Search the historical London street directory, and London pub history site including early street addresses in London through the Victorian pub history of London. This search engine is not brilliant, try address searches in the main google search to get better results. Searches on people names do appear to work, I think. Let me know!
Croxley Green pub history index
The Gladstone Arms opened in 1869, and later becomes the Duke of York ***
Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Hertfordshire . The Hertfordshire 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.
1871 / Randall Payne / Beerhouse Keeper / 41 / Hempstead Herts / Census ***
1871 / Matilda Ann Payne / Wife / 40 / St James Middx / Census
1871 / Mary Lucy Payne / Dau / 5 / St James Middx / Census
1871 / Joseph Henry Payne / Son / 2 / St James Middx / Census
1871 / Alfred Cherry / Visitor Nurse Child / 6 / St James Middx / Census
1881/John Gibson/Beer Retailer/58/Islington, London/Census ****
1881/Rhode Gibson/Wife/60/St Lukes, London/Census
1882/James Bowler/Brewer & Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****
1890/James Bowler/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****
1891/James Bowler/General Labourer & Beer House Keeper/61/Chalfont St Giles, Bucks/Census ****
1891/Sarah Bowler/Wife/57/Amersham, Bucks/Census
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*** Provided By Ray Glen
**** Provided By Kevan