All public house, restaurants, bars etc closed for the forseeable future from 20th March 2020, but this is a pub history site.
St Clement Danes pub history index
The 1851 census entry refers to 18 Shire Lane. According to British History online, Shire Lane is such an abomination of a place that it was called 'Rogues Place' and by 1845 was renamed Serles Place. By the 1861 census, the address is at 18 Lower Serles Place.
Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.
Residents at this address.
1805/Robert Henshaw, Fountain, Great Shire lane, Carey street/../../Holdens
1833-34/John Gill, Fountain, 18 Great Shire lane, Temple bar/../../Pigots Directory
1848/Mrs Elizabeth Frost/../../../Post Office Directory
1851/James Groom/../../../Kellys Directory
February 1851/Hannah Groom, administratrix of James Groom/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper
1851/Hannah Groom/Licensed Victualler/34/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1851/James Groom/Son/6/Bloomsbury, Middlesex/Census
1851/Rebecca White/Barmaid/21/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1851/Frederick Tyree/Waiter/19/St Clement Danes/Census
1856/Mrs Hannah Groom/../../../Post Office Directory
1861/Hannah Groom/Victualler, Widow/43/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1861/James Groom/Son, Merchants Clerk/15/Bloomsbury, Middlesex/Census
1861/Arthur Rogers/Nephew/5/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1862/Mrs Hannah Groom/../../../Post Office Directory