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Red Lion, 8 Black Lion yard, Whitechapel E1

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This pub is now demolished. ** At 8 Black Lion yard by 1921

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In the records of the Gordon Riots of 1780 there is a Red Lion located in Black Lion (Lyon) Yard; the Yard’s entrance was at (then) 39 Whitechapel High Street. The current address for the pub would be at behind 75 Whitechapel High Street. The landlord was Christopher Conner; the pub was attacked and burned on the night of the 7th of June 1780. (See the Old Bailey Online site for full details.) *

1805/Christian Loman, Red Lion, Black Lion yard, Whitechapel/../../Holdens Directory

John Lockie, a descriptive London Street Directory in 1810 describes as "Black Lion Yard, Whitechapel Road, at 39, a few doors on the Left below the church, leading into Old Montague street."

1827/Carston Schwinge, Red Lion, Black Lion yard, Whitechapel/../../Pigots Directory

1 December 1831/Insured: John Chapman, The Red Lion, Black Lion Yard, Whitechapel Road, victualler and surgeons instrument maker/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held at Guildhall Library **

29 December 1831/Insured: John Chapman, The Red Lion, Red Lion Yard, Whitechapel Road, victualler - Other property or occupiers: 5, 7, 8, 13 Rutland Street East Hospital Fields; 1 to 4 New Rutland Street; 43 Jubilee Place, Commercial Road/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held at Guildhall Library **

29 November 1832/Insured: William Pryor, the Red Lion Black Lion Yard Whitechapel Road, victualler/../../Sun Fire Office Records, held at Guildhall Library **

1833-34/Jno Hulme, Red Lion, Blacklion yard, Whitechapel road/../../Pigot's Directory

1839/John Grotheir/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1842/J Gebentz/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1848/John Lebentz/../../../Post Office Directory

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

1856/J Lebentz/../../../Post Office Directory

January 1858/John Lebeuts/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer

January 1858/Niclaus Sturke/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer

November 1863/George Cook/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

November 1863/Neclaus Sturke/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

January 1866/Neclaus Sturke/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1866/Christopher Kahrs/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

November 1867/Christopher Icarlis/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

November 1867/Henry John William Bose/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/Henry Bose/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Benjamin Edwards/Licensed Victualler/59/Salop/Census
1871/Emma Edwards/Wife/53/Herefordshire/Census
1871/Benjamin Edwards/Son, Omnibus Driver/27/Paddington, Middlesex/Census
1871/Harriet Edwards/Daughter, Barmaid/26/Paddingto, Middlesex/Census
1871/Ellen Edwards/Daughter/16/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1871/Charles Edwards/Son/9/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1871/Frederick Corbett/Potman/21/Scotland/Census
1871/Ann Glayorn/Domestic Servant/22/Ireland/Census

1874/B Edwards/../../../Post Office Directory

8th July 1876/Benjamin Edwards, late occupier/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

8th July 1876/William Edwards and John Edwards, executors/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1880/William & Joseph Edwards/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/Harriet Edwards/Licensed Victualler Manager/37/Paddington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charles Edwards/Son/19/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charlotte Hanson/Barmaid/23/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1881/Morgan Wright/Ostler/35/Enfield, Middlesex/Census
1881/Francis E Beanin/Lodger, Charwoman/41/Homspfield, Surrey/Census

1884/Gustav Steil/../../../P.O. Directory

1891/Walt Darling/../../../P.O. Directory

1894/Mark Goldstein, Red Lion, 2 Black Lion yard, Whitechapel/../../P.O. Directory

1899/Charles Richard Clerke/../../../P.O. Directory

1910/David Rodin/../../../P.O. Directory

1921/Mrs Sarah Cohen/../../../P.O. Directory

1927/Mrs Sarah Cohen/../../../P.O. Directory


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