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Two Chairmen, 111 Wardour Street, St James, Westminster

Westminster St James index

The address is 81 Wardour Street before 1878, when the street was renumbered. *

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.

Two Chairmen, 111 Wardour Street, Westminster with Ida Kuhnlein and Valentin Wendling (on the right) - circa 1920

Two Chairmen, 111 Wardour Street, Westminster with Ida Kuhnlein and Valentin Wendling (on the right) - circa 1920

Kindly provided by Edward Mayne

The following entries are in this format:

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

1790/Thomas Caldwell / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at London Metropolitan Archives **

1791/John Jones / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at London Metropolitan Archives **

1791/John Hatten / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at London Metropolitan Archives **

1825/Robert Winter / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at London Metropolitan Archives **

1839/Thomas Preston/../../../Pigot's Directory *

1841/Thomas Preston/../../../Post Office Directory **

1842/Abm. Parker/../../../Robson’s Directory **

1848/Charles Harris/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1851/Charles Harris/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1856/Chas Harris/../../../Post Office Directory ****

April 1857/Charles Harris/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

April 1857/Wiliam Shawcross/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

1858/Patrick John Ware / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

July 1861/John Horsford/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

July 1861/John Branscombe/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

October 1866/Thomas Arthur Hough/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era ****

October 1866/Benjamin Taylor/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era ****

1867/Richard Jones / Public House Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1869/Corde Campe/../../../Post Office Directory ****

July 1871/Marian Percy/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

July 1871/George Self/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper ****

1881/Sarah Bright Blyth/Licensed Victualler, Widow/39/Waltham, Essex/Census ****
1881/Edith R Blyth/Daughter/8/St James, Middlesex/Census
1881/Madeline B Blyth/Daughter/2/St James, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary A Herbert/Cousin, Ladies Maid/39/Braintree, Essex/Census
1881/Alice C Tarch/Cousin, Ladies Help/20/Saffron Walden, Essex/Census

1882/Mrs Sarah Blyth/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1884/Mrs S B Blyth/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Frederick White/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/Frederick White/../../../Post Office Directory *

1899/Frederick White/../../../Post Office Directory ****

My great-great grandparents were called Charles and Emily Kuhnlein (maiden name James); and in 1901 they are at the Golden Lion, 104 Wardour Street. Charles died in 1902. Emily married again twice in her lifetime, after this. On 9 Sep 1903 Emily married Valentin Wendling in Westminster. Valentin Wendling appears to have died in 1913. Then, In 1916 Emily married James Sands. ***

1910/Valentine Wendling/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1914/Valentine Wendling/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/Mrs Emily Wendling/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1921/Mrs Emily Sands/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1934/Mrs Emily Sands/../../../Kellys Directory ***


* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Edward Mayne

**** Provided By Kevan

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And Last updated on: Monday, 18-Jun-2018 22:29:24 BST