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Leicester, 1 New Coventry Street, Soho W1

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The Leicester was erected in 1886 and demolished in 1927; prior to this it was a wine & spirit merchants at this address in 1882; and in 1869 this address was the Cremorne Branch restaurant.

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

Leicester, 1 New Coventry Street, St Annes, Soho - in May 1895

Leicester, 1 New Coventry Street, St Annes, Soho - in May 1895

The photo is taken looking across Wardour Street; Sidney Place is the narrow street on the left.
New Coventry street on the right with Leicester Square in the distance.

Kindly provided by Vincent Oloughlin

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Residents at this address

1871/George Cooper/Restaurant Keeper/25/Bridgnorth, Shropshire/Census
1871/Kate Louisa Hopton/Barmaid/20/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1871/Dora Roberts/Barmaid/20/Aberdare, North Wales/Census
1871/Minnie Evans/Barmaid/18/City road, London/Census
1871/Alfred James/Waiter/22/Walton on the Naze/Census
1871/Henry Gopble/Porter/17/Bristol/Census

1881/Frederick Thompson/Licensed Victualler/45/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1881/Arthur Bisnton/Manager/23/Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk/Census
1881/Henry Price/Barman/27/Bloomsbury, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henery Sampson/Barman/19/Hoxton, Middlesex/Census
1881/George Furnier/Barman/21/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Moore/Barman/22/Somerset/Census
1881/William Palmorta/Barman/17/Aldham, Essex/Census
1881/Richard Smith/Barman/18/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/Phoebe Staples/Housekeeper/32/Richmond, Surrey/Census

1882/Frederick Thompson/Wine & Spirit Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1895/Charles Best/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Charles Best/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/George Smith/Licensed Victualler/46/Winston, Darlington/Census
1901/Alice Smith/Wife/34/Victoria Park, London/Census
1901/George Stanley Smith/Son/3/New Coventry Street, London/Census
1901/Dorothy Alice Smith/Daughter/2/New Coventry Street, London/Census
1901/Louisa Scale/Housemaid/22/Kingsland Road, London/Census
1901/Jessy Wenn/Cook/32/Bedford Street, Covent Garden/Census
1901/Ellen Gee/Nurse/27/Hackney, London/Census
1901/Mabel Vernon/Barmaid/23/Boston, USA/Census
1901/G J E Douglas/Barmaid/18/Lower Clapton, London/Census
1901/Harriet Scott/Barmaid/21/Brixton, London/Census
1901/Eliza Boxall/Barmaid/20/Bransted, Surrey/Census
1901/Ada Greenstone/Barmaid/20/Nunhead Green/Census
1901/Jas Bartholomew/Barman/19/Birmingham, Warwickshire/Census
1901/Mark Fletcher/Barman/19/Toronto, Canada/Census
1901/A Cook/Barmaid/20/Plumstead/Census
1901/Kitty Jacques/Barmaid/19/New Cross, London/Census
1901/Edith Mary Phillips/Barmaid/18/Newcastle/Census
1901/Sydney Alfred Green/Cellerman/23/Sherborne, Dorset/Census

1906/Best & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Best & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/George Smith/Manager/56/Winston, Durham/Census
1911/Alice Smith/Wife, Assistant/42/Victoria Park, London/Census
1911/Arthur Mason/Assistant/20/East Mersea, Essex/Census
1911/Henry Storey/Assistant/18/Kingsland, London/Census
1911/M Jordan/Assistant/18/Everton, Liverpool/Census
1911/Bessie Brignall/Assistant/19/Clare, Suffolk/Census
1911/Gertrude Shaw/Assistant/22/Blackburn/Census
1911/Linda Prestongie/Assistant/19/Walworth, London/Census
1911/Mary Hughes/Assistant/35/Woolwich/Census
1911/Alice Ulting/Assistant/27/Peckham, London/Census
1911/Nora Mullen/Assistant/19/Belfast, Ireland/Census
1911/Lillian Gilbert/Assistant/19/Bow, London/Census
1911/Mary Rickatts/Assistant/21/Rochester, Kent/Census
1911/Gertrude Fiske/Assistant/21/Norfolk/Census
1911/Doris Spencer/Assistant/23/Woking, Surrey/Census

1921/Turner & Sinclair/../../../Post Office Directory

1927/Levy & Franks Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory

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