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George & Dragon, 22 Greek Street, Soho W1

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

1828/Henry Newman/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1830/Henry Newman/painter, victualler and spirit merchant/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1830/Thomas Metcalfe/victualler and spirit dealer/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1833-34/Thomas Metcalfe/../../../Pigots Directory

1834/Mr Newman/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1839/Robert Ampleford/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/R Ampleford/../../../Post Office Directory

December 1846/Mary Anne Page/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

December 1846/James Norton/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

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

June 1848/James Norton/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

June 1848/Thomas _ /Incoming Licensee/../../Era

June 1849/Thomas Fogg/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

June 1849/Joseph Eyles Thompson/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

October1853/Robert Tibbatt/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

October 1853/George Smith/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1856/John William Elve/../../../Post Office Directory

April 1856/John William Elve/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

April 1856/James Hicks/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1869/Willard & Carter/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/John Foley/Licensed Victualler/39/St Giles, Middlesex/Census
1881/Catherine Foley/Wife/39/Ireland/Census
1881/Agnes Foley/Daughter/10/St Clement Danes, Middlesex/Census
1881/Rachel Foley/Daughter/5/St Giles, Middlesex/Census
1881/John Foley/Son/4/St Giles, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Foley/Daughter/2/St Anne Soho, Middlesex/Census
1881/Annie Foley/Daughter/1/St Anne Soho, Middlesex/Census
1881/Kate Rich/Nurse/17/Ireland/Census
1881/Sidney Jones/Potman/22/Wales/Census
1881/Emily Burns/General Servant/20/Lydd, Kent/Census

1882/John Foley/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/John Foley/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/John Foley/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Chas Wm Treadaway/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Thomas Nicholson/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Thomas Nicholson/Publican & Builder/54/Kingswear, Devon/Census
1901/Florence L Nicholson/Wife/32/Spain/Census
1901/Julia Bedmead/Cook, Widow/50/Regent Street, London/Census
1901/Alice E Gaskin/Barmaid/23/New Cross/Census
1901/Thomas C Chandler/Barman/20/Marylebone, London/Census
1901/Jane Gaskin/Visitor, Cook/49/Brighton/Census
1901/Edward Underhay/Visitor, Iron Ship Builder/21/Kingswear, Devon/Census

1906/George Edward Marx/../../../Post Office Directory *

George & Dragon, 22 Greek Street, Soho W1 - circa 1911 - licensee H Topsfield

George & Dragon, 22 Greek Street, Soho W1 - circa 1911 - licensee H Topsfield

The picture shows my grandfather Harry Topsfield and his sister Annie looking out of the window on the first floor.

Kindly provided by Marion Hadj1a

1908 - 1910/Henry Topsfield/../../../Electoral Register

1910/Henry Topsfield/../../../Post Office Directory *

1911/Mr Topsfield/Licensed Victualler/34/../Census
1911/Mrs Topsfield/../28/../Census
1911/Mrs Holding/Relative, widow/55/../Census
1911/Mr G Holding/Relative, Engineer Aluminium works/18/../Census
1911/Miss Tigg/Servant/17/../Census
1911/Miss Topsfield/Daughter/8/../Census
1911/Mr Topsfield jun/Son/3/../Census

1913 - 1914/Henry Topsfield/../../../Electoral Register

By 1915, Henry Topsfield is listed in the electoral register of the Windsor Castle, 122 Albany Street, Regents Park; and by 1919 at the Hercules, 504 Holloway road, Islington

1915/Hyman Steinberg/../../../Post Office Directory *

1921/Hyman Steinberg/../../../Post Office Directory

1927/Hyman Steinberg/../../../Post Office Directory

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