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Girdlers Arms, 16 Sherborne lane, St Mary Abchurch EC4

St Mary Abchurch pub history index

The numbering seems to be consistent, which makes this the Bull tavern in 1805 and 1827; Named Strides Hotel in the 1869 directory. This is the Clachan, at 16 Sherborne lane by 1899.It is named the Bull in 1830 and also owned by the Worshipful Company of Girdlers.

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in St Mary Abchurch parish, City of London.

Residents at this address.

Between 1649 and 1672 there is a collection of tokens, mainly farthings, and this is to Rich Thomson of Sherbourne lane, with an Indian with Bow and arrow on the obverse side.

1805/Mary Giles, Bull tavern, 16 Sherborn lane/../../Holdens Directory

1806/Mrs Giles, Bull, Sherborn lane/../../London Brewery 1806 customer for supplying the public with genuine malt liquor

1827/Mrs Ashkettle, Bull tavern, Sherborne lane/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1829/Mary Ashkettle, Bull, 16 Sherbourn lane/../../Robsons Directory

Morning Advertiser 19 August 1829
On Monday afternoon, aged 67 years, Mrs Mary Ashkettle, of the Bull, Sherborne Lane; she was a very old Licensed Victualler, and kept the above house upwards of 35 years and was twice left a widow in the above house; she was a Donor to the Licensed Victuallers Asylum.

Aug 22 1829, at St Mary Abchurch, the burial of Mary Ashkettle, Sherborn Lane, aged 69 years

Globe 26 August 1842
Ashkettle Mary - The Next of Kin of Mary Ashkettle, of the Bull, Sherborne Lane, Lombard street, deceased, the widow of the late Mr George Ashkettle, may hear of something to their advantage.

Morning Advertiser 27 September 1830
Sherborne Lane, Lombard street - To be let on Lease for 21 years, by the Worshipful Company of Girdlers, the Premises, No 16 Sherborne Lane, lately known as the BULL Public House.

16 Sherbourn lane
1841/William Hendy/Coffee House Keeper/33/../Census
1841/William Brill/Clerk/35/../Census
1841/William Druel/Clerk/25/../Census
1841/Mary Ann Banner/../25/../Census
1841/Fanny Closer/Dressmaker/20/Middlesex/Census
1841/Rosetta Walfield/Female Servant/45/../Census
1841/Margaret Croning/Female Servant/20/Ireland/Census
1841/Eliza Garhard/Female Servant/15/Middlesex/Census

1842/William Hendy, Commercial Tavern, 16 Sherbourn lane/../../Robsons Directory

Morning Advertiser 01 October 1846
Capital old-established Free Tavern and Wine Vaults, City of London
Mr Daniel Cronin will sell by auction, by direction of Mr Mountain, the proprietor, the valuable Lease and Goodwill with Possession of those well known and excellent Premises, the Commercial Tavern and Dining Rooms, 16 Sherborne Lane in the City of London - they are in full trade, in good repair, and maintain a lerge and profitable trade in wines and spirits, in addition to the usual tavern business - held on lease direct from the Girdlers Company, for about 21 years, at the low rent of 50 pounds per annum.

Morning Advertiser 20 September 1847 - Transfer of Licenses
Girdlers Arms, Sherborne lane, John Mountain to John Marshall

Morning Advertiser 20 January 1848
The Girdlers Arms Tavern, and Commercial Dining House and Wine vaults, very eligibly situated, No 16 Sherborne Lane, a few paces from King William street, City of London - the premises have been recently put into thorough ornamental and substantial repair, and are constructed upon modern principles, comprehending adequate room and conveniences for the conduct of a large business, and in one of the most favourable situations in the City - held on a lease for a term of nearly 19 years, at the trifling rent of 50 pounds per annum - a very large proportion of the purchase money may remain on mortgage.

1851/Henry Mills/../../../Post Office Directory

16 Sherbourn Lane
1851/Henry Mills/Tavern Keeper/40/Yeovil, Somerset/Census
1851/Charlotte Mills/Wife/27/St George, Middlesex/Census
1851/William Mills/Son/1/City of London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Margaret Henley/House Servant/25/Cork, Ireland/Census
1851/Mary James/House Servant/16/Camberwell, Surrey/Census

July 1854/Henry Mills/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

July 1854/Henry Albert Linford/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

December 1860/William Dagnall/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

December 1860/Charles Beardshaw/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1861/Charles Bradshaw/Hotel Keeper/45//Census
1861/Eliza Bradshaw/Daughter/17/Leeds, Yorkshire/Census
1861/Charles Bradshaw/Son/8/Leeds, Yorkshire/Census
1861/Mary Louisa Goodfellow/Barmaid/22/Holborn, Middlesex/Census
1861/Eliza Cannon/Cook, Widow/34/Edinburgh/Census
1861/Sarah Billingsly/Kitchenmaid/20/Bishopsgate, London/Census
1861/Susannah Emmerson/Housemaid/23/Montreal?/Census
1861/Francis Marrett/Pot Boy/16/Monkwell Street, London/Census
1861/William Robinson/Visitor/35/Ashton under Lyme, Lancashire/Census

1871/Edward Stride/Licensed Victualler/63/Emsworth, Hampshire/Census
1871/Charlotte Stride/Wife/54/Upton Green, Hampshire/Census
1871/Sophis Stride/Sister, Assistant/69/Emsworth, Hampshire/Census
1871/Laura Charlotte Stride/Daughter, Barmaid/23/City, Middlesex/Census
1871/Mary Ann Foy/General Servant/28/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/Mary Ann Clarke/General Servant/41/Red Lion Square, Middlesex/Census
+ Boarders from France

1869/Edward Stride/Strides Hotel/../../Post Office Directory

1874/Edward Stride/../../../Licensed Victualler & Hotelier Directory

1884/Donald S Simmonds/../../../Post Office Directory

Clachan, 16 Sherborne Lane :
1891/George R Warner/Manager of the Clachan Scotch Whiskey Stores/42/Norwich, Norfolk/Census
1891/Sarah L Warner/Wife, manageress/28/St Pancras/Census
1891/M Elsie Warner/Daughter/4/Hackney/Census

1899/Robert Francis Elphinstone Morison/Clachan/../../Post Office Directory

1901/Violet Cooper/Manageress/22/Hastings, Sussex/Census
1901/George O'Brien/Barman/24/Ireland/Census
1901/Louis W Foote/Barman/20/Marylebone, London/Census
1901/Flora A Walker/Barmaid/22/Halesworth, Suffolk/Census
1901/Annie Prickett/Barmaid/22/Chatham, Kent/Census
1901/Agnes Harris/Cook/37/Marylebone, London/Census
1901/Amelia Toak/Housemaid/19/Camberwell, London/Census
1901/Annie Woodthorpe/Housekeeper/57/Southwark, London/Census

1910/William Daniel Stewart/Clachan/../../Post Office Directory

1911/Alfred John Woodthorpe/Manager/44/Wilmington square, London/Census
1911/Harry William Lambert/barman/25/Islington, London/Census
1911/Margaret Wilhelm/Barmaid/23/Paddington, London/Census

1919/W D Stewart/The Clachan, 16 Sherborne Lane/../../BT Telephone Directory

1921/William Daniel Stewart/Clachan/../../Post Office Directory

1927/William Daniel Stewart/Clachan/../../Post Office Directory

1927/W D Stewart/The Clachan, 16 Sherborne Lane/../../BT Telephone Directory


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