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Old Red Lion, 72 High Holborn, Holborn WC1

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This pub was established by the sixteenth century and rebuilt in its present form in 1899. It is now called the Old Red Lion. This is strictly in St George Martyr in census. **

In the Morgans 1682 Map of London on the north side of High Holborn are listed 354 Blew boar Inne ; 355 Red lion Inne ; 356 Three Cups Inne ; and on the south side 352 Castle Inne ; 359 Unicorne Inne ; 360 Sword & buckler Inne ; 362 John Baptist Inne  and 363 Star Inne.

In the Morgans 1682 Map of London on the north side of High Holborn are listed 354 Blew boar Inne ; 355 Red lion Inne ; 356 Three Cups Inne ; and on the south side 352 Castle Inne ; 359 Unicorne Inne ; 360 Sword & buckler Inne ; 362 John Baptist Inne and 363 Star Inne.

In John Rocques 1746 Map of London on the north side of High Holborn are the New Inn ; Three Cups Inn ; Blue Boar Inn ; and on the south side are the Bull Inn ; George Inn and Unicorn brewhouse.

In John Rocques 1746 Map of London on the north side of High Holborn are the New Inn ; Three Cups Inn ; Old Blue Boar Inn ; and on the south side are the Bull Inn ; George Inn and Unicorn brewhouse.

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

Old Red Lion, 72 High Holborn, WC1 - in July 2007

Old Red Lion, 72 High Holborn, WC1 - in July 2007

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Old Red Lion, 72 High Holborn, WC1 - in 2013

Old Red Lion, 72 High Holborn, WC1 - in 2013

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A farthing (quarter of a penny) token exists from 1652 for the Red Lion, High Holborn. Initials on the token are L. C. S.
The family name of the issuer of the token was possibly Stanton. An advertisement, in 1678, for the recovery of a horse, stolen or strayed from Warwick field, behind Warwick house, now Warwick court, Holborn, referred for reward to Robert Stanton, at the Red Lyon inn, in Holborn.
612 AT THE RED LION A lion rampant, in the field.
Rev. IN HYE HOLBORN . 1652 In the field, L. C. S. 1/4

In 1682 Morgans map of London, listed as '355 Red lion Inne' where Red Lion street is later built.

1805/Joseph Prosser, Red Lion, 72 High Holborn/../../Holdens Directory

1811/Rich Bowen, Red Lion, 71 High Holborn/../../Holdens Directory

1829/Richard Preece, Red Lion, 72 High Holborn/../../Robsons Directory

1832/Richard Preece, Red Lion, 72 High Holborn/../../Robsons Directory

1833-34/Richard Preece, Red Lion, 72 High Holborn/../../Pigot's Directory

1842/Joseph Hobson, Red Lion, 72 High Holborn/../../Robsons Directory

1848, George Hobson, Red Lion, 72 High Holborn/../../Post Office Directory

1851/Samuel Armstrong/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/Samuel Armstrong/Licensed Victualler/36/Harrow, Middlesex/Census
1851/Frances Armstrong/Wife/36/Watford, Hertfordshire/Census
1851/Henry Armstrong/Son/3/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1851/Sarah Stone/Sister/24/Watford, Hertfordshire/Census
1851/Elizabeth Stone/Visitor, Schoolmistress/28/Holbeach/Census

June 1853/Thomas Armstrong Price/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

June 1853/James Young/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1856/James Young/../../../Post Office Directory

1869/John Trippen Briggs/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/John Briggs/Licensed Victualler/40/Yorkshire/Census
1871/Mary Banks/Barmaid/25/Cambridgeshire/Census
1871/Frederick Conderothe/Barman/21/Middlesex/Census
1871/Joseph Steel/Barman/19/London, Middlesex/Census
1871/Mary Brammell/Domestic Servant/16/Birmingham/Census

1873/Thomas Amelius Cloud/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1874/Thomas Amelius Cloud/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1875/Arthur Benjamin Morgan/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1876/Arthur Benjamin Morgan/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1877/John James Pearce/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1878/John James Pearce/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1879/Alexander John Watts & David McVicar/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1880/Frederick Jackson/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1881/Frederick Jackson/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1881/Frederick Jackson/Licensed Victualler/31/St James Piccadilly/Census
1881/Mrs Jackson/Wife/31/(British Subject), France/Census
1881/Elizth Fryer Jackson/Sister/49/St Mary In City/Census
1881/Charles Alexander/Barman/24/St George In The East/Census
1881/William Grace/Barman/21/Lambeth/Census
1881/I Arthur/General Servant/37/Newcastle On Tyne/Census

1882/Frederick Jackson/../../../Holborn Petty Sessions

1882/Frederick Jackson/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Frederick Jackson/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Alfred Davis/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Harry Spurway/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/E T Ginder/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Kate M Ginder/Manageress Licensed Victualler/25/Clapton, London/Census
1901/Ethel Mary Wareham/Barmaid/19/Blandford, Dorset/Census
1901/Charles H Juson/Barman/38/Paddington, London/Census
1901/Louisa E Cousins/Housekeeper, Widow/46/Islington, London/Census

1906, Stuart B R Cooke, Old Red Lion, 72 High Holborn WC/../../Post Office Directory

In 1921 census at 72, High Holborn, St Andrew Holborn Above the Bars with St George the Martyr
Percival Henry Hoy, Licensed Victualler, aged 40 years 2 months, and born inHertfordshire, Employer at Red Lion, 72 High Holborn
Eric Vincent Collins, Nephew, aged 14 years 2 months, and born inBarnes, Surrey
Renee Tubolie, Barman, aged 27 years 2 months, and born inSoho, Middlesex

1934, Frank Bywater, Old Red Lion, 72 High Holborn WC1/../../Post Office Directory

In 1939 at 72 High Holborn, Holborn
Joseph N Williams, Licensed Victualler, born 20 Aug 1891
Maud M Williams, Domestic Duties & Bar Assistant, born 10 Aug 1899
Margaret Cavanagh, later Thressen, Vegetable Cook & General, born 27 Dec 1916
Mary K later Cavanagh, later Meyer, Cook, born 12 Mar 1912
Cissie Crave, later Thomson, Barmaid, born 30 Oct 1919

1940, Henry Griffin, Old Red Lion, 72 High Holborn WC1/../../Post Office Directory

1944/Arth Geo Baker & Andrew Dobbs/../../../Post Office Directory

1949/T Potter & Co Ltd/../../../B T Telephone Directory [HOLborn 1748]

1971, Old Red Lion,72 High Holborn,,WC1 - Pubs listing




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