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Bulls Head, 80 Leadenhall street, St Katherine Creechurch EC3

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This pub was demolished in 1990. **

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in St Katherine Creechurch parish, City of London.

Bulls Head, 80 Leadenhall Street - in 1986

Bulls Head, 80 Leadenhall Street - in 1986

From the Archives of East London & City CAMRA

Residents at this address

1792/Henry Goodman/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1805/William Fitch, Bulls Head, 80 Leadenhall street/../../Holdens Directory

1809/Sam Piper, Bull Inn, Leadenhall street/../../Holdens Directory

1811/Richard Shaw, Victualler, 80 Leadenhall street/../../Holdens Directory

28 August 1822 / Insured: Avey Adkin The Bull Inn Leadenhall Street victualler/../Records held at the LMA

1825/Rich. Hutchinson/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1829/John Wilson/../../../Robsons Directory

1836/John Wilson/../../../Pigot’s Directory

Morning Advertiser 14 February 1837 - Transfer of Licenses
Bulls Head, Leadenhall street, from Mr John Wilson to Mr Charles Hood

1839/Charles Hood/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1841/Charles Hood/../../../P.O. Directory **

1841/Charles Hood/Licensed Victualler/55/../Census
1841/Sarah Hood/../35/../Census
1841/S M Hood/../1/Middlesex/Census
1841/Eliza Driver/Female Servant/27/../Census
1841/Ann King/Female Servant/27/../Census
1841/George Simmer/Errand Boy/14//Census

1843/Charles Hood/../../../Kellys Directory

Morning Advertiser. 06 July 1846 - Transfer of Licences.
Bulls Head, Leadenhall street, from Charles Wood to William Fry



1848/William Fry/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/William Fry/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1851/William Fry/Licensed Victualler/42/Oldha, Herts/Census
1851/Anne Fry/Wife/39/Petersham, Surrey/Census
1851/Charles W Fry/Son/4/City of London/Census
1851/Ann Marine/House Servant/17/Godalming, Surrey/Census

1852/Charles Hayward/../../../Watkin’s Directory **

1856/Chas Hayward/../../../Post Office Directory

February 1861/William Lawrence/Outgoing Licensee/../../London City Press

February 1861/George Bayton/Incoming Licensee/../../London City Press

1861/George Bayton/Licensed Victualler/35/Bristol, Gloucestershire/Census
1861/Mary M Bayton/Wife/21/Clacton, Essex/Census
1861/Vesey Butler/Lodger, Broker/25/Ireland/Census
1861/Elizabeth Butler/Lodgers Wife/23/Ireland/Census
1861/Elizabeth White/Servant/21/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1862/George Bayton/../../../Post Office Directory

July 1863/James Flynn/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

July 1863/George Pringle/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

April 1864/Charles Greathead/Outgoing Licensee/../../London City Press

April 1864/Henry Daniel/Incoming Licensee/../../London City Press

1869/H H Billinghurst/../../../Post Office Directory

October 1870/John Billinghurst/Outgoing Licensee/../../London City Press

October 1870/Jack Billinghurst, his brother/Incoming Licensee/../../London City Press

1881/Jack Billinghurst/Licensed Victualler/47/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1881/Jane Billinghurst/Wife, Assistant/49/Midhurst, Sussex/Census
1881/Henry Onslow Billinghurst/Son, Assistant/22/Midhurst, Sussex/Census
1881/Matilda O Billinghurst/Daughter, Assistant/21/Midhurst, Sussex/Census
1881/Anne Billinghurst/Daughter/15/Midhurst, Sussex/Census
1881/James C Billinghurst/Son/12/Midhurst, Sussex/Census
1881/Maud Billinghurst/Daughter/7/London City, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Murton/Barmaid/22/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah L Hart/Housemaid/52/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/Edward Whitelaw/Potman/17/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census

1882/Jack Billinghurst/../../../Post Office Directory *

1884/Jack Billinghurst/../../../Business Directory of London **

1886/Jack Billinghurst/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/Samuel Goldsmith/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Thomas John Perry Hayward/../../../Post Office Directory *

1899/Arthur Vernon Page/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Marian Alice Middletitch/Manageress (Public House), Widow/39/Mile End/Census
1901/William Chas Betts/Manager (Public House)/22/Stoke Newington/Census
1901/Alice Cook/Barmaid/22/Finningham, Suffolk/Census
1901/Emma King/Cook/30/Leamington, Warwickshire/Census

1910/Wm Joseph Mabey/../../../Post Office Directory

1914/Mrs Marian Middleditch/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Mrs Marian Middleditch/../../../Post Office Directory

1917//William Lewis./../../../P.O. Directory

1920//William Lewis./../../../P.O. Directory

In 1921 census at 80, Leadenhall Street, City of London are
William Lewis, Hotel Proprietor, aged 42 years, Mile End, London
Rebecca Lewis, Wife, Hotel Proprietor, aged 40 years, Aldgate, London
Jacob Hyman, Manager, W Lewis Hotel Proprietor, aged 69 years 10 months, andBarnsbury, London
Maud Corley, Barmaid, W Lewis Hotel Proprietor, aged 18 years 6 months, andDeptford, London
Annie Regan, Barmaid, W Lewis Hotel Proprietor, aged 21 years, andPoplar, London

1921/William J Mabey/../../../Hughes Directory

1922//William Lewis./../../../P.O. Directory

1926/Patrick & McGregor Ltd./../../../P.O. Directory **

1934/Fras Conlon/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Fras Conlon/../../../Post Office Directory

1942/Alfred John Cope/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Copes Taverns Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory

1971/../Bulls Head, 80 Leadenhall Street EC3./../../Pub Directory

[I worked here in 1979 for a period. I can’t remember for how long, but I was trying to save money for my forthcoming wedding that year. I had worked in pubs before, outside of London where the going rate of pay was £2.50 per session. The landlord of the Bull’s Head used to pay me £2.50 per hour.
I was a BT Engineer in the City of London at that time and was finished by 17:00 hrs when the pub opened. The chef always had Something for me to eat before he went home. The restaurant on the second floor was only open at lunchtimes.
If it was quiet, the landlord would let me go after a couple of hours, but generally, I was there until 22:30 hrs when it shut. I had a short walk to Fenchurch Street station for my train home. An attraction of the job was the pub wasn’t open at weekends.
The landlord and his family lived over the pub on the top two floors. The bar was narrow, but long. There was a basement which, from memory was extensive.
I left BT in 1987 to join Essex Police. It wasn’t until some years later that I learned the pub had been demolished and along with the surrounding building for a large, modern structure. This was a great surprise to me as this Georgian (at least) building had some history and I was surprised it wasn’t saved by the SPAB (Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings) whose offices were not far away in Spitalfields. However, money talks and somehow they, and the Corporation of London, were persuaded it should be demolished. Such a shame. *** ]

1983/../Bulls Head, 80 Leadenhall Street EC3. Free House/../../Pub Directory

1991/../Bulls Head, 80 Leadenhall Street EC3. Pub demolished/../../Pub Directory


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