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Bell, 87 Wood Street, St Alban Wood Street, EC2

In the 18th century, from at least 1720, there was a pub in this street called the Bell Inn. The Bell Inn was depicted by Hogarth in a pair of 1732 engravings called The Harlots Progress. Now demolished. **
This address is not listed in 1854. By 1858, both the Bell Inn and the Izaak Walton are enveloped into one large wholesale straw hat makers at 84 to 88 Wood street.

St Alban pub history index

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in St Alban, Wood Street parish, City of London

Residents at this address.

1827/Samuel Baker, Bell Inn & Tavern, 87 Wood street, City/../../Pigot's Directory

1829/J Rickards, Bell tavern, 87 Wood street, Cheapside/../../Robsons Directory

1832/Davies/../../../Robsons Directory

1833-34/William Davies, Bell Inn, 87 Wood street, Cheapside/../../Pigots Directory

1836/Ann Hutton, Bell Inn, 87 Wood street, Cheapside/../../Pigots Directory

Morning Advertiser 14 February 1837 - Transfer of Licenses
Bull Inn, Wood street, from Mrs Ann Hutson to Mrs Esther Goddard

1841/James Gough/../../../Post Office Directory

1843/James Gough/../../../Kellys Directory

1848/Thomas Batt/../../../Post Office Directory

Morning Advertiser 21 October 1850 - Transfer of Licenses, Oct 19th
The Bell Inn, Wood street, Thomas Batt to Samuel Turner Prout

1851/Samuel Turner Prout/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/Samuel Turner Prout/Tavern Keeper/32/Stratton, Cornwall/Census
1851/Elizabeth Mary Prout/Wife/39/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1851/Michael Tichener/Visitor, Co Mining Agent/49Southhill, Cornwall//Census
1851/Robert Douglas/Visitor, Mercer/30/Sunderland, Durham/Census
1851/John Hall/Visitor, Draper/30/Chesterfield, Derby/Census
1851/Mary Falkwell/Visitor, Farmer/24/Halifax, York/Census
1851/Robert Fraser/Visitor, Farmer/22/Ireland/Census
1851/Thomas Glover/Visitor, Glover/36/Woodstock, Oxon/Census
1851/Samuel North/Visitor/34/Wellington, Somerset/Census
1851/Joseph Prosser/Visitor, Mercer/26/Brecon, S Wales/Census
1851/John Shankland/Visitor, Draper/27/Glasgow, Scotland/Census
1851/Thomas Mainfield/Visitor, Linen Draper/25/Liverpool, Lancashire/Census
1851/Robert Lucas/Waiter/43/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1851/Arthur Bayley/Servant/28/Southampton, Hants/Census
1851/Sarah Dewing/Assistat in Bar/30/Ellham, Norfolk/Census
1851/Eliza Mullens/Servant/27/Ireland/Census
1851/Margaret Macrale/Servant/22/Ireland/Census

1853/Samuel Turner Prout/../../../Post Office Directory

** Provided By Stephen Harris

And Last updated on: Friday, 22-Apr-2022 00:39:26 BST