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Old Will Somers, 25 Crispin Street, Spitalfields

This pub was present by 1820, but is now demolished. **

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Residents at this address.

1805/William Meredith, the Old Will Summers, Crispin street, Spitalfields/../../Holdens Directory

1807/G Newman / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1820/William Henry Edwards / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1832/Rd Phillips, Old Will Summers, Crispin street, Spitalfields/../../Robsons Directory

1836/R Phillips, Old Will Summers, Crispin street, Spitalfields/../../Pigots Directory

1838/Thomas Munnings / Victualler /../../London Gazette, 3 April 1838 **

1839/Jos. Gower/../../../Pigots Directory **

1841/Thomas Lilly/../../../P.O. Directory **

1842/Rich. Phillips/../../../Robsons Directory **

1851/John F Peters/Licensed Victualler/39/Brickworks, Wales/Census
1851/Eliza Jane Peters/Wife/42/City of London/Census
1851/William J Peters/Son, Assistant/15/Clerkenwell, London/Census
1851/Eliza Ann Peters/Daughter/13/St Giles in Fields/Census
1851/Edwin Peters/Son/11/St Giles in Fields/Census
1851/Thomas Frabell/Lodger, Gentleman/67/Colnbrook, Buckinghamshire/Census

1856/C Widows/../../../Post Office Directory

Morning Advertiser 18 January 1859 - Licence transfers :
Will Summers, Crispin street, Charles Widows to William Smith Boult

1861/Samuel Robert Pether/Publican/31/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Eliza Pether/Wife/27/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1861/Eliza Pether/Daughter/10/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Emma Pether/Daughter/5/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1861/William Poplar/Potman/26/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/James Steel/Lodger, Porter/22/Spitalfields, Middlesex/Census

July 1861/William Smith Boult / Outgoing Licensee / Era Newspaper **

July 1861/Samuel Robert Pethers / Incoming Licensee / Era Newspaper **

May 1862/S Robert Pather/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

May 1862/George Coleman/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

July 1865/Henry Hawkens/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

July 1865/Thomas Luty and George Luty/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

11th March 1866/Thomas Luty & George Luty/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

11th March 1866/Thomas Samuel Mortlock/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

7th July 1866/Thomas S Mortlock/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

7th July 1866/Henry Kemp/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

My great grandfather's older (by 4 years) brother, Henry Kemp, was also a licensed victualler and ran the Old Will Somers pub at 25 Crispin Street, Spitalfields/ChristChurch, Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets. He later owned and ran The Cock at 45 High Street, Whitechapel. ***

1869/H Kemp/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Henry Kemp/Licensed Victualler, Widow/34/Saint Pancras, Middlesex/Census ***
1871/William H Kemp/Son/4/Christchurch, Middlesex/Census
1871/Arthur G Kemp/Son/2/Christchurch, Middlesex/Census
1871/George Kemp/Brother, Barman/29/Saint Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/George Moss/Potman/40/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census

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

1874/H Kemp/../../../H D Miles Directory of Licensed Victuallers **

August 1873/Henry Kemp/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

August 1873/George Kemp/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1877/George Kemp/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1877/Montague Dalby/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1879/Montague Dally/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1879/John Morris/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1881/John Morris/Licensed Victualler/33/Chatham, Kent/Census
1881/Elizabeth Morris/Wife/27/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Ann Morris/Mother/70/Hounslow, Middlesex/Census
1881/Frederick C Free/Nephew/10/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Frederick Glansford/Barman/22/Ramsgate, Kent/Census
1881/Ellen Lester/Housemaid/20/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Bessy Baker/Visitor, Patent Rubber (Rheumatic)/39/Sheffield, York/Census

1884/Mary A Webster/../../../Post Office Directory

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