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Gower Arms, 1 Store Street, St Giles in Fields

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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.

The following entries are in this format:

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

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

**** Provided By Kevan

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