Rose & Crown, 90 & 92 Lower Sloane street, Chelsea SW1

Chelsea Pub history index

The earliest address is at Turks Row, 37 Lower Sloane Street; and by 1869 at 1 Turks Row & 1 & 2 White Lion Street. Later address is 90 & 92 Lower Sloane street by 1891, and 95 Lower Sloane street by 1915.

In the circa 1905 photo of Lower Sloane street with the Rose & Crown at number 90 on the corner of Turks Row. At the far end of the street on the left is the Coach & Horses, between c1915 and 1921, Henry Guest was landlord of both pubs at the same time. *
The Rose & Crown was rebuilt in 1934 at the foot of a block of flats, Gywnn House. It narrowly avoided destruction when a V1 rocket exploded in Sloane Court East on 3rd July 1944, killing at least 66 US servicemen and 9 civilians. All the buildings around the pub were destroyed. *

Rose & Crown, Lower Sloane street & Turks row, Chelsea - circa 1905

Rose & Crown, Lower Sloane street & Turks row, Chelsea - circa 1905

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A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Chelsea, London.

Residents at this address.

1805/James Bartrum, Rose and Crown, Turks row, Chelsea/../../Holdens Directory

1823-24/William Tindley, Rose and Crown, Turks row/../../Pigots Directory

1825/Mr. William Tindley, Rose and Crown, Lower Sloane street/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1826/William Tindley, Rose and Crown, Turks row/../../Middlesex Directory

1833-34/John Bell, Rose & Crown, 1 Turks Row, Lower Sloane street/../../Pigots Directory

1839/Jno Weston/../../../Pigots Directory

1843/John Dennis/../../../Post Office Directory

1848/John Dennis/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/John Dennis/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/John Dennis/Victualler, Widow/44/Stoke Deveral, Devonport/Census
1851/Elizabeth Dennis/Daughter/9/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1851/Louisa Dennis/Daughter/8/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Dennis/Daughter/6/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1851/Jane Dennis/Daughter/4/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1851/John Dennis/Son/2/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Stacey/House Servant/18/Horndean, Hampshire/Census
1851/Elizabeth Stacey/House Servant/19/Horndean, Hampshire/Census
1851/Joseph Sillito/Potman/16/Portsea, Hampshire/Census
1851/James Marlow/Lodger, Chelsea Pensioner, Widow/63/Shinfield, Berkshire/Census
1851/Richard Ivy/Lodger, Chelsea Pensioner, Widow/35/Limerick, Ireland/Census
1851/William Osbaldeston/Lodger, Chelsea Pensioner, Widow/51/Brompton, Middlesex/Census

1856/John Dennis/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/John Dennis/Licensed Victualler/54/Devonport, Devon/Census
1861/Anne Dennis/Wife/49/Arthingworth, Northamptonshire/Census
1861/Louisa Dennis/Daughter/18/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary Dennis/Daughter/16/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1861/Jane Dennis/Daughter/14/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1861/Amelia Dennis/Daughter/5/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1861/Edward Dennis/Son/3/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary Thompson/House Servant/24/Winbotham, Norfolk/Census
1861/Julia Lewin/House Servant/14/Arthingworth, Northamptonshire/Census
1861/Edmund Lewin/Lodger, Labourer/19/Arthingworth, Northamptonshire/Census

September 1866/Ann Dennis/Outgoing Licensee/../../West Middlesex Advertiser

James Judd Osborn is at the New Cross House, New Cross road in the 1865 directory.

September 1866/James Judd Osborn/Incoming Licensee/../../West Middlesex Advertiser

1869/James Judd Osborn/../../../Post Office Directory

1875/James Judd Osborn/../../../Post Office Directory

1 March 1875/The Will of James Judd Osborn late of 2 South place Upper Sydenham in the County of Kent and of the "Rose & Crown" Public house White Lion street Chelsea in the County of Middlesex Licensed Victualler who died 17 January 1875 at 2 south place was proved at the Principal Registry by William Follett Osborn of the "Castle" Tavern Barking road Plaistow in the County of Essex and Brother and John William Newell of the "Three Tuns" Public House Beckenham in the County of Kent Licensed Victuallers the Executors. Effects under £3000, Resworn April 1877 under £6000

1881/J H Reeland/Licensed Victualler/24/Kensington, Middlesex/Census
1881/S M Reeland/Wife/22/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1881/L E Reeland/Daughter/7 months/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1881/George Farmer/Barman/20/Hoxton, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emma Falkner/General Servant/23/Essex/Census

1882/John Henry Reeland/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/John H Reeland/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Robert Hicks/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Mrs Annie Gooch/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Mrs Annie Gooch/../../../Post Office Directory

Samuel Percy Block is at his father pub, the Coopers Arms in the 1891 and 1901 census

1910/Samuel Percy Block/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/Samuel Percy Block/Publican/30/New Cross, London/Census
1911/Margaret Olive Block/Wife, Assistant/27/Westminster/Census
1911/Olive Margaret Block/Child/3/Chelsea/Census
1911/Mary Ann Roberts/Nursemaid/16/East End/Census
1911/Richard Davis Wiseman/Barmaid/22/Brixton/Census

1915/Henry Guest/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Henry Guest/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Samuel Percy Block/../../../Post Office Directory

In 1921 census at 90, Lower Sloane Street, Chelsea Samuel Percy Block, Licensed Victualler, aged 41 years 2 months, and born in New Cross, Kent, the Employer
Margaret Olive Block, Wife, aged 38 years 10 months, and born in Westminster, Middlesex
Olive Margaret Block, Daughter, aged 13 years 3 months, and born in Chelsea, London
Percy Samuel Block, Son, aged 9 years 10 months, and born in Chelsea, London
Vera Mary Block, Daughter, aged 7 years 8 months, and born in Chelsea, London
George Jenkins, Barman, aged 24 years, and born in Putney, London
Isabella Emily Kerr, Nurse, aged 60 years 10 months, and born in Church Easton, Oxfordshire

1927/Samuel Percy Block, 90 & 92 Lower Sloane street///Electoral Register
1927/Margaret Olive Block, 90 & 92 Lower Sloane street///Electoral Register
1927/John Joseph Bell, 90 & 92 Lower Sloane street///Electoral Register

1938/George Hy Allen/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Harry Cossey Crane/../../../Post Office Directory

* Provided By Vincent O'Loughlin

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