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Fortune of War, 184 York Road, Kings Cross, Islington N7

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Listed as Belle Isle N, in 1843 and 1869, at 184 York way by 1944. Trading by at least the early 1970s but since demolished. **

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1843/Isaac Adams/Fortune of War P. H. Belle isle, Kings cross/../../Post Office Directory

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

April 1866/Nichols/../../Islington Gazette

April 1866/William Rushton/Incoming Licensee/../../Islington Gazette

1869/Chas Ristow/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/Charles Ritson/Publican/56/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Ritson/Wife/61/Norfolk/Census
1881/Charles Ritson/Son/22/London/Census
1881/Isiah Ritson/Son/18/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Albert Ritson/Son/16/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Lydia Ritson/Daughter/26/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Kate Harrison/Gen Servant/51/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/John Simmons/Boarder, Carpenter/50/Bristol/Census

1882/Charles Ritson/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Walter Jarvis/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Walter Rd Jarvis/../../../Post Office Directory

At the 1891 census (5 April 1891) the landlord is now David Henry Jarvis (Walter Richard’s younger brother). *

1891/David H Jarvis/Licensed Victualler/32/Islington, London/Census *
1891/Lydia Jarvis/Wife/31/Bungay, Suffolk/Census
1891/Alice E Jarvis/Daughter/6/Kentish Town, London/Census
1891/William H Jarvis/Son/4/Islington, London/Census
1891/David Jarvis/Son/4/Camden Town, London/Census
1891/Emma Mouncer/Niece, Barmaid/17/Bungay, Suffolk/Census

1895/Joseph Lancaster/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Joseph Lancaster/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Mrs Harriet Payne/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Mrs Emma Sarah Stratton/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Jas Tew/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Jn H Eardley/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Cyril Arthur F & Mrs Ethel Turner/../../../Post Office Directory

My father, Terence Paul Driscoll, ran this pub for a few years in the late 1960’s.(1968 ish) I used to help out behind the bar  and make sausage sarnies for the Darts team. ***

* Provided By Paul White

** Provided By Tris

*** Provided By Cath Beeson


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