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Jacobs Well, 17 New Inn Yard, Curtain Road, Shoreditch EC2

Jacobs Well, 17 New Inn Yard, Curtain Road, Shoreditch EC2

Jacobs Well, 17 New Inn Yard, Curtain Road, Shoreditch EC2

Kindly provided by Cedric Hunt

At 25 New Inn, Broadway in 1869 & earlier. This address appears to be at both addresses at various times (so they are probably the same). The 1891 entry is at 25 New Inn Broadway which is correct.

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Residents at this address.

1808/William Ayton/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1809/Philip James/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1811/William Ayton, Jacobs Well, Shoreditch/../../Holdens Directory

1816/Alexander Johnston/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1825/Mr. Alexander Johnston, Jacobs Well, New Inn Yard Shoreditch - Licensed Victuallers Association

1827/Alex Johnston, Jacobs Well, 30 New Inn yard, Shoreditch/../../Pigots Directory

1833-34/Herbert Golding, Jacobs Well, New Inn Yard, Shoreditch/../../Pigots Directory

1839/George Bond/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/George Bond/../../../Post Office Directory **

1841/George Bond/Victualler/45/Middlesex/Census *
1841/Charlotte Bond/../15/Middlesex/Census
1841/Ann Bond/../9/Middlesex/Census
1841/Alfred Bond/../7/Middlesex/Census
1841/Alice Webb/Servant/14/Middlesex/Census

1842/George Bond/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1851/William Simpson/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/Thomas Simpson/Victualler/41/Pytchley, Northamptonshire/Census
1851/Elizabeth Simpson/Wife/39/Kentisbeer, Devon/Census
1851/William Simpson/Son/2 months/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1851/Sarah Frost/Niece/23/Kentisbeer, Devon/Census
1851/Harriett Coombes/General Servant/19/Kentisbeer, Devon/Census
1851/Robert Serle/Potman/33/Maidenhead, Berkshire/Census

1856/Geo Rt Linford/../../../Post Office Directory

1869/J Barton/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/John Barton/Licensed Victualler/45/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1871/Elizabeth Barton/Wife/49/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1871/John Barton/Son, Builder/19/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1871/Frederick Barton/Son, Clerk to Wine Merchants/16/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1871/Elizabeth Barton/Daughter/13/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1871/Alfred G Barton/Son/11/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1871/Richard C Barton/Son/7/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1871/Anne M Hughes/Cousin/36/Brading, Hampshire/Census
1871/Emma Norris/Barmaid/29/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1871/Jane Wilson/General Servant/19/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

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

11th May 1878/W Lawrence/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

11th May 1878/Richard Peckham/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1881/John Wilson/Licensed Victualler/45/Bethnal Green/Census
1881/Emma Wilson/Wife/34/Bethnal Green/Census
1881/Annie Wilson/Daughter/6/Bethnal Green/Census
1881/John Wilson/Son/1/Shoreditch/Census
1881/Charles Wilson/Son/7 months/Shoreditch/Census

1882/John Wilson/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Mrs Charlotte Overy/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Henry Luker/Licensed Victualler/48/Uxbridge/Census
1891/Elizabeth Luker/Wife, Assistant/West Indies//Census
1891/Charles Luker/Son, Commercial Clerk/15/Commercial Road/Census
1891/Anna Luker/Daughter/13/City, London/Census
1891/James Luker/Son/11/City, London/Census
1891/Herbert Luker/Son/9/Bunhill Row/Census
1891/Sidney Luker/Son/7/Bunhill Row/Census
1891/Violet Luker/Daughter/5/Bow/Census
1891/Christopher Luker/Son/2/Bow/Census
1891/Mary Luker/Sister, Assistant/47/Uxbridge/Census
1891/Charlotte Baxter/Domestic Servant/22/St Lukes/Census

1895/Richard James Norden/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/John Ahrens/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/John Ahrens/Licensed Victualler/33/German subject/Census
1901/Annetto/Wife/29/German subject/Census
1901/Elizth/Daughter/4/Shoreditch, London/Census
1901/Sophia/Daughter/2/Shoreditch, London/Census
1901/John H/Son/3 months/Shoreditch, London/Census
1901/Claus Intermann/Potman/63/German subject/Census
1901/Bertha Rodenburg/Domestic Servant/26/German subject/Census

1910/John Ahrens/../../../Post Office Directory

In 1921 census at 17a New Inn Yard, Shoreditch Ronald Crocker, Licensed Victualler, aged 42 years 10 months, and born in Tavistock, Devon, the Employer
Maud Heard, Cook, Widow, aged 61 years 4 months, and born in Exeter, Devon
Gertrude E Crocker, Wife, aged 33 years 11 months
Violet Pearce, Servant, aged 17 years 4 months, and born in Paddington, London
Ronald A Crocker, Son, aged 5 years 9 months, and born in Shoreditch, London

1925/Ronald Crocker, Jacobs Well, 17a New Inn Yard, Curtain Road EC2/../../Kellys Directory

1929/Ronald Crocker, Jacobs Well, 17a New Inn Yard, Curtain Road EC2/../../Kellys Directory

1932/Ronald Crocker, Jacobs Well, 17a New Inn Yard, Curtain Road EC2/../../Kellys Directory

My father, Joseph Henry Hunt was landlord of the Jacobs Well in 1931 to 1932. This was his first pub and he left it to move to the Castle Hotel, 21 Thames Street, Sunbury on Thames, which he ran from at least 1935 to 1938. ***
Then, after a short spell running an off-licence at White Lane, Alton, Hampshire, he was landlord of the Cross Lances public house, Hansworth Road, Hounslow, circa 1938 to 1941.
That was his last pub. He moved out of London during the War and emigrated to New Zealand in 1945 where his descendants now live. This information comes from family information passed on, notes on the back of photographs and Joseph's driving licence.

1934/Frederick Charles Banbury/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Mrs Ada R Kipping/../../../Post Office Directory

1942/William J Jones, Jacobs Well, 17a New Inn Yard, Curtain Road EC2/../../Post Office Directory

Chelsea News and General Advertiser 14 September 1951
Bill Jones, previously playing piano for the Dixieland boys, retired to running a pub with his wife, a native of Brecon.
Their first house was one in Shenfield. Later he moved to the historic "Jacobs Well" in Shoreditch, destroyed during the war. Thence to the Cross Keys, Lawrence street, Chelsea where they came nine years ago.

1944/Edward W S Dunlam/../../../Post Office Directory


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