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City of London Tavern, 338 City Road, Finsbury, Islington

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at 30 Dalby Terrace, City Road in 1856. Closed in the 1950s and converted to office use. *

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

City of London Tavern, 338 City Road, Islington -,in January 2011

City of London Tavern, 338 City Road, Islington -,in January 2011

Kindly provided by Keith Wesley

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1825/Mr. Chisnall, City of London, City road/../../Licensed Victuallers Association ****

1839/Samuel Peeling/../../../Pigot's Directory **

1848/James Compton/../../../Post Office Directory **

1851/Joseph Benskin/../../../Post Office Directory **

1856/George Cottrell/../../../Post Office Directory ****

February 1864/William Jones/ Outgoing Licensee /../../Islington Gazette & North London Press ****

February 1864/Grace Jones/ Incoming Licensee /../../Islington Gazette & North London Press ****

March 1866/Grace Jones/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

September 1867/Grace Jones, late occupier/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

September 1867/Robert Stephen Couch, administrator of Grace Jones, late occupier/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1869/Robt Couch/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/Robert S Couch/Licensed Victualler/30/Devonport/Census ****
1871/Grace Couch/Sister/21/Devonport/Census
1871/Mary Lightfoot/Domestic Servant/23/London/Census
1871/John C Bulford/Barman/18/Poole, Dorset/Census
1871/Herbert Harr/Potman/17/Hitchin, Herts/Census

1881/Robert S Couch/Licensed Victualler/40/Devonport, Devon/Census ****
1881/Bessie A Couch/Wife/29/Bungay, Suffolk/Census
1881/Bessie M Couch/Daughter/5/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Amy Couch/Daughter/3/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Robert P Couch/Son/10 months/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Lewis Greening/Servant/22/Dover, Kent/Census
1881/Louisa Bates/Servant/19/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Julia Bates/Servant/15/London, Middlesex/Census

1882/Robert Stephen Couch/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Robert S Couch/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Robert Stephen Couch/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Robert Stephen Couch/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Robert Stephen Couch/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Robert S Couch/Licensed Victualler/60/Devonport, Devon/Census ****
1901/Bessie A Couch/Wife/49/Suffolk/Census
1901/Robert P Couch/Son, Clerk in Tea Trade/20/London/Census
1901/Elizabeth Fridd/Barmaid/31/London/Census

1910/Arthur Charles Stonard/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/Albert Rayner/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Albert Rayner/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/Alfred Wills/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/Lionel Jn Marden/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Miss G W Abell/../../../Post Office Directory ****

My Godmother, Gwladys Wesley Abell was the licensee up to 1949. (She then went to Exmouth, in Devon and took over the London Hotel.) ***

* Provided By Tris

** Provided By Ewan

*** Provided By Keith Wesley

**** Provided By Kevan

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