UK Pub history research and London historical street directory

Search the historical London street directory and pub history site by surname, street or pub name; you will find many obscure early street addresses in London through the Victorian pub history of London and early parish and licensing records on this site. Most records are before 1944 plus some modern detail, and lots of pictures.

Five Bells,  21 Moorfields, EC2

Cripplegate pub history index

At 28 Little Moorfields in 1869 and earlier.

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Cripplegate - St Giles, London. The Cripplegate, London 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.

1825/Mr Maynard/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association ****

1839/Alexander Jackson/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1841/Wm Maynard/../../../P.O. Directory **

1848/John Davey/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1851/John Davey/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1851/John Davey/Publican/26/Binghall, Suffolk/Census ****
1851/Emma Davey/Sister, Barmaid/28Binghall, Suffolk//Census
1851/Alicia Cratluim/Servant/47/Ivy Lane, London/Census
1851/Henry Wort/Pot Boy/17/Welton, Hampshire/Census
1851/James Taylor/Lodger, Publican out of business/40/London/Census
1851/Elizabeth Taylor/Lodger/20/London/Census

October1853/Stephen Mercer/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

October 1853/William Henry Price/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1856/William Henry Price/../../../Post Office Directory ****

October 1859/John Dandison Broadbent/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

October 1859/John Winning Wheeler/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1869/Walter Moorton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Thomas Albert Sharpe/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Christopher Wakefield/Publican/36/Richmond, Surrey/Census ****
1901/Sarah F Wakefield/Wife/33/Sydney, Australia/Census
1901/Florence H Wakefield/Daughter/3/Shoreditch, London/Census
1901/Sarah Horton/Cook/22/City, London/Census
1901/Margaret Hodges/Housemaid/20/Paddington, London/Census
1901/Annie Lock/Barmaid/26/Islington, London/Census
1901/Mary Collett/Barmaid/24/Birmingham, Warwickshire/Census
1901/Hannah Rain/Barmaid/19/City, London/Census

1910/Philip Aris Berrisford/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/Philip Aris Berrisford/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1938/William Henry Hislop/../../../Post Office Directory ****


** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan


And Last updated on: Saturday, 01-Apr-2017 10:19:38 BST