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Sportsman Tavern, 315 City road, St Luke EC1

The address is 9 Oakeley Crescent, City Road in 1856 and earlier (sometimes spelled 9 Oakley Crescent), prior to street renumbering. The address is also given as 18 Smiths Buildings, City Road in the 1839 Directory *  This pub closed in 2003 and was demolished in 2005. **

St Luke pub history index

Residents at this address.

1821/William George Badger / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office, records held at Guildhall Library **

1822/Mr Hinckes, Sportsman, City road/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1825/Mr John Peak, Sportsman, City road /../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1836/John Law / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office, records held at Guildhall Library **

1839/John Nurton/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1840/John Merreton / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1840/Thomas Leman / 19 / Pot Boy /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1842/John Nurton/../../../Robson's Directory *

1848/William M. Davis/../../../Post Office Directory *

1851/William Michael Davies/../../../Finsbury Petty Sessions

1852/William M Davis/../../../Watkin’s Directory **

February 1854/William Michael Davis/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

February 1854/George Chamberlain/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1856/George Chamberlain/../../../Post Office Directory

1856/Mr Chamberlain / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **
1856/John Shelton / Barman /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey

1862/James Drewry/../../../P.O. Directory **

1866/Thomas Bray/../../../P.O. Directory **

March 1866/Thomas Bray/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

1869/Thomas Bray/../../../Post Office Directory

August 1869/Thomas Bray/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

August 1869/Adolphus Fred Esses/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1871/Adolphus S Esse/Licensed Victualler/38/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emma E Esse/Wife/38/Ealing, Middlesex/Census
1871/Arabella Badge/Wifes Sister/32/Ealing, Middlesex/Census
1871/Ann Horton/Cook/45/City, Middlesex/Census
1871/Catherine Sinclair/Nurse/16/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1871/Walter F Esse/Son/5/Walworth, Surrey/Census
1871/Alfred Esse/Son/2/Ealing, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emily Esse/Daughter/1/St Luke, Middlesex/Census
1871/Annie Griffiths/Barmaid/17/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census

1873/John Bayes / Licensed Victualler /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1874/John Bayes / Licensed Victualler /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1875/John Bayes / Licensed Victualler /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1881/Thos David Spurgin/Licensed Victualler/37/St George Martyr, Surrey/Census
1881/Susannah Spurgin/Wife/29/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Wm Geo Shearman/Manager/23/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ann Evans/ Barmaid/27/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Geo Tillyard/ Barmaid/18/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizth Burns/General Servant/21/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1881/Rose Barker/Cook/23/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Horace Palmer/Coachman/24/Glapthorne, Northampton/Census

1882/T D Spurgin/../../../Post Office Directory

1883/T D Spurgin/../../../P.O. Directory **

1895/James Evans/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/James Evans/../../../London Trade Directory

1909/Louisa Roe / Licensee /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **
1909/Arthur Roe / Husband / Manager /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey

1910/Arthur Roe/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Mrs Louise Roe/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Louise Roe/../../../Hughes Directory *

1938/Wm J Stack/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/William J. Stack/../../../Post Office Directory *

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And Last updated on: Thursday, 11-Jun-2020 00:49:01 BST