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Britannia, 8 D'Arbley Street, St James, Westminster W1

Westminster St James index

Renamed from 8 Portland Street to 8 D'Arbley Street by 1909

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Westminster - London. The Westminster, London listing 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.

1807/Evan Evans/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1814/William Haslam/../../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1816/William Haslam/../../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1839/John Thomas Smith/../../../Pigot's Directory *

1848/Mrs Mary A. Heany/../../../Post Office Directory *

1851/Mrs Mary A. Heaney/../../../Post Office Directory *

1856/William M Davis/../../../Post Office Directory ****

April 1864/William Michael Davis/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

April 1864/Charles Price/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

1869/W Lawson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/Louisa Lawson/Licensed Victualler, Widow/58/Bourne End, Buckingham/Census ****
1881/Jane Reece/Sister, Manageress/45/Bourne End, Buckingham/Census
1881/Jane Laming/Barmaid/38/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Sessions/Domestic Servant/35/Stifford, Essex/Census

1882/Mrs Louisa A Lawson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Louisa A Lawson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Chas Edward Smith/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Charles Edward Smith/../../../Post Office Directory *

1899/George Alfred Batchelor/../../../Post Office Directory ****

8 D'Arblay street, Soho :

1910/Reuben Rosenthal/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1911/R Rosenthal/Licensed Victualler/40/Russia/Census ****
1911/Catherine Rosenthal/Wife/28/High Street, Romford, essex/Census
1911/Samuel Rosenthal/Son, Assistant/17/St John Street, Brick Lane/Census
1911/Leah Rosenthal/Daughter/15/St John Street, Brick Lane/Census
1911/Ethel Rosenthal/Daughter/3 years 5 months/Old Pitts Head, Brick lane/Census
1911/Ruby Rosenthal/Daughter/2 years 6 months/The Britannia, D'Arbley Street/Census
1911/Rapheal Rosenthal/Son/1/The Britannia, D'Arbley Street/Census

1915/Reuben Rosenthal/../../../Post Office Directory *

1921/Reuben Rosenthal/../../../Hughes Directory ****

1938/Wm J Bryan/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1944/Bert Morris/../../../Post Office Directory ****


* Provided By Ewan

**** Provided By Kevan


And Last updated on: Wednesday, 18-May-2016 00:17:23 BST