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Rising Sun / Crooked Billet, 37 Wych Street, St Clement Danes WC2

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In 1856 and earlier this is the Crooked Billet at 37 Wych Street. Closed and demolished along with the street around 1901 to make way for Aldwych. ***

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This shows the side of the Rising Sun (looking east down Wych Street) and on the left the Shakespear Head, 31 Wych Street.

This shows the side of the Rising Sun (looking east down Wych Street) and on the left the Shakespear Head, 31 Wych Street.

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This shows the rear of the Rising Sun

This shows the rear of the Rising Sun

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Rising Sun, 37 Wych Street, St Clements Danes - circa 1900 with landlord F E Davey

Rising Sun, 37 Wych Street, St Clements Danes - circa 1900 with landlord F E Davey

Kindly provided by John Carnaby

Residents at this address

Crooked Billet :

25 February 1792/Insured: William Aitcheson at the Crooked Billet, Wych Street, victualler/Records held at the London Metropolitan Archive

1929, Cuthbert, Crooked Billet, 36 Wych street, Drury lane/../../Robsons Directory

1833-34/John Lanman/../../../Pigots Directory

1839/Henry Elphie/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/H Elphick/../../../Post Office Directory

1848/Henry Paddon, Crooked Billet, 37 Wych Street/../../Post Office Directory

1851/William Kemp/Licensed Victualler/36/London/Census
1851/Sarah Kemp/Wife/35/Hertfordshire/Census
1851/Caroline Kemp/Daughter/5/London/Census
1851/Thomas G Kemp/Son/4/London/Census
1851/Sarah E Kemp/Daughter/2/London/Census
1851/William H Kemp/Son/6 months/London/Census
1851/Ann Harrison/Servant/66/Surrey/Census
1851/John Hannant/Servant/19/Kent/Census

October 1853/William Kemp/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

October 1853/Henry Marchant/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1856/William Davis/../../../Post Office Directory

Rising Sun :

1869/Thomas Smith/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Thomas Smith/Licensed Victualler/63/Risby, Suffolk/Census
1871/Mary Ann Smith/Wife/46/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1871/Thomas Smith/Son/12/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1871/Victoria Smith/Daughter/9/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1871/Ruth Collings/General Servant/20/Devizes, Wiltshire/Census
1871/Sophie Pugh/Barmaid/15/London, Middlesex/Census
1871/William Young/Barman/16/Langley, Hampshire/Census
1871/Thomas Smith/Potman/19/London, Middlesex/Census

1899/Frank Edwin Davey/../../../Post Office Directory


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