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Alfreds Head, 15 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields E1

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The address was formerly given as 38 Union Street and I have seen older records where the pub is called the Alfred’s Arms. It is also listed as the Alfred's Head Old Artillery Ground in the 1868 license transfer. This pub was present by 1791 and survived until at least 1944 but is now demolished. ** Probably open until at least 1963.

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Residents at this address

1809/William Hunt, King Alfreds Head, 38 Union street, Bishopsgate/../../Holdens Directory

1823/John Castle / Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held at Guildhall Library **

1827/James Kingsley, Alfreds Head, 38 Union street, Bishopsgate/../../Pigots Directory

1829/B Williams, Alfreds Head, 38 Union street, Bishopsgate/../../Robsons Directory

1833-34/Benjamin Williams, Alfreds Arms, 33 Union Street, Bishopsgate/../../Pigots Directory

1839/Thomas Osborne/../../../Pigot's Directory ***

1841/John Whorrod/../../../Post Office Directory **

1842/J S Whorrod/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1846/James Wilson/../../../Post Office Directory **

1848/Charles Wilson/../../../Post Office Directory **

May 1855/David Robertson/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1855/John Blackman/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

November 1856/John Blackmore/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

November 1856/Thomas Stevenson Smith/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1862/John Ross/../../../Post Office Directory **

1865/John Ross / Licensed Victualler/../../Documents held by Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives **

11th April 1868/John Ross/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

11th April 1868/Isaac Millward/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1874/W Smith/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

1881/John Cartwright/Manager (Beer Seller)/22/Bridgnorth, Shropshire/Census
1881/Thomas Thatcher/Barman/26/Maidenhead, Berkshire/Census
1881/Jane Hutchins/Domestic Servant/21/Kent/Census

1882/George Bartholomew/../../../Post Office Directory

1886/Charles March/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/Mrs Mary Marsh/../../../Post Office Directory

1894/J E Sutton/../../../City of London Directory **

1895/John Edward Sutton/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/George Clark Denholm/../../../Post Office Directory

1906/George C Denholm/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London **

1912/Geo. Clark Denholm/../../../Post Office Directory **

1914/Mrs Ellen Lovell/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Alfred I Woolfe/../../../Hughes Directory

1934/Joe Mitchell/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Frank Pendell/../../../Post Office Directory

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