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Clarence Hotel / Three Cups, 88 Aldersgate Street, Aldersgate EC1

Aldersgate pubs history index

Existed from at least 1808. aka Three Cups Hotel before 1851. The Three Cups Inn was present by 1721 and is now demolished. ** By 1895, this is just listed as the Clarence. *

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

Residents at this address

1808/William Scott Smith / Innholder/../../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1809/William Scott Smith / Innholder/../../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1813/William Smith / Coachmaster/../../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1822/William Smith/../../../Pigot�s Directory **

1825/William Smith/../../../Pigot�s Directory **

1825/Mr Smith/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1826/William Scott Smith / Innholder/../../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1832/William Smith/../../../Robsons Directory

1835/William Scott Smith / Innholder/../../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1831/William Scott Smith / Innholder/../../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1836/William Smith, Three Cups Inn, 88 Aldersgate street/../../Pigots Directory

1841/William Smith/../../../P.O. Directory **

1842/William Smith/../../../Robson�s Directory **

1850/Henry Cook/../../../P.O. Directory **

1848/Henry Cook/../../../Post Office Directory *

1851/Henry Cook/../../../Post Office Directory *

1851/Henry Cook/Proprietor of Hotel/48//Census
1851/John Hallibrass/Visitor, Farmer/48/North Weald, Essex/Census
1851/Alfred Hallibrass/Visitor/18/North Weald, Essex/Census
1851/Thomas Walton/Visitor, Cattle Salesman/48/Rainham, Essex/Census
1851/Henry Linton/Visitor, Farmer/32/Godalming, Surrey/Census
1851/Fermin Cooper/Visitor, Iron Factor/70/Wolverhampton/Census
1851/Henry Allen/Visitor, Commercial/29/Bristol/Census
1851/Henry Clarke/Visitor, Commercial Gent/38/London/Census
1851/George Ove/Visitor, Cattle Salesman/38/Grays, Essex/Census
1851/George Harrion/Manager of Hotel/40/London/Census
1851/Eliza Harrison/Manager of Hotel/37/London/Census
1851/Edith Harrison/../8/London/Census
1851/John Clarke/Ostler/38/Ashford, Kent/Census
1851/Elizabeth Clarke/../32/Ashford, Kent/Census
1851/Emily Clarke/../4/Ashford, Kent/Census
1851/John Ferrier/Watchman/50/London/Census
1851/Charles Walters/Boots/26/London/Census
1851/Elizabeth Burgin/Cook/35/Cork, Ireland/Census
1851/Anne Bigg/Chambermaid/30/Walton Abbey/Census
1851/Mary Ann Rowley/Chambermaid/25/Ashford, Kent/Census
1851/Sarah Winton/Kitchen maid/20/Ritworth, Sussex/Census
1851/Frances Noggit/Barmaid/25/London/Census

1852/Cook & Thomas/../../../Watkins Directory **

1856/Joseph Needham/../../../Post Office Directory

1860/Joseph Needham/../../../The Draper & Clothier, Travellers� Hand-Book **

1861/Joseph Needham/Inn Keeper/58/../Census
1861/Jane D Needham/Wife/58/../Census
1861/William Needham/Son, Draper/28/Leigh, Rutland/Census
1861/Charles Needham/Son, Draper/21/Leigh, Rutland/Census
1861/Thomas Needham/Son, Draper/19/Leigh, Rutland/Census
1861/Jane Needham/Daughter/14/Leigh, Rutland/Census
1861/William Mann/Farmer of 410 acres/40/Masholm, Northamptonshire/Census
1861/Mary Mann/Farmers Daughter/12/Masholm, Northamptonshire/Census
1861/Frank Jennant/Farmer/29/Bytham, Lincoln/Census
1861/Harry Lentoll/Farmer/42/Horsham, Sussex/Census
1861/Thomas East/Gentleman/43/East Barnet, Herts/Census
1861/Eleanor M Cace/Milliner/19/Holborn, Middlesex/Census
1861/Jane Russell/Milliner/25/Blackfriars, Middlesex/Census
1861/Esther Read/Barmaid/17/Soho, Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary Pattinson/Barmaid/41/Rutland/Census
1861/Emma Dowring/Cook/53/Mead, Devon/Census
1861/Elizabeth Saunders/House Maid/23/Spilsby, Lincoln/Census
1861/James Myers/Porter/16/London, Middlesex/Census
1861/Thomas Parks/Waiter/31/Maidstone, Kent/Census
1861/Catherine Rogers/Housemaid/17/Holborn, Middlesex/Census
1861/Benjamin Bass/Porter/23/Warboys, Huntingdon/Census

