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Crown, 43 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell EC1R

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This pub was established by 1771 and rebuilt in its present form in 1815. William Sheppard is the licensee from at least 1806 to 1834. It remains open (2006). In 2017, a Mitchells & Butlers Crown pub **

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Crown, Clerkenwell Green - circa 1900   Crown, Clerkenwell Green - circa 1900

Crown, Clerkenwell Green - circa 1900

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Crown, 43 Clerkenwell Green EC1 - in December 2006

Crown, 43 Clerkenwell Green EC1 - in December 2006

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Residents at this address.

In 1771, the Crown Tavern, Clerkenwell Green is listed as the address for the Masonic Jerusalem Lodge

1805, William Billson, Crown Tavern, 43 Clerkenwell green/../../Holdens Directory

1806/Mr Sheppard, Crown Tavern, Clerkenwell green/../../London Brewery 1806 customer for supplying the public with genuine malt liquor

1811/William Sheppard, Crown Tavern, Clerkenwell green/../../Holdens Directory

Lodge of Fidelity Freemasons membership initiated November 13th 1811, William Sheppard, Victualler, Crown Tavern, Clerkenwell Green, 1814 - 1825

1827/William Sheppard / Victualler /../../../Sun Fire Office records, held by Guildhall Library **

1831/William Sheppard / Victualler /../../../Sun Fire Office records, held by Guildhall Library **

1831/William Sheppard, Crown, Clerkenwell green, in addition to 5 guineas, 1 guinea/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1834/Mr Shepherd./../../../Licenced Victuallers Association

1839/Samuel Bird/../../../Pigots Directory **

1841/Samuel Bird/../../../Post Office Directory **

1842/Samuel Bird/../../../P.O. Directory **

1844/Archbd Hinton/../../../Thompsons Directory **

Morning Advertiser 05 July 1847 - Transfers
Crown Tavern, Clerkenwell green, Archibald Hinton to Richard Nelson Reeve

October 1848/assignees of Reeve/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

October 1848/Joseph Wade/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1851/Joseph Wade/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/Joseph Poole/Victualler/36/St Lukes, Middlesex/Census
1851/Martha Poole/Wife/29/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1851/Ann Poole/Daughter/5/London/Census
1851/Joseph Poole/Son/4/Southwark/Census
1851/Rose Poole/Daughter/2/Clerkenwell, Middlesex/Census
1851/Eliza Cox/General Servant/25/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census

1855/Joseph Wade/../../../Post Office Directory **

1856/Joseph Wade/../../../Post Office Directory

The Era 08 October 1865 - transfer of licences:
Crown Tavern, Clerkenwell green, to Mrs Smith, widow of the late occupier

March 1866/John Smith/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

1869/Mrs S Smith/../../../Post Office Directory

January 1869/S Smith, late occupier/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1869/Henry Jones, the administrator of S Smith/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1871/Jarvis Maples/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/Archibald W Caddell/Publican/30/London, Middlesex/Census *
1881/Elizabeth Caddell/Wife/23/Maidstone, Kent/Census
1881/Elizabeth Whiteside/Visitor/43/Havington/Census
1881/Miss Smith/Servant/21/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/William Webb/Servant/28/Cambridgeshire/Census
1881/Anna Henesthron/Servant/29/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/William Comiss/Servant/16/Essex/Census

1883/Archibald Wm Caddell/../../../Post Office Directory **

1884/Archibald W Caddell/../../../Business Directory of London **

1887 April 5th/Archibald William Caddell/Licenced Victualler/../../Bankruptcy Order - High Court of Justice *

1891/Mrs Maria Bryer/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Maria Bryer/Licenced Victualler/47/City, London/Census
1891/Edward A Bryer/Son/5/Clerkenwell, London/Census
1891/Robert Davison/Son, Hotel manager/24/City, London/Census
1891/Beatrice Davison/Daughter in Law, Hotel Assistant/22/Islington, London/Census
1891/Richard Hendim/Son in Law, Waiter/24/Islington, London/Census
1891/Florence Hendim/Daughter, Barmaid/23/City, London/Census
1891/Florence Miller/Barmaid/19/Brixton, London/Census
1891/Marian Pan/Cook/50/Clerkenwell, London/Census
1891/George Huckwell/Potman/19/Clerkenwell, London/Census
1891/Susan H Scott/Waitress/19/Whitechapel, London/Census
1891/Hester Whittington/Domestic Servant/18/Shoreditch, London/Census

1895/Mrs Maria Bryer/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Henry Mark Kingston/../../../Post Office Directory

1904/Henry Mark Kingston/../../../Post Office Directory **

1910/Henry Mark Kingston/../../../Post Office Directory **

In 1921 census at 43 Clerkenwell Green, London, Finsbury
Tom Darch, Manager (Licensed Victualler) Crown, Clerkenwell Green, aged 44 years 2 months, born in Tiverton, Devon
Kate Darch, Wife, aged 46 years 8 months, born in Compton, Hampshire
Cecily Daisy Jones, Boarder, aged 23 years 1 month, born in Finningham, Suffolk
Emily Ann Sully, Boarder, aged 20 years 5 months, born in Watchet, Somerset
Elizabeth Annie Sully, Boarder, aged 19 years 1 month, born in Burlescombe, Devon
Ada Frances Hammond Humphries, Boarder, aged 22 years 11 months, born in Hungerford, Berkshire

1923/Henry Mark Kingston/../../../Post Office Directory **

1938/Hy Mark & Hy Fras Kingston/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Chas Edward Knott/../../../Post Office Directory

1955/E W H Reeve/../../../BT Telephone Directory [CLErknwl 6651]

1983/CROWN TAVERN: 43 Clerkenwell Green EC1. Allied Breweries. Dating from 1815, this large busy interesting two bar pub stands on a corner near the Marx Memorial Library./../../Pub Listing

1991/CROWN TAVERN: 43 Clerkenwell Green EC1. Ind Coope Nicholson Free House./../../Pub Listing

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