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Three Axe Inn, Three Nun Court, St Mary Aldermanbury, City of London

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This pub was established by 1634 and mostly demolished and replaced by offices and warehouses by 1920. However a small pub, possibly the former Tap, survived until demolition in around 1936.
The address of this pub was also given as 20 Aldermanbury; aka The Axe **

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in  St Mary Aldermanbury parish, City of London. The St Mary Aldermanbury, City of London Public House Trade Directory 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.

1757/John Lowe / Hostler /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1758/Robert Park/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1758/Thomas Prince / Hostler /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1760/James Crompton/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1760/Robert Turner / Servant /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1805/James Holt, inn keeper and agent, Axe Inn, Aldermanbury/../../Holdens Directory ****

I am writing a book at the Georgian Stagecoach, and used your site to track one Joseph Alcock from the Swan with two Necks to the Axe. He arrived in 1817 :
This from the Staffordshire Advertiser - obviously trying to pick up some coach trade. 23.8.1817 *

Joseph Alcock, From the Swan Inn, Lad lane, London,
Most respectfully acquaints his Friends and the Public, he has taken the old established Axe Inn, Aldermanbury, London, which, from its recent improvements and local situation, will be found replete with every accommodation for Private Families, Commercial Gentlemen etc.
J A Begs to assure them he has made a selection of the best Wines of the choicest villages, which for richness and flavour cannot be excelled : a plentiful larder will always be supplied, and every attention that can tend to their comfort or merit patronage, diligently observed.
NB Coaches daily to all parts of the Kingdom, Neat Post-Chaies etc
London August 12th 1817. *

1819/Joseph Alcock/../../../P.O. Directory **

1822/William Miller, Axe Inn, 20 Aldermanbury/../../../Pigots Directory **

1825/Mr Miller/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association ****

1825/Mr Holt, Axe, Aldermanbury/../../Licensed Victuallers Association ****

1825/William Miller/../../../Pigots Directory **

1832/N Hartley/Axe Tavern & Hartleys Hotel/../../Robsons Directory 

1833-34/Nathaniel Hartley, Axe Inn, 20 Aldermanbury/../../Pigots Directory ****

1836/N Hartley/Axe Tavern/../../Robsons Directory 

1835/N Hartley/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1841/N Hartley/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1842/N Hartley/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1843/Nathaniel Hartley, Axe hotel, Tavern & Coffeehouse, 20 Aldermanbury /../../Kellyís Directory ****

1846/J H Spear/../../../P.O. Directory ****

1848/John Lane, Axe hotel, 10 Aldermanbury & Three Nun Court/../../P.O. Directory ****

1850/John Lane/../../../P.O. Directory **

1851/John Lane/../../../Kellyís Directory **

1852/John Lane/../../../Watkinís Directory **

May 1853/William Robinson/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era ****

May 1853/George Parsons/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era ****

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

March 1860/William Lake Scott/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

March 1860/William Lindsey/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1862/William Lindsay/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1869/B Hayden/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1874/J J Knowles, Axe Inn, Three Nun court, Aldermanbury, EC/../../../Licensed Victualler & Hoteliers Directory ****

1881/Thomas J Taylor/Licensed Victualler/34/Hoxne, Suffolk/Census ****
1881/Kate S Taylor/Wife/35/Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk/Census
1881/Grace M Clarke/Barmaid/22/St Giles In The Fields, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ellen Carpenter/Barmaid/25/Rotherhithe, Surrey/Census
1881/Thomas McDermott/Potman/23/Londonderry, Ireland/Census

1882/Thomas John Taylor/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Thos. J Taylor/../../../Business Directory of London **

1886/Thomas John Taylor/../../../Business Directory of London **

1891/Fanny Harvey/Barmaid/27/Fordham, Essex/Census ****
1891/Nellie Wright/Barmaid/34/Fordham, Essex/Census
1891/William New/Potman/23/Camberwell, Surrey/Census

1899/Charles Bonner Mackness/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Fanny Harvey/Tavern Manageress/36/Barking, Essex/Census ****
1901/Nellie Wright/Barmaid/45/Barking, Essex/Census
1901/Ernest Rogers/Cellerman/27/London East/Census

1906/Chas. B Mackness/../../../Morrisí Business Directory of London **

1910/Charles Bonner Mackness/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Chas B Mackness/../../../Hughes Directory

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** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Thursday, 05-Jul-2018 14:36:10 BST