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Artichoke, 50 The Highway E1

St George in East Index

The earliest reference to this pub would seem to be a mention in court proceedings at the Old Bailey for 28th. July 1744.
In 1839 listed as 19 Ratcliff Highway, before renaming to St George Street. This pub was rebuilt in the mid-twentieth century and by 1983 had been renamed the Caxton. The modern form of the address is 50 The Highway, E1 by 1940. ***
It closed circa 2012 and is now a branch of Domino's pizza. * Also see The Highway in  1940

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in St George In East, London - in East London.

Artichoke, 19 St George Street, St George East in 1896

Artichoke, 19 St George Street, St George East in 1896, the pub on the right hand side of the road in the middle distance is the Artichoke at the intersection of Artichoke Hill. The date of the photograph is 1896.

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Artichoke, 50 The Highway, Stepney E1 - in August 2007

Artichoke, 50 The Highway, Stepney E1 - in August 2007

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Artichoke, 50 The Highway, Stepney E1 - in May 2014

Artichoke, 50 The Highway, Stepney E1 - in May 2014

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Residents at this address.

"Sherlock. - Yes, Robert Callaway . In March 1742, the Prisoner sent one William Buck to me.

Q. Do you mean 1741-2, or 1742?

Sherlock. - It was two years ago last March; this Buck kept the Artichoke in Ratcliff Highway,"

citation from The Proceedings of the Old Bailey Ref: t17440728-31, trial of James Gulleland, 28 Jul 1744

1742/William Buck/../../../ ***

1805/John Healey, victualler, 19 Ratcliff highway/../../Holdens Directory

1811/James Poore, wine vaults, 19 Ratcliff highway/../../Holdens Directory

1827/William Sealy, Artichoke, 19 Ratcliffe highway/../../Pigots Directory

1829/William Womack, Artichoke, 19 Ratcliff Highway/../../Robsons Directory

1831/William Womack, Artichoke, Ratcliff Highway, in addition to 2 guineas, 1 guinea/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1832/Womack, Artichoke, 19 Ratcliff Highway/../../Robsons Directory

1833-34/William Womack, Artichoke, 19 Ratcliff Highway/../../Pigots Directory

1839/Jno Anderson/../../../Pigots Directory

1842/John Hotchkiss, Artichoke, 19 Ratcliffe Highway/../../Robson´┐Żs Directory **

1848/Thomas Spurgin/beer retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1851/Thomas Spurgin/../../../Kelly's

1851/Charles Hambleton/Victualler/52/Dursley, Gloucestershire/Census
1851/Martha Hambleton/Wife/48/Staley, Berkshire/Census
1851/Ann E Hambleton/Daughter/24/Bath, somerset/Census

1856/Thomas Spurgin/../../../Post Office Directory

1862/Thomas Spurgin/../../../Post Office Directory

October 1862/Thomas Spurgin, deceased/ Outgoing Licensee /../../East London Observer

October 1862/Jane Spurgin, sole executrix of Thomas Spurgin, late occupier/ Incoming Licensee /../../East London Observer

11th March 1865/Jane Spurgin, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

11th March 1865/Hannah Hotchkiss/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

July 1865/Hannah Hotchkiss/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

July 1865/John Batty/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1869/Richard Alfred Davidge/../../../Post Office Directory

11th March 1871/Alfred Richard Davidge/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

11th March 1871/John Miller/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

July 1875/John Muller/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

July 1875/Margaret Lehrt/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1877/Margaret Malvey, formerly Margaret Lehrt/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1877/Garret Joseph Mulvey, her husband/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

10th January 1880/Joseph Mulney/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

10th January 1880/John Phillip Keller/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1881/Phillip Keller/Licensed Victualler/41/Germany/Census
1881/Lizzie Keller/Wife/22/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Augusta Vogt/Niece/London, Middlesex//Census

1882/John Phillip Keller/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Jacob Keller/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Jacob Philip Keller/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Phillip Keller/Publican/30/Germany/Census
1891/Elizabeth Keller/Wife/33/Bethnal Green, London/Census
1891/Phillip Keller/Son/7/St Georges E, London/Census
1891/Elizabeth Keller/Daughter/10/St Georges E, London/Census
1891/Henrietta Keller/Daughter/5/St Georges E, London/Census
1891/Martha Bates/Servant/28/Huntingdonshire/Census
1891/Anna Caulston/Servant/14/St Georges E, London/Census
1891/William Jackson/Barman/30/Plymouth, Devon/Census
1891/James Briar/Barman/24/St Georges E, London/Census
1891/Beatrice Keller/Daughter/3 months/St Georges E, London/Census

1895/Jacob Philip Keller/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Alfred Huber/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Alfred Huber/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Joseph Plunkett/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Philip Cohen/../../../Post Office Directory

1927/Philip Cohen, Artichoke, 19 St George Street/../../Post Office Directory

1934/Philip Cohen, Artichoke, 19 St George Street/../../Post Office Directory

1936/Philip Cohen, Artichoke, 19 St George Street/../../Post Office Directory

1940/Philip Cohen, Artichoke, 50 The Highway/../../Post Office Directory

1983/../Caxton/../../Pub Directory

1988 - 90/Mr K B Livock/Caxton/../../Watney Truman publicans list

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