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Star & Garter, 26 Sloane square, Chelsea SW1

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As can be seen from the picture, this is at the junction with Kings road. A drapers by 1921.

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Star & Garter, corner of Sloane Square and Kings road, Chelsea, London - circa 1900

Star & Garter, corner of Sloane Square and Kings road, Chelsea, London - circa 1900

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The Middlesex Deeds Register (MDR), the precursor of the Land Registry, has picked up a mention of The Star and Garter Tavern in Chelsea, in the year 1786. *

No. 402 – An Indenture bearing date the first day of May 1784 between Saul Southam of the parish of St Andrew Holborn in the County of Middlesex Stay Maker William Berry of Margaret Street Cavendish Square Coal merchant and Paul Eurialius Jullion of Keswick Street in the Parish of St James in the Liberty of Westminster and County of Middlesex Gentleman of the one part and Thomas Rye of Five Fields Walk Chelsea in the Parish of Saint Georges Hanover Square in the said Liberty of Westminster and County of Middlesex. Cow Keeper of the other part whereby the said Joel Northam William Berry and Paul Eurialius Jullion did …… unto the said Thomas Rye All that Aussauges or tenements heretofore commonly called or known by the name or sign of the Star and Garter Tavern now the possession of the said Thomas Rye and also all that piece of ground lying in behind the same assuages part whereof was heretofore used as and for a Bowling Green and the remainder as and for a Garden which said Aussauages or tenement and premises are situated citing and being in the Parish of Saint George Hanover Square aforesaid on the North side of the Way which was through the five fields from Westminster to Chelsea fronting towards the South in part on the said Way and in other part on four premises in the several occupations of ……. Barmen and Charles Clifford and with Edward Hughes and with James Tubb and with John Jones and abutting and adjoining towards the North in part on a field of the right Honourable Richard Lord Grosvenor in the Occupation of Robert Pitter Gentleman his undertenants or assigns and other part on a Garden in the possession of the Said John Gows his undertenants or assigns towards the West in part on a Aussuage or tenement and ground Leased to Robert Pitter Saraman father of the said Robert Pitter and in other part on a piece of Garden Ground in the Occupation of the Representatives of Paul Jullion deceased and now of the said Paul Jullion and towards the East in part on the Garden in the occupation of the said John Gows and remaining part on a passage or way leading from the house in the occupation of the said John Gows to his garden aforesaid To Hold unto the said Thomas Rye his execs admins and assigns from the feast day the Annunciation of the ……. Virgin Mary now last past for and surviving the term of thirty years wanting 15 days at and under the Yearly rent of forty pounds payable quarterly which said Indenture as to the Execution thereof by the said …. Northam William Berry and Paul Eurialius Jullion is Witnessed by Daniel Moore and Edward Purcell Clerks to John Beardsworth of Chancery Lane and to the Execution thereof by the said Thomas Rye is Witnessed by William Clulow of Quality Court Chancery Lane Gentleman and Isaac Johnson his clerk and is hereby required to be registered by the said Thomas Rye as witnessed his hand and seal the Seventh Day of February One thousand seven hundred and eighty six Thomas Rye@........... Signed and sealed in the presence of William Clulow Isaac Johnson……. *

August 1789/William Norman, The Star and Garter, Sloane Square, Chelsea, victualler/../../Sun Fire Insurance records at the LMA

1805/John Hutchinson, Star and Garter, Sloane square, Chelsea/../../Holdens Directory

1825/Mr Yapp, Star & Garter, Sloane Square/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1826/George Yapp, Star & Garter, 26 Sloane Square/../../Middlesex Directory

1827/John Hill/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

May 1828/John Hill the Star and Garter, Sloane Square, Chelsea victualler/../../Sun Fire Insurance records at the LMA

November 1829/John Hill, of the Star and Garter Sloane Square Chelsea, victualler/../../Sun Fire Insurance records at the LMA

1833-34/Richard Wood/../../../Pigots Directory

1839/George Smith/../../../Pigots Directory

1848/George Smith/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/George Smith/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/George Smith/Licensed Victualler/48/Braintree, Essex/Census
1851/Eliza Smith/Wife/38/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1851/Ellen Smith/Daughter/5/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1851/George E Smith/Son/4/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1851/Maria Smith/Daughter/1/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1851/John Sully/Barman/25/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1851/Charles Etheridge/Waiter/25/Thorpe, Norfolk/Census
1851/Thomas Sully/Waiter/21/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1851/Harriet Jay/Cook/26/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Frances Waters/Housemaid/26/Newmarket, Cambridgeshire/Census

1856/G Smith/../../../Post Office Directory

In 1871 at 26 Sloane square , i.e. the Star & Garter
George Bland, Licensed Victualler, aged 55 and born in Birmingham, Warwickshire
Elizabeth Bland, Wife, aged 56 and born in London, Middlesex
Helen Bland, Daughter, aged 24 and born in Hackney, Middlesex
Harriet E Bland, Daughter, aged 19 and born in Hackney, Middlesex
Fanny Bland, Daughter, aged 14 and born in Paddington, Middlesex
Joseph Radnor, Visitor, Pawnbroker, aged 28 and born in Windsor, Berkshire
James Dowsett, Barman, aged 31 and born in Great Waltham, Essex
Alfred James, Barman, aged 25 and born in London, Middlesex
Henry Wild, Barman, aged 24 and born in Hanwell, Middlesex
John Messenger, Barman, aged 24 and born in Reading, Berkshire
Cl;ara Smith, Servant, aged 18 and born in London, Middlesex
Mary Jeffreys, Servant, aged 61 and born in London, Middlesex

1881/Emily Higgins/Housekeeper/43/St Georges, Middlesex/Census
1881/John Barnard/Barman/25/Besthorpe, Norfolk/Census
1881/Albert Ayres/Barman/24/Monks Bistnough, Buckingham/Census
1881/John T Paser/Barman/25/Atherton, Devon/Census
1881/William Herne/Barman/21/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/George T Pusey/Barman/18/Burnham, Buckingham/Census
1881/Harne Easte/Potman/18/Diss, Norfolk/Census
1881/Matilda Little/General Servant/23/Liverpool, Lancashire/Census

1882/John T Gideon/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/John T Gideon/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Samuel Raven/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Samuel Raven/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Samuel Raven/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Alfred H Quant/Public House Manager/27/Pinhoe, Devon/Census
1901/Elenor Quant/Public House Manageress/23/West Brompton/Census
1901/Charles J Haynes/Barman/22/Deddington, Oxon/Census
1901/Edward G Ransom/Barman/24/Long Melford, Suffolk/Census
1901/Reuben Knott/Barman/20/Stockton, Durham/Census
1901/Sydney Holdgate/Barman/17/North Ockendon, Essex/Census
1901/Mary Woodward/Barmaid/23/Roehampton, Surrey/Census
1901/Queenie Shea/Barmaid/19/Westminster, London/Census
1901/Florence L Baggs/Housemaid/20/Poplar, London/Census

1906/Samuel Raven/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/Herbert Frank Baskett/Licensed Victualler/45/London/Census
1911/Nellie May Baskett/Wife/30/Cambridge/Census
1911/Maud Lilian Alderson/Barmaid/20/London/Census
1911/Herbert Ernest Sawford/Barman/22/Kingston/Census
1911/Herbert George Edwin Payne/Barman/23/London/Census
1911/John G Burns/Potman/30/Southampton/Census
1911/Thomas Horace Elmore/Barman/24/London/Census
1911/Gertrude Martin/Maid/21/Battersea/Census
1911/Martha Harris/Cook/31/Battersea/Census

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