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Black Horse, 40 Leman street, Whitechapel E1

This pub was present by 1810. At 20 Leman Street in 1856; The pub is believed to have been built in its present form in the 1840s. Your records of Charles Calton/Catton here in 1839 and 1840 are interesting and suggest there may have been a former pub of the same name on this site or that the building is older than it looks. I have notes that Sarah King was landlady by 1911 and was still landlady in 1929 (the latter per Post Office Directory) It changed its name to Bar Bed in 2002.  This pub closed in 2008, but has now reopened under the name ‘Zeppelin Shelter’ (2006). ** Still open for business in 2018, as the Black Horse.

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Black Horse, 50 Leman Street - in September 2006

Black Horse, 50 Leman Street - in September 2006

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Residents at this address.

1814/Woolfe/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held by Guildhall Library **.

1827/Thomas Gentry/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1833-34/Charles Catton/../../../Pigots Directory

1839/Charles Catton/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/C Catton/../../../Post Office Directory

1842/Charles Catton/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1850/Charles Catton/../../../P.O. Directory **

1851/Chas. Catton/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1851/Charles Catton/Publican/53/Upton, Suffolk/Census
1851/Elizabeth Catton/Wife/54/Newcastle/Census
1851/Elizabeth White/Barmaid/23/Glastonbury, Somerset/Census
1851/Ann Murphy/Servant/22/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census

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

1856/William Deards/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/William Deards/Victualler/37/London, Middlesex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Deards/Wife/39/Wrotham, Kent/Census
1861/Emma Jane Deards/Daughter, Assistant/14/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1861/Louisa Ann Deards/Daughter/10/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1861/Bessy Rose Deards/Daughter/4/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary Ann Collins/House Servant/28/Ireland/Census
1861/Robert Rugly/Potman/43/Canterbury, Kent/Census

1862/William Deards / Licensed Victualler, Deceased / Died 25 March 1862/../../London Gazette, 28 October 1862 **

May 1862/George Adams and Thomas Ratley/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

May 1862/Elizabeth Deards/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

September 1864/George Read, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

September 1864/Frances Ann Read, administratrix of George Read/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1867/Peter Seabourne / Licensed Victualler/../../London Gazette, 26 February 1867 **

January 1871/Peter Seabourne/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1871/James Ayton/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

January 1872/James Ayton/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1872/Frederick Uffelmann/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

May 1873/Frederick Uffelmann/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

May 1873/Rudolf Henry Pickel/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1874/R H Pickel/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

1878/John Eberhart Schnabel/../../../P.O. Directory **

October 1878/Edward Butler/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

October 1878/Morris Barnett/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

1881/Morris Barnett/Publican/50/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Rose Barnett/Wife/43/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Jennie Barnett/Daughter/23/Melbourne, Australia/Census
1881/Annie Barnett/Daughter/21/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Rachel Barnett/Daughter/20/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Julia Barnett/Daughter/19/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Carrie Barnett/Daughter/17/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah Barnett/Daughter/15/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Abraham Barnett/Daughter/11/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Barnett/Daughter/9/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Morris Barnett/Daughter/7/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Esther Barnett/Daughter/5/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Julia Davis/Nurse/45/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Beacker/General Servant/22/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Eliza Snell/House Maid/21/Poplar, Middlesex/Census

1882/Morris Barnett/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Charles E Elphinstone/../../../Post Office Directory

1886/Charles J Cribbon/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/Charles Roberts/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Charles Roberts/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Reuben James Fordham/../../../Post Office Directory

1906/Reuben J Fordham/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London **

I am researching the HYAMS family, and a Sarah HYAMS married Henry "Harry" King in 1894. They were the publicans of the Pewter Platter, 11 White Lion Street, Norton Folgate, London, according to the 1901 Census. By 1911 the family was living at 40 Leman Street - the Black Horse. ***

1910/Mrs Sarah King/../../../Post Office Directory **

1911/Mrs Sarah King/../../../Post Office Directory **

1911/Henry King/Manager/10/Spitalfields, London/Census ***
1911/Sarah King/Wife, Public House Keeper/42/Spitalfields, London/Census
1911/Samuel King/Son, Apprentice Jeweller/16/Whitechapel, London/Census
1911/Jacob King/Son, Diamond Polisher/15/Whitechapel, London/Census
1911/Goodman King/Son/11/Spitalfields, London/Census
1911/Isabella King/Daughter/10/Spitalfields, London/Census
1911/Emanuel King/Son/7/Bow, London/Census
1911/Emanuel Hyams/Nephew, Tailor/22/Stepney, London/Census
1911/Lily Pooley/General Servant/19/../Census
1911/Hannah King/Sister, Housekeeper/43/Bishopsgate, London/Census

1915/Mrs Sarah King/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Mrs Sarah King/../../../Post Office Directory

1929/Mrs Sarah King/../../../Post Office Directory **

1934/Benjamin Isaacs/../../../Kelly's

1983/../Black Horse, 40 Leman Street E1 : Courage. /../../Pub Directory

1991/../Black Horse, 40 Leman Street E1 : Courage. /../../Pub Directory

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*** Provided By Jeremy Frankel


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