Accurate transcriptions of the 1921 census are being added to the pub history site, starting with London.

Kings Arms, 51 Sloane square, Chelsea SW1W 8AX

In 2022 this is now the Colbert restaurant, with a Michilin star.

Chelsea Pub history index

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

Residents at this address.

1805/Richard Potter, the Kings Arms, Sloane square, Chelsea/../../Holdens Directory

1811/Daniel Kemp, victualler, 51 Sloane square, Chelsea/../../Holdens Directory

1823-24/Sarah Mills, Kings Arms, Sloane square/../../Pigots Directory

1825/Mrs Sarah Mills/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1826/Sarah Mills/../../../Pigots Directory

1827/Mrs Mills/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1833-34/Mrs Sarah Mills, 51 Sloane square, Chelsea/../../Pigots Directory

1839/James Betts/../../../Pigots Directory

1842/James Betts/../../../Robsons Directory

1851/Mrs Sally Betts/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/Lucy Betts/Licensed Victualler, Widow/67/City of London/Census
1851/Mary Griffin/House Servant/40/Streatham, Cambridgeshire/Census

1856/Richard James/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/C A Newton/Licensed Victualler/34/Hopsley, Leicestershire/Census
1861/M A Newton/Wife/35/Somerset/Census
1861/C H Newton/Son/1/Sloane square, London/Census
1861/Emma Harris/Barmaid/16/Axbridge, Somerset/Census
1861/Eliza Sailing/House Servant/24/Channing, Essex/Census
1861/James Worker/Barman/19/Orlow, Essex/Census

1862/Charles A Newton, Kings Arms, 51 Sloane square SW/../../Post Office Directory

October 1865/Richard Webb/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

October 1865/James White/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1869/James White/../../../Post Office Directory

February 1869/James White/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

February 1869/John Smith Taylor/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

7th May 1872/Transfer of licence from John Smith Taylor to John Vicary and Benjamin Charles Morgan

1881/Francis Warren/Licensed Victualler/37/Thorbey Le Soken, Essex/Census
1881/Susannah Blanks/Housekeeper/34/Woodham Ferris, Essex/Census
1881/Katherine Coombe/Servant, Widow/49/Liverpool, Lancashire/Census
1881/Setilas Biggs/Servant/20/Welyn, Hampshire/Census
1881/John Galland/Servant/26/Sandridge, Hertford/Census

1882/Francis Warren/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Francis Warren/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Warren Francis/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Franics Warren/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Warren Francis/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Ernest Calvin/Licensed Victuallers Manager/40/Broughton, Kent/Census
1901/Alice Calvin/Wife/37/Kennington, London/Census
1901/Alice Capon/Niece/17/Walworth, London/Census
1901/Amelia Harris/Barmaid/21/Canning Town, London/Census
1901/Maud A Mann/Barmaid/26/Heathfield, Sussex/Census
1901/Thos Jeffie/Barman/25/Newcastle/Census
1901/Ada Jeffrie/Cook/22/London (W)/Census

1910/Jacob King, Kings Arms, 51 Sloane square SW/../../Post Office Directory

1915/Jacob King/../../../Post Office Directory

In 1921 census at 51 Sloane Square, Chelsea
Gertrude Trusler, Manageress, Public House, Victuallers Ltd, aged 42 years 3 months, and born in London, Middlesex
William Trusler, Husband, Assistant Manager, Public House, aged 41 years 1 month, and born in London, Surrey
Herbert Lampitt, Potman, Public House, Mrs G Trusler, aged 31 years 8 months, and born in Worcestershire
Annie O'sullivan, Bar Maid, Public House, Mrs G Trusler, aged 31 years 11 months, and born in Cork, Ireland
Maud Topley, Bar Maid Waitress, Public House Mrs G Trusler, aged 37 years 9 months, and born in Birmingham, Warwickshire
Amy Gertrude Wood, Bar Maid, Public House, Mrs G Trusler, aged 42 years 8 months, and born in Worcester, Worcestershire
Ivy Constance, Bar Maid, Public House, Mrs G Trusler, aged 21 years 8 months, and born in Worcester, Worcestershire
Louisa Nelson, House Maid, Mrs G Trusler, aged 54 years 9 months, and born in Chelsea, London
Jessie Elizabeth Wallace, Cook, Widow, Mrs G Trusler, aged 56 years 6 months, and born in Leicester, Leicestershire

1934/Victuallers Ltd/../../../Kellys Directory

1944/Victuallers Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory

1961/Kings Arms, 51 Sloane square SW1/../../../Pub Directory

1971/Kings Arms, 50 Sloane Square, SW1/../../../Pub Directory

My father and mother Patrick A Bolger and Anne Bolger ran this pub for Courage breweries from Aug 21st 1970 until March 31st 1977 *
There were three bars in total :
The main bar was the lounge with a snack bar menu and NO televisions.
The smaller bar was renamed George Bernard Shaw bar.
Downstairs my father opened the first wine bar in London on 1973 ( I think), and there was a piano which had replaced the old juke box that had been in situ before that. *

1981/Kings Arms, 50 Sloane Square, SW1W 8AX/../../../Pub Directory


* Provided By David Bolger

And Last updated on: Tuesday, 24-Jan-2023 11:43:00 GMT