Lord Nelson, 264 Old Street, Shoreditch EC1

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This pub was present by 1807. The Lord Nelson was re-named the Bar Aquarium in 2005 ** Around 2011 this pub was somewhat inappropriately renamed Horns, a strip club. It is topped with a separate bar currently called Golden Bee (2014). *** The address is 17 Pump Row, Old Street Road in 1869 and earlier, prior to street renaming. *+

Bar Aquarium, 264 Old Street - in June 2006

Bar Aquarium, 264 Old Street - in June 2006

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

Residents at this address

1811/J Watkins, the Lord Nelson, Old street road/../../Holdens Directory

My ancestor, Charles Kidd and wife Isabella ran this pub from 1824 to approx. 1829, where they brought up a family of four, then they moved to Woolwich. *

1825/Mr Kidd/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1827/William Knott, Lord Nelson, Old street road/../../Pigots Directory

1832/J Cook/../../../Robsons Directory **

1839/Thomas Ninan/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1843/James Starling Gilden/../../../Post Office Directory

1848/James Gilder/../../../Post Office Directory *+

1851/James S. Gilder/../../../Post Office Directory *+

1856/John Keen/../../../Post Office Directory *+

Morning Advertiser 17 August 1858 - Transfer of Licences :
Lord Nelson, Old street road, to Catherine Adams, executrix of John Adams, the late occupier

March 1860/Catherine Adams/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

March 1860/Henry Morton Miller/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

August 1867/Henry Morton Miller/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

August 1867/Thomas Puzey/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1869/Thomas Puzey/../../../Post Office Directory *+

November 1869/Thomas Puzey/ Outgoing Licensee /../../East London Observer

November 1869/Nedaus Sturcke/ Incoming Licensee /../../East London Observer

1872/N Sturke/../../../Brabner’s Hackney Directory **

1881/Nicholas Sturcke/Licensed Victualler/58/(F), Germany/Census
1881/Hannah Sturcke/Wife/45/(F), Germany/Census
1881/Hannah Sturcke/Daughter, Barmaid/15/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Sturcke/Daughter/8/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Rebecca Sturcke/Daughter/11/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henry Sturcke/Son/3/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henry Sturcke/Nephew, Clerk/34/London, Middlesex/Census

1882/Nicholas Sturcke/../../../Post Office Directory

1883/Nieclaus Sturcke/../../../P.O. Directory **

1884/Nicholas Sturcke/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Hinrich Holsten/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Hinrich Holsten/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Samuel George Rowe/../../../Post Office Directory

Hackney and Kingsland Gazette, October 1906 - Transfer of Licences:
Lord Nelson, Old street, Mary Ann Brabazon to Frederick William Garcia

1910/Rowland Seward Gray/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Abraham Alfred Solomons/../../../Post Office Directory *+

1921/Abraham Alfred Solomons/../../../Post Office Directory

In 1921 census at 264, Old Street, Finsbury
Alfred Solomons, Licensed Victualler Manager , Watney Combe & Reids, aged 43 years 9 months, and born in London
Sarah Solomons, Wife, aged 44 years, and born in London
Sarah Solomons, Daughter, aged 18 years 6 months, and born in London
Hetty Solomons, Daughter, aged 17 years 4 months, and born in London
Hetty Solomons, Daughter, aged 13 years 3 months, and born in London

1934/Jas Reginald Wainwright/../../../Kellys Directory **

1935/Arthur Frederick Johnston/../../../Post Office Directory **

1938/Arthur Frederick Johnson/../../../Post Office Directory *+

1944/Sidney Victor Bishop/../../../Post Office Directory *+

1946/Stanley Victor Bishop/../../../P.O. Directory **

1983/LORD NELSON: 262 / 264 Old Street EC1. Watney Combe./../../Pub Listing

1991/LORD NELSON: 262/ 264 Old Street EC1. Grand Met-Watneys./../../Pub Listing

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