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Blue Posts, 88 & 89 Cowcross Street EC1

This pub closed in 2005 and is now in use as a café. ** The address is also listed as 1 Greenhills Rents in early directories. *

St Sepulchre index

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in  St Sepulchre,  London. The St Sepulchre & Saffron Hill, London listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Blue Posts, 86 - 89 Cowcross Street EC1- in 1987

Blue Posts, 86 - 89 Cowcross Street EC1- in 1987

From the Archives of East London & City CAMRA

Blue Posts, 86 - 89 Cowcross Street EC1- in March 2007

Blue Posts, 86 - 89 Cowcross Street EC1- in March 2007

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.

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

1827/John Williams/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association ****

1833-34/John Williams/../../../Pigots Directory ****

1839/John Williams/Blue Posts, 89 Cowcross Street/../../Pigots Directory **

1839/Francis Loder/Blue Posts, 1 Greenhills rents/../../Pigot's Directory *

1841/Mrs Frances Loder/Blue Posts, 1 Greenhills rents/../../Post Office Directory *

1843/William Biddle/Blue Posts, 1 Greenhills rents/../../Post Office Directory ****

1848/Thomas Hewett/Blue Post, 89 Cowcross Street/../../Post Office Directory *

1848/James Hewett/Blue Post, 89 Cowcross Street/../../Post Office Directory *

1851/Thomas Hewett/Licensed Victualler/34/Woolwich, Kent/Census ****
1851/Caroline Hewett/Wife/42/Chichester, Sussex/Census
1851/Ann Farley/Visitor, Annuitant/73/Lavant, Sussex/Census
1851/Thomas Hewett/Son/7/St Sepulchre, Middlesex/Census
1851/Edward Rover/Waiter/20/Doncaster, Yorkshire/Census
1851/Henry Ball/Errand Boy/16/Chichester, Sussex/Census
1851/Sophia Farley/House Servant/18/Kent Road, Surrey/Census

1856/Mrs Caroline Hewett/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1862/Nathaniel Brown/../../../Post Office Directory **

March 1866/Nathaniel Burton/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

1869/Nathaniel Burton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

May 1872/Nathaniel Burton/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era ****

May 1872/William Henry Hicks/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era ****

1879/Wm Joseph Darke/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/William J Darke/Publican/33/Westminster, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/Helen Darke/Wife/28/Dorking, Surrey/Census
1881/Helen Darke/Daughter/5/Hammersmith, Middlesex/Census
1881/Edith Darke/Daughter/2/St Sepulchre, Middlesex/Census
1881/Rose Bryning/Barmaid/25/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Charlotte Pilgrim/Barmaid/16/London, Middlesex/Census

1882/William Joseph Darke/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Edward Roberts/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1885/Edward Roberts/../../../Post Office Directory **

1891/Herman John Rehm/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/John Longhurst/Licensed Victualler/48/Ealing, Middlesex/Census ****
1891/Rosina Longhurst/Wife/47/St Helens, Jersey/Census
1891/John Longhurst/Son/22/Hastings, Sussex/Census
1891/Frank Longhurst/Son/20/Folkestone, Kent/Census
1891/Lucy Longhurst/Daughter/19/Middlesex/Census
1891/Mary A Longhurst/Daughter/17/Hastings, Sussex/Census
1891/Henry Longhurst/Son/16/Radcliffe, Middlesex/Census
1891/Edward Longhurst/Son/14/Peckham, Surrey/Census
1891/Rosina Longhurst/Daughter/9/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1891/Maud Longhurst/Daughter/12/Ealing, Middlesex/Census
1891/Mary Cole/Domestic Servant/36/Dudley/Census

1895/James Longhurst/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Horatio William Wibrow/../../../Post Office Directory *

1900/Horatio William Wibrow/../../../Post Office Directory **

1910/Albert Harris/../../../Post Office Directory **

1915/Albert Harris/../../../Post Office Directory **

1919/Albert Harris/../../../Post Office Directory **

1921/Albert Harris/../../../Hughes Directory *

1934/Levy & Franks Ltd/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1938/George Frederick Cue/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/George Frederick Cue/../../../Post Office Directory ****

* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

What I am now attempting to achieve is the coverage of an earlier London street directory in 1832. This is unique, plus images of the 1842 Robsons directory which confirm earlier entries and also carry much more trade detail about a premises or person. Here is the index of streets in 1832, many with 1842 imagery added.
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