Red Lion, Red Lion court, Fleet street EC4Y

Holy Trinity Less Index

All the license transfers refer to the address as the Red Lion, Red Lion court, Fleet street. This pub was established in 1575. It remained open in 1973 but had closed by 1983 and is now demolished. **

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Holy Trinity Less parish, City of London.

Residents at this address

7 June 1810/Insured: James Towers, The Red Lion, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street, victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1811/James Towers, Red Lion, Red Lion court, Fleet street/../../Holdens Directory

15 December 1825/Insured: Thomas Streeton, Red Lion Red Lion Court Fleet Street victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1829/T W Bluett, Red Lion, Red Lion court, Fleet street/../../Robsons Directory

1832/Lambert/../../../Robsons Directory

2 February 1831/Insured: William Lambert The Red Lion Red Lion Court Fleet Street victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

12 January 1832/Insured: William Lambert, the Red Lion, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street, victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1839/William Lambert/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

27 January 1840/Insured: John Baker the Red Lion Red Lion Court Fleet Street victualler/../../Sun Fire Insurance records at the LMA

1841/J Baker/../../../Kellys Directory

1842/Mrs Elizabeth Baker/../../../P.O. Directory **

1848/Henry Jay/../../../Post Office Directory

February 1847/Francis Heanly/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

February 1847/Henry Jay/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

October 1847/Henry Jay/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

October 1847/William Anselm Jones/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

February 1849/William Anselm Jones/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

February 1849/Richard Jones/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1851/Richard Lambert/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/Richard Lambert/Licensed Victualler/28/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Elizabeth L Lambert/Wife/26/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1851/Richard John Lambert/Son/2 months/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Jane Lambert/Cousin, Cook/18/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Emma Eliza Mork/Sister in Law, Barmaid/23/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1851/Edward Stringer/Potman/22/Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk/Census
1851/George Wicks/Potman/22/Dartford, Kent/Census

December 1859/Richard Lambert/Outgoing Licensee/../../London City Press

December 1859/John Crichton/Incoming Licensee/../../London City Press

1864/James Parkes/../../../Post Office Directory

London City Press 29 October 1864 :
Red Lion, Red Lion court, Fleet street, James Parkes to Randal Nind

1865/Mr Charles Pratt, Red Lion, Red Lion court, Fleet street /../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1869/W Williams/../../../Post Office Directory

October 1869/late tenant died/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

October 1869/Henry Hawkes/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

October 1870/H Hawkes/Outgoing Licensee/../../London City Press

October 1870/W H Jones/Incoming Licensee/../../London City Press

1871/William Henry Jones/Licensed Victualler/35/Bromsgrove, Worcestershire/Census
1871/Mary Ann Jones/Wife/40/Avington, Hampshire/Census
1871/William Smith Jones/Son/12/Harrow Weald, Middlesex/Census
1871/Arthur James Jones/Son/4/St Clement Danes, Middlesex/Census
1871/Edward Robert Jones/Son/3/St Clement Danes, Middlesex/Census
1871/Mary Ann Smith/Widow/81/Witton, Norfolk/Census
1871/Martha Griggs/General Servant/22/Witton, Norfolk/Census
1871/John Crowley/Potman/29/Cork, Ireland/Census

1874/W Rhodes/../../../H.D. Miles London & Suburban Licensed Victuallers' Directory **

1877/James Ayton/../../../Post Office Directory

1879/Samuel Dyer Stone/../../../Post Office Directory

1880/Edward Goodrich/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/Edward Goodrich/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/William C Affleck/Licensed Victualler/36/Reading, Berkshire/Census
1881/Margaret Affleck/Wife/37/Callan, Ireland/Census
1881/George M Affleck/Son/10/At Sea/Census
1881/Edith H Affleck/Daughter/7/Delhi, India/Census
1881/William E Affleck/Son/3/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Bertrand P Affleck/Son/1/Paddington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Burke/Sister, Barmaid/25/Castle Martyr, Ireland/Census
1881/Eliza Harwar/General Servant/34/London, Middlesex/Census

1882/George Thomas Arthur/../../../Post Office Directory

1883/George Thomas Arthur/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/James Boyden/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/William Bex/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Miss Ann Eliza Lake/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Mrs. Hannah Rebecca Howard/../../../Post Office Directory

1927/Harry Lewis McDonald/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Harry Lewis McDonald/../../../Post Office Directory

1938/Harry Lewis McDonald/../../../Post Office Directory

1940/Harry Lewis McDonald/../../../Post Office Directory

The Bell Tavern in Hounsditch was run by my grandfather, William Lewis until it was destroyed in the Blitz.
He also ran the Red Lion in Fleet Street and his brother, Phineas, ran the Golden Lion in Kings Cross.
My mother worked in all these pubs and had many a tale to tell. ***

1944/William Lewis/../../../Post Office Directory

1971/Red Lion, 17 Red Lion court EC4/../../Pub Directory

** Provided By Stephen Harris

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