In 1865, according to The Era, Sunday 29th October, Jabez Samuel Gower, the freeholder, was granted a License for the Three Cups, because [the current Licensee] Joseph Needham had become insane. ***

[In 1857, in a hugely publicised Old Bailey trial, Gower was accused of incitement to murder. He'd visited Marshalsea Debtors Prison when a debtor was fatally stabbed by another man. Gower was acquitted, and the other man sentenced to fifteen years penal servitude. Gower later married a daughter of Edward Henry Sanderson the manager, on behalf of the great stagecoach proprietor Edward Sherman, at the Queen's Hotel / Bull and Mouth Inn, Bull and Mouth Street.] ***

The Era 08 September 1867 - Transfer of Licences
City of London - Aldersgate : Clarence Hotel, Aldersgate street, Richard Batlett to John Charles James

April 1868/John Charles James/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

April 1868/Henry Edward Brett and James Thomas Brett/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/Brett/../../../Post Office Directory

January 1869/Edward Henry Brett and James Thomas Brett/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1869/John Charles James/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1871/John Percy/Licensed Victualler/34/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1871/Sarah E Percy/Wife/31/Chesthunt, Herts/Census
1871/Thomas O Percy/Son/9/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/Harry M Percy/Son/4/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/Owen J C Percy/Son/1/St Botolph, Middlesex/Census
1871/Jane Ball/House Keeper/35/Chesthunt, Herts/Census
1871/Emily Tolworthy/Barmaid/19/Shacklewell/Census
1871/Ellen Death/Sister in Law/29/Chesthunt, Herts/Census
1871/Ellen Blackmore/Housemaid/23/Northfleet, Kent/Census
1871/Ann Edwards/Cook/35/Sulhampstead, Berks/Census
1871/Eliza A Duffin/Nurse/22/Sulhampstead, Berks/Census
1871/Thomas Chatty/Potboy/17/Exeter, Devon/Census
1871/Joseph B Seales/Potboy/19/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/James Plant/Waiter/23/Locksfield, Suffolk/Census
1871/Leon Lateux/Merchant/30/Calais, France/Census

1881/James W Woodroof/Manager To Licensed Victualler/25/Hoxton/Census
1881/Louisa E Woodroof/Wife/25/Macclefield, Cheshire/Census
1881/Reginald J Woodroof/Son/3/Forest Gate, Essex/Census
1881/Edward J Barton/Potman/34/Raglan, Monmouth/Census
1881/Martha A Barton/Potmans wife/24/Bushey Heath, Hertford/Census
1881/Sarah Ann Worcester/Domestic Servant/21/Horsham, Sussex/Census
1881/William Pateman/Barman/22/Barbican St Botolph/Census
1881/Joseph G Cooper/Cousin, Warehouseman/26/Braintree, Essex/Census

1882/Richard Collyer/../../../Post Office Directory *

1884/James Gray/../../../Post Office Directory

1885/James Gray/../../../P.O. Directory **

1891/Joseph Lyons/../../../Post Office Directory

1894/Joseph Lyons/../../../City of London Directory **

1895/Joseph Lyons/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Thomas Collingwood/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Thomas Crisp Collingwood/Licensed Victualler/49/Islington, London/Census
1901/Annie Jane Collingwood/Wife/48/Llangunna, Wales/Census
1901/Kate King/Housekeeper/38/Waltham Abbey, Essex/Census
1901/Beatrice King/Visitor, Governess School/40/Waltham Abbey, Essex/Census
1901/Gertrude Mary Schmidt/Barmaid/28/Marylebone, London/Census
1901/Beatrie lilian Rast/Barmaid/21/Wembley Park, Middlesex/Census
1901/Jenny Yates/Barmaid/25/City Road, London/Census
1901/Arthur Terry Swinscoe/Barman/20/Three Bridges, Surrey/Census
1901/Caroline Smith/Kitchenmaid/27/White Cross Street, London/Census

1901/Thomas Crisp Collingwood / Licensed Victualler //../../../London Gazette, 29 May 1903 **

1902/Thomas Collingwood/../../../City of London Directory **

1910/John Coltman/../../../Post Office Directory *

1915/John Coltman/../../../Post Office Directory *

1921/John Coltman/../../../P.O. Directory **

1938/John Coltman/../../../Post Office Directory *

1944/John Coltman/../../../P.O. Directory **

* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Hilary Cook

And Last updated on: Thursday, 23-Feb-2023 17:13:27 GMT