Political Meetings Mapper: London Chartist venues and their later histories

As part of my British Library Labs project, I'm mapping all the pubs and other venues in London where Chartists used to meet.
This often involves me searching for their exact locations, using the excellent http://pubshistory.com/LondonPubs site.

I've got to 110 venues so far in London, just from the 1841-2 advertisements and reports in the Northern Star.

I also try to find out if the pubs are still there (rough estimate is that 10% of them are still in business, using the same name or similar).

Here are a couple I've found which have interesting later histories:

The Sugar Loaf, 187 Hanbury Street, Mile End = Chartist meetings in 1842; anarchist meetings in the 1880s:

The Horns Tavern, 1 Crucifix Lane (already scary!), Bermondsey = Chartist meetings in 1842; haunted pub in the 1960s (now a Thai restaurant):

The Pavilion Theatre, Baker's Row, Whitechapel, was used for benefit concerts.
Here's an article about the area now - http://spitalfieldslife.com/2014/01/12/whitechapels-theatrical-terrace/

The Royal Albert Saloon and Pleasure Gardens, Shepherdess Walk, were also used for benefit gigs.
Here's an interesting playbill from the Museum of London collection - http://www.museumoflondonprints.com/image/415966/beckett-poster-for-the-royal-albert-saloon-1841-1852
and here's an image of a balloon ascent there -

I've mapped all the sites in London, which will be unveiled at the walking tour event at the British Library on 21 September.


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