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Archway Tavern, Archway Road, Upper Holloway, Islington

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Address also listed as 2 Highgate Hill N19. Later known as Dusk 'til Dawn and since 2014, the Intrepid Fox. * After being empty for five years, the Archway Tavern re-opened its doors in 2019. There is a large pedestrianised area in front of the Tavern,  called Navigator square (previously Archway square) which was completed two years ago which revitalizes the area.

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Islington, West London. The Islington,  London listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Highgate Archway in the Olden Times

Highgate Archway in the Olden Times

In 1885 this shows the previous Archway Tavern, on the same site, with the Whittington hospital in the background.

In 1885 this shows the previous Archway Tavern, on the same site, with the Whittington hospital in the background.

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Archway Tavern, Archway Road, N19 - in 1910

Archway Tavern, Archway Road, N19 - in 1910

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The cover artwork of the Kinks 1971 album, Muswell Hillbillies, which was shot inside the Archway Tavern

The cover artwork of the Kinks 1971 album, Muswell Hillbillies, which was shot inside the Archway Tavern

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Archway Tavern, 1 Archway Close, N19 - in March 2008

Archway Tavern, 1 Archway Close, N19 - in March 2008

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A 2017 view of the interior of the Archway Tavern,  taken from a similar position to the Kinks artwork.

A 2017 view of the interior of the Archway Tavern,  taken from a similar position to the Kinks artwork.

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Archway Tavern, 17-19 Archway road, N19 - in June 2019

Archway Tavern, 17-19 Archway road, N19 - in June 2019

Residents at this address.

1833-34/Thomas Shorter, Archway, Archway place, Upper Holloway/../../Pigots Directory

1838/Stephen Ponder/Gent/../../Sun Fire office records held at Guildhall Library **

December 1849/J Green/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

December 1849/John Robert Monkhouse/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1861/Frederick F Thompson/Inn Keeper/37/St George Hanover square, Middlesex/Census
1861/Caroline Thompson/Wife/35/Marlborough, Wiltshire/Census
1861/Caroline Thompson/Daughter, Barmaid/13/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1861/Flora Thompson/Daughter/7/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1861/Louisa Thompson/Daughter/3/Horselydown St Johns/Census
1861/Fitzjames Thompson/Son/1/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1861/James W Thompson/Nephew/11/Strand, Middlesex/Census
1861/John Knibbs/Potman/48/Hampstead, Middlesex/Census
1861/Edward Miller/Lodger/19/Finchley, Middlesex/Census
1861/Henry Taylor/Lodger/16/Hitchin, Hertfordshire/Census
1861/Susan Harston/Cook, Widow/43/Grantham, Lincolnshire/Census

1866/J Wratten/../../../Post Office Directory

March 1866/Fred F Thompson/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

1869/Frederick Fitzjames Thompson/../../../Post Office Directory

24th March 1869: The Will of Frederick Fitzjames Thompson late of the "Archway" Tavern Highgate Hill in the County of Middlesex Licensed Victualler deceased who died 24 February 1869 at Bath place Upper Holloway in the County aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oath of Henry Lee of College House Highgate Hill aforesaid schoolmaster one of the executors. Effects under £4000

In 1870 in the parish of St Pancras, Frederick Thompson, a publican aged 20, son of Frederick Thompson, a deceased publican, marries Cecilia Annie Chandler Cade, also aged 20, daughter of William Cade, a tailor. Some time after, they take on the license of the Old Pack Horse, Chiswick. A separate marriage banns mentions that both his parents are deceased, which is relevant as both are under the age of consent of 21 to marry. They start life at the Mitre, Richmond, Surrey as managers.

July 1869/Henry Lee/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

July 1869/Joseph Wass/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

January 1873/Joseph Wass/Outgoing Licensee/../../Islington Gazette

January 1873/George Wass/Incoming Licensee/../../Islington Gazette

1874/George Wass/../../../Post Office Directory

1878/George Wass/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/George Wass/Licensed Victualler/54/Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk/Census
1881/Catherine Wass/Wife/54/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1881/Catherine N Wass/Daughter/26/Battersea, Surrey/Census
1881/Eliza L Wass/Daughter/25/Holborn, Middlesex/Census
1881/Louisa Wass/Daughter/24/Holborn, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah Ann Wass/Daughter/19/Holborn, Middlesex/Census
1881/Jemima Wass/Daughter/17/St Andrews Holborn, Middlesex/Census
1881/Joseph Wass/Son/14/St Andrews Holborn, Middlesex/Census
1881/John Wass/Brother/50/Stoke By Nyland, Suffolk/Census
1881/Louisa Cook/Cook/50/Highgate, Middlesex/Census
1881/Rosina Arnold/Housemaid/27/St Georges Southwark/Census
1881/James Blake Dowling/Potman/24/Islington, Middlesex/Census

1882/George Wass/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Catherine Wass/../../../Post Office Directory

1890/Wheeler & Son/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Wheeler Brothers/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Albert Wheeler/../../../Post Office Directory

1904/Wheeler Brothers/../../../Suburban Post Office Directory

1911/Wheeler Brothers/../../../Suburban Post Office Directory

1921/William Wheeler/../../../Hughes Directory

1921/Wheeler Bros Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Carrs London Ltd/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Carrs London Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Carrs London Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory


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