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Sussex Hotel, 17 & 18 Bouverie street, St Dunstan in West EC4Y

St Dunstan in West pub history Index

This does not appear to exist after 1851; actually listed at 30 Bouverie street in 1869

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in St Dunstan in West, City of London.

Residents at this address

A distant relative, Joseph Mussel Croom (1782-1838), had the lease on the hotel for some 30 years or so in the period 1810-1840. After his death the executors of his estate advertised the lease for sale (London Times 24th June 1840). The hotel at that time had ‘44 beds, eight sitting rooms, a large noble dining room and offices of every description’. The income from the hotel was said to have been between £5000 and £6000 per annum – about £500,000 in today’s money. *

The hotel was eventually demolished in 1882 exposing the remains of the old White Friars Monastery that had previously occupied the site. An article in Bell's Life in London and Sporting Chronicle(London, England),Saturday, December 23, 1882; pg. 7 gives an interesting insight into the history of the hotel. *

1836/Joseph Croom, Sussex Hotel, 17 Bouverie street, Fleet street/../../Pigots Directory

1841/Anna Moore/Housekeeper/30/../Census
1841/Elizabeth Lale/Female Servant/30/../Census
1841/Eliza Lale/Female Servant/15/../Census
1841/Sophia Burrows/Female Servant/20/../Census
1841/Harriott Ellis/Female Servant/20/../Census
1841/Charlotte Thorne/Female Servant/30/../Census
1841/James Thorne/Porter/30/../Census
1841/Robert Thorne/Porter/20/../Census
1841/William Burgess/Waiter/20/../Census
1841/William Hooper/Waiter/30/../Census
1841/William Butt/Porter/20/../Census
1841/Robert Johnson/Waiter/15/../Census
1841/John Malyon/Cook/15/../Census
+ Independants etc

1848/Joseph W Croom/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Joseph W Croom/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/Joseph Worth Croom/Hotel Proprietor employ 7 men/43/Temple, London/Census
1851/Mary Elizabeth Croom/Wife/39/Rickington, Somerset/Census
1851/Edmond F Croom/Son/9/New Cross, Kent/Census
1851/Joseph F Croom/Son/8/St Dunstans in the West/Census
1851/Annis M Croom/Daughter/7/St Dunstans in the West/Census
1851/William H Croom/Son/5/St Dunstans in the West/Census
1851/Mary A Croom/Daughter/4/St Dunstans in the West/Census
1851/Alexander F Croom/Son/2/St Dunstans in the West/Census
1851/Fanny E Croom/Daughter/1/St Dunstans in the West/Census
1851/Anna M Moore/Housekeeper/49/Feltham, Middlesex/Census
1851/Sophia Burrows/Chambermaid/30/Maldon, Essex/Census
1851/Sarah Raine/Nurse/33/Somerset/Census
1851/Anne M Thorne/Nursemaid/20/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1851/Elizabeth Thorne/Barmaid/22/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary A Scott/Kitchenmaid/26/Leicester, Leicester/Census
+ Lodgers

1867/Miss Sarah Cousins Jones/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1869/Jonathan Jones/../../../Post Office Directory

October 1869/Jonathan Jones/music & dancing licence/../../Era Newspaper

1871/Jonathan Jones/Licensed Victualler/28/Mere, Wiltshire/Census
1871/Mary Ann Jones/Wife/29/St Andrews, London/Census
1871/Mary Annie Baker/Waitress/28/Risegate, Lincoln/Census
1871/Mary Ann Leary/Servant/18/Chelsea, London/Census
1871/Edward Bell/Servant/40/Worksop, Nottingham/Census
1871/Thomas B Richardson/Servant/23/Clitheroe, Lancashire/Census
1871/George North/Servant/32/Oxford/Census

* Provided By Peter Parker

And Last updated on: Monday, 19-Jul-2021 10:50:08 BST