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Half Moon, 88 Gracechurch Street, London EC3

St Peter Cornhill index

This pub was present by 1761, and started life as the very long-established Half Moon Tavern. This also had a 'Tap' bar which is listed separately in at least one old Directory. In 1881 the pub was rebuilt, and now the New Moon sometime after 1944.  ***

It is likely that the Half Moon was built by the Lee family.

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in  St Peter Cornhill parish, City of London. The St Peter Cornhill, City of London Public House Trade Directory uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Half Moon, 88 Gracechurch Street,London EC3 - in August 2008

Half Moon, 88 Gracechurch Street,London EC3 - in August 2008

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The following entries are in this format:

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

1793/A Abbott / Victualler /../../Universal British Directory, 1793-1798 **

1808/Joseph Blizzard/../../../London 1808 Directory **

1819/B Foot / Victualler /../../The Literary Panorama & National Register, Volume 9 **

1820/William Taylor / Victualler & Coffee man /../../Sun Fire Office, records held at Guildhall Library **

1821/William Taylor / Victualler & Coffee man /../../Sun Fire Office, records held at Guildhall Library **

1822/William Taylor / Victualler & Coffee man /../../Sun Fire Office, records held at Guildhall Library **

1823/William Taylor / Victualler & Coffee man /../../Sun Fire Office, records held at Guildhall Library **

1825/William Taylor / Tavern Keeper & Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office, records held at Guildhall Library **

1839/Charles Wilson (Tavern)/../../../Pigots Directory **

1839/Benjamin Brookman (Tap)/../../../Pigots Directory **

1841/Charles Wilson/../../../P.O. Directory **

1844/Benj. Brookman (Tap)/../../../Thompsonís Directory **

1844/Chas. Wilson (Tavern)/../../../Thompsonís Directory **

1846/B Brookman/../../../Post Office Directory **

1850/Benjamin Brookman (Tap) /../../../P.O. Directory **

1851/Frederick Wilson/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1851/Frederick Wilson/Licensed Victualler/38/Calcutta, East Indies/Census ****
1851/Hannah Wilson/Wife/38/East Mersea, Essex/Census
1851/Mary Hannah Wilson/Daughter/5/St Stephen Coleman, London/Census
1851/Frederick Wilson/Son/3/St Peters Cornhill, London/Census
1851/Thos Horrace Wilson/Son/9 months/St Peters Cornhill, London/Census
1851/Maria Louisa Quick/Barmaid/29/City Road, Middlesex/Census
1851/Elizth Turner/Barmaid/25/Rock, Salop/Census
1851/Emma Bryant/House Servant/20/Dorchester, Dorset/Census
1851/Jane Woodland/Nursery Maid/17/Woodchurch, Kent/Census
1851/Wm Harywell/Potman/19/Woburn, Beds/Census

1852/Frederick Wilson/../../../Watkins Directory **

1856/Henry Lawrence/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1860/H Lawrence/../../../The Draper & Clothier, Travellersí Hand-Book **

1869/Henry Lawrence/../../../Post Office Directory ****

April 1870/Thirza Lawrence, T Doggrell and C Chard/Outgoing Licensee/../../London City Press ****

April 1870/W Gordon/Incoming Licensee/../../London City Press ****

1871/Thomas Parkhurst/Cellerman/45/Maidstone, Kent/Census ****
1871/Jane S Parkhurst/Wife, Domesic Cook/48/Dulwich, Surrey/Census
1871/Thos Geo Parkhurst/Son, Warehouse Clerk/16/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1871/Jane C Barnes/Domestic Servant/18/Brixton, Surrey/Census
1871/George King/Barman/22/Ely, Cambridge/Census
1871/William Jackson/Porter/22/St George Hanover Square, Middlesex/Census
1871/William Martin/Clerk/25/Abargavenny, Monmouth/Census

July 1871/Wallace Gordon/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

July 1871/James Townley Porter/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

1876/Townley Porter & Co./../../../P.O. Directory **

1878/Townley Porter & Co./../../../P.O. Directory **

1882/Townley Porter & Co./proprietors/../../Post Office Directory *

1883/Townley Porter & Co/../../../Post Office Directory **

1884/Townley Porter & Co/../../../Post Office Directory **

1891/George Reeves/../../../Post Office Directory **

1891/Mary Ann Hunter/Manageress Public House, Widow/34/Hackney, Middlesex/Census ****
1891/John F Giles/Manager/24/Enfield, Middlesex/Census
1891/Florence L Knotts/Barmaid/21/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1891/Robina Jones/Barmaid/26/Commercial Road, Middlesex/Census
1891/Lizzie Butler/Barmaid/30/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1891/Clara Calloway/Domestic Servant/24/Yetminster, Dorset/Census
1891/Lizzie F Harris/Domestic Servant/28/Millwall, Middlesex/Census

1894/Chas. H Waller & Co./../../../City of London Directory **

1895/Charles Henry Waller/../../../Post Office Directory **

1899/William Henry Burney/../../../Post Office Directory **

1901/Lettie French/Manageress Hotel Keeper/23/Town, Bedfordshire/Census ****
1901/Frederck Hearn/Manager Hotel Keeper/28/New Cross, Kent/Census
1901/Edward Cole/Barman/24/Holloway/Census
1901/William Burton/Barman/22/London/Census
1901/Ellen Bettener/Housemaid/19/East Ham/Census
1901/Lucie Pashena/Barmaid/23/Woolwich/Census
1901/Nellie Griggs/Barmaid/24/Little Ports, Cambridgeshire/Census
1901/Florence Munn/Barmaid/21/Croydon/Census
1901/Flory Kech/Barmaid/22/London/Census
1901/Maud French/Cashier/20/Town, Bedfordshire/Census

1910/Levy & Franks/../../../Post Office Directory **

1915/Levy & Franks/../../../Post Office Directory *

1917/Levy & Franks/../../../Post Office Directory **

1921/Levy & Franks Ltd./../../../P.O. Directory **

1926/Levy & Franks Ltd./../../../P.O. Directory **

1935/Levy & Franks Ltd./../../../P.O. Directory **

1944/Levy & Frank Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory **

* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

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