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Tavistock Hotel, 41 Tavistock Crescent, Westbourne Park W11

Kensington pub index

Closed circa 2009 and demolished in circa 2010. * The Tavistock showed up in a number of TV series, e.g. The Strange Report, episode Epidemic in 1968; a BBC play, Another Flip For Dominick 1982, when the pub was the Frog & Firkin; and in the Withnail & I, where it appeared as The Mother Black Cap, a name which it later adopted. ***

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Kensington, London.

Tavistock Hotel, Tavistock Crescent Christmas Card by Mr & Mrs C P Ryan - circa 1960

Tavistock Hotel, Tavistock Crescent Christmas Card by Mr & Mrs C P Ryan - circa 1960

Kindly provided by Alicia Uson

Tavistock Hotel, - The Strange Report, episode Epidemic in 1968

Tavistock Hotel, - The Strange Report, episode Epidemic in 1968

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Tavistock Hotel - from the BBC play, Another Flip For Dominick 1982, when the pub was the Frog & Firkin.

Tavistock Hotel - from the BBC play, Another Flip For Dominick 1982, when the pub was the Frog & Firkin.

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Tavistock Hotel - from Withnail & I, where it appeared as The Mother Black Cap, a name which it later adopted.

Tavistock Hotel - from Withnail & I, where it appeared as The Mother Black Cap, a name which it later adopted.

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Residents at this address

1871/Thomas S Thomas/Licensed Victualler/35/Folkington, Sussex/Census
1871/Emily Thomas/Wife/30/Croydon, Surrey/Census
1871/Emily Thomas/Daughter/9/Epsom, Surrey/Census
1871/Henry M Thomas/Son/3/Eastbourne, Sussex/Census
1871/Bertha Thomas/Daughter/2/Eastbourne, Sussex/Census
1871/Edgar S Thomas/Son/9 months/Eastbourne, Sussex/Census
1871/Kate Farquhar/Barmaid/23/Isle of Man/Census
1871/Eliza Pitcher/Waitress/20/Terington, Sussex/Census
1871/Mary Gridley/Nurse/23/Balham, Surrey/Census
1871/Kate Shepperd/Cook/20/Therfield, Hertfordshire/Census
1871/Sidney H Wickenson/Potman/18/Eastbourne, Sussex/Census

1881/William Gabb/Licensed Victualler/35/Camberwell, Surrey/Census
1881/Sarah E Machin/Housekeeper/32/Peckam, Surrey/Census
1881/Jas H Reeling/Barman/23/Paddington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Harry Bell/Barman/21/Siltoe, Bedford/Census
1881/Garabalde Stephenson/Potlad/16/Newcross, Hertford/Census
1881/Elizh Gateson/Housemaid/17/Haddenham, Cambridge/Census
1881/Elizh F Joyce/Cook/28/London, Middlesex/Census

1882/William Gabb/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/William Gabb/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Mrs Lucy Jeffreys/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Frederick Thomas Wilson/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/John Mullen/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/J Mullen/../../../Hughes Directory

1934/Charles R Marshall/../../../Post Office Directory

1938/Thomas H Earp/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Thomas P & Mrs Nellie E Carty/../../../Post Office Directory

My grandfather and grandmother ran the Tavistock Hotel in Nottinghill. They actually moved from the Marlborough Head in Drury Lane to the Tavistock;  (it was from about 1937 to after the war). They then went on to run a pub in Chelsea (Moore Arms). *+

1954/Christopher P Ryan/../../../BT Telephone Directory

1957/Christopher P Ryan/../../../BT Telephone Directory

1960/Christopher P Ryan/../../../BT Telephone Directory

1962/Christopher P Ryan/../../../BT Telephone Directory

They then went on to run a pub in Chelsea (Moore Arms). *+


* Provided By Ewan

*+ Provided By Jane Ryan

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Vincent O'Loughlin

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