All public house, restaurants, bars etc closed for the forseeable future from 20th March 2020, but this is a history site.
Covent Garden index
Existed from at least 1805. The Two Spies, White Hart Street in 1869.
Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.
Residents at this address.
1805/Robert Little, Two Spies, Catherine street, Strand/../../Holdens
1839/John Wilson/../../../Pigots Directory
1841/John Wilson/../../../Post Office Directory
1848/John Wilson/../../../Post Office Directory
1861/Edward Lawson/Victualler/42/Ryton, Durham/Census
1861/Alice Rutherford/Hose Keeper/42/Rotherbury, Northumberland/Census
1861/George Griffiths/Barman/23/Ludlow, Shropshire/Census
1861/John Exell/Potman/21/Bristol, Gloucester/Census
1861/Catherine Doyle/House Servant/26/Limerick, Ireland/Census
1869/Edward Lawson/../../../Post Office Directory
January 1869/Edward Lawson, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper
January 1869/Alice Rutherford, executrix of Edward Lawson, late occupier/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper
October 1869/Alice Rutherford/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper
October 1869/Robert Hollyman/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper
Robert Hollyman is born in 1845, and here by October, 1869, then at the Royal Standard by 1875. He is a son of Richard Hollyman, also a victualler at the Dolphin, 16 Long Alley, Shoreditch.
There is a Freebmd marriage between Robert Hollyman and Emily Sarah Smith in Brighton, in the June 1869 quarter.
1871/Robert Hollyman/Licensed Victualler/26/Newington, Surrey/Census
1871/Emily Hollyman/Wife/25/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1871/Ann Flack/Domestic Servant/23/Clapton, Middlesex/Census
1871/Henry Loader/Barman/21/Farningham, Kent/Census
1871/Henry Pannington/Potman/22/Olding, Epson/Census
1874/R Hollyman/../../../Post Office Directory
1881/Lancelot Hollingsworth/Licensed Victualler/35/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah Gummer/Niece, Barmaid/22/Preoleigh ?, Kent/Census
1881/Ada Knight/Barmaid/15/Croydon, Surrey/Census
1881/Alice Evans/Barmaid/18/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah A Rose/Servant Domestic/22/London, Middlesex/Census
1882/L Hollingsworth jun/../../../Post Office Directory
1884/Launcelot Hollingsworth/../../../Post Office Directory
1891/Launcelot Hollingsworth/../../../Post Office Directory
1899/Launcelot Hollingsworth/../../../Post Office Directory