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Albion, 17 Sussex Street, Pimlico SW1

St George Hanover Square pub history index

This pub was built as the Albion in 1852 and was re-named the Sussex Arms in 1978. Much more recently it has been renamed again, the Contented Vine (2007).  ** In 2011, the pub was closed and converted to residential flats. ***

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in St George Hanover Square -  London; and includes such areas of London as Knightsbridge, Mayfair and Pimlico.

Albion, 17 Sussex Street, SW1 - in the 1970's

Albion, 17 Sussex Street, SW1 - in the 1970's

Kindly provided by Peter Fry

Albion, 17 Sussex Street, SW1 - in 1974

Albion, 17 Sussex Street, SW1 - in 1974

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Albion, 17 Sussex Street, SW1 - in July 2007

Albion, 17 Sussex Street, SW1 - in July 2007

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Residential (Albion), 17 Sussex Street, SW1 - in 2015

Residential (Albion), 17 Sussex Street, SW1 - in 2015

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

The following entries are in this format:

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

1856/Thomas Cutler/../../../Post Office Directory

1858/Thomas Masters/../../../Post Office Directory

1862/Charles Gandar/../../../Post Office Directory

1864/Charles Gandar/../../../Post Office Directory

1866/Charles Pearce/../../../Post Office Directory

1869/Charles Pearce/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Charles Pearce/../../../Post Office Directory

1873/Chas Harman/../../../Post Office Directory

1877/Chas Harman/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/Chas Harman/Licensed Victualler/51/Ruishton, Somerset/Census
1881/Mary Hewitson/Barmaid/38/Leominster, Hereford/Census
1881/Jas McMartin/Barman/28/Ireland/Census
1881/Mich Keabury/Barman/19/Ireland/Census
1881/Jas Johnson/Barman/18/Brixton/Census
1881/Sarah King/Cook/42/Poplar/Census
1881/Jane Newman/Housemaid/31/Marylebone/Census

1882/Chas Harman/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Charles Harman/../../../Post Office Directory

1886/Charles Harman/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Edward Tappenden/../../../Post Office Directory

1893/Edward Tappenden/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Thomas Coulston/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Thomas Coulston/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Thomas Coulston/Licensed Victualler/60/City, London/Census
1901/Harriet H Coulston/Wife/55/City, London/Census
1901/Edith C E Coulston/Daughter/29/Clapham Junction/Census
1901/Charlotte Sheppard/Housemaid/28/Notting Hill/Census
1901/Arthur J Frances/Barman/21/Birmingham/Census
1901/George Ireland/Barman/18/Southampton/Census
1901/John H Buckley/Barman/17/Aldershot/Census

1903/Edgar Gideon/../../../Post Office Directory

1906/Edgar Gideon/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Alexander Gibbeson Taylor/../../../Post Office Directory

1912/Alexander Gibbeson Taylor/../../../Post Office Directory

1914/Alexander Gibbeson Taylor/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Alexander Gibbeson Taylor/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Balch &  Taylor/../../../Post Office Directory

1928/Balch & White/../../../Post Office Directory

1931/Balch & White/../../../Post Office Directory

1938/Sidney George Walton/../../../Post Office Directory

1942/Albert Arthur Bartwell/../../../Post Office Directory

In 1971, the landlord/owner was Joe Cornelius; he used to appear on TV in the 1960's, as he was a retired wrestler. Another famous face was Wilfred Bramble who used to dress in some weird outfits.  *


* Provided By Glynn Burhouse

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Vincent O'Loughlin

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And Last updated on: Wednesday, 03-Jul-2019 01:18:17 BST