Pub history updates for London E3

Ewan of the pubology site regularly sends me major updates for the London history site. These recently included all for London E3, which includes parts of Bethnal green, Bow, Bromley and Mile End. That’s it really. Some of these details are just fill-in detail, others include a name for a beer house discovered from a […]

Mile End road in 1940 and extending the Plough opening years

As part of my new London 1940 street directory, I have just added Mile end road. This is always useful, as I can now extend the opening date for the Plough at 606 Mile end road to about 1940; and probably no later. I wonder if it was a victim of the London blitz? I […]

Nags Head, 324 Hackney road

I cannot remember how I got to update this page. Yes, it was the Goldapple entry in 1938. I had spent the day looking at Goldapple  licensees in East London. One was Phillip Goldapple, at the Rising Sun, Sidney street during the time of the Sidney street riots in 1911. Anyway, that was a separate […]