Search the historical London street directory and pub history site by surname, street or pub name; you will find many obscure early street addresses in London through the Victorian pub history of London and early parish and licensing records on this site. Most records are before 1944 plus some modern detail, and lots of pictures.
Westminster St James index
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.
1827/Daniel Parkhouse/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association ****
1839/Henry Ridler/../../../Pigot's Directory *
1841/Henry Ridler/../../../Post Office Directory *
1848/Henry Ridler/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1851/Henry Ridler/../../../Kellys Directory ****
1856/Henry Ridler/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1869/William Dennis Barrett/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1881/John Stepley Bates/Licensed Victualler/41/Dover, Kent/Census
1881/Herriete Marie Bates/Wife/38/Bangor, Lincoln/Census
1881/John Fredrick Bates/Son, Apprentice In Engineer (E & M)/18/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1881/Harry Hoaliop Bates/Son/14/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1881/Arthur Ernest Bates/Son/7/Marleybone/Census
1881/Seline Laurence/Niece, Domestic Assistant/17/Drayton, Shropshire/Census
1882/John S Bates/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1884/Hughes & Stammers/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1891/Albert Kagi/../../../Post Office Directory ****
* Provided By Ewan
**** Provided By Kevan