pub Listing

1991/MURPHYS TAVERNS: 1 Vince Street EC1. Grand Met-Watneys. Formerly the Gluepot./../../Pub Listing

2018, Canvas Bar, The Nelsons Retreat, 1 Vince Street, Hackney, London EC1V 9HB


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