Horns, 214 Kennington Park Road, Lambeth, London SE11

Lambeth pub history index

The pub is first named as The Green Man and Horns in 1725 when a Coroner's Inquest was held here and later it became a meeting place for the Manor court.  It was renamed the Surrey Hotel and Tavern before finally becoming the Horns. In 1826, cricket was played opposite on Kennington Common and the Surrey CCC was formed here in 1845. *
It was completely rebuilt in 1887 with an assembly room and masonic temple, it was severely damaged by a VI flying bomb on 16th August 1944. The assembly rooms were destroyed, the pub was damaged but went on until it was finally closed closed, and was demolished, in 1965. *

The first photo in 1885 shows the pub shortly before it was rebuilt. The photo circa 1920 shows the new pub and assembly rooms. *

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in the Lambeth parish, Surrey, London. This includes Kennington, Brixton, Lambeth, Norwood, Peckham & Waterloo Road.

The Horns Tavern, Kennington circa 1843 - Licensee Briant

The Horns Tavern, Kennington circa 1843 - Licensee Briant

Kindly provided by John Carnaby

Horns, Kennington Park Road, Lambeth - circa 1885

Horns, Kennington Park Road, Lambeth - circa 1885

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Horns, Kennington Park Road, Lambeth - circa 1920

Horns, Kennington Park Road, Lambeth - circa 1920

Kindly provided by Vincent O'Loughlin

Residents at this address

1808/Edw Townsend, Horns Inn and Tavern, Kennington/../../Holdens Directory

1825/Mr William Briant, Horns Tavern, Kennington/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1831/Mrs Briant, Horns tavern, Kennington, in addition to 5 guineas, 5 guineas/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1833-34/William Briant, Horns Tavern, Kennington row, Kennington common/../../Pigots Directory

1836/William Briant, Horns Tavern, Kennington common/../../Pigots Directory

1842/W Briant, Horns Tavern, Kennington row, Kennington/../../Robsons Directory

1848/William Briant/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/William Briant/../../../Kellys Directory

1856/William Bryant/../../../Post Office Directory

December 1856/William Bryant/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

December 1856/Thomas Ellis Bates/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1861/John Martin/Wine Merchant, Widow/64/Kennington, Surrey/Census
1861/Edwin Martin/Son, Wine Merchant, Widow/30/Croydon, Surrey/Census
1861/Joseph Martin/Son, Wine Merchant/23/Croydon, Surrey/Census
1861/Margaret Adamson/Visitor, Widow/64/London, Middlesex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Whillett/Niece/26/London, Middlesex/Census
1861/Emily Smith/Barmaid/19/St Albans,, Hertfordshire/Census
1861/Priscilla Smith/Cook/40/London, Middlesex/Census
1861/Ann Strudwick/Chambermaid/22/Fetcham, Surrey/Census
1861/John Sawyer/Potman/22/London, Middlesex/Census
1861/George Thomas Keen/Visitor/20/London, Middlesex/Census
1861/George Head/Tap Keeper/35/London, Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary Head/Wife/38/London, Middlesex/Census
+ 2 Boarders

1869/A Whittet/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/John B King/Licensed Victualler/35/Bridlingdon, Essex/Census
1881/Fanny K King/Wife/35/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1881/Frederick Whalley/Nephew/11/Plaistow, Essex/Census
1881/Rose Haigh/Housekeeper/36/Kensington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Eliza Bell/Barmaid/20/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alice Clay/Barmaid/25/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ellen Walton/Barmaid/19/Holborn, Middlesex/Census
1881/Frances F Cross/Barmaid/26/Sudbury, Suffolk/Census
1881/James Webstor/Manager Inn/31/City, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henry A Evans/Barman/16/Chatham, Kent/Census
1881/Frederick Walker/Barman/18/Shoreham, Kent/Census
1881/James Judge/Barman/16/Bermondsey, Middlesex/Census
1881/Walter Duke/Potman/27/Cheltenham, Gloucester/Census
1881/Samuel Norcut/Groom/23/Kilburn, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ann Cogan/Cook/49/Ireland/Census
1881/Caroline Cann/Cook/31/Stafford/Census
1881/Elizabeth Lloyd/Domestic Servant/19/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Kate Heath/Domestic Servant/16/London, Middlesex/Census

1882/Smith & King/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/William T Buxton/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/William Thomas Buxton/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Ferguson & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Ferguson & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

Frederick James Sutch was a relative of mine, working at the Horns Hotel in 1911. ***

1911/Joseph Sams/Manager Hotel & Assembly Rooms/55/Marylebone, London/Census ***
1911/Frederick James Sutch/Head Barman/29/Kennington, London/Census
1911/William Frederick Mayer/Barman/21/Balham, London/Census
1911/Herbert Victor Steer/Barman/22/Esher, Surrey/Census
1911/Elmer Alfred James Salter/Restaurant Waiter/16/Beckenham, Kent/Census
1911/Patrick Donohoe/Cellerman/32/Abbey Galway, Ireland/Census
1911/Arthur Treasure/Porter/34/Southampton, Hants/Census
1911/Arthur Smith/House Porter/27/Berkhampstead, Herts/Census
1911/Herbert Jones/Kitchen Porter/20/Southwark, London/Census
1911/Bertha Alice Earl/Barmaid/31/Aldgate, London/Census
1911/Margaret Annie Davies/Barmaid/28/Bristol, Somerset/Census
1911/Rose Hine/Barmaid/27/Taunton, Somerset/Census
1911/Ada Claydon/Barmaid/30/Islington, London/Census
1911/Ellen Sarah Holway/Barmaid/27/Swansea, Wales/Census
1911/Annie Rebecca Maiden/Housekeeper/30/Fulham, London/Census

1921/Alfred A Moore/214 Kennington Park Road SE11/../../Post Office Directory

1934/John Martin Booker/214 Kennington Park Road & 411 Kennington Road/../../Post Office Directory

1935/J M & S M Booker/Horns, Kennington Park/../../BT Telephone Directory

1938/Jn M & Stanley M Booker/214 Kennington Park Road & 411 Kennington Road/../../Post Office Directory

1944/J M Booker & H M Moore/../../../Post Office Directory

* Provided By Vincent O'Loughlin

*** Provided By Dave Land

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