Flying Horse, 53 Grub street / 53 Milton street, Cripplegate EC2

Cripplegate pub history index

Existed from at least 1672. Early address is the Flying Horse, Grub street before Grub street is renamed Milton street. Grub street is now synonymous with a dirty area!

Maps of the area abound for this early period, e.g. in 1799

Flying Horse yard, Grub street in 1799

Flying Horse yard, Grub street in 1799

There are tokens from Grub street 1649-1672 including one for the Flying Horse.

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

Residents at this address.

This early half penny token for the Flying Horse in Grub street, names James Robinson.
1649-1672 / B1292. Obverse. James . Robinson . at . ye = A flying horse.

1805/Robert Savage, Flying Horse, Grub street, Fore street/../../Holdens Directory

John Lockie, a descriptive London Street Directory in 1810 describes - "Flying Horse Court, Grub. Street, Cripplegate, the third on the Right about thirteen doors from 97, Fore street, three doors North from Honeysuckle court."

31 January 1814/Insured: William Granger Salter, The Flying Horse, Grub Street, victualler/../Sun Fire Insurance records held at the L M A"

1825/Mrs Salter/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

Morning Advertiser 15 March 1825 :
Died. On Sunday evening last, aged 48, Mrs Mary Salter, of the Flying Horse, Grub street, many years a subscriber to the Licensed Victuallers school.

1827/Samuel Finch, Flying Horse, 53 Grub street, Cripplegate/../../Pigots Directory

22 May 1827/Will of Samuel Creasy commonly called or known by the n Grib street ame of Samuel Finch, Victualler of Grub Street , City of London - Kew [FLying Horse]"

1832/Samuel Harrison, 53 Milton street/../../Robsons Directory

16 October 1832/Will of Samuel Harrison, Victualler of Flying Horse Grub Street Cripplegate London - Kew"

1842/William Louis, beer retailer, 53 Milton street/../../Robsons Directory

1843/William Lowis, Flying Horse P.H. 53 Milton street, Cripplegate/../../Kellys Directory

1848/T Price, Flying Horse, 53 Milton street, Cripplegate/../../P.O. Directory

1848/Thomas Mansell, Flying Horse, 53 Milton Street, Cripplegate/../../P.O. Directory

1851/Thomas Mansell/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/Thomas Mansell/Licensed Victualler/53/Hampshire/Census
1851/Mary Mansell/Wife/46/Berkshire/Census
1851/Sarah Dines/Barmaid/18/Berkshire/Census
1851/James Saunders/Potboy/17/../Census
1851/Michael Price/Visitor, Traveller/30/../Census
1851/Wm Mullins/Visitor, Traveller/25/../Census

1856/Mrs Mary Mansell/../../../Post Office Directory

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