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Blue Anchor, 47 Farringdon street, Holborn EC1

Holborn index

In its early days, the address was at 47 Fleet market, and was known as the Key, or Golden Key. It appears to have disappeared from street directories as a public house by 1856

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Holborn - St Andrew, London.

Residents at this address

24 March 1792 / Insured: William Kirby the Golden Key 47 Fleet Market victualler/National archives

23 February 1795 / Insured: Thomas Edwards, The Key, Fleet Market, victualler/National archives

27 January 1803 / Will of Samuel Jones, Victualler of Golden Key Fleet Market, City of London/National archives

1805/James Roffy, the Key, 48 Fleet market/../../Holdens Directory

5 April 1813 / Insured: Sarah Ruffey, at the Golden Key, Fleet Market, victualler/National archives

1829/T Scruton, Key, 47 Fleet market/../../Robsons Directory

1839/James & John Vivian/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/J Vivian & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/James Vivian/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/James Vivian/Licensed Victualler employing 1 man/35/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1851/Letitia Bartlett/Visitor/26/St Mary Ely, Cambridgeshire/Census
1851/Mary Newland/Domestic Servant/24/St Andrew, Middlesex/Census


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