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Lion & Key, 475 High Road, Leyton E10

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This pub is regarded to be the oldest in Leyton and was possibly present in 1300, although the first documentary evidence is a possible record of 1579. Closed in 2009 and currently empty.  ***

Lion & Key, 475 High Road, Leyton E10 - in 1919

Lion & Key, 475 High Road, Leyton E10 - in 1919

Lion & Key, 475 High Road, Leyton E10 - in 1938

Lion & Key, 475 High Road, Leyton E10 - in 1938

Lion & Key, High Road, Leyton

Taken by Brian Berry

Lion & Key, High Road, Leyton - circa 2008

Lion & Key, High Road, Leyton - circa 2008

Kindly provided by Dave Mcguinness

The following entries are in this format:

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

1754/Wm. Loabal/../../../?spelling? **/../../../Return of Weights & Measures Surveying – Essex Records Office **

1765/Thos. Clarke/../../../Return of Weights & Measures Surveying – Essex Records Office **

1769/Thomas Clark/../../../Alehouse Recognizances **

1770/Thomas Clarke/../../../Return of Weights & Measures Surveying – Essex Records Office **

1779/Thomas Clark/../../../Alehouse Recognizances **

1780/Mary Clark/../../../Alehouse Recognizances **

1781/David Thompson/../../../Alehouse Recognizances **

1826/Rebecca Jones/../../../Pigot's

1828/Rebecca Jones/../../../Alehouse Recognizances*

1828-9/Rebecca Jones/../../../Pigot's

1832-3/Rebecca Jones/../../../Pigot's

1839/Samuel Cooper/../../../Pigot's

1841/Samuel Cooper/../../../Census

1841/Samuel Cooper/Publican/65/../Census ****
1841/Susan Cooper/../60/../Census
1841/Susan Cooper/../25/../Census
1841/Betsy Jefferson/../15/../Census
1841/Ann Howard/../65//Census
1841/Elizabeth Furlong/Female Servant/20/../Census
1841/James Robertson/Male Servant/20/Essex/Census

1845/Robert Abrey/../../../Post Office

1848/Thomas Ford/../../../White's

1851/Thomas Ford/../../../Post Office

1851/Thomas Ford/victualler/60/Walthamstow, Essex/Census **
1851/Amey Ford/wife/33/Leyton, Essex/Census
1851/Amey Ford/daughter, scholar/13/Leyton, Essex/Census
1851/Charlotte Ford/daughter, scholar/11/Leyton, Essex/Census
1851/Maria Ford/daughter, scholar/06/Leyton, Essex/Census
1851/Samuel Ash Ford/son/03/Leyton, Essex/Census
1851/Charlotte Symonds/servant/23/Asheldham, Essex/Census
1851/William Freeman/servant/23/Bristol, Essex/Census

1855/J Reynolds/../../../Essex, Herts, Kent ...Post Office Directory ****

1855/John Reynolds / Inn Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **
1855/Ann Reynolds / Wife /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey

1861/John Reynolds/Licensed Victualler/46/Devizes, Wiltshire/Census ****
1861/Ann Reynolds/Wife/45/London, Middx/Census
1861/Elizabeth Reynolds/Daughter/18/Stamford Hills, Middx/Census
1861/Ann Reynolds/Daughter/13/Stamford Hills, Middx/Census
1861/John Reynolds/Son/11/Stamford Hills, Middx/Census
1861/Walter Reynolds/Son/9/Stamford Hills, Middx/Census
1861/Alfred Hollingsworth/Lodger, Labourer/18/Debden, Essex/Census
1861/George Boyd/Lodger, Labourer, Widow/68/Leyton, Essex/Census

1862/John Reynolds/../../../Kelly's

1867/John Reynolds/../../../Post Office

1870/John Reynolds/../../../Kelly's

1871/John Reynolds/../../../Post Office

1872/John Reynolds/../../../Register of Alehouse Licenses, Essex Records Office **

1874/John Reynolds/../../../Kelly's

1878/John Reynolds/../../../Kelly's

1880/John Reynolds jun./../../../Register of Alehouse Licenses, Essex Records Office **

1881/Ann Reynolds/Annuitant/67/St. Georges E., Middlesex/Census
1881/Ann Reynolds/Daughter, Income from Lands etc./33/Stamford Hill, Middlesex/Census
1881/John Reynolds/Son, Licensed Victualler/31/Stamford Hill, Middlesex/Census
1881/Walter Reynolds/Son, Licensed Victualler/29/Stamford Hill, Middlesex/Census
1881/Martha Clayton/Sister, Ladies Companion/66/St. Georges E., Middlesex/Census
1881/Robert W. Coxall/Potman/19/Gresham St., Middlesex/Census

1881/John Reynolds / Retired Innkeeper / Deceased, Died 25 October 1880 /../../London Gazette, 25 February 1881 **

1882/John Reynolds/../../../Kelly's
1882/Walter Reynolds/../../../Kelly's

1886/Walter Reynolds/../../../Kelly's

1887/Walter Reynolds/../../../Records of Becontree Brewster Sessions, Essex Records Office **

1893/Walter Reynolds/../../../Alterations to Licensed Premises records, Essex Records Office **

1896/Walter Reynolds/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1896/Walter Reynolds/../../../Petty Sessions ****

06/8/1898/Ernest Harry Jones/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1902/Ernest Harry Jones/../../../Kelly's ****

30/5/1903/Elizabeth Alice Archer/../../../Petty Sessions ****

[Marriage certificate produced - petty sessions]
10/7/1907/Elizabeth Alice Thomson/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1908/Mrs. Elizabeth Alice Thomson/../../../Kelly's

15/8/1908/Duncan Thomson/../../../Petty Sessions ****

03/7/1909/George & John Elphick/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1909/George John Elphick/../../../Alterations to Licensed Premises records, Essex Records Office **

1910/George John Elphik/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1912/George John Elfick/../../../Kelly's

08/5/1912/Sarah Parsons/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1917/Mrs. Sarah Parsons/../../../Kelly's

1922/Mrs. Sarah Parsons/../../../Kelly's

10/11/1923/Barbara Louisa Evans/../../../Petty Sessions ****

8/11/1924/George Capes & Colin Say/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1925/Mrs. Sarah Parsons/../../../Kelly's [This entry is suspect]

1927 - 1951/L T Evans/../../../Freehold

24/9/1927/Lawrence James Evans/../../../Petty Sessions ****

1952 - 1957/Mrs S L Sennett/../../../Freehold

1958 - 1961/Mrs S L Renny & Mr W G S Sennett/../../../Freehold

1962/H Roche/../../../Freehold

December 1962 - 1966/M Gilroy/../../../Freehold

1966/R E Ward/../../../Freehold


* Provided by Mike Smith

** Provided by Stephen Harris

*** Provided by John Mead

**** Provided by Kevan


And Last updated on: Saturday, 18-Mar-2017 19:43:21 GMT