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Six Bells, 197 Kings Road, Chelsea SW3

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At 14 Adams Place, King Road (South Side) in 1856; This pub is now called Henry J Beans. ** This Grade II-listed pub was established by at least 1722 - licensee John Westerbone - and was rebuilt in mock Tudor style in 1898 by G.R. Crickmay and Son. Around the early 1970s, it was converted to designs of the German architect Thomas Gehrig into a Bavarian-themed Watney's Bird's Nest disco pub which closed on 1st January 1983. Reportedly briefly renamed Musique, then long as Henry J. Beans until around the early 2010s. *

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

Six Bells, 195-197 Kings Road, SW3 - in March 2009

Six Bells, 195-197 Kings Road, SW3 - in March 2009

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.

1805/Mrs Deshlinl, Six Bells, Kings road, Chelsea/../../Holdens Directory ****

1826/John Bray & Son/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1833/J Bray/../../../LVAssociation ****

1851/John William Bray/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1851/John Bray/Publican/47/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census ****
1851/William Bray/Brother, Publican/45/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1851/Emily Muckley/General Servant/28/Colshill, Hertfordshire/Census
1851/Richard Thrush/Pot Boy/16/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census

1856/J & W Bray/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1866/William Bray/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/Christopher J Aston/Manager Public House/27/Paddington, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Eliza Povey/Housekeeper/36/Richmond, Surrey/Census
1881/Rosina Kenward/Barmaid/25/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/Harriet Smith/General Servant/19/St Georges, Middlesex/Census

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

1884/John Lonsdale/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1885/John Lonsdale/../../../Post Office Directory **

1891/John Lonsdale/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/James H Rogers/Public House Manager/33/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census ****
1891/Mary Sampson/Housekeeper, Widow/52/Australia/Census
1891/Benjamin Francis/Barman/18/Chelsea, London/Census
1891/Dolores Andrew/Barmaid/21/Spain, British Subject/Census
1891/Harriet Salter/Domestic Servant/20/Fulham, London/Census

1892/John Lonsdale/../../../Kelly’s Chelsea Directory **

1895/John Lonsdale/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Hy Wm Douglas/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/Henry Wiliiam Douglas/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/John Osborn Baker/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1950/Albert W R Spong/../../../BT Telephone Directory ****

1956/Albert W R Spong/../../../BT Telephone Directory ****


* Provided by Tris

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Sunday, 10-Jun-2018 20:15:52 BST