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Hoop & Adze, 146 St John street, Clerkenwell EC1

Clerkenwell pub history index

The name was changed to Crown at some point between 1862 and 1871. The pub closed in around 1895 – it has now been partially rebuilt and is in residential use. **

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

Residents at this address.

An ancestor of mine is shown in his will living at the pub on 31/10/1824. He was Godfrey Lloyds born Masbuch Germany with surname of Leitz. *

Godfrey Lloyds was the licensee when he died in 1825. I have a copy of his will and a document headed "For Executors or Administrators, with will annexed,when there is Leasehold Property". *

1827/John Morgan, Hoop & Adze, 37 St John street, Clerkenwell/../../Pigots Directory

1839/John Wilcox/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

On the 20th January 1840, John Wilcox, of the "Hoop and Adze, St. John-street, Middlesex, Victualler, hath conveyed and assigned all his estate and effects whatsoever to Joshua Penny, ot Queen street place, Thames street, London, Wine-Merchant, and Thomas Ashwell, of Shoe lane, London, Victualler, trustees, upon trust, for the benefit of all the creditors of the said John Wilcox.  London Gazette.

1846/Charles Cross/../../../P.O. Directory **

Morning Advertiser 24 August 1846
Transfer of Licences
Hoop and Adze, St John street, Stephen Willington to William Lee

1848/William Lee/../../../Kellys Directory

Morning Advertiser 24 January 1848
Transfer of Licences
Hoop and Adze, St John street, Mordecai Henry Jones to Richard Charles Howell

April 1849/Charles Howell/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

April 1849/Richard Gifford/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

July 1849/Richard Gifford/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

July 1849/Thomas Waller/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

September 1849/Thomas Waller/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

September 1849/Richard Henry Bolland/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1851/Richard Gifford/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/William Dawson/Wine Merchant & Publican/45/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Dawson/Wife/42/Maldon, Essex/Census
1851/Mary Dawson/Daughter/20/Maldon, Essex/Census
1851/William Dawson/Son/19/Maldon, Essex/Census
1851/Henry Dawson/Son/16/Maldon, Essex/Census
1851/Kate Dawson/Daughter/12/Maldon, Essex/Census
1851/Jane Dawson/Daughter/9/Maldon, Essex/Census

February 1854/John Barnard/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

February 1854/Francis James Leak/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

July 1854/John Garner/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

July 1854/Melchisedec Hotten/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1856/Melchisedec Hotten/../../../Post Office Directory

June 1856/C Jefferies/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

June 1856/Thomas Lee/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1861/James Smith/../../../1861 census **

1862/James Smith/../../../P.O. Directory **

* Provided By Charles Hawker

** Provided By Stephen Harris

And Last updated on: Monday, 06-Dec-2021 15:59:51 GMT