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Bell & Birdcage, 81 Wood Street, St Alban Wood Street, EC2

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In 1839, 1841, 1869 and from 1891, aka Birdcage; Present between 1803 and 1851 at least under the name Birdcage. In the 18th century, from at least 1720, there was a pub in this street called the Bell Inn, being a different premises a few doors away. The Bell Inn was depicted by Hogarth in a pair of 1732 engravings called The Harlot’s Progress.
Now demolished. **

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in  St Alban, Wood Street parish, City of London. The St Alban, Wood Street, City of London Public House Trade Directory uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1745/Tho. Whaley / Innkeeper / Bell Inn /../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1803/Bernard Powell/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1805/William Powell, victualler, 81 Wood street, Cheapside/../../Holdens Directory

1812/Gardiner More Cutmore/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1832/A Baker/../../../Robsons Directory

1833-34/Avery Baker, Bird Cage, 81 Wood Street, CheapsideBird Cage, Avery Baker, 81 Wood Street, Cheapside/../../Pigots Directory

1834/Malachi Sharon / Public House Keeper /../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1839/Malachi Shannan/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/Benjamin Forbes Barber/../../../P.O. Directory **

1842/Benjamin Forbes Barber/../../../P.O. Directory **

1843/Benjamin Forbes Barber/../../../Kellys Directory **

February 1849/Martha Barber/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

February 1849/George Clark/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1851/George Clarke/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1851/George Clark/Licensed Victualler/41/Carlisle, Cumberland/Census
1851/Martha Clark/Wife/40/Dorset/Census
1851/Benjamin Clark/Son/11/St Albans, City of London/Census
1851/Charles Clark/Son/9/St Albans, City of London/Census
1851/Mary Holland/General Servant/23/Ireland/Census
1851/Harry Hambridge/Visitor, Glover/20/Yeovil, Somerset/Census

1853/George Clark/../../../Post Office Directory

1858/George Clark/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/George Clark/Licensed Victualler/51/Carlisle, Cumberland/Census
1861/Martha Clark/Wife/50/Dorsetshire/Census
1861/Benj Barber/Stepson, Warehouseman/21/London, Middlesex/Census
1861/Charles Barber/Stepson, Assistant/19/London, Middlesex/Census
1861/Elizth Bogle/House Servant/23/Ireland/Census

1862/George Clark/../../../Post Office Directory

1864/George Clark/../../../Post Office Directory

1869/Henry Hobbs/../../../Post Office Directory

July 1870/Edward William Sabine/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

July 1870/Thomas John Taylor/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1881/Catherine Hilton/Licensed Victualler, Widow/48/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1881/Henrietta C Hilton/Daughter/15/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1881/Gregory Wallen/Brother, Manager Hotel/29/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1881/Sarah A Morland/Visitor/49/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census
1881/Xaroline Baillie/Visitor, Saleswoman/28/Barnet, Hertford/Census
1881/Anne Sinclair/Barmaid/23/(City Road), Middlesex/Census
1881/Kate Snell/Cook/19/London, Middlesex/Census

1882/Mrs Catherine Hilton/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Edwin Richardson/../../../Post Office Directory

1885/Edwin Richardson/../../../Post Office Directory

1886/Reginald Goodman/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/David Turner & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/David Turner/Licensed Victualler/37/Scotland/Census

1895/David Turner/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/William James Stringer/../../../Post Office Directory

1906/John C Keen/../../../Morris’ Business Directory of London **

1921/Ernest E Stockley/../../../Hughes Directory

1938/Chas Fredk Hine & Chas Hy Goldby/../../../Post Office Directory


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