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Vintners Arms, 101 Fetter Lane, Holborn EC4

Holborn index

This pub was present by 1820 and was rebuilt in 1955 following war damage to the earlier pub.
It was renamed Printerís Devil by 1957 and closed in mid-2008 - it is now awaiting demolition. **

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.

Printers Devil, 98 Fetter Lane - in 1957

Printers Devil, 98 Fetter Lane - in 1957

Printers Devil, 98 Fetter Lane - in January 2007

Printers Devil, 98 Fetter Lane - in January 2007

Both kindly provided by Stephen Harris

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The following entries are in this format:

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

1839/Thomas Grayson/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1841/Thos. Grayson/../../../P.O. Directory **

1842/Grason & Mayland/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1844/Thos Grayson/../../../Thompsons Directory **

1851/Thos Adams/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1851/Thomas F Aadams/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1851/Thomas F Aadams/Licensed Victualler/54/Rotherham, Yorkshire/Census ****
1851/Frances/Wife/49/Wellingore, Lincolnshire/Census
1851/Elizabeth/Daughter/19/St Pancras/Census
1851/Sarah A/Niece, Barmaid/31/Rotherham, Yorkshire/Census
1851/Sarah Guarmby/House Servant/26/East of London/Census
1851/John Capps/Errand Boy/17/Woolwich, Kent/Census

1856/Thomas F Adams/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1869/George Howard/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/John Howard/../../../P.O. Directory **

1871/George S Howard/Licensed Victualler/61/Plymouth, Devon/Census ****
1871/Emma Hooper/Barmaid/21/Tiverton, Devon/Census
1871/John J Spurgeon/Barman/20/London City, Middlesex/Census
1871/Julia Barclay/General Servant/19/London City, Middlesex/Census

1874/J Howard/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

1881/Edward Lambert/Licensed Victualler/48/Ware, Hertford/Census ****
1881/Sarah Mouncey/Sister, House Keeper/56/Ware, Hertford/Census
1881/William Mouncey/Brother In Law, Tea Dealer/58/Southend/Census
1881/Edward W Mouncey/Nephew, Barman/16/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1881/Fredk Reese/Visitor/48/Bow, Middlesex/Census

1882/Edward Lambert/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Frederick R Clay/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Wm Buxton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Wm Buxton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1902/Mrs Amelia Buxton/../../../Post Office Directory **

1904/Mrs Amelia Buxton/../../../Post Office Directory **

1910/Mrs Amelia Buxton/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1923/Harry Church/../../../Post Office Directory ***


** Provided By Stephen Harris*

**** Provided By Kevan

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And Last updated on: Monday, 25-Apr-2016 23:06:38 BST