Kings Head & Eight Bells, 50 Cheyne walk, Chelsea SW3

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At 45 Cheyne Walk in 1869 and earlier; This pub was established in 1761 when two adjoining pubs merged – they were the Kings Head and the Six Bells (the local church having six bells at that time, later increased to eight). Now closed and converted to restaurant use. **

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Kings Head & Eight Bells, 50 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea

Kings Head & Eight Bells, 50 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea

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Residents at this address.

1806/Mr Carr, King and Eight Bells, near Chelsea church/../../London Brewery 1806 customer for supplying the public with genuine malt liquor

1811/Edw Carr, Kings Head & Eight Bells, Cheyne walk, Chelsea/../../Holdens Directory

Public Ledger and Daily Advertiser 16 May 1811 : An Inquisition was taken on Saturday afternoon, at the Eight Bells public house, Royal Hospital row, Chelsea, on the body of a woman about 50 years of age, who found floating in a sheet of water near the Bun house, Chelsea, on the preceding day. Verict of Found drowned.

1823-24/William Edwick, Kings Head and Eight Bells, 45 Cheyne walk/../../Pigots Directory

1826/Chas Kidd/../../../Pigots Directory

1839/William Spenceley/../../../Pigots Directory

1843/Fred Spenceley/../../../Kellys Directory

1848/Fred Spenceley/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Fred Spenceley/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Frederick Spenceley/Licensed Victualler/34/Norton, Suffolk/Census
1851/Emma Spenceley/Wife/32/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1851/Martha Spenceley/Mother, Farners Widow/73/Livermore, Suffolk/Census
1851/Maria Spenceley/Daughter/4/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1851/Alfred Spenceley/Son/2/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1851/Walter Spenceley/Nephew, Waiter/16/Heddingham, Essex/Census
1851/Alice Graves/Nurse, Widow/64/Lincolnshire/Census
1851/Mildrd Collyer/House Servant/20/Battersea, Surrey/Census

1856/Frederick George Spenceley/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/Frederick G Spenceley/Victualler/44/Mortlake, Surrey/Census
1861/Emma Spenceley/Wife/42/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1861/George F Spenceley/Son, Barman/16/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1861/Alfred Spenceley/Son/10/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1861/Ernest Spenceley/Son/6/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1861/Alice Spenceley/Daughter/2/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1861/Esther Harman/House Servant/20/Hersham, Surrey/Census

1869/Frederick George Spenceley/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/Frederick Preece/Licensed Victualler/39/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1881/Mary Ann Preece/Wife/36/Southwark, Surrey/Census
1881/Lavinia Porter/Housekeeper, Widow/66/Devonport, Devon/Census
1881/Fanny Midgley/Barmaid/29/Camden Town, Middlesex/Census
1881/Jane Parrish/Barmaid/21/Battersea, Surrey/Census
1881/Anne Roberts/General Servant Domestic/20/Woolwich, Kent/Census

1882/Frederick Preece/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Alfred W Clark/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Alfred Walter Clark/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Alfred W Clark/Licensed Victualler/43/City, London/Census
1891/Rachel Clark/Wife/43/City, London/Census
1891/Florence R Clark/Daughter/13/Stepney, London/Census
1891/Walter H Clark/Son/11/Stepney, London/Census
1891/George T Clark/Son/8/Stepney, London/Census
1891/Francis Clark/Daughter/6/Chelsea, London/Census
1891/Robert L Clark/Nephew/11/Gravesend, Kent/Census

1892/Alfred W Clark/../../../Kellys Directory **

1895/Alfred Walter Clark/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Robert William Ahern/../../../Post Office Directory

1900/Robert William Ahern/../../../Post Office Directory **

1901/Charles W Pond/Licensed Victualler/23/Islington, London/Census
1901/Fanny A Pond/Wife/22/Charing Heath, Kent/Census
1901/Edith A Edginton/Barmaid/19/Battersea, London/Census
1901/Elvisford Hill/Potman/30/Kensington, London/Census

1907/Henry Smith/../../../Post Office Directory **

1910/Henry Smith/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Mrs Annie Caffyn/../../../Post Office Directory

In 1921 census at 50 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea
Frederick G Caffyn, Son, Manager (Licensed Victualler), aged 23 years 5 months, and born in Southall, Middlesex
Florence C Caffyn, Daughter, Manageress (Licensed Victualler), aged 29 years 2 months, and born in Camberwell, London
John Clench, Husband, Wireman E P O Ship, G P O Engn Dept Willesden, aged 49 years 7 months, and born in Harrow, Middlesex
Florence Clench, Wife, aged 45 years 3 months, and born in Stockwell, Surrey
Norman Clench, Son, aged 11 years 9 months, and born in Mortlake, Surrey
William Harris, Boarder, Retired, Widow 1851, aged 70 years 6 months, and born in Mortlake, Surrey

1934/Thomas Allingham Hamon/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Thomas Allingham Hamon/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Frederick Maybee, Kings Head & Eight Bells, 50 Cheyne Walk SW3/../../Post Office Directory

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