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Friend At Hand, 39 Hans road, Chelsea SW3

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At 1 Elizabeth Street, Hans Place, Sloane Street in 1856, 1869 and before 1891 before street renaming

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

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1805/James Price, Friend at Hand, 1 Elizabeth street, Chelsea/../../Holdens Directory

Morning Advertiser 08 January 1819 - The Twenty fifth anniversary of this society.
Mr Chandler, Friend at hand, Queen street, Chelsea - a steward of the society.

1823/Mr Vinall, Friend at Hand, Queen street, Brompton/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1825/Mr. Vinall, Friend at Hand, Elizabeth street, Brompton/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1826/William Vinall, Friend at Hand, Elizabeth street,/../../Pigots Directory

Bedford Lodge initiates April 9 1828, William Vinall, victualler, aged 42, Brompton, 1828

1832/Richard Harris, Friend at Hand, Elizabeth street, Hans place, Chelsea/../../Robsons Directory

1833-34/Michael Harris, Friend at Hand, 1 Elizabeth street, Hans place/../../Pigots Directory

Morning Advertiser 10 March 1835
Wanted a respectable woman servant, with good character from her last place, at the Friend at Hand, Elizabeth street, Hans place, Chelsea - No Irish need apply.

1836/James Howe, Friend at Hand, Elizabeth street, Sloane street/../../Pigots Directory

1839/William Thomspon, Friend at Hand, Elizabeth Street, Sloane Street/../../Pigots Directory

1841/Edward Elliott/Publican/47/Middlesex/Census
1841/William Elliott/Cook/20/Middlesex/Census
1841/Edward Elliott/../11/Middlesex/Census
1841/George Elliott/../8/Middlesex/Census
1841/Charlotte Elliott/../45/Middlesex/Census
1841/Jane Elliott/../14/Middlesex/Census
1841/William Knibet/Potman/25/Middlesex/Census
1841/Margaret Tinsdale/Female Servant/30/Ireland/Census

1843/John Robinson, Friend at Hand, 1 Elizabeth street, Sloane street/../../Post Office Directory

#William Smith, victualler

William Smith is at the Adelaide Arms, Islington until at least 1843

Harriet Sarah Smith, born 1st Jan 1845, baptised 23 Feb 1845, at 1 Elizabeth street, father, William Smith, is victualler

1846/William Smith, Friend at Hand, Elizabeth street, Sloane street/../../Post Office Directory

Susanna Smith, is baptised 29 Sep 1847, born 20 Jun 1847, Upper Holloway, father, William Smith, is a publican

By 1851, William and Harriet Smith, are at Grove street, William is now an omnibus proprietor, born in Lasham, Hampshire, and wife Harriet is born in Ramsgate, Kent. Their children are William H Smith, born St Sepulchre, aged 15; James Smith, aged 13 born in Newington in Surrey, Joseph Smith, aged 8; Harriet Smith aged 5 and Susanna E Smith aged 3, the latter are all born in Islington.

1851/Abraham Brown/Licensed Victualler/48/Wiltshire/Census
1851/Samuel Carr/Managing Barman/30/Suffolk/Census
1851/Clara Carr/Barwoman/27/Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Pleasant/Barwoman/33/Middlesex/Census
1851/Francis Gilder/Potman/36/Middlesex/Census
1851/Thomas Wilson/Waiter/24/Berkshire/Census
1851/Ann Carril/General Servant/25/Ireland/Census

May 1855/Abraham Brown/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1855/James Coombs/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1856/James Coombes/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/William Hobbs/Manager of Public HOuse/45/Clapham, Surrey/Census
1861/Sophia Hobbs/Wife/33/Hackney/Census
1861/Lavinia Haulion/Barmaid/21/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1861/Ellen Stafford/House Servant/22/Cork, Ireland/Census

1862/James Coombes, Friend at Hand, 1 Elizabeth Street, Hans place, Sloane Street SW/../../Post Office Directory

1869/John Reynolds, Friend at Hand, 1 Elizabeth Street, Hans Place, Sloane Street SW/../../Post Office Directory

1871/John Reynolds/Licensed Victualer, Widow/44/Battersea, Surrey/Census
1871/Susannah Reynolds/Mother, Widow/84/Yetminster, Dorset/Census
1871/John Reynolds/Son/13/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1871/Olive Reynolds/Daughter/14/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1871/Laura Reynolds/Daughter/9/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1871/Louisa Reynolds/Daughter/8/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1871/John Galpin/Barman/38/Leigh, Dorset/Census
1871/Henry Spencer/Barman/21/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1871/John Cook/Barman/22/Stepney, Middlesex/Census
1871/Sophia Davis/Servant/22/Watford, Hertfordshire/Census

1881/John Reynolds/Licensed Victualler, Widow/54/Battersea, Surrey/Census
1881/John Reynolds/Son, Inn Assistant/23/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Laura Reynolds/Daughter, Inn Assistant/19/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Lousia Reynolds/Daughter, Inn Assistant/18/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Harry Durrant/Barman/34/Hadley, Suffolk/Census
1881/Amelia Kendell/Domestic Servant/36/Chelsea, Middlesex,/Census

1882/John Reynolds/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/William J Spurgin/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/William Job Spurgin/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/William J Spurgin/Licensed Victualler/43/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1891/Emily Spurgin/Wife/35/Finsbury, London/Census
1891/William E Spurgin/Son/11/Charing Cross, London/Census
1891/Frederick J Spurgin/Son/10/Kennington, Surrey/Census
1891/George Cribbs/Barman/21/Scotland/Census
1891/Edith Abra/Barmaid/25/Bury, Suffolk/Census
1891/Florence Swannel/General Servant/24/Dulwich, Surrey/Census

1899/Edwin Cash/../../../Post Office Directory

1906/Edwin Cash, Friend at Hand, 37 & 39 Hans road SW/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Edwin Cash, Friend at Hand, 37 & 39 Hans road SW/../../../Post Office Directory

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