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Nottingham Castle, 79 Fore street, Cripplegate EC2

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Listed in 1832 to 1846 as Grapes. There is also a Grapes at 86 Fore street in 1842 and long after.** It is open until at least 1886, but definitely no longer a pub by 1888.

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Residents at this address

1805/M Boshell, wine and brandy dealer, 79 Fore street, Cripplegate/../../Holdens Directory

1811/Robert Lyle, wine vaults, 79 Fore street, Cripplegate/../../Holdens Directory

1832/John Boshell, Grapes, 79 Fore street, Cripplegate/../../Robson's Directory *

1836/Catherine Sims/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1839/Joseph Wall/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1841/Joseph Wall/../../../P.O. Directory **

1842/George Gurney, Grapes, 79 Fore street, Cripplegate/../../Robsons Directory

1843/Mrs Elizabeth Pethurst/../../../Post Office Directory

1846/William Byrne, Grapes, 79 Fore street, Cripplegate/../../Post Office Directory

April 1849/William Byrne/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

April 1849/John Allport/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1851/Jas. Ireland/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

May 1853/Edmund Burke/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

May 1853/Edwin Astley/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1855/Edwin Astley / Victualler/../../London Gazette, 13 February 1855 **

May 1855/Edwin Astley/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1855/John Taylor/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1856/Taylor & Wilton/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/William H Morgan/Victualler/28/Whitechapel/Census
1861/John Morgan/Son/3/Cripplegate, London/Census
1861/Sarah Morgan/Daughter/2/Cripplegate, London/Census
1861/Sarah Peck/Visitor, Widow/?/Bath/Census
1861/Maria Cordell/Nurse/15/Birmingham/Census
1861/Emm Cordell/Servant/12/Birmingham/Census

April 1864/David Smith/Outgoing Licensee/../../London City Press

April 1864/John Waite/Incoming Licensee/../../London City Press

1865/David Smith / Licensed Victualler/../../London Gazette, 30 June 1865 **

1866/J Waite/../../../P.O. Directory **

1869/Hy A Forster/../../../Post Office Directory

September 1869/Henry Alfred Forster/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

September 1869/John Baggarley/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

October 1870/J Baggarley/Outgoing Licensee/../../London City Press

Research into an ancestor, William L Tyers shows is listed as the incoming licensee at the Nottingham Castle pub in October 1870 (W J Tyers). He wasn’t here for very long. He is listed as living at 79 Fore Street Nottingham Castle in the 1871 census along with his wife Jane and children Arthur, Maria and Horatio. *

October 1870/W J Tyers/Incoming Licensee/../../London City Press

1871/William L Tyers/Licensed Victualler/62/Marylebone, London/Census
1871/Jane Tyers/Wife/53/Durham/Census
1871/Arthur S Tyers/Son/23/Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire/Census
1871/Marion J Tyers/Daughter, Railway Clerk/19/Kennington/Census
1871/Horatio J Tyers/Son, Clerk/18/Stockwell/Census
1871/John G Lawrence/Traveller, Merchants Clerk/25/Dublin Ireland/Census

1871, William Long Tyers formerly of 90 Plumstead road, Kent Foreman in the Royal Laboratory Woolwch but late of 79 Fore street in the City of London Licensed Victualler who died 12 April 1871 at 79 Fore street was proved at the Principal Registry by Jane Tyers of 79 Fore street Widow the Relict and sole executrix. Effects under £450.

William L Tyers's death certificate shows that he died at 79 Fore Street on 12th April 1871. There is an article in The Era newspaper at the British Newspaper Archive which was published on 17/09/1871 which confirms the transfer of the license to A John Edward Page on 09/09/1871. *

1874/James G. Crayton, Nottingham Castle, 79 Fore street, Cripplegate, EC/../../London 1874 Licensed Victuallers and Hotel Keepers Directory

1875/James Gordon Clayton / Licensed Victualler, deceased / Died in or about the month of June 1875/../../../London Gazette, 23 November 1875 **

1881/Samuel P Williams/Licensed Victualler/38/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1881/Ada J Smyth/Barmaid/21/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1881/Annie Lewis/General Servant Domestic/17/Hatton Garden, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ernest A Bennett/Potman/17/Deptford, Kent/Census

1884/Albert Luckett/../../../Post Office Directory

1886/Edwin Fairchild Bedford/../../../Post Office Directory

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