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Duke of Gloucester, 497 / 248 Oxford Street, St George Hanover Square

St George Hanover Square pub history index

The 1882 Street directory matches new numbers with old in Oxford Street. This was previously at 248 Oxford Street, and was a wine merchants in 1869. The name is given as the Gloucester Coffee House in 1856 and earlier, though it is the Duke's Head at this address in the 1789 and 1798 Sun Fire Office insurance records. *

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in St George Hanover Square

The following entries are in this format:

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

1789/William Elton/victualler, Dukes Head/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1798/Rebekah Harrison/widow, Dukes Head/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1806/Charles Brown/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1826/Charles Brown/gentleman, Gloucester Coffee House/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1828/John Orgill/coffee house keeper, Gloucester Coffee House/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1834/William Butler/coffee house keeper, Gloucester Coffee House/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1841/William Butler/Gloucester Coffeehouse/../../Post Office Directory *

1848/Mrs Elizabeth Butler/Gloucester coffee house/../../Post Office Directory *

1856/Leonard Hammond/Gloucester coffee house/../../Post Office Directory *

1862/Leonard Hammond/LV Association, Glo'ster Coffee House/../../Era *

1869/Leonard Hammond/Wine Merchant/../../Post Office Directory ****

1882/Richard Baker/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Richard Baker/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Samuel Guest & Co/../../../Post Office Directory *

1899/Samuel Guest & Son/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Florence A Taylor/Sister in Law, Housekeeper/38/Shoreditch, London/Census ****
1901/Esther S Stagg/Cook/66/Borough, London/Census
1901/Lillian Crouch/Housemaid/21/Marylebone, London/Census
1901/Elizabeth Finch/Nurse/52/Southminster, Essex/Census
1901/Joseph B Griffiths/Licensed Victuallers Manager/25/Dalston, London/Census
1901/Joseph C Gates/Licensed Victuallers Assistant/23/Fulham, London/Census
1901/George Gaul/Licensed Victuallers Assistant/18/Scotland/Census
1901/Edward A Tribe/Licensed Victuallers Assistant/18/Scotland/Census
1901/Frederick Lilly/Licensed Victuallers Assistant/18/Southwark, London/Census
1901/Arthur D Dorman/Licensed Victuallers Assistant/17/Hammersmith, London/Census

1910/Samuel Guest & Son/../../../Post Office Directory *

1915/Pioneer Catering Co. Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory *

1921/Pioneer Catering Co Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1938/Pioneer Catering Co Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Pioneer Catering Co. Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory *


* Provided By Ewan

**** Provided By Kevan


And Last updated on: Thursday, 23-Apr-2015 23:23:20 BST