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The address of this pub is today given as 39 Duke Street. The address in 1899 and earlier was at 7 Duke Street . This pub was first licensed in 1765. It was destroyed by a V2 flying bomb on Wednesday 6 December 1944 and rebuilt in 1958. On its re-opening it was renamed Henry Holland, the name remaining is use today (2008). Now called the Duchess in 2023. ***

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Red Lion, 7 Duke Street, W1 - in March 2008

Red Lion, 7 Duke Street, W1 - in March 2008

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Residents at this address.

1811/Thomas Parkin, Red Lion, 7 Duke street, Manchester square/../../Holdens Directory

1827/Jno Jameson, Red Lion, Duke street, Manchester square/../../Pigots Directory

1829/George Young, Red Lion, 7 Duke street, Manchester square/../../Robsons Directory

1834/Mr William Henry Miles/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1839/Henry William Miles/../../../Pigot's Directory *

1841/Henry William Miles/../../../Post Office Directory *

1848/Charles Blake/../../../Post Office Directory *

January 1848/Jane Carruthers/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

January 1848/John Cathie/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1851/John Cathie/../../../Post Office Directory *

July 1851/John Cathie/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

July 1851/Samuel Triscott Thomas/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

July 1854/Samuel Triscott Thomas/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

July 1854/Edwin Kay/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1856/Edwin Kay/../../../Post Office Directory *

1869/George Henry Lugg/../../../Post Office Directory *

1876/John Morris/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/Geo Marshall/Licensed Victualler, Widow/28/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1881/Amelia Marshall/Wife/26/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1881/Fredk Soames/Barman/21/Thurnm, Suffolk/Census
1881/Wm Hy Lavers/Brother In Law/21/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1881/Robt Gordon Wilson/Boarder, Silk Merchant/28/Scotland/Census
1881/Hy Farrell Skeats/Boarder/22/Covent Garden, Middlesex/Census
1881/Jane Cox/Cook, Widow/40/London, Middlesex/Census

1882/George Marshall/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/George Marshall/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Jn Chas Truman/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Montague Lewis Carpenter/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Frederick Balfe Nicholson/../../../Post Office Directory

1908/Mrs Beatrice Tarr/../../../Post Office Directory **

1910/Mrs Beatrice Tarr/../../../Post Office Directory *

1911/Richard Wilkinson Tarr/Wool Brokers Clerk/50/Trowbridge, Wiltshire/Census
1911/Beatrice Tarr/Wife, Licensed Victualler/40/Guildford, Surrey/Census
1911/Richard Henry Tarr/Son/9/Harringay, Middlesex/Census
1911/Minnie Alice Moore/Niece, Barmaid/23/Walworth, Surrey/Census
1911/Ada Ester Walters/Servant/27/Great Chishall, Cambridge/Census
1911/George Joseph Wall/Visitor, Hatters Salesman/33/Wandsworth, Surrey/Census
1911/Herbert Charles Osterstock/Artist, Painter/34/Peckham, Surrey/Census

1915, Richard Wilkinson Tarr of 39 Duke Street Manchester square Middesex died 16 April 1915 at Edale Dene road Northwood Middlesex Probate London 14 June to Beatrice Tarr widow. Effects £946 14s 4d.

1915/Mrs Beatrice Tarr/../../../Post Office Directory *

1917/Mrs Beatrice Wall/../../../Post Office Directory **

In 1921 census at 39, Duke Street, St Marylebone
George Joseph Wall, Licensed Victualler, aged 44 years 3 months and born in Wandsworth, London
Beatrice Wall, Wife, aged 48 years 6 months and born in Guildford, Surrey
Richard Henry Tarr, Step-son, Fitter, (Motor Trade), Out Of Work, aged 19 years 6 months and born in Haringay, London
Jane Salisman, Visitor, Manager, (Cinema), Alliad Artists Corporation, 86/88 Wardour St, (Films), aged 57 yearsand born in Chicago, Illinois
Hilda Mary Kendall, Barmaid, aged 26 years 5 months and born in Sterling, Scotland
Helena Mary Witts, Barmaid, aged 24 years 1 month and born in York, Yorkshire

In 1939 electoral register
George J Wall, Manager Of Public House, born 01 Sep 1876
Beatrice Wall, Licensee Of Public House, born 27 Dec 1871
Annie E Marlow, later Stubbins, Barmaid, born 27 Oct 1899
Gwendoline Taylor, Hospital Nurse, born 12 Aug 1912

1941, Beatrice Wall of the Red Lion 39 Duke road Manchester square London (wife of George Joseph Wall) died 4 January 1941 Administration Llandudno 2 April to the said George Joseph Wall public house manager. Effects £496 1s 1d.

WWII V2 Rocket Attacks, Incident Number 321 @ 23:08 on Wednesday 6 December 1944 - Direct hit on Red Lion public house. This is listed on the Big Ben Rocket site.
The bomb killed a number of people including Henry Phillips, a postal worker.

1944/Mrs Florence M. Kiddell/../../../Post Office Directory *

1961, Henry Holland, 39 Duke street W1

1971, Henry Holland, 39 Duke street W1

2018, Henry Holland Public House, 39 Duke Street, London W1U 1LP ,Westminster

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