Search over 60 thousand pages of pub history and London history by surname, street name or pub.

Coach & Horses, 2 Old Compton Street, Soho W1

In 1895 and earlier the Coach & Horses is at 17 Little Compton Street, which I am fairly certain is the same address before road renumbering etc. Reputed to be the oldest pub in W1 and renamed Molly Moggs in 1996. *

Soho index

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Soho - in London.

Coach Horses, 2 Old Compton Street W1 - in March 2012

Coach and Horses, 2 Old Compton Street W1 - in March 2012

Kindly provided by Tris

Residents at this address

17 Little Compton Street :

1798/Robert Perry/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives **

Lodge of Concord meets at the Coach and Horses, New Compton street, Soho, London in 1816

1822/Mr Burley, Coach and Horses, Compton street, Soho/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1833-34/Jno Evans, Coach & Horses, 17 Little Compton street, Soho/../../Pigots Directory

1839/Henry Bennett/../../../Pigot's Directory **

1841/H Bennett/../../../Post Office Directory

1841/Henry Bennett/Publican/40/Middlesex/Census
1841/Louisa Duckett/Female Servant/25/../Census
1841/William Bannister/Male Servant/14/../Census
1841/Eliza Henton/Female Servant/15/Middlesex/Census
1841/William Pevengton/../5/Middlesex/Census

December 1846/Robert Seaton/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

December 1846/George Sandy/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1848/James Sandy/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/James Sandy/../../../Post Office Directory **

1851/James Sandy/Victualler/36/Torre, Devon/Census
1851/Elizabeth Sandy/Wife/33/Middlesex/Census
1851/James Sandy/Son/6/Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Sandy/Daughter/4/Middlesex/Census
1851/Emily Sandy/Daughter/2/Middlesex/Census
1851/Sarah Howcroft/Sister in Law/16/Worcestershire/Census
1851/Emma Croft/Servant/24/Brenford, Middlesex/Census
1851/Mary Allen/Servant, Widow/70/Maldon, Kent/Census
1851/Louisa Eglinton/Servant/24/Middlesex/Census

1856/Henry Denman/../../../Post Office Directory

July 1856/Henry Denman, quit/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

July 1856/Robert Hitchenns Cully/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

October 1863/Mary Ann Mandy, administratrix of Henry Francis Mandy, late occupier/Incoming Licensee/../../Morning Advertiser

1869/Arthur Medworth/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Arthur Medworth/Licensed Victualler/30/Croydon, Surrey/Census
1871/Elizabeth Medworth/Wife/25/Paddington, Middlesex/Census
1871/Amelia Medworth/Daughter/6 months/St Anne Soho, Middlesex/Census
1871/Edwin Turpin/Potman/16/Hoxton, Middlesex/Census
1871/Johanna Newland/Servant/19/Cambridge/Census
1871/Annie Ellen/Nursemaid/14/St Anne Soho, Middlesex/Census

January 1872/Arthur Medworth/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

January 1872/Frederick Brown/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

My great, great, great grandfather was the public house manager at 17 Little Compton Street in the 1881 census. ***

1881/William G Green/Public House Manager/53/Westminster City/Census ***
1881/Jane Amelia Green/Wife/40/Stoke Newington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Annie Joyce/General Servant/22/Isle of Wight, Hampshire/Census

1882/William Ledger/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/William Ledger/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Chas Spencer/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Chas Spencer/../../../Post Office Directory

2 Old Compton Street :

1899/James Thomas Beer/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/James T Beer/Public House/56/Stepney, London/Census
1901/Eleanor Q Hodges/Manageress/44/Limehouse, London/Census
1901/Bertha F Howell/Barmaid/39/Walworth, London/Census
1901/Elzabeth J Way/General Servant/19/Hoo near Rochester, Kent/Census
1901/George J Gibson/Potman/21/Limehouse, London/Census

1910/Mrs Martha Strube/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Mrs Martha Strube/../../../Post Office Directory **

1921/Mrs Maude Strube/../../../Post Office Directory

1938/Jn Buckell/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Mrs Maude Strube/../../../Post Office Directory

1971/../Coach & Horses, 2 Old Compton Street/../../Pub Directory

* Provided By Tris

** Provided By Ewan

*** Provided By Sally Wood

  • UK Towns and Cities
  • London history
  • Accessible Travel etc
  • London Pub history
  • And Last updated on: Thursday, 25-Jan-2024 10:06:39 GMT