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Ben Jonsons Head, 22 Goodmans yard, Whitechapel E1

This pub is now demolished. **

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Residents at this address.

April 1827/William Brownley/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1831/John Thomas Haynes / Licensed Victualler /../../The Law Advertiser, Volume 9: 1831 **

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

1841/Mrs E Worrall/../../../P.O. Directory **

1842/W Richards/../../../Robson’s Directory **

July 1849/James Fogg, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

July 1849/Catherine Fogg, widow and administratrix of James Fogg/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1850/James Fogg/../../../P.O. Directory **

1851/Mrs Cath. Fogg/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1851/Catherine Fogg/Licensed Victualler, Widow/52/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census
1851/Betsy Fogg/Daughter/29/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Fogg/Daughter/24/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census
1851/Ellen Fogg/Daughter/22/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census
1851/James Fogg/Son, Plumber/21/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census
1851/Robert Fogg/Son/14/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1851/Joseph Bugbird/Potman/21/City, London/Census
1851/James Claridge/Lodger, Tailor/25/Lichfield/Census
1851/Margaret Claridge/Wife/25/Ireland/Census
1851/David Claridge/Son/8 months/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1851/James Claridge/Son/3/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1851/John Claridge/Son/8 months/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1851/Bridget McCourt/Servant/20/Ireland/Census
1851/John Newland/Lodger, Tailor/20/London/Census

1854/Mrs Catherine Fogg / Landlady /../../The Friendly Societies’ and Licensed Victuallers’ Journal – October 1854 **

August 1861/James Fogg/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

August 1861/Henry George Plimpton/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1862/Henry Plimpton/../../../P.O. Directory

November 1863/Henry George Plimpton/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

November 1863/Emily Vassle/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

November 1864/Emily Vassie/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

November 1864/John Hart/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1866/John Hart/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1866/John Williams/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

September 1867/William George Stanesby/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

September 1867/Henry Muddle/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

May 1869/James Muddle/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1869/William Henry Price/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

May 1871/William Henry Price/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

May 1871/Henry Lloyd/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1872/Henry Lloyd/../../../P.O. Directory **

January 1875/Henry Lloyd/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1875/John Waller/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

July 1877/John Waller/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

July 1877/Ambrose Smith/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1884/Augustus Brythaupt/../../../Business Directory of London **

1886/Augustus Brythaupt/../../../Business Directory of London **

1893/William Seig/../../../P.O. Directory **

1st October 1898 / My grandmother's birth certificate (Frederica Edna Voller) shows her to be born at 22 Goodman's Yard which is the address of the Ben Johnson's Head pub. Her father's name was Frederick George Voller and he is listed as a licensed victualler at her birth (1 Oct 1898). *

FG Voller was the licensed victualler for a number of pubs in East London and Kent; and at the Swan, High Street, Maldon by the 1901 census, and the Earl Zetland, 137 Burdett Road in 1911. Also his father Dietrich Voller held the Globe Hotel, Soho, in 1891. *

1899/Harry Tredegar/../../../P.O. Directory **

1906/Harry M Jackson/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London **

1911/Harry Mayland Jackson/Publican/59/Paddington, London/Census
1911/Louisa Jackson/Wife/44/Shoreditch, London/Census
1911/Harry Jackson/Son/20/Poplar, London/Census
1911/Frederick Jackson/Son, Clerk/18/East Ham, London/Census
1911/Albert Jackson/Son, Clerk/16/East Ham, London/Census
1911/Louisa Jackson/Daughter/15/East Ham, London/Census
1911/Lilley Jackson/Daughter/14/Poplar, London/Census
1911/Lottie Willes/Domestic Servant/30/Chelsea, London/Census

1929/Hubert Hammond/../../../P.O. Directory **

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