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Ham & Windmill, 37 Great Windmill Street, St James, Westminster

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By 1739 there were two separate pubs present here, the Ham and the Windmill. By the 1880s the two had merged to become the Ham & Windmill. The name was changed to the Lyric Tavern in 1890 and the pub was re-built in its current form in 1906. It closed in 2007. **

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Ham & Windmill, 37 Great Windmill Street, SW1 - in June 2007

Ham & Windmill, 37 Great Windmill Street, SW1 - in June 2007

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Residents at this address.

My Great Great Grandad was a publican at this pub according to the 1841 census, I can't find out what happened but when his son was born in 1843 he was living in Norton Folgate East London; and on his son's birth certificate it says "Out of business formally a licensed victualler. He originally came from Wiltshire and married a Jane (also known as Ann) Marshall in 1835, both are on the 1841 census. *

1839/Wm Roerden/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/Will Rowden/Publican/45/../Census *
1841/Ann Rowden/../40/../Census
1841/Mary Smith/Female Servant/40/../Census
1841/Jas Tufnell/Male Servant/18/../Census
1841/Jas Cole/Male Servant/35/../Census
1841/Edw Chown/Carpenter/30/../Census
1841/Jas Welch/Traveller/65/../Census
1841/George Fox/Tailor J/20/../Census
1841/George Harris/Courier/30/../Census

1841/W Rowden/../../../Post Office Directory *

1843/W Rowden/../../../Post Office Directory

1848/Robert Frost/../../../Post Office Directory *

1851/Robert Frost/../../../Post Office Directory

October1853/Robert Frost/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

October 1853/James William Martin/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1856/Wm J Martin/../../../Post Office Directory

January 1857/James William Martin/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

January 1857/Horatio Alexander Black/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1869/John Thomas Parkhouse/../../../Post Office Directory

July 1869/John Thomas Parkhouse/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

July 1869/Elizabeth Parkhouse and John Venner, executors of John Thomas Parkhouse/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1881/John Harris/Licensed Victualler/42/Sparham, Norfolk/Census
1881/Sarah Harris/Wife/36/Kent/Census
1881/Charles Harris/son/7/Rackheath, Norfolk/Census
1881/John Mason/Potman/24/Bermondsey, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah Thiffe/General Servant/20/Radford Coventry/Census
1881/Susan Gregory/Lodger, Charwoman, Widow/37/Suffolk/Census
1881/Henry Gregory/Lodger Son/11/St James Westminster/Census
1881/William Gregory/Lodger Son/8/St James Westminster/Census
1881/Susan Gregory/Lodger Daughter/6/../Census

1882/Henry Baldwin/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Henry Baldwin/../../../Post Office Directory

The name changes to the Lyric Tavern in 1890 **

1895/John Burn Doig/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Joseph Webster/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Harry Bailey/../../../Post Office Directory

1914/Louis Smurthwaite/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Louis Smurthwaite/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Louis Smurthwaite/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Louis Smurthwaite/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Louis Smurthwaite/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Louis Smurthwaite/../../../Post Office Directory *


* Provided By Arthur Rowden

** Provided By Stephen Harris

 

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