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Nags Head, 111 St John street, Clerkenwell EC1M

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The address is 111 St John Street by 1869, following street renumbering from 74 St John street. *

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

Residents at this address.

1806/Mr Robinson, Nags Head, St John street/../../London Brewery 1806 customer for supplying the public with genuine malt liquor

The Old Bailey Proceedings from 1824 from the trial of my 4th Great grandfather George Oliver. ***

He stole 5 pound from his employer and asked for change from Sarah King at the Nagg's Head on 30 August. ***

SARAH KING "My husband keeps the Nagg's Head public house, St. Johns street, very near to Beckwith's (who he stole from) -the prisoner frequently came there. On Monday, 30th of August, about one or two o'clock, he brought a 5l note for change, which I gave him – my husband endorsed the note in my presence-I know his writing. I gave it to the officer (looking at it) this is it-it has his writing on it." ***

He was sentenced to death, aged only 13, but was awarded mercy and sent to Australia instead. - Source Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org version 6 Trial date 16 September 1824) ***

1827/Frederick Sanders, Nags Head, 74 St John street/../../Pigots Directory **

1829/F Sanders, Nags Head, 74 St John street, Clerkenwell/../../../Robsons Directory

1832/Ann Miell [Neill], Nags Head, 74 St John street, Clerkenwell/../../../Robsons Directory

1839/John Cogan, Nags Head, 74 St John street, Clerkenwell/../../Pigots Directory **

1841/William Clent, Nags Head, 74 St John street, Clerkenwell/../../Post Office Directory

1842/William Butler, Nags Head, 74 St John street, Clerkenwell/../../../Robsons Directory

1843/William Butler/../../../Post Office Directory

1846/Joseph Shipley, Nags Head, 74 St John street, Clerkenwell/../../Post Office Directory

1848/James Willis/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/James Willis/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/James Willis/Licensed Victualler/51/Nettleby, Oxfordshire/Census
1851/Mary Willis/Wife/56/Welwyn, Herts/Census
1851/Elizabeth Brewster/Servant/21/St Lukes, Middlesex/Census

1856/William Searle/../../../Post Office Directory

1862/George Holford/../../../P.O. Directory **

The Era 15 June 1862 - Transfer of Licenses
Nags Head, St John street, George Halford to John Pickersgill

Morning Advertiser 23 November 1863
Nags Head, St John street, Robert Steward to Andrew Thomas camp

1866/J M Austin/../../../P.O. Directory **

March 1866/James Martin Anston/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

1869/James Martin Austin, Nags Head, 111 St John Street, Clerkenwell EC/../../Post Office Directory *

January 1869/J M Austin/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1869/Alfred Balls/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

January 1872/Louisa Balls/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

January 1872/Joseph Price/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper


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