Jacobs Well, 65 Milton street, Cripplegate EC2

Cripplegate pub history index

Existed from at least 1805. Early address before 1832 is the Jacobs Well, Grubb street before Grub street is renamed Milton street. Grub street is now synonymous with a dirty area!

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

Residents at this address.

1805/Nicholas Pelham, the Jacobs Well, Grub street, Fore street/../../Holdens Directory

John Lockie, a descriptive London Street Directory in 1810 describes - "Grub Street, Cripplegate, at 97 Fore street, the third on the Right from Moorfields, or fifteen doors on the Left from the North end of Wood street, Cheapside, it extends to Chiswell street"

1825/Mr Webb, Jacobs Well, Grubb street/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1827/George Webb, Jacobs Well, Grubb street/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1833-34/George Webb/../../../Pigots Directory

1839/William Vandersteen/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/W Vandersteen/../../../Post Office Directory

1843/Matthew Nicholson/../../../Post Office Directory

February 1847/James William Pollard/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

February 1847/William Lynch/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1848/William Lynch/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/William Lynch/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/William Lynch/Publican/32/St Lukes/Census
1851/Elizabeth Lynch/Wife/31/Hoxton/Census
1851/John Lynch/Son/6/Hackney Fields/Census
1851/William Lynch/Son/2/Cripplegate/Census
1851/Elizh Gubbins/Relative, Laundress, Widow/60/Glamorganshire/Census
1851/Mary Lamb/House Servant/38/Glamorganshire/Census
1851/John Croxton/Servant/26/King Street, Soho/Census

1856/John Adams/../../../Post Office Directory

April 1856/John Adams/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

April 1856/John Francis Smith/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

The Era 31 October 1858 - Music and dancing:
Samuel Betts, Jacobs Well, Milton street, for music

1869/Samuel Betts/../../../Post Office Directory

September 1869/Samuel Betts/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

September 1869/Esther Benvies/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

December 1870/Mr Beaves/Outgoing Licensee/../../London City Press

December 1870/Mr H Scott/Incoming Licensee/../../London City Press

January 1871/late tenant removed/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1871/Henry Scott/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

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