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Hercules Tavern, 119 Leadenhall street, St Andrew Undershaft EC3

Hercules Tavern, 119 Leadenhall street circa 1893. The landlords are the Rolles Brothers, the turning on the left is St Mary Axe.

Hercules Tavern, 119 Leadenhall street circa 1893. The landlords are the Rolles Brothers, the turning on the left is St Mary Axe.

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The pub and its neighbours were demolished circa 1924 during the extension of the P&O building. The P&O bank opened on this site in 1926 and was in turn demolished in 1964 during the building of the P&O Tower opened in 1969, demolished 2008. ***
The site of the pub is now open space at the foot of The Leadenhall Building (The Cheese Grater).

St Andrew Undershaft pub history index

A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in St Andrew Undershaft parish, City of London.

Residents at this address.

23 June 1790 / Description: Will of William Shackelton, Victualler of The Hercules Leadenhall Street , City of London/../Records held at the National Archive, Kew

9 August 1790 / Insured: Ann Shackleton, 119 Leadenhall Street, victualler - Other property or occupiers: 120 Leadenhall Street (Francis Franks hairdresser)/../Records held at the LMA

1808/Sam Walpole, the Hercules, 119 Leadenhall street/../../Holdens Directory

1811/Samuel Walpole, victualler, 119 Leadenhall street/../../Holdens Directory

1822/John Corringan / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records, held at Guildhall Library **

1833-34/James Jackson, Hercules, 119 Leadenhall Street/../../Pigots Directory

1839/Thos. Appleton/../../../Pigot�s Directory **

1841/Thos. Appleton/../../../P.O. Directory **

1841/Thomas Appleton/Licensed Victualler/55/Middlesex/Census
1841/John Appleton/Engraver/22/Middlesex/Census
1841/Thomas Russell/Male Servant/19/../Census
1841/John Davis/Ribbon Weaver/38/../Census
1841/John Plant/Clerk/21/Middlesex/Census
1841/Ann Humphreys/Female Servant/29/../Census

1842/Thomas Appleton/../../../P.O. Directory **

1845/Thomas Appleton/../../../P.O. Directory

1847/George Reeves/../../../P.O. Directory

1851/George Reeves/Publican/45/Milton, Kent/Census
1851/Ann Reeves/Wife/38/Uxbridge, Middlesex/Census
1851/George Reeves/Son/14/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Louisa Reeves/Daughter/12/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Edmond Reeves/Son/10/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Adolphus Reeves/Son/5/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Matilda Reeves/Daughter/8/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Jane Reeves/Daughter/3/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Sarah A Salmon/Barmaid/27/Barnett, London/Census
1851/Mary Sayde/Waitress/20/Newton, Wales/Census
1851/Margaret Cole/Nursemaid/29/Wales/Census
1851/John Belham/Porter/24/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Henry Mann/Potboy/19/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Daniel Newman/Visitor, Retired Coachman, Widow/43/Uxbridge, Middlesex/Census

1852/George Reeves/../../../Watkin�s Directory **

1856/John A Jones & Son/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/Elizabeth Jones/Licensed Victualler, Widow/30/St Lukes, Middlesex/Census
1861/Augusta Emily Jones/Daughter/5/Fenchurch Street, City of London/Census
1861/Mary Ann Ryan/Barmaid/27/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1861/Rhoda Cook/Barmaid/23/Somerset/Census
1861/Elizabeth Page/Barmaid/21/Ludgate Hill, City of London/Census
1861/Elizabeth Smallcalder/Cook/39/Holborn, Middlesex/Census
1861/Margaret Birmingham/Kitchenmaid/20/Cripplegate, Middlesex/Census
1861/Caroline Suffling/Waitress/25/Norfolk/Census
1861/George Withers/Porter/23/Wiltshire/Census
1861/Mary Ann Daymon/Nurse/15/Mile End, Middlesex/Census

October 1862/Elizabeth Jones/Outgoing Licensee/../../Morning Post

October 1862/John Kerr/Incoming Licensee/../../Morning Post

1869/John Kerr/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Benjamin Overton/Licensed Victualler/46/Leicestershire/Census
1871/Annie Overton/Wife/29/Leicestershire/Census
1871/Lizzie Overton/Daughter/15/Kent/Census
1871/C M Overton/Daughter/9/London/Census
1871/C E Overton/Daughter/7/London/Census
1871/Jessie Overton/Daughter/2/London/Census
1871/Kate Newman/Cook/30/Ireland/Census
1871/Edward Ridge/Waiter/27/Norfolk/Census
1871/Kate Welch/Housemaid/24/Ireland/Census
1871/George Pears/Bar Lad/14/Great Dalby, Leicestershire/Census

February 1875/Silas Philip Greenslade/Outgoing Licensee/../../London Evening Standard

February 1875/Thomas John Maidwell/Incoming Licensee/../../London Evening Standard

1881/Thomas John Maidwell/Licensed Victualler/48/Talgarth, Brecknock, Wales/Census  
1881/Caroline M Maidwell/Daugheter/5/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/David H J Maidwell/Son/10/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Annie Mills/Barmaid/19/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Etty Mills/Barmaid/16/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Ellen Tingey/Housemaid/26/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Eliza Newman/Kitchenmaid/23/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/John Callahan/Waiter/16/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Robert Maidwell/Manager/31/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Arthur W Green/Waiter/16/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Margaret Jones/Cook/33/Hereford/Census
1881/Harry Painter/Cook/36/London, Middlesex/Census

1882/T J Maidwell/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Thomas J Maidwell/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/George Rolls & Co/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Alice M White/Manageress of Licensed Inn/34/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1891/Hannah White/Barmaid/24/Pimlico, Middlesex/Census
1891/Jane L Maddox/Barmaid/24/Greenwich, Kent/Census
1891/Fanny Halcombe/Housemaid/17/Brighton, Sussex/Census

1895/Pegg & Stevens/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/John Frederick Neade/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/John Frederick Neade/../../../Post Office Directory *

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