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Kings Arms, 123 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch E1

This pub was established by 1763 at least - and was rebuilt in its present form in the late nineteenth century. The Kings Arms, Church street in the 1858 license transfer, and at Church End in the 1867 transfer. After many years in non-pub use, the premises now house a bar called 'Jam'. **

Shoreditch index

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Shoreditch, East London. The Shoreditch, East London Pubs listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Kings Arms, 123 Shoreditch High Street - in September 2006

Kings Arms, 123 Shoreditch High Street - in September 2006

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1799/George Martin/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1813/William Hammond/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1817/Benjamin Bingley/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1824/Benjamin Bingley/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1828/Benjamin Bingley/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1833/Benjamin Bingley/Victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1839/James Betts/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1841/Benjamin Bingley/../../../Post Office Directory **

1842/Benjamin Bingley/../../../P.O. Directory **

1844/Benjamin Bingley/../../../Kellyís Directory **

1851/Benjamin Bingley/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1852/Benjamin Bingley/../../../Watkins Directory **

1856/Thomas Cannell/../../../Post Office Directory ****

May 1858/Thomas Cannell/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

May 1858/Harriet Harling/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer ****

March 1867/William Bailey/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

March 1867/
Frances Scott/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

1869/Mrs Frances Scott/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1872/J A Bartingale/../../../Brabnerís Hackney Directory **

1881/James W Poole/Licensed Victualler/28/Poplar, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Emily A Poole/Wife/38/Queensborough, Kent/Census
1881/Elizabeth Hancock/General Servant/41/Fulbourn, Cambridge/Census
1881/Laurie Watch/Barmaid/19/Chippenham, Wiltshire/Census
1881/Frederick James/Barman/17/Surrey Camberwell/Census

1882/James Wm Poole/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/James Wm Poole/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Arthur William James Wellington/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Alfred Love & Co/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Daniel Edward Shingles/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1910/Frederick Haw/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1912/Frederick Haw/../../../Post Office Directory **

1913/Frederick Haw/../../../.. **

1915/James Haw/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Thos Jas Godley/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/Mrs Florence Maud Coward/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/Cecil Hugh Broadway & Mark Wm Myers/../../../Post Office Directory ****

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

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