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Round House, 85 Wardour Street, St James, Westminster

Westminster St James index

This pub was established by 1756 as the Blue Cross. In 1862 it was renamed the Round House, and it was rebuilt in its present form in 1892. The pub is now again renamed, the O Bar (2013). ** The address is 69 Wardour Street before 1878, when the street was renumbered. By 1895 the address is listed as 83 & 85 Wardour Street. *

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.

Round House, 83 - 85 Wardour Street, St James, Westminster W1

Round House, 83 - 85 Wardour Street, St James, Westminster W1

Round House, 83-85 Wardour Street, W1 - in April 2013

Round House, 83-85 Wardour Street, W1 - in April 2013

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.

1834/Mr James Poore senior/../../../LV Asylum ****

1839/James Poore/../../../Pigot's Directory *

1842/Jas. Poore/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1848/George Cresswell Martin/../../../Post Office Directory *

1856/Richard Carpenter/../../../Post Office Directory *

1869/P Robinson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/Isabella Niven/Manager, Licensed Victualler/30/Caxton, Dunbarton, Scotland/Census ****
1881/John Bourne/Visitor, Lighterman/28/Limehouse/Census
1881/Annie Bourne/Visitor, Lightermans wife/27/Clerkenwell/Census
1881/Henry Barfoot/Barman/26/Oxford/Census
1881/Henery Lee/Footman/19/Oxford/Census

1882/Alexander Niven/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Alexander Niven & Co/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Alex Niven/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Geo Hanks/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Thomas James Godley/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1910/Alfred Goody/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/William Herbert/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Patrick & McGregor/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/Isaac Fifer/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1934 - 1939/Kinder/../../../Freehold

1938/Joe Platt Kinder/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1940 - 1942/Copes Taverns/../../../Freehold

1944/Cope's Taverns Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory *

1943 - 1947/Cockerton/../../../Freehold

1948 - 1950/W A Tait/../../../Freehold

1951 - 1961/S H Emerson/../../../Freehold


* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan


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