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  • City of London Tavern, 338 City Road, Finsbury, Islington

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    at 30 Dalby Terrace, City Road in 1856. Closed in the 1950s and converted to office use. *

    Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

    City of London Tavern, 338 City Road, Islington -,in January 2011

    City of London Tavern, 338 City Road, Islington -,in January 2011

    Kindly provided by Keith Wesley

    Residents at this address.

    1825/Mr. Chisnall, City of London, City road/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

    1839/Samuel Peeling/../../../Pigot's Directory **

    1848/James Compton/../../../Post Office Directory **

    Morning Advertiser 24 January 1848
    Transfer of Licences
    City of London, Sydney street, James Compton to Joseph Benskin

    1851/Joseph Benskin/../../../Post Office Directory **

    1856/George Cottrell/../../../Post Office Directory

    February 1864/William Jones/ Outgoing Licensee /../../Islington Gazette & North London Press

    February 1864/Grace Jones/ Incoming Licensee /../../Islington Gazette & North London Press

    March 1866/Grace Jones/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

    September 1867/Grace Jones, late occupier/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

    September 1867/Robert Stephen Couch, administrator of Grace Jones, late occupier/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

    1869/Robt Couch/../../../Post Office Directory

    1871/Robert S Couch/Licensed Victualler/30/Devonport/Census
    1871/Grace Couch/Sister/21/Devonport/Census
    1871/Mary Lightfoot/Domestic Servant/23/London/Census
    1871/John C Bulford/Barman/18/Poole, Dorset/Census
    1871/Herbert Harr/Potman/17/Hitchin, Herts/Census

    1881/Robert S Couch/Licensed Victualler/40/Devonport, Devon/Census
    1881/Bessie A Couch/Wife/29/Bungay, Suffolk/Census
    1881/Bessie M Couch/Daughter/5/London, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Amy Couch/Daughter/3/London, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Robert P Couch/Son/10 months/London, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Lewis Greening/Servant/22/Dover, Kent/Census
    1881/Louisa Bates/Servant/19/London, Middlesex/Census
    1881/Julia Bates/Servant/15/London, Middlesex/Census

    1882/Robert Stephen Couch/../../../Post Office Directory

    1884/Robert S Couch/../../../Post Office Directory

    1891/Robert Stephen Couch/../../../Post Office Directory

    1895/Robert Stephen Couch/../../../Post Office Directory

    1899/Robert Stephen Couch/../../../Post Office Directory

    1901/Robert S Couch/Licensed Victualler/60/Devonport, Devon/Census
    1901/Bessie A Couch/Wife/49/Suffolk/Census
    1901/Robert P Couch/Son, Clerk in Tea Trade/20/London/Census
    1901/Elizabeth Fridd/Barmaid/31/London/Census

    1910/Arthur Charles Stonard/../../../Post Office Directory

    1915/Albert Rayner/../../../Post Office Directory

    1921/Albert Rayner/../../../Post Office Directory

    1934/Alfred Wills/../../../Kellys Directory

    1938/Lionel Jn Marden/../../../Post Office Directory

    1944/Miss G W Abell/../../../Post Office Directory

    My Godmother, Gwladys Wesley Abell was the licensee up to 1949. (She then went to Exmouth, in Devon and took over the London Hotel.) ***

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    ** Provided By Ewan

    *** Provided By Keith Wesley

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    And Last updated on: Monday, 06-Dec-2021 16:00:04 GMT