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George & Dragon, 81 Leather Lane, Holborn

Holborn index

aka The George; at 29 Leather Lane by 1910

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

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1790/James Latimer/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1831/John Griffin/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1845/Henry Davis / Former Manager of Public House, now out-of-business /../../London Gazette, 20 May 1845 **

1848/William John May Norris / Former Licensed Victualler, now out-of-business /../../London Gazette, 30 May 1848 **

1851/Richard Burgess/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1851/Richard Burgess/Wine Merchant/24/Portsea, Hampshire/Census ****
1851/Emmily Burgess/Wife/19/Holborn, Middlesex/Census
1851/Matilda Burgess/Sister/18/Portsea, Hampshire/Census
1851/Eliza Morely/House Servant/18/Westminster, Middlesex/Census

July 1854/Thomas Hollis/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

July 1854/
John Watson/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1856/John Watson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1861/George Clark/Licensed Victualler/33/Islington, Middlesex/Census ****
1861/Benjamin Parish/Servant/20/Gransden, Huntingdon/Census

October 1861/George Clark/Outgoing Licensee/../../Morning Post ****

October 1861/James Frost/Incoming Licensee/../../Morning Post ****

May 1862/James Frost/LV Association/../../Era ****

October 1862/James Frost/Outgoing Licensee/../../Morning Post ****

October 1862/George Hyde jun/Incoming Licensee/../../Morning Post ****

1869/John Turner/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1872/John Turner / Licensed Victualler /../../London Gazette, 12 July 1872 **

1873/John Evers/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions****

1874/John Evers/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions****

1875/Daniel Sankford Keyes/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions****

1876/Daniel Sankford Keyes/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions****

1877/Jonathan Artis/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions****

1878/William Batchelor/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions****

1879/John Nelson Jeans/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions****

1880/Alice Mynott/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions****

1881/Alice Mynott/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions****

1881/William Mynott/Licensed Victuallar/34/West Wickham, Cambridge/Census ****
1881/Jane E Mynott/Wife/31/Finsbury, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alice Mynott/Sister, Barmaid/25/West Wickham, Cambridge/Census

1882/William Mynott/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions****

1882/Mrs Alice Mynott/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Thomas J Pope/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/James Griffin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Martha Griffins/Head, Widow/67/Limehouse E/Census ****
1891/James Griffins/Son, Licensed Victualler/34/Lambeth/Census
1891/Robert E Griffins/Son, Assistant/23/Lambeth/Census
1891/Harrie Biggs/Domestic Servant/20/Plaistow, Essex/Census

1895/James Griffin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Mrs Henrietta Cockshall/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1910/Joseph James Mason/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1911/Joseph James Mason/Publican/32/London, Middlesex/Census ***
1911/Eden Mason/Wife, Assistant/29/London, Middlesex/Census
1911/Queenie Eden Mason/Daughter/2/London, Middlesex/Census

1915/Joseph James Mason/../../../Post Office Directory ****

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

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