Old Bell Hotel, 123 Holborn, Holborn EC1

Holborn index

Leather Lane and Holborn in 1682 Morgans Map records 27 Kings Head Inne ; 28 Chequers Inne ; Furnivals Inn ; 29 Crown Inne ; 32 Black Swan Inne ; 39 Belle Inne and 40 Black Bull Inne.

Leather Lane and Holborn in 1682 Morgans Map records 27 Kings Head Inne ; 28 Chequers Inne ; Furnivals Inn ; 29 Crown Inne ; 32 Black Swan Inne ; 39 Belle Inne and 40 Black Bull Inne.

Leather Lane and Holborn in 1746 Rocques Map records from left to right are Furnivals Inn ; Crown Inn ; Chequers Inn ; Bell Inn and Black Bull Inn. On south side are Black Swan Inn and Kings Head Court.

Leather Lane and Holborn in 1746 Rocques Map records from left to right are Furnivals Inn ; Crown Inn ; Chequers Inn ; Bell Inn and Black Bull Inn. On south side are Black Swan Inn and Kings Head Court.

This ancient inn was a classic galleried inn around a courtyard. The majority of the premises was demolished in the 1880s, but a tavern continued after this time until at least 1905. By 1937, and probably some time before this date, the surviving part of the building was operated as a restaurant. ** It is variously named as the Bell Inn, Old Bell Inn, Old Bell Tap, Old Bell Hotel & Tap, Old Bell Hotel & Tavern, and Old Bell Hotel. The Tap and Hotel are listed separately in some mid-19th century directories. *

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Holborn - St Andrew, London.

Old Bell Tavern, 123 Holborn - licensee Bunyer

Old Bell Tavern, 123 Holborn - licensee Bunyer

Kindly provided by John Carnaby

Residents at this address

The 1682 Morgans Map records a '39 Belle Inne' in its index, which is in Holborn

In 1708 : A New View of London by Edward Hatton lists Bell inn, on the North side of Holbourn, next Furnivals Inn.

John Strype Survey of London in 1720 lists '5 Bell Inn' .

1792/Mary Ann Garrood/innholder, Bell Inn/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1799/ Thomas Gilbert / Inn Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

William Moles / Book Keeper /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1779/Mr Garood/../../../London Gazette, 9 October 1779 **

1805/Thomas Gilbert, Old Bell, Holborn/../../Holdens Directory

1807/John Chapple / Waiter /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1813/Thomas Bernard Axford/gentleman, Old Bell Inn/../../Prerogative Court of Canterbury wills and probate records held at the National Archives *

1814/Thomas Gilbert / Innkeeper /../../London Gazette, 26 March 1814 **

1819/T Gilbert/../../../London Gazette, 16 October 1819 **

1823/Dale / Innholder /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1824/Thomas Dale / Innkeeper & Coach Master, Dealer and Chapman /../../London Gazette, 29 May 1824 **

1825/Thos. Dale/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1836/Charles Tinson, Old Bell Inn, 123 Holborn Hill/../../Pigots Directory

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

1841/Joshua Staley/../../../Tap **/../../../P.O. Directory **

1841/W Bunyer/../../../Tavern & Hotel **/../../../P.O. Directory **

1848/William Bunyer/[Old Bell Hotel and Tap]/../../Post Office Directory *

1851/Wm Bunyer/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/William Bunyer/Hotel Keeper/57/Clerkenwell, London/Census
1851/Mary Ann Bunyer/Wife/55/High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire/Census
1851/Frederick Wm Bunyer/Son/22/Holborn, London/Census
1851/Alfred Charles Bunyer/Son/18/Holborn, London/Census
1851/Sarah Tinson/Sister in Law/45/High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire/Census
1851/Benjamin Dolphin/Bookeeper/60/Smithfield, London/Census
1851/Ann Cousins/Cook/24/Gosport, Hampshire/Census
1851/Eliza McKensey/Chambermaid/20/Canterbury, Kent/Census
1851/John Restall/Porter/28/Naunton, Gloucestershire/Census
1851/Thomas Stewart McEwan/Lodger, Gentleman/60/Marylebone, London/Census
1851/John Jenkins Brown/Lodger, Baptist Minister/25/Pontypool, Monmouthshire/Census
1851/Samuel Druce/Lodger, Farmer/68/Eynsham, Oxfordshire/Census
1851/George Brown/Lodger, Clerk to Engineer/40/Bedfordshire/Census
1851/James Henry Ansell/Lodger, Wine Merchant/47/Oxford Street, London/Census
1851/Edward Perks/Lodger, Needle Manufacturer/52/Redwick, Monmouthshire/Census
1851/George Bullock/Lodger, Cattle Salesman/22/Henley, Oxfordshire/Census
1851/_ Seymour/Lodger, Ironmonger/19/Thame, Oxfordshire/Census

