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Crown & Sceptre , 25 Chapter Street, St John, Westminster

The entries from The Era give the address of this pub as Douglas Street. The 1869 OS map marks a pub on the corner where Chapter Street and Douglas Street cross, which is presumably the “Crown and Sceptre”. *

Westminster St John index

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

Residents at this address.

1825/Mr William Ridley,  Crown and Sceptre, Douglas street, Vauxhall road, Westminster/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1829/W Ridley, Crown & Sceptre, Chapter street, Westminster/../../Robsons Directory

1833-34/John Swainston, Crown & Sceptre, Chapter street, Vauxhall bridge/../../Pigots Directory

Kent Lodge Freemasons membership initiated July 15th 1833, Benjamin Stringer, Licensed Victualler, Vauxhall Road, 1833 to 1837

1836/Benjamin Stringer, Crown & Sceptre, 45 Douglas street, Westminster/../../Pigots Directory

1842/T Keasley,  Crown and Sceptre, Douglas street, Westminster/../../Robsons Directory

1848/William Anderson/../../../Post Office Directory

6th Aug 1850 / License transfer from William Anderson to John Wyatt /../../../ The Era *

1851/William Anderson/../../../Kellys Directory

1856/Jas Penn/../../../Post Office Directory

Era 7 February 1864 :
Crown and Sceptre, Douglas Street, James Penn to Joseph Creech

9th Aug 1864 / License transfer from Joseph Creech to Alfred Haines /../../../ The Era *

1869/A Haines/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/Henry Wright/Licensed Victualler/33/Richmond, Surrey/Census
1881/Emily Wright/Wife/34/Westerham, Kent/Census
1881/Kate Wright/Daughter/5/Minosier/Census
1881/Ethel Wright/Daughter/2/Westminster/Census
1881/Jane Gibbs/Mother In Law, Widow/64/East Grinstead, Sussex/Census
1881/Margaret Wickers/Barmaid/22/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alfred Mitchell/Potman/25/Dorking, Surrey/Census
1881/Annie Manwell/General Servant, Widow/39/Buckingham,/Census

1882/Henry Ths Wright/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Henry Wright/../../../Post Office Directory

James Benton is at the George the Fourth, Clerkenwell in 1881

1891/James Benton/Publican/48/Southwark, London/Census ***
1891/Harriet Benton/Wife/44/Southwark, London/Census
1891/John Benton/Son, Barman/26/Southwark, London/Census
1891/Harriet Benton/Daughter, Barmaid/23/Southwark, London/Census
1891/Louisa Benton/Daughter, Barmaid/18/Southwark, London/Census
1891/Frederick Benton/Son/6/Clerkenwell, London/Census
1891/Alice Benton/Daughter/10/Southwark, London/Census
1891/Albert Benton/Son, Printer/16/Southwark, London/Census
1891/Eliza Miller/Housemaid/14/Southwark, London/Census
1891/Frederick Hawes/Potman/24/Clerkenwell, London/Census

1891/Jas Benton/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/James Benton/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/James Benton/../../../Post Office Directory

* Provided By John Hills

*** Provided By Mark Bale

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