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Shakespeare Tavern, 44 Goswell road, St Luke EC1

Goswell Road on the east side was previously called Goswell Street. The former address of this is 25 Goswell Street in 1856 and earlier. It was also named the Maiden Head in 1856 and earlier. Demolished with a 1960s development on the site, but the name now lives on at the White Hart / Corner Pin**

St Luke pub history index

Residents at this address.

Maiden Head :

1811/Samuel Langworth, Maidenhead, 25 Goswell street/../../Holdens Directory

1816/James Langworth / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1817/James Langworth / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1827/John Wilcox, Maidenhead, 25 Goswell street/../../Pigots Directory

1839/Ann Wilcox/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1841/Mrs Ann Wilcox/../../../P.O. Directory **

1842/Ann Wilcox/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1847/Mary Silver / Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era, Sunday 9 May 1847 **

1847/John Vanderstein / Incoming Licensee /../../The Era, Sunday 9 May 1847 **

October 1848/James Vandersteen/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

October 1848/Henry Brown/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1851/Henry Brown / Formerly Licensed Victualler /../../London Gazette, 19 December 1851 **

1851/James Goward/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/Joseph Cole/Licensed Victualler/41/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/Caroline Cole/Wife/39/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/Caroline Cole/Daughter, Barmaid/20/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/Joseph Cole/Son/17/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/James Cole/Son/14/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/William Cole/Son/12/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/John Cole/Son/10/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/Sarah Cole/Daughter/7/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/Henry Cole/Son/5/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/Eliza Cole/Daughter/1/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1851/James Beagley/Visitor, Bricklayer, Widow/49/Hampshire/Census

1856/Joseph Cole/../../../Post Office Directory

Shakespeare Tavern :

March 1866/Robert Spooner Hart/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

1869/Robert S Hart/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Robert S Hart/Licensed Victualler/44/Lynn, Norfolk/Census
1871/Frances E Hart/Daughter/19/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1871/Clara M Hart/Daughter/17/Lynn, Norfolk/Census
1871/Frederic J Hart/Son/15/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1871/Walter B Hart/Son/13/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1871/John B Hart/Son/11/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1871/Anna M Hart/Daughter/8/St Luke, Middlesex/Census
1871/James/Uncle, Upholsterer, Widow/62/Lynn, Norfolk/Census

1881/Robert S Hart/Licensed Victualler/54/Lynn, Norfolk/Census
1881/Charlotte Hart/Wife/52/Alderkirk, Lincoln/Census
1881/Anna M Hart/Daughter/18/St Luke, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charlotte Hart/Daughter/14/St Luke, Middlesex/Census

1882/Robert Spooner Hart/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Frederick Terry/../../../Post Office Directory

1886/Charles Burton/../../../Post Office Directory

1893/Robert Thomas Meacock/../../../Post Office Directory **

1895/Robert Thomas Meacock/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Charles Hill/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/George J Platt/Licensed Victualler/25/Stepney, London/Census
1901/Kate Platt/Wife/25/St Giles, London/Census
1901/George E Platt/Son/3 months/St Lukes, London/Census
1901/Eveline Platt/Sister, Tailoress/29/Stepney, London/Census
1901/Mary E Cress/Housemaid/32/Clerkenwell, London/Census
1901/Henry J Matthews/Barman/21/Islington, London/Census

1906/George James Platt/../../../Post Office Directory

George James Platt is at the  White Hart, 199 Tottenham Court Road in the 1911 census, and by 1908

[Benjamin Foley is at a number of public houses, including, and with some dates,
Shakespeare Tavern, 44 Goswell road, St Luke - 1908 to 1920
Green Gate, 220 City road, St Luke - 1919 to 1921
Globe Tavern, 37 Bow street, Covent Garden - 1924 to 1933 Dunstan Arms, 50 East Road, Shoreditch - 1938 to 1942 ]

1908/Benjamin Foley/../../../Post Office Directory **

On May 16th 1909, Benjamin Foley is initiated into the Stockwell Freemasons lodge as a Licensed Victualler at 44 Goswell road EC

1910/Benjamin Foley/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/Benjamin Foley/Licensed Victualler/40/St Giles/Census
1911/Rose Roberts/Housekeeper/31/Harlow, Essex/Census
1911/May Saltwell/Barmaid/26/Harlow, Essex/Census

1917/Benjamin Foley/../../../Post Office Directory **

1921/Frederick Foley/../../../Hughes Directory

1927/William Henry Cox/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Lancelot C F Dalleston/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Edward B Peters/../../../Post Office Directory

1940/Mrs Emily Peters/../../../Post Office Directory

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