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Black Eagle, 140 Brick Lane, Spitalfields E1

In 1856 & 1869 at 63 Brick Lane; At 140 Brick Lane by 1891 due to road renumbering ; This pub survived until at least 1962 but was demolished soon after to accommodate an expansion of the Truman’s Brewery.
The brewery itself was called the Black Eagle Brewery and its magazine the Black Eagle Journal. **

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The Black Eagle Tap House, 140 Brick Lane

The Black Eagle Tap House, 140 Brick Lane E1

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Residents at this address.

1822/Mr Smith, Black Eagle, Brick lane, Spitalfields/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1823/Charles Smith / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office Records, held by Guildhall Library **.

1825/Mr Charles Smith/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1825/Mr Croutel, Black Eagle, Brick lane, Spitalfields/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1832/A Johnson/../../../Robson’s Directory

1833/Miss Emma Johnson/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1833-34/Alexander Johnston/../../../Pigots Directory

1835/A Johnson/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1839/Alex Johnston/../../../Pigot’s Directory ***

1841/Andrew Johnston/../../../Post Office Directory

1842/A Johnston/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1846/Alexander Johnstone/../../../Post Office Directory ***

Between 1841 and 1851, the Black eagle stays at the same road numbering but hops across the other side of Pelham Street, according to Trade directories.

1851/Alexander Johnston/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Alexander Johnston/Licensed Victualler/66/Scotland/Census
1851/Margaret Johnston/Wife/62/Shrewsbury, Shropshire/Census
1851/Elizabeth Johnston/Daughter/27/Middlesex/Census
1851/William Johnston/Son/22/Middlesex/Census
1851/James Johnston/Son/20/Middlesex/Census
1851/Abraham Ower/Grandson/6/Middlesex/Census
1851/Ann Goodby/Barmaid/40/Shrewsbury, Shropshire/Census
1851/Jane Cherry/Barmaid/19/Warwickshire/Census
1851/Eliza Bredlove/House Servant/24/Middlesex/Census
1851/Thomas Granger/Potman/22/Suffolk/Census
1851/Charles Gregory/Errand Boy/15/Middlesex/Census
1851/High Shearer/Nephew, Line Draper/22/Scotland/Census

1852/A Johnston/../../../Watkins Directory ***

1855/Alexr. Johnston sen./../../../Post Office Directory ***

1856/A Johnston sen/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/Samuel Arno/Victualler/38/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Eliza Arno/Wife/44/Bradford, Wiltshire/Census
1861/Thomas Arno/Son, App to Cabinet maker/15/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Ann Catherell/Servant/19/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census
1861/Ann Fisher/Servant/19/Hackney, Middlesex/Census

November 1865/executors of Alexander Johnston/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

November 1865/John Newman/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1866/John Newman/../../../P.O. Directory **

1869/John Newman/../../../Post Office Directory

1870/John Newman/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1871/John Newman/Licensed Victualler/41/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/Harriett Newman/Wife/45/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/Thomas Newman/Son/26/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/Mary A Ward/Mother in Law/73/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/Jane Dent/Niece, Barmaid/30/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/Alfred Fisher/Nephew, Barman/18/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/George Gill/Potman/22/Holborn, Middlesex/Census
1871/Henry Sharp/Cellerman/45/Cambridge, Norfolk/Census
1871/Mary A Hart/General Servant/28/Blackfriars, Middlesex/Census

1873/John Newman/../../../P.O. Directory **

1874/J Newman/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

1875/John Newman/../../../Post Office Directory ***

August 1875/John Newman/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

August 1875/John Chambers and Peter Yarde Reeland/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1876/John Chambers & Peter Yarde Reeland / Licensed Victuallers /../../London Gazette,2 June 1876 **

8th July 1876/John Chambers and Peter Yarde Reeland/Outgoing Licensees/../../East London Observer +

8th July 1876/Peter Yarde Reeland/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1877/Pater Yarde Reeland/../../../Post Office Directory ***

March 1877/Peter Y Reeland/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

March 1877/James Bradgate/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1881/Altan Jn Bradgate/Licensed Victualler/46/Bristol, Gloucester/Census
1881/Sarah Bradgate/Wife/48/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henry W Bradgate/Son, Clerk/24/Weedon, Northampton/Census
1881/Altan Bradgate/Son, Clerk/21/Kensington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Philip Bradgate/Son, Clerk/19/Kensington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Nellie Short/Barmaid/18/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1881/Mary Horine/Cook/29/St Georges, Surrey/Census
1881/Annie Welton/Housemaid/30/Southwold, Suffolk/Census
1881/Henry Robinson/Potman/28/Pimlico, Middlesex/Census

1882/Jas Bradgate & Co,/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Rd F Brettingham/../../../Post Office Directory

1885/R F Brettingham/../../../P.O. Directory **

1886/Rd. F Brettingham/../../../Business Directory of London ***

1888/Richard Freston Brettingham / Licensed Victualler, deceased / Died 14 January 1888 /../../London Gazette,10 April 1888 **
1888/Elisa Cèsarene Marie Brettingham / Widow /../../London Gazette,10 April 1888

1891/Mrs Marie Cesarine Brettingham/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Henry James Kingston Halls/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Henry James Kingston Halls/../../../Post Office Directory

1906/Hy. J K Halls/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London ***

1911/George Edward Strong/Licensed Victuallers manager/27/Islington, London/Census
1911/Mabel Rosanna/Wife, Manageress/32/Newport, Wales/Census
1911/Flora Edith Roland/Cook/25/Braintree, Essex/Census
1911/Ethel Allen/Barmaid/26/Nuneaton, Warwickshire/Census
1911/Albert Amos/Barman/21/Finchley, London/Census
1911/Randolph Oertel/Potman/34/Rainham, Kent/Census

1914/Henry James Kingston Balls & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Mrs Ethel Harriet Egan/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Mrs Ethel Harriet Egan/../../../Post Office Directory

The 1921 census at 140 Brick lane, the Black Eagle are :
William George Plackett, Head Barman, aged 40 years, and born in Chelsea, London
Ashley Booker, Cousin, Assistant, aged 35 years 5 months, and born in London, England
Annie Booker, Cousin, Assistant, aged 64 years 4 months, and born in Kent, England
Maude A A Egan, Daughter, aged 14 years 5 months, and born in Leytonstone, Essex
Ethel H Egan, Licensed Victualler, aged 46 years 9 months, and born in Gravesend, Kent, the employer.

1932/Sidney Stroud/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1934/Henry Stroud/../../../Kellys Directory

1944/../../../../Post Office Directory

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