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Black Lion, 11 Whitefriars Street, Whitefriars Precinct

Whitefriars index

This inn was present by 1721 and is now long-demolished. **

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

Black Lion, 10 Whitefriars Street, EC4 - an engraving showing the innís courtyard published in 1859

Black Lion, 10 Whitefriars Street, EC4 - an engraving showing the innís courtyard published in 1859

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The following entries are in this format:

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

1801/Mr Haylett / Public House Keeper/../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1808/Robert Cooper/../../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1810/Robert Cooper / Innkeeper/../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1814/Robert Cooper / Inn Keeper/../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1815/Robert Cooper / Innkeeper/../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1822/Robert Cooper / Innholder/../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1823/Robert Cooper / Coffee House Keeper & Innkeeper/../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1839/Robert Cooper/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1851/Henry Hook/Victualler/44/Datchett, Buckinghamshire/Census ****
1851/Ellen Hook/Wife/40/Bromley, Middlesex/Census
1851/Elizabeth Wilson/Servant/25/Camberwell, Surrey/Census

1854/William Groombridge / Former Livery Stable Keeper, now in the Debtorsí Prison for London and Middlesex /../../London Gazette, 28 November 1854 **

1856/Hen Hook/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1861/Henry Hook/Licensed Victualler/56/Datchett, Buckinghamshire/Census ****
1861/Ellen Hook/Wife/50/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1861/Susan Martin/Barmaid/24/Buxton, Surrey/Census
1861/Harriet Stimson/Domestic Servant/27/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1861/Alfred Tayman/Domestic Servant/22/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census

1869/Benjamin Prior/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1874/W T Mason/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

1875/Wm. Thos. Mason/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/John Causton/Publican/41/London, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Harriett Causton/Wife/40/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Harriett Causton/Daughter/18/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/James Causton/Son/17/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henrietta Causton/Daughter/10/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/George Causton/Son/7/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Richard Causton/Son/5/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Walter Causton/Son/3/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alice Causton/Daughter/1/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Marian Andrews/General Servant/16/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ada Stavely/General Servant/17/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Brown/General Servant/48//Census

1882/John Causton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/James Causton/../../../Business Directory of London **

1886/James Causton/../../../Business Directory of London **

1899/Edgar Edmund Bigg/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1906/Sarah Lavell/../../../Morrisí Business Directory of London **

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

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