1856/William Bunyer/../../../Post Office Directory

1856/William Lane/[Old Bell Tap]/../../Post Office Directory *

October 1860/William Bunyer/Outgoing Licensee/../../London City Press

October 1860/Frederick William Bunyer/Incoming Licensee/../../London City Press

1869/Frederick William Bunyer/../../../Post Office Directory

February 1870/F W Bunyer/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

February 1870/F W Bunyer/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1871/Mary A Bunyer/Head, Widow/76/High Wycombe, Bucks/Census
1871/Frances M Bunyer/Daughter, Hotel Proprietoress/44/London City, Middlesex/Census
1871/Alfred C Bunyer/Son, Clerk at Gunpowder Makers/34/London City, Middlesex/Census
1871/Charrlotte H Tollitt/Cousin, Visitor/37/Uxbridge, Middlesex/Census
1871/Jane J Mowbray/Barmaid/25/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1871/Emma L Chambers/Barmaid/18/Pentonville, Middlesex/Census
1871/Ann Smith/Cook/30/Dumfries, Scotland/Census
1871/Matilda Cumbers/Chambermaid/24/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1871/Mary A Mitchell/Chambermaid/24/../Census
1871/Sarah E Stafford/Kitchen Maid/19/Cripplegate, Middlesex/Census
1871/Henry Bywater/Waiter/24/Dublin, Ireland/Census
1871/Fredk W Steer/Waiter/22/Stoke Newington, Middlesex/Census
1871/David Walker/Porter/19/Stratford on Avon, Warwick/Census
1871/Edward Dawson/Potman/20/Dedham, Essex/Census
1871/Benjamin Dolphin/Lodger, Gentleman/33 ?/London City, Middlesex/Census
1871/Henry Ebsworth/Lodger, Cattles Salesman/55/Cookham, Berkshire/Census
1871/Thomas Lee/Lodger, Cattles Salesman/30/Ripley, Surrey/Census
1871/Edmund B Roake/Lodger, Cattles Salesman/32/Halliford, Middlesex/Census
1871/Thomas Greive/Lodger, Cattles Salesman/38/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census

1873/Miss Frances Mary Bunyer/../../../P.O. Directory **

1881/Frances M Bangor/Hotel Keeper/54/St Andrews, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sally Tinson/Aunt/81/High Wycombe, Buckingham/Census
1881/Fanny White/Barmaid/23/Ongar, Essex/Census
1881/Ellen Saltwell/Barmaid/23/Chelmsford, Essex/Census
1881/Selina Collins/Barmaid/24/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Eliza Petherbridge/Chambermaid/41/Chudleigh, Devon/Census
1881/Harriet Jones/Kitchen Maid/24/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ann Smith/Housemaid/26/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/George Cook/Waiter Hotel/24/Hammersmith, Middlesex/Census
1881/James C Wyman/Porter/22/Middlesex/Census
1881/Walter J Ellis/Waiter/24/Canterbury, Kent/Census
1881/Thomas Miller/Potman/20/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Milne/Boarder, Widow/30/Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Lee/Boarder, Farmer/40/Ripley, Surrey/Census
1881/William Geethuss/Boarder/50/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Geethuss/Boarder/35/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Joseph Crowther/Boarder, Jeweller/42/Liverpool/Census
1881/Robert G Box/Boarder, Photographer/39/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emma Box/Boarder/39/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Herbert A Box/Boarder/11/London, Middlesex/Census

1882/Mrs F M Banyer/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/F M Banyer/../../../Post Office Directory

1885/Mrs F M Bunyer/../../../P. O. Directory **

1895/Alfred Charles Bunyer/../../../Post Office Directory *

1899/Leonard Walter Treadaway/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Emile Chatrian/../../../P.O. Directory **

1905/Emile Chatsworth/../../../P.O. Directory **

1910/Emile Chatrian/../../../Post Office Directory *

1915/Emile Chatrian/../../../Post Office Directory *

1938/Trust Houses Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory *

1944/Trust House Ltd/../../../P.O. Directory

* Provided By Ewan

** Provided By Stephen Harris

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