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Golden Horse, 108 Aldersgate Street, Aldersgate EC1

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The Golden Horse existed from at least 1773 to 1872. This pub is now demolished. ** The street address is renumbered from 108 Aldersgate Street as the Golden Horse, to 109 Aldersgate Street by 1882, at which point the pub is renamed the City Boundary Tavern. ***

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Residents at this address.

1773/Richard Stubbs/../../../Old Bailey on line

1780/William Farding/../../../Old Bailey on line

1788/Duncan Campbell / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at London Metropolitan Archives **

1802/John Fitch/../../../Old Bailey on line

1806/William Gee/../../../Old Bailey on line

1820/William Wykes / Victualler/../../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1822/William Cox / Victualler/../../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1827/Samuel Richards/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1827/Samuel Richards / Victualler, Wine & Spirit Merchant/../../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1832/James Greaves/../../../Robsons Directory

1839/Frederick Nunney/../../../Pigot's Directory ***

1841/John Alder/../../../P.O. Directory **

1842/Mrs Maria Alder/../../../P.O. Directory **

1842/John Alder/../../../Robson�s Directory **

1843/William Burges /../../../Post Office London Directory **

December 17th 1845/Harry Watkins, son of Cornelius Watkins, Licensed victualler & Elizabeth Watkins, at St Botolph, Aldersgate/../../../Wedding

1848/Harry Watkins/../../../Post Office Directory

My interest is in the Watkins family involvement with entomology. Cornelius's son William founded Watkins & Doncaster, naturalists, and Cornelius became curator at Surrey House Museum (set up to display the specimens collected by wealthy tea merchant F. J. Horniman). *

May 8th 1849/William Watkins, son of Cornelius Watkins, Licensed victualler & Elizabeth Watkins, at St Botolph, Aldersgate/../../../Wedding *

1850/Harry Watkins/../../../P.O. Directory **

1851/Harry Watkins/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/Harry Watkins/Licensed Victualler/70/Wanstead, Essex/Census
1851/Ann Watkins/Wife/71/Shoreditch/Census
1851/Harriet Fitzgibbons/Barmaid/31/Walthamstow, Essex/Census
1851/Francis Chidzoy/Waiter/21/Walworth, Surrey/Census

June 1851/Harry Watkins/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

June 1851/Henry Macaire/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1852/Henry Macaire/../../../Watkin�s Directory **

1856/Henry Macaire/../../../Post Office Directory

1856/Harry Watkins & Henry Macaire/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1861/W C Reynolds/Licensed Victualler/38/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Harriet Reynolds/Wife/37/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/William Reynolds/Son/13/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/John Reynolds/Son/11/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1861/Henry Reynolds/Son/9/Aldersgate, Middlesex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Reynolds/Daughter/4/Aldersgate, Middlesex/Census
1861/James Reynolds/Son/2/Aldersgate, Middlesex/Census
1861/Harriet Reynolds/Daughter/8 months/Aldersgate, Middlesex/Census

The Era 15 June 1862 - Transfer of Licenses
Golden Horse, Aldersgate street, John Brown to Nathan Grey

July 1864/William Dixey/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

July 1864/Thomas Arthur Bunker/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

March 1866/Thomas Samons/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

1869/T Samons/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Thomas Samons/Licensed Victualler/42/London/Census
1871/Francis Samons/Wife/39/Norfolk/Census
1871/Alfred Todd/Coachman/36/Norfolk/Census
1871/Henry Shaw/Servant/21/Norfolk/Census
1871/Anna Clayton/Domestic Servant/18/Hertfordshire/Census

August 1872/Thomas Samons/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

August 1872/William Walters/Incoming Licensee/../../Era



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