Cock Tavern, 27 Great Portland Street, Marylebone W1

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This pub was re-built in its present form in 1897. The earlier address is at 129 Great Portland Street, before renumbering of the Road by 1869. **

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

Cock Tavern, 27 Great Portland Street, W1 - in May 2007

Cock Tavern, 27 Great Portland Street, W1 - in May 2007

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Residents at this address.

1811/William Rymill, the Cock, 128 Great Portland street/../../Holdens Directory

1833-34/William Wood, Cock, 129 Great Portland street/../../Pigots Directory

1839/John Pearce/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/John Pearce/../../../Post Office Directory *

1842/John Pearce/../../../Robson's Directory *

1848/Charles Hutley Hodges/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Charles L Hodges/Licensed Victualler/35/Honiton, Devon/Census
1851/Eliza Hodges/Sister, Housekeeper/34/Honiton, Devon/Census
1851/Mary Clacey/Barmaid/25/Oakingham, Berkshire/Census
1851/CAroline Snode/House Servant/22/Colllumpton, Devon/Census
1851/Thomas Spearman/Potman/31/Great Wallingford, Suffolk/Census

1856/Septimus Gillatt/../../../Post Office Directory

1864/James Ayling/../../../Post Office Directory

1869/James Ayling/../../../Post Office Directory

May 1870/James Ayling/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

May 1870/Henry Speedy jun/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

1871/Henry Speedy/Publican/32/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/Caroline Speedy/Wife/32/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1871/Harry B Speedy/Son/7/Bloomsbury, Middlesex/Census
1871/Wilfred N Speedy/Son/1/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1871/Henry Bull/Assistant/18/New Cross, Surrey/Census
1871/Thomas Cook/Assistant/15/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emma Morris/Nurse/26/Shadwell/Census
1871/Meni C Morris/Servant Daughter/1/Staffordshire/Census

The last son of James & Christiana Lancefield, was George Lancefield (1817 – 1888). ***
George Lancefield had the Barrack Tavern at Woolwich 1849 – 1850's and is in the 1851 census there.
1861 census he is “Retired Innkeeper” living in Great Portland Street.
1862 – 74 he had the “York and Albany” at Regent's Park with a Theatre attached. But he is not there in 1871 census so probably had a manager in.
1875 : Cock Tavern, Great Portland Street.
Retired to Ramsgate and died there 1888. He had married in 1849 Ann Maria Moore from Canterbury but they had no children.

1873, Henry Speedt junior, Cock, 27 Great Portland Street, Marylebone

1880/Thos Edwd Garnon/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/Thomas E Garner/Licensed Victualler/31/Fernia, Pembroke, Wales/Census
1881/Mary Garner/Wife/28/Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Dunham/Assistant/24/Spalding, Lincoln/Census
1881/Hetty Jarvis/Assistant/19/Glasgow Ordasall/Census
1881/Jane Willis/Assistant/19/Middlesex/Census
1881/Ellen Williams/Servant/29/Truro, Cornwall/Census

1882/Thos Edwd Garnon/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Charles G Hill/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Geo Aug Shepherd/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Geo A Shepherd/Licensed Victualler/38/Brixton, Surrey/Census
1891/Louise Shepherd/Wife/38/Kew, Surrey/Census
1891/Walter Ernest Shepherd/Son/15/Westbourne Park, Middlesex/Census
1891/Stephen Gruter/Butler/29/Plumstead Woolwich/Census
1891/Mrs Bailey/Cook/39/Dormay, Bath/Census

1895/Geo Aug Shepherd/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/William Bignell Elliott/../../../Post Office Directory

The history of Thomas John Sewell, licensee

1904/Thomas John Sewell, Cock Tavern, 27 Great Portland street W/../../Post Office Directory

1910/Thomas John Sewell, Cock Tavern, 27 Great Portland street W/../../Post Office Directory

1915/Fred Spear/../../../Post Office Directory *

1921/William H. Beard/../../../Hughes Directory *

1938/George Henry Evans/../../../Post Office Directory *

1944/George Henry Evans/../../../Post Office Directory *

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*** Provided By Rex Lancefield

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