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Gower Arms, 1 Store street WC1E

St Giles pub history index

The Gower Arms was situated on the corner of Store Street and the present Ridgmount Street, presently occupied by the University of Law. It was first numbered No 1 Store Street then later due to various building alterations in the area was numbered 6-7 and also at 7 Store Street in 1891. *

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in St Giles in Fields, London. The St Giles in Fields , London listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Residents at this address

1808/Henry Taylor, Gowers Arms, Store street, Bedford square/../../Holdens Directory

1829/W Berrington/../../../Robsons Directory

1834/Donald McPherson/../../../Sun Fire Insurance Office *

1839/Donald McPherson/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/Mrs T McPherson/../../../Post Office Directory

October 1848/John Lucas, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

October 1848/Elizabeth Lucas, widow/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1851/James Cox/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/James Cox/Licensed Victualler/49/Teynham, Kent/Census
1851/Elizabeth Cox/Wife/49/Manchester, Lancashire/Census
1851/Rebecca Dolly/Cook/22/St Andrews Holborn, Middlesex/Census
1851/William Drake/Waiter/20/Springfield, Essex/Census
1851/William Arter/Waiter/14/Paddington, Middlesex/Census
1851/Charles White/Lodger, House Servant/22/St James Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1851/Charles Baines/Lodger, Traveller/35/Christchurch, Hampshire/Census

1855/James Cox/../../../Kellys Directory

September 1860/John Aldous/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

September 1860/George Etches/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1861/George Etches/Licensed Victualler/45/Ashbron, Berkshire/Census
1861/Eliza Etches/Wife/40/Bisham Merllow, Berkshire/Census
1861/Catherine Etches/Daughter/7/Mile End/Census
1861/George Middleton/Relation, Servant/15/Kennington/Census
1861/Allice Tolly/Barmaid/24/Hayes, Middlesex/Census
1861/William Ward/Licensed Victualler Boy/14/Stepney/Census
1861/Robert Cressea/Potman/62/Fressham, Suffolk/Census
1861/Ann Davis/Cook/25/Woolwich/Census
1861/Emma Etches/Niece/24/Ashburn, Derbyshire/Census
1861/Mr Tibbutt/Visitor/50/Temple, Berkshire/Census

1869/G Etches/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/George Etches/Licensed Victualler, Widow/59/Ashdown, Derbyshire/Census *
1871/George Etches/Son/18/London, Middlesex/Census
1871/Kate Etches/Daughter/16/London, Middlesex/Census
1871/Eliza Middleton/Visitor/17/Great Murten, Buckinghamshire/Census
1871/Jane Hotch/Barmaid/22/Lanes End, Buckinghamshire/Census
1871/Harriett Manning/Domestic Servant/30/Lutton, Devon/Census
1871/John H White/Potman/20/Westminster, Middlesex/Census

1873/George Etches/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1874/George Etches/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1875/George Etches/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1876/George Etches/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1877/George Etches/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1878/George Etches/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1879/George Etches/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1880/George Etches/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1881/George Etches/Licensed Victualler, Widow/69/Ashbourne, Derby/Census
1881/Catherine Etches/Daughter/27/Lambeth, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ethel M Etches/Grand Daughter/4/Paddington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Cordelia J Muttel/General Servant/33/Hastings, Kent/Census
1881/Ellen J Darly/Barmaid/22/Rotherhithe, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah I Marchant/Barmaid/20/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Christopher Wakeman/Potboy/15/Lambeth, Middlesex/Census

1881/George Etches/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1882/George Etches/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1891/Robert Verdin Turnham/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Robert Verdin Turnham/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Robert Verdin Turnham/../../../Post Office Directory

1904 - 1920/John Green/../../../Electoral registers *

1910/John Green/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/John Green/../../../Post Office Directory

Thomas John William Terry was the licensee at the "Green Man",  Halliday Walk (later Mildmay Street) in 1915-1917. He also had the "Carlton Tavern", which he took over in 1918. He was the licensee at "Foresters Arms" Loughton in 1918 (where his first wife Elsie died). Then he was the licensee at the "Gower Arms" Store Street in 1923, and the licensee in 1925 - 1926 at the Denbigh Arms, Denbigh Place, with his second wife Florence Ellen. When Thomas John William Terry died in 1930 (aged 41), the probate shows him at the "Beaumont Arms" Uxbridge Road. I am not sure whether his second wife Florence Ellen continued there.  He was my Grandmother Carnaby's Brother. *

1921 - 1924/John William Terry/../../../Electoral registers *

1929 - 1939/Ernest George Chapman/../../../Electoral registers *

1938/Ernest George Chapman/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Mrs Phoebe Nickolls/../../../Post Office Directory

1944 - 1953/Mrs Phoebe Nickolls/../../../Electoral registers *

1957 - 1960/Peter Fisher/../../../Electoral registers *


* Provided By John Carnaby

*** Provided By Giles Maddex

And Last updated on: Saturday, 01-Feb-2020 13:51:40 GMT