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Blue Coat Boy, 415 City Road, Finsbury, Islington

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at 1 Upper Duncan Place, City Road in 1856; By 1983 it had been renamed the 'Blue Angel'. It closed and was demolished in 1990. **

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Blue Coat Boy, 415 City Road, Finsbury, Islington - circa 1900 Licensee Alfred Holder

Blue Coat Boy, 415 City Road, Finsbury, Islington - circa 1900 Licensee Alfred Holder

Kindly provided by Charlie Goodwin

Upper street, Islington - the Angel on the left, and the Blue Coat Boy to the right - circa 1920

Upper street, Islington - the Angel on the left, and the Blue Coat Boy to the right - circa 1920

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Blue Coat Boy, 415 City Road - in 1987

Blue Coat Boy, 415 City Road - in 1987
"From the Archives of East London & City CAMRA".

Residents at this address.

1790/Richard Porter/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *+

1792/Richard Porter/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *+

1803/Richard Porter (in trust for William Porter a minor)/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *+

1805/Richard Porter, the Blue Coat Boy, City road, Islington/../../Holdens Directory

1827/William Wells/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1833-34/Thomas Scott/../../../Pigots Directory

1837/Thomas Scott/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *+

1839/Thomas Scott/../../../Pigots Directory **

1848/Hutchinson & Holden/../../../Post Office Directory *+

1851/Hutchinson & Houghton/../../../Post Office Directory *+

1852/Hutchinson & Houghton/../../../Watkins Directory **

July 1853/James Hutchinson and Henry Houghton/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

Joseph Roseblade is at the Perseverance, 9 Weston Street, Somers Town in 1851 *

July 1853/Joseph Roseblade/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1856/Joseph Roseblade/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/Joseph Rosiblade/Licensed Victualler/46/Astoby, Oxford/Census
1861/Mary Rosiblade/Wife, /45/St Marylebone, London/Census
1861/Charles Vivian/Brother in Law, Gentleman/30/St Marylebone, London/Census
1861/Ruth Evans/Cook/22/Shrewsbury/Census
1861/Frederick Hayward/Potman/18/Hoxton, London/Census
1861/Cornelius Church/Barman/18/Goldington, Beds/Census
1861/Henry Ross/Barman/21/Shoreditch, London/Census
1861/Sarah Whites/Barmaid/28/Goldington, Beds/Census

1862/Joseph Roseblade/../../../Post Office Directory **

March 1866/Joseph Roseblade/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

1869/Joseph Roseblade/../../../Post Office Directory

1869/J Roseblade/Outgoing Licensee/../../License Transfer Era - 30 May 1869 *

1869/George Creswell Martin/Incoming Licensee/../../License Transfer Era - 30 May 1869 *

1882/Joseph Dyke/../../../Post Office Directory

1883/Joseph Dyke/../../../Post Office Directory **

1884/Joseph Dyke/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Alfred Holder/../../../Post Office Directory

1892/Alfred Holder/../../../Post Office Directory **

1895/Alfred Holder/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Alfred Holder/../../../Post Office Directory

1902/Alfred Holder/../../../Post Office Directory **

1910/Edward Moore & Son/../../../Post Office Directory

My Grandfather was the manager of the Blue Coat Boy. He was Joseph William Wilford who came to London, circa 1899. He was working there circa 1901, as a bottle man, working his way up to manager. He married a Rose Adelaide (nee Evans). They had a sweet / cigarette shop in Camden Passage, and a house in St Peters Street.  ***

61 St Peters Street (private address) ***
1911/Joseph William Wilford/Public House Manager/33/Rotherham, Yorks/Census
1911/Rose Adelaide Wilford/Wife/30/Brighton, Sussex/Census
1911/William Joseph Wilford/Son/6/Islington, London/Census
1911/Ivy Mabel Wilford/Daughter/8/Islington, London/Census

1915/Pioneer Catering Co Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Pioneer Catering Co. Ltd/../../../Hughes Directory *+

1934/Pioneer Catering Co Ltd/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Pioneer Catering Co Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Pioneer Catering Co Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory


* Provided By Mike Walton

*+ Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Margaret Baker [Nee Wilford]

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