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1811/Thomas Kier, the Stag, Dorset street, Manchester square/../../Holdens Directory

January 1827/Mr Danels, Stag, Dorset street, Marylebone, Steward/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1832/Sarah Daniels, Stag, 29 Dorset street, Manchester square/../../Robsons Directory

1839/William Coomber/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/W Coomber/../../../Post Office Directory

1842/William Coomber/../../../Robsons Directory

1843/William Coomber/../../../Kellys Directory

1848/John Crawford/../../../Post Office Directory

3 July 1848/David Crofts/../../../Times License Transfer

On 3rd July 1848 the licence of “the Stag” in Dorset Street was transferred to David Crofts (previous licensee of the Prospect Inn, Prospect Place Margate) by John Crawford. At the time of the 1951 census he is shown as a licensed victualler at 29 Dorset Street, Marylebone, Middlesex. His barman, potman, house servant, servant and nurse maid were also all born in Margate. David Crofts dies in 1853 and Elizabeth continues to hold the licence. ***

1851/David Crofts/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/David Crofts/Licensed Victualler/34/Margate/Census ***
1851/Elizabeth Crofts/Wife/31/London/Census
1851/Robert Crofts/Son/2/Marylebone/Census
1851/Ann Lansell/Barmaid/20/Margate/Census
1851/Mary Eleyen/House Servant/28/Margate/Census
1851/Ann Stevens/Nursemaid/15/Margate/Census
1851/John Saunders/Potman/16/Margate/Census
1851/Charles Miles/Servant/30/Lewes, Sussex/Census

The Times reports on 15th May 1855 that father Thomas Dunn is involved in an action against daughter Elizabeth Crofts (nee Dunn); seemingly in respect of the estate of David Crofts. Elizabeth Crofts surrenders the license for “the Stag” in Dorset Street to William Reeves on 5th November 1855. Thomas Dunn is my G G G Grandfather and Elizabeth my G G G Aunt ***

1855/William Reeves/../../../Times Report ***

1856/William Reed/../../../Post Office Directory

1869/John Goddard/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/John Earley/Licensed Victualler/38/Wales/Census
1881/Elizabeth Earley/Wife/38/Swaffham, Norfolk/Census

1882/John Earley/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/George Hall/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Peter Way/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Mrs Sarah Ann Way/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/William Francis Harling/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Mrs Lydia Shaw/../../../Post Office Directory

In 1911 at 29 Dorset Street, Portman Square W, St Marylebone is the Stag
Lydia Millicent Shaw, Licensed victualler, Widow aged 45 and born in Fulham
Gertrude Lillian Shaw, Daughter aged 21 and born in Kentish Town
Ethel Roland, Servant aged 23 and born in Leatherhead
Thomas Rennort, Potman barman aged 22 and born in Epsom

By 1921, Lydia Millicent Shaw, is at the Bazaar Tavern, 10 King Street, Marylebone

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