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Griffin Tavern, 9 & 11 Villiers street WC2

This pub was founded in the seventeenth century and in 2005 was renamed the Bell & Compass. The address is at 31 Villiers Street up until at least 1915. The address then alters to 9 & 11 Villiers Street. It also has an early address of 19 Duke street at the same time. **

St Martins pub history index

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

The Griffin, 9 & 11 Villiers Street - circa 1930s

The Griffin, 9 & 11 Villiers Street - circa 1930s

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Griffin, 9-11 Villiers Street, WC2 - in March 2008

Griffin, 9-11 Villiers Street, WC2 - in March 2008

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Residents at this address.

1839/Henry Todman/../../../Pigots Directory

1843/Henry Todman/../../../Kellys Directory

1848/Henry Todman/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Henry Todman/../../../Kellys Directory

1852/Henry Todman/../../../Watkins Directory **

May 1852/Henry Todman/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1852/Edward Symonds/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1856/Edward Symons/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/John Pullen/Licensed Victualler/38/City of London/Census
1861/Elizabeth Pullen/Daughter/7/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1861/Emily Pullen/Daughter/6/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1861/Annette Pullen/Daughter/3/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1861/Elizabeth Roe/Barmaid/21/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1861/Margaret Mackie/Domestic Servant/21/Dundee, Scotland/Census
1861/Mary Saunders/Domestic Servant/23/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1861/John Wright/Potman/29/St Giles, Middlesex/Census

1869/William Charker/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/John Moody/Manager of Business/31/Winchester/Census
1871/Sarah Haylor/Barmaid/39/Whittington/Census
1871/Louisa Haylor/Barmaid/29/Whittington/Census
1871/Ann Elizabeth Harvin/Barmaid/26/Chesterfield/Census
1871/Emma Taylor/Barmaid/19/Mile End/Census
1871/Eliza Cunningham/Cook/29/Bath/Census
1871/Perry Howes/Visitor, Waiter/27/Woolwich/Census
1871/Sarah Collins/Housemaid/25/Westminster/Census
1871/Richard Browning/Visitor, Waiter/30/London/Census

1881/William F Thomas/Licensed Victualler/38/Paddington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emma Thomas/Wife/38/Smithwark, Surrey/Census
1881/Wm Jas Thomas/Son/15/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/Mahala Day/Barmaid/22/Palstead, Suffolk/Census
1881/Emma Broadbridge/Barmaid/22/New Cross, Kent/Census
1881/Alice Broadbridge/Barmaid/19/Strand, Kent/Census
1881/Elizabeth Richardson/Cook/24/Greenock, Kent/Census
1881/Mary Waghorn/Housemaid/21/Northfleet, Kent/Census
1881/Richard Linsey/Barman/25/Bath, Somerset/Census
1881/George Liberty/Potman/22/Barnesbury, Middlesex/Census

1882/Wm Fman Thomas/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/William Thomas/../../../Post Office Directory

1885/Wm Fman Thomas/../../../Post Office Directory **

1891/William Freeman Thomas/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/William J Thomas/Licensed Victualler/46/../Census
1891/Clara Syne/Barmaid/23/Blackfriars/Census
1891/Ellen Wenders/Barmaid/22/Bexley, Kent/Census
1891/Minnie Wenders/Barmaid/23/Bexley, Kent/Census
1891/Flor Mills/Barmaid/21/Tower, London/Census
1891/Hughina Rose/Barmaid/24/Ross County/Census
1891/Annie Tellman/Barmaid/24/Southampton/Census
1891/Sar Harris/Cook/27/Hampstead/Census
1891/Emily Carpenter/Housemaid/20/St Johns Wood/Census
1891/Alf Underwood/Barman/25/Upper Clapton/Census
1891/Fred Holmes/Potman/26/Bermondsey/Census
1891/Harry Kennet/Page/16/Blackfriars/Census

1895/Henry James Towoll/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Isaac Smith Manley/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Alfred G Gray/Hotel Manager/37/St Giles, Cambridge/Census
1901/Alberta Gray/Wife, Hotel manageress/32/Whitechapel, London/Census
1901/Ronald E Gray/Son/7/Strand, London/Census
1901/Grace C Brown/Barmaid/22/Huntingdonshire/Census
1901/Maud R Ellis/Barmaid/22/Barnsbury, Middlesex/Census
1901/Alice N Hebbes/Barmaid/19/Brompton, London/Census
1901/Patrick Kevins/Potman/28/Tipperary, Nenagh/Census
1901/Edwin Stevenson/Barman/23/Woodbridge, Suffolk/Census
1901/Edwin M Smith/Barman/20/Chesterton, Cambridgeshire/Census
1901/Harry R Kennett/Waiter in Bar/26/Blackfriars, London/Census
1901/Emma Edgar/Cook, Widow/43/Clerkenwell, London/Census
1901/Elizabeth L Tubb/Housemaid/22/Andover, Hampshire/Census

1911/Leonard Stones/Manager Public House/29/London/Census
1911/Jessie Stones/Wife, Manageress/26/London/Census
1911/Maude Bevan/Barmaid/19/West Kensington/Census
1911/Lily May/Barmaid/25/Leeds/Census
1911/Florence Freegard/Housemaid/31/London/Census
1911/Patrick Gallagher/Porter/28/Ireland/Census
1911/Alfred Shelford/Barman/21/London/Census
1911/Harry Witney/Barman/22/London/Census

1915/Baker & Co/../../../Post Office Directory **

1921/Knowland Brothers/../../../Post Office Directory **

1941/Knowland Brothers/../../../Post Office Directory **


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