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Old Chesterfield Arms, 7 Shepherd Street, St George Hanover Square W1

St George Hanover Square pub history index

At 11 Shepherd Street in 1869 and earlier, prior to street renumbering. *

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in St George Hanover Square -  London. The St George Hanover Square,  London listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors; and includes such areas of London as Knightsbridge, Mayfair and Pimlico.

The following entries are in this format:

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

1827/William Wallis/../../../LV Asylum ****

1839/William Garringe/../../../Pigot's Directory *

1841/Mrs Corringe/../../../Post Office Directory *

1848/Robert Garnham/../../../Post Office Directory *

1851/Robert Garnham/../../../Post Office Directory *

May 1851/Robert Garnham/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

May 1851/Susannah Garnham, adminstratrix of Robert Garnham/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1856/Mrs Susannah Garnham/../../../Post Office Directory ****

My 2 great grandfather was John Bent, born in Billesdon in 1816. His elder brother, William Bent, born in 1812, moved to London where his first wife died in 1850. With 2 young children he swiftly married again to Elizabeth Smith at the end of 1850. He was first a coachman but then a licensed victualler for many years. ***

1861/William Bent/Licensed Victualler/48/Billesdon, Leicester/Census ***
1861/Elizabeth Bent/Wife/30/London/Census
1861/Ada Bent/Daughter/10/Kingsland/Census
1861/Charles Bent/Son/8/Paddington, Middlesex/Census
1861/Henry Bent/Son/8/Paddington, Middlesex/Census
1861/Norman Bent/Son/5/St Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Bent/Daughter/4/St Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1861/Frederick Bent/Son/1/St Georges, Middlesex/Census
1861/Abraham Cook/Waiter/16/Essex/Census
1861/Harriet Marcham/Nurse Maid/19/St Georges, Westminster/Census
1861/Catherine Hayes/Cook/20/Ireland/Census
+ Lodgers

William Bent was later at the Lord Nelson, Kings Road, Chelsea by about 1866. ***

1869/Benjamin Overton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

Benjamin Overton is at the Hercules Tavern, Leadenhall Street by the 1871 census ****

1881/Karl Best/Licensed Victualler/36/Frankfort (F), Germany/Census ****
1881/Harriett Best/Wife/28/St Geo Han Sq, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henrietta Best/Daughter/9/St Geo Han Sq, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charlotte Best/Daughter/7/St Geo Han Sq, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charles Best/Son/5/St Geo Han Sq, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charles Westmore Jones/Domestic Servant/20/St Geo Han Sq, Middlesex/Census
1881/James Langley/Butler/38/Winchcombe, Gloucester/Census
1881/Stephen Hancock/Lodger, Groom/26/Leicester/Census

1882/Karl Best/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Frederick Kingsbury/../../../Post Office Directory *

1901/John W Rich/Licensed Victualler/27/Southwick, Sussex/Census ****
1901/Emily L Rich/Wife/31/Rochford, Essex/Census
1901/Emily L Rich/Daughter/10/Bournemouth, Hants/Census
1901/Kate Rich/Daughter/8/Weymouth, Dorset/Census
1901/John W Rich/Son/4/Southwick, Sussex/Census
1901/May L Rich/Daughter/1/Mayfair, London/Census
1901/Martha Nicholson/Aunt, Widow/61/Southwick, Sussex/Census
1901/Thomas Shepherd/Barman/25/Portsmouth, Hants/Census

1915/Harry Keys/../../../Post Office Directory *

1938/Mrs Edith Mary Clark/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Harry Phillips/../../../Post Office Directory ****


* Provided By Ewan

*** Provided By Roger Bent

**** Provided By Kevan


And Last updated on: Sunday, 17-Jan-2016 00:37:50 GMT