Brown Bear, 43 Upper East Smithfield, Wapping E1

Wapping pub history index

at 117 Upper East Smithfield in 1856 & earlier

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

Brown Bear, 43 Upper East Smithfield, Wapping E1 - in 1939

Brown Bear, 43 Upper East Smithfield, Wapping E1 - in 1939

Residents at this address

20 October 1788/Insured: George Ludiman, at the Brown Bear in Upper East Smithfield, victualler/../../Sun Fire Insurance records at the LMA

1811/Mary Wood, victualler, 117 Upper East Smithfield/../../Holdens Directory

1833-34/Henry Bergman/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/H Bergman/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Charles Collins/../../../Kelly's

May 1852/William Hierons/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

May 1852/William Mackenzie/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

July 1854/William Mackenzie, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

July 1854/Mary Mackenzie, his widow and executrix/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1856/Mrs M Mackenzie/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/William Linsell/Barman, Widow/32/Balsham, Cambs/Census
1861/William M Fortescue/Barman/20/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1861/George Newlyn/Barman/17/Bassington, Hampshire/Census
1861/Louisa Tilson/General Servant/27/Norwich, Norfolk/Census

August 1861/Fanny Gorling/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

August 1861/George Cadman/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

August 1863/George Cadman/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

August 1863/William Wood/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1865/Mr William Wood, Brown Bear, 43 Upper East Smithfield /../../Licensed Victuallers Association

July 1867/William Wood/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

July 1867/George Newbon/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

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

January 1877/Edward Shaw/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1881/Edward Shaw/Licensed Victualler/38/Streatham, Surrey/Census
1881/Maria Shaw/Wife/36/Alperton, Derby/Census
1881/Robert A Shaw/Son/10/Brixton, Surrey/Census
1881/Mabel Shaw/Daughter/1/Wapping, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Shaw/Wifes Sister, Farmers Daughter/38/Alperton, Derby/Census
1881/Fanny Parks/Barmaid/26/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emily E Taylor/Barmaid/26/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah Fitch/Domestic Servant, Cook/28/Saffron Walden, Essex/Census

1882/Edward Shaw/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Edward Shaw/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Thomas J Easey/Public House Manager/41/Limehouse. London/Census
1891/Frances Easey/Wife, Manageress/38/St Andrews, London/Census
1891/Edward J Easey/Son/14/Mile End Old Town, London/Census
1891/Henry Slade/Potman/19/Wapping. London/Census

1899/Thomas John Easey/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Charles Evans/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Charles Evans/../../../Post Office Directory

The 1921 census at 43, East Smithfield, Wapping
Charles Evans, Licensed Victualler, aged 51 years, born in Sissinghurst, Kent, Employer
Minnie Caroline Evans, aged 41 years, born in Woolwich, London
Charles Walter Evans, Son, aged 15 years, born in Islington, London
Arthur Emil Evans, Son, aged 13 years 6 months, born in Islington, London
Jack Henry Evans, Son, aged 12 years, born in Islington, London
Dorothy Elsie Evans, Daughter, aged 10 years 9 months, born in Islington, London
Margery Vera Evans, Daughter, aged 4 years 6 months, born in Islington, London
Lily Hayhurst, Servant, aged 29 years 6 months, born in Norfolk
Rose Taylor, Assistant, aged 22 years 3 months, born in Bow, London
Robert Lawrence, Assistant, aged 65 years 4 months, born in London

1934 - 1939/D McDonnell/../../../Freehold

1934/Dennis McDonnell/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Dennis McDonnell/../../../Post Office Directory

1940 - 1941/A J Cope/../../../Freehold

1942 - 1950/T McDonnell/../../../Freehold

1944/Thomas McDonnell/../../../Post Office Directory

1951 - 1952/D P McDonnell/../../../Freehold

1953/D P Murphy/../../../Freehold

It appears that a Charles Atkinson is at the Duke of Lancaster, 36 Laburnam Street E2 in 1949-50, then the Norfolk Arms, Ivimey Street E2 between 1951 and 1954 then at Brown Bear, 43 East Smithfield E1 from 1955 to 1968.

1954 - 1961/C Atkinson/../../../Freehold

1955 - 1967/Charles Atkinson, The Brown Bear, 43 East Smithfield E1/../../BT Telephone Directory [ROYal 3724]

1968/Charles Atkinson, The Brown Bear, 43 East Smithfield E1/../../BT Telephone Directory [01 488 3724]

1983/../Moorings, 43 East Smithfield : Bass Charrington/../../Pub Directory

1991/../Ivories, 43 East Smithfield : Bass Charrington/../../Pub Directory

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