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Prince Of Wales, 268 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch N1

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The beer house at 9 Wards Place, Hoxton Old Town in 1861 and earlier (prior to street renaming), is probably the same premises. *

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Prince Of Wales, 268 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch N1 - in 1939

Prince Of Wales, 268 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch N1 - in 1939

Residents at this address.

1851/Rhoda Wall/Beer House Keeper (Widow)/39/Gretton, Northamptonshire/Census *
1851/William C. T. Wall/Son/12/St Johns Wood/Census
1851/Rhoda Jane Wall/Daughter/10/St Johns Wood/Census
1851/Edith C. Wall/Daughter/8/St Johns Wood/Census

1856/Richard Smart/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1861/Ebenezer Halter/Beer Seller/30/Ipswich, Suffolk/Census *
1861/Sarah Halter/Wife/36/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1861/Nelly Halter/Daughter/7/Islington, Middlesex/Census

1869/Nelson Ware/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1871/Nelson Ware/Beer Retailer/26/Buxted, Sussex/Census *
1871/Emily Ware/Wife/24/Buxted, Sussex/Census
1871/Thomas Ware/Son/3/Kentish Town, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emily Ware/Daughter/2/Hoxton, Middlesex/Census
1871/Edward Ware/Son/3 months/Hoxton, Middlesex/Census

1881/Henry Cooper/Beer Retailer/34/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
1881/Hester Cooper/Wife/28/Mile End, Middlesex/Census
1881/Caroline Cooper/Daughter/12/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henry Cooper/Son/6/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Hester Cooper/Daughter/5/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Ann Cooper/Daughter/3/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henry Burnett/Potboy/18/Newington, Surrey/Census

1882/Henry Cooper/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

The WWI military records of Frederick James Pullum (1888 - 1936), when he enlisted in October 1916, stated his previous occupation was Public House Manager (later licensed victualler and publican). His employer was H. Short and the address The Shaftesbury Arms, Shaftesbury Street, 1 New North Road, London N1. H. Short was the owner in 1921. The previous owner is Robery Moy in 1915. This would suggest that H. Short took over the pub in 1916.
The H of H. Short I believe is Henry, as Frederick Pullum married Maud Edith Short in 1913.
Maud's father was Henry Short and he was a publican (at a beer house) at The Prince Of Wales, 268 Hoxton Street, Hoxton from 1891 to at least 1911. You also have Redvers Clarence Short at the Shaftesbury Arms 1934, 1938 & 1944. This is Maud's younger brother. (Frederick Reovers/Redvers Pullum was the eldest son of Frederick and Maud); In 1933 Frederick and Maud were at The Duke of York, 24 Wenlock Street, Shoreditch. Frederick died in 1936 but Maud remained there until at least 1939. **

Jesse Hatton, who was a well-known pugilist in London, was at the Prince of Wales from about December 1888. By 1891, the proprietor was Henry Short, Beer Retailer . Jesse was my husband’s great great grandfather. *+

Sporting Life - Saturday 239 Dec 1888
Old Jesse Hatton informs us that he has ventured into business, and taken the Prince of Wales, Hoxton street, Hoxton, where the large room will be open every Monday and Saturday evening for boxing, conducted by the worthy host himself. We wish him success.

[Sporting Life 12 August 1897
We regret to announce the death of this well known and respected pugilist, who for many years was the recognised chanpion of Kent. He was born in 1833, and fought several notable battles, the chief of which were with Bob Travers, George Baker, Plantagenet Green, Dick Ellis, Keefe, Campbell, Cooper and Mickey Gannon.]

1891/Henry Short/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1891/Henry Short/Beer Retailer/50/Bethnal Green, London/Census **
1891/Eliza H Short/Wife/30/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/Eliza E Short/Daughter/9/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/Florence E Short/Daughter/7/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/Maud E Short/Daughter/3 months/Bethnal Green, London/Census

1895/Henry Short/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1899/Henry Short/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1901/Henry Short/Beer Retailer/44/Shoreditch/Census **
1901/Eliza Short/Wife/40/Shoreditch/Census
1901/Eliza Short/Daughter/17/Shoreditch/Census
1901/Florence Short/Daughter/12/Shoreditch/Census
1901/Maud Short/Daughter/10/Shoreditch/Census
1901/Dorothy Short/Daughter/8/Shoreditch/Census

1910/Henry Short/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1911/Henry Short/Beer Retailer/50/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1911/Eliza Short/Wife/50/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1911/Florence Short/Daughter/22/Shoreditch, London/Census
1911/Maud Short/Daughter/20/Shoreditch, London/Census
1911/Dorothy Short/Daughter/18/Shoreditch, London/Census
1911/Ethel Short/Daughter/13/Shoreditch, London/Census
1911/Ridvers Short/Son/10/Shoreditch, London/Census
1911/Maisie Short/Daughter/8/Shoreditch, London/Census
1911/Gladys Short/Daughter/6/Shoreditch, London/Census
1911/Fredrick Mann/Visitor/21/Shoreditch, London/Census

1914/William Adams Dennis/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1915/William Adams Dennis/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1921/E E Dennis/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

In 1921 census at 268, Hoxton Street, Shoreditch
William H H Dennis, Step-son, aged 6 years 10 months, and born in Hoxton, London
Ivy V Dennis, Step-daughter, aged 13 years 2 months, and born in Hoxton, London
Maisie P Dennis, Step-daughter, aged 14 years 10 months, and born in Hoxton, London
E E Taylor, Wife, aged 37 years 10 months, and born in Bethnal Green, London
W J Taylor, Head, Bex Retailer, aged 36 years 9 months, and born in Rotherhithe, London, the Employer

1934 - 1935/Mrs Taylor/../../../Freehold

1934/E E Taylor/Beer Retailer/../../Kellys Directory

1936 - 1957/Hemmings/../../../Freehold

1938/William Hemmings/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory *

1944/William Hemmings/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

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