Many accurate 1921 census transcriptions have already been added to the pub history site, including London, and parts of Middlesex.
Cripplegate pub history index
Existed from at least 1672. Early address is the Flying Horse, Grub street
before Grub street is renamed Milton street. Grub street is now synonymous with
a dirty area!
Maps of the area abound for this early period, e.g. in 1799
Flying Horse yard, Grub street in 1799There are tokens from Grub street 1649-1672 including one for the Flying Horse.
Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.
Residents at this address.
This early half penny token for the Flying Horse in Grub street, names James Robinson.
1649-1672 / B1292. Obverse. James . Robinson . at . ye = A flying horse.
Reverse : FLYING . HORSE . IN . GRUB . STREET = HIS HALFE PENY.
1805/Robert Savage, Flying Horse, Grub street, Fore street/../../Holdens Directory
John Lockie, a descriptive London Street Directory in 1810 describes - "Flying Horse Court, Grub. Street, Cripplegate, the third on the Right about thirteen doors from 97, Fore street, three doors North from Honeysuckle court."
31 January 1814/Insured: William Granger Salter, The Flying Horse, Grub Street, victualler/../Sun Fire Insurance records held at the L M A"
1825/Mrs Salter/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association
Morning Advertiser 15 March 1825 :
Died. On Sunday evening last, aged 48, Mrs Mary Salter, of the Flying Horse, Grub street, many years a subscriber to the Licensed Victuallers school.
1827/Samuel Finch, Flying Horse, 53 Grub street, Cripplegate/../../Pigots Directory
22 May 1827/Will of Samuel Creasy commonly called or known by the n Grib street ame of Samuel Finch, Victualler of Grub Street , City of London - Kew [FLying Horse]"
1832/Samuel Harrison, 53 Milton street/../../Robsons Directory
16 October 1832/Will of Samuel Harrison, Victualler of Flying Horse Grub Street Cripplegate London - Kew"
1842/William Louis, beer retailer, 53 Milton street/../../Robsons Directory
1843/William Lowis, Flying Horse P.H. 53 Milton street, Cripplegate/../../Kellys Directory
1848/T Price, Flying Horse, 53 Milton street, Cripplegate/../../P.O. Directory
1848/Thomas Mansell, Flying Horse, 53 Milton Street, Cripplegate/../../P.O. Directory
1851/Thomas Mansell/../../../Kellys Directory
1851/Thomas Mansell/Licensed Victualler/53/Hampshire/Census
1851/Michael Price/Visitor, Traveller/30/../Census
1851/Wm Mullins/Visitor, Traveller/25/../Census
1856/Mrs Mary Mansell/../../../Post Office Directory
** Provided By Stephen Harris