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White Bear, 24 King street, St Luke EC1

In 1765, the British Social Lodge is listed in the 1813 list of Masonic Lodges,  which meets at the White Bear, in Old Street Square.

The address is listed as 16 Bartholomew Square in the 1839 Directory and in the 1861 census * / ** The 1910 directory entry lists the address as 24 Leage Street, and this is confirmed by the 1911 census summary. This is the same address as in the 1901 census.

St Luke pub history index

Residents at this address.

1800/Davis / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office, records held at Guildhall Library **

1805/Stephen Davies, the White Bear, Old street square/../../Holdens Directory

1811/_ Davies, the White Bear, Old street square/../../Holdens Directory

1825/Mr Monk/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1827/William Hadlow, White Bear, Bartholomew square, St Lukes/../../Pigots Directory

1832/Joseph Kirby, White Bear, King street, St Luke/../../Robsons Directory

1836/Thomas Castle, White Bear, Bartholomew Square/../../Pigots Directory

18th January 1837/Insured: Thomas Clark the White Bear Bartholomew Square Old Street victualler/../../Sun Fire Office, records held at LMA

1839/Thomas Castle/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1842/George Day/../../../Robson’s Directory **

19 January 1846/Description: Will of George Day, Victualler of White Bear Public House Bartholomew Square Old Street , Middlesex/../../records held at Kew  National Archives

1848/Mrs Emma Day/../../../Post Office Directory *

February 1849/Richard Taylorg/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

February 1849/John Grist/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1851/John Grist/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1856/J J Bell/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/James S Head/Licensed Victualler/25/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1861/Emma M Head/Sister/27/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary Jordan/Visitor/27/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1861/Robert Price/Potman/18/Ipswich, Suffolk/Census

March 1866/Jas Samuel Read/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

1869/S Luker/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Stephen Luker/Licensed Victualler/50/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emma M Luker/Wife/41/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emma A Luker/Daughter/Under 10 months/St Luke, Middlesex/Census
1871/Cordelia Osenton/Barmaid/23/Rochester, Kent/Census

1874/S Luker/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

1881/Stephen R Luker/Publican/60/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emma M Luker/Wife/51/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emma A Luker/Daughter/10/St Lukes, Middlesex/Census
1881/Stephen R Luker/Son/7/St Lukes, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emmaline Luker/Sister/57/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas R Luker/Potman/23/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census

1882/Stephen Luker/../../../Post Office Directory

1885/Stephen Luker/../../../P. O. Directory **

1886/Stephen Luker/../../../Business Directory of London **

1895/Albert Frederick W Chinnery/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Charles Alfred Creasey/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Alfred Dawson/Licensed Victualler, Widow/63/Piriton/Census
1901/Bertha L Dawson/Daughter/26/Blackfriars/Census
1901/Florence Dawson/Daughter/23/Westbourne Park/Census
1901/Frank Dawson/Son/11/Walworth/Census
1901/Ada Rossiter/Boarder, Dress Maker/20/New Cross/Census
1901/Alice Maud Dawson/Daughter/30/Blackfriars/Census
1901/Herbert James Jennings/Son in Law, Zinc Worker/33/Clapham/Census
1901/Leonard Jennings/Grandson/4/Walworth/Census
1901/Reginald Jennings/Grandson/1/Northfleet/Census
1901/William Eason/Son in Law, Manager/33/Walworth/Census

1910/Alfred Dawson/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/Alfred Dawson/Licensed Victualler, Widow/70/Purton, Hitchin/Census
1911/Bertha Lenne Dawson/Daughter/37/London/Census
1911/Florence Blanche Dawson/Daughter/33/London/Census
1911/Albert Frederick Dawson/Son/22/London/Census
1911/Ada Rossiter/Boarder/26/London/Census
1911/Florence Maud Eason/Grandchild/11/London/Census

1915/John Scapens/../../../Post Office Directory *

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