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City of London Tavern, 338 City Road, Finsbury, Islington

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at 30 Dalby Terrace, City Road in 1856. Closed in the 1950s and converted to office use. *

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City of London Tavern, 338 City Road, Islington -,in January 2011

City of London Tavern, 338 City Road, Islington -,in January 2011

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1825/Mr. Chisnall, City of London, City road/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1839/Samuel Peeling/../../../Pigot's Directory **

1848/James Compton/../../../Post Office Directory **

Morning Advertiser 24 January 1848
Transfer of Licences
City of London, Sydney street, James Compton to Joseph Benskin

1851/Joseph Benskin/../../../Post Office Directory **

1856/George Cottrell/../../../Post Office Directory

February 1864/William Jones/ Outgoing Licensee /../../Islington Gazette & North London Press

February 1864/Grace Jones/ Incoming Licensee /../../Islington Gazette & North London Press

March 1866/Grace Jones/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

September 1867/Grace Jones, late occupier/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

September 1867/Robert Stephen Couch, administrator of Grace Jones, late occupier/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/Robt Couch/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Robert S Couch/Licensed Victualler/30/Devonport/Census
1871/Grace Couch/Sister/21/Devonport/Census
1871/Mary Lightfoot/Domestic Servant/23/London/Census
1871/John C Bulford/Barman/18/Poole, Dorset/Census
1871/Herbert Harr/Potman/17/Hitchin, Herts/Census

1881/Robert S Couch/Licensed Victualler/40/Devonport, Devon/Census
1881/Bessie A Couch/Wife/29/Bungay, Suffolk/Census
1881/Bessie M Couch/Daughter/5/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Amy Couch/Daughter/3/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Robert P Couch/Son/10 months/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Lewis Greening/Servant/22/Dover, Kent/Census
1881/Louisa Bates/Servant/19/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Julia Bates/Servant/15/London, Middlesex/Census

1882/Robert Stephen Couch/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Robert S Couch/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Robert Stephen Couch/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Robert Stephen Couch/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Robert Stephen Couch/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Robert S Couch/Licensed Victualler/60/Devonport, Devon/Census
1901/Bessie A Couch/Wife/49/Suffolk/Census
1901/Robert P Couch/Son, Clerk in Tea Trade/20/London/Census
1901/Elizabeth Fridd/Barmaid/31/London/Census

Islington Gazette - 01 October 1907 Transfers granted
City of London. 338 City road from Bessie Ann Couch to Arthur Charles Howard

1910/Arthur Charles Stonard/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Albert Rayner/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/Albert Rayner/../../../Post Office Directory

In 1921 census at 338, City Road, Finsbury
Alfred Rayner, Licensed Victualler aged 49 years and born in Bocking, Essex
Edith Anne Rayner, Wife aged 50 years and born in Bocking, Essex
Percy Alfred Rayner, Son, Electrician Fitter, F Horsfield & Co Electrical aged 21 years and born in Bocking, Essex
Edwin Thomas Rayner, Son aged 14 years and born in Southwark, London
Airth Jane Rayner, Son aged 9 years 10 months and born in Southwark, London
Charles Ringsley, Potman aged 50 years and born in Royston, Hertfordshire
Eter Green, Barmaid aged 20 years and born in Norwich
Rosina Clark, Cook aged 86 years and born in Islington, London

1934/Alfred Wills/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Lionel Jn Marden/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Miss G W Abell/../../../Post Office Directory

My Godmother, Gwladys Wesley Abell was the licensee up to 1949. (She then went to Exmouth, in Devon and took over the London Hotel.) ***


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