London historical street directory and pub history

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Holloway Station Hotel, 295 Holloway Road, Islington

Islington index

This pub has been recently renamed Metro (2008). ** The Netro has now been demolished by March 2016

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.

Holloway Station Hotel, 295 Holloway Road, Islington - in March 2008

Holloway Station Hotel, 295 Holloway Road, Islington - in March 2008

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

Site of the Metro, 295 Holloway Road, Islington - in March 2016

Site of the Metro, 295 Holloway Road, Islington - in March 2016

Kindly provided by Denis Hoare

The following entries are in this format:

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

1878/Edwin Close Horsington/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/Edwin C Horsington/Licensed Victualler/64/Wells, Somerset/Census ****
1881/Eliza Horsington/Wife/52/London City, Middlesex/Census
1881/Edwin J Horsington/Son, Warehouseman/22/Borough, Surrey/Census
1881/Eliza M Horsington/Daughter/21/Borough, Surrey/Census
1881/Emily C Horsington/Daughter/19/Borough, Surrey/Census
1881/Alice M Horsington/Daughter/17/Kingsland, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charlie C Horsington/Son/11/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary A Horsington/Sister, Annuitant/50/Wells, Somerset/Census
1881/Albert S Corry/Cousin, Corn Miller/21/Over Compton, Dorset/Census
1881/Mary J Boag/Barmaid/24/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah Jones/General Servant/22/Cornwall/Census

1884/Edwin C Horsington/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1885/Edwin Close Horsington/../../../Post Office Directory **

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

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

1899/Richard Blunden/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Alfred Hunter/../../../Post Office Directory **

1938/Mrs Rose E Vousden/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Valentine Oliver Gasking/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1955-69/Percy Gabriel Smith/../../../Black Eagle Journal ***

Percy Gabriel Smith, Holloway Station Hotel since February 1955, and before at the Duke of Clarence, Clapton from April 1944, died in 1969 - Black Eagle Journal ***


** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Alex Wilkinson

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Monday, 11-Jun-2018 13:45:16 BST