Pub history

Duke of Wellington, 94 Crawford Street, Marylebone, London

Marylebone index

This pub was built in 1812 as the Marquis of Wellington. It was renamed Duke of Wellington in 1818. It closed in 2007 *** The address is given as 94a Crawford Street by 1938. *+

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

Duke of Wellington, 94 Crawford Street, W1 - in September 2007

Duke of Wellington, 94 Crawford Street, W1 - in September 2007

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The following entries are in this format:

1827/J Ward/../../../LV Association

The licensee of this Public House in 1830 (a relative of Elizabeth Dunn's second husband) can be found on the Old Bailey website (JOSEPH PIKE, theft : simple grand larceny, 6th January, 1831. “The Proceedings of the Old Bailey Ref: t18310106-25”). JOSEPH PIKE age 57 was indicted for stealing, on the 30th of December 1830, two candlesticks, value five shillings - the goods of William Bawcomb and confined for 3 months. The transcript begins:
"WILLIAM BAWCOMB. I keep the Duke of Wellington public-house, in Crawford-street, Marylebone. On the 30th of December I was in my cellar, and heard a bundle thrown down the stairs, and some one coming down, which caused my suspicion; I put my light behind a cask, listened, and heard a person go into the kitchen -I went to the kitchen door, and saw the prisoner coming out with a pair of brass candlesticks, one in each hand; I collared him, and said, "You rascal, what do you do here?" *

1830/William Bawconb/../../../Old Bailey Online *

1839/Thomas Jones/../../../Pigots Directory

I am a distant relative of Henry Heath who claimed on his marriage certificate that he was the son of “John Heath, Publican”, and for a bunch of reasons I think the connection is to John Heath, Duke of Wellington, Crawford Street, Marylebone. We have a documented connection to Henry (we can see him emigrating to Australia in 1852) and have copies of his 11 Jan, 1846 UK marriage certificate.
The 1841 census show John (50) with Mary (20) and John (15) in Crawford Street, Marylebone; the 1851 Census shows Henry (33) Mary Ann (33) Emma (4 born Clerkenwell 1847) and Caroline (2 born Southampton 1845) all in Bridge Road, Southampton. *

1841/John Heath/../../../Post Office Directory

1841/John Heath/Publican/50/Middlesex/Census *
1841/Mary Heath/../20/Middlesex/Census
1841/John Heath/Male Servant/15/Middlesex/Census
1841/William Fawcett/Male Servant/25/Middlesex//Census
1841/Eliza Bradley/Feale Servant/20/Middlesex/Census

1843/John Heath/../../../Kellys Directory

1848/John Heath/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/John Heath/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/John Heath/Licensed Victualler/29/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1851/Emma Heath/Wife/30/Leominster/Census
1851/Elizabeth Heath/Daughter/5/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1851/John Bradford Heath/Son/3/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1851/Walter Heath/Son/1/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1851/John Heath/Father, Retired L V, Widow/65/Lewisham/Census
1851/Emma Jane Heath/Sister, Assistant/23/St Georges, Middlesex/Census
1851/Ann Nightingale/Servant/21/Pimlico, Middlesex/Census
1851/George Skinner/Waiter/23/High Wycombe/Census

1856/John Heath/../../../Post Office Directory

1869/John Heath/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/John Heath/Licensed Victualler, Widow/59/St Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1881/Walter Heath/Son, Assistant/31/St Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1881/Caroline Heath/Daughter in Law/31/St Georges, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Emma Heath/Grand Daughter/2 months/St Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1881/Annie Papsford/Domestic Servant/18/Hatfield Heath, Hertford/Census
1881/Robert Lawrence/Porter/21/Barnet, Hertford/Census

1882/John Heath/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Jno Heath/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Thomas Potter & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Thomas Potter & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Thomas Potter & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Potter & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Albert Alfred Potter & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Potter & Co/../../../Hughes Directory *+

1938/T. Potter & Co Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory *+

1944/T Potter & Co Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory

The Duke of Wellington has now re-opened under new management as a gastro-pub/pub with a dining room upstairs. The owners are now Jamie Prudom (of Pig's Ear, Chelsea, Brown Dog, Barnes), Alan Lempriere (of Brown Dog, Barnes, also developer) and HIliary Fairhurst (also of the Brown Dog). It has won several accolades for it's cooking, the Times Newspaper, on Sunday 23rd March 2008, stated that 'the Duke' is the best gastropub in the South East [of England]. **


* Provided By Ray Dunn

*+ Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Max Lempriere

*** Provided By Stephen Harris

 

* Provided By Chris Howells

And Last updated on: And Last updated on: Wednesday, 03-Jul-2019 01:11:08 BST