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Bricklayers arms, 4 Elizabeth Street, Pimlico SW1

St George Hanover Square pub history index

This pub was first licensed in 1823 as the Bricklayers Arms.  At 14 Elizabeth Street South in 1851. After World War I it was renamed the Imperial Hotel, and in the 1970s it was again renamed the Travellers Tavern.  After a short recent spell as the Rat & Parrot, the name has reverted to Travellers Tavern.  **

Bricklayers Arms, 4 Elizabeth Street, SW1 - in November 2007

Bricklayers Arms, 4 Elizabeth Street, SW1 - in November 2007

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A listing of historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in St George Hanover Square -  London; and includes such areas of London as Knightsbridge, Mayfair and Pimlico.

London Metropolitan Archives *
1833-34/Benj Downs/../../../Pigots Directory

1841/E Smith/../../../Kellys Directory

1843/Edw Smith/../../../Kellys Directory

1848/Edw Smith/../../../Kellys Directory

February 1849/Mrs Mary Robertson Smith/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

February 1849/Mr Thomas Robertson/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1851/Thomas Robertson/../../../Kellys Directory

May 1851/Thomas Robertson/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

May 1851/Robert Crow/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1855/William Lawford/../../../Post Office Directory **

1869/Henry Johnson/../../../Post Office Directory

1874/Elizabeth Beckeyy/../../../Licensed Victualler & Hoteliers Directory

Forester Walker is baptised in 1837 as Cecil Forester Walker, along with two sisters to parents John and Ann Walker. He was listed as born in 1829; at an abode of Tottenham place. His first marriage in July 1854 is to an Esther Little; when he is listed as a carter. There is a  death registered for Cecil Forester Walker in 1866. In 1874, a marriage exists between Elizabeth Beckett and Forester Walker at St George Hanover square.

1876/Forester Walker/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/Forester Walker/Licensed Victualler, Widow/42/Hereford City, Hereford/Census
1881/William H Beckett/Son, Clerk Army And Navy Stores/17/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Frederick J Beckett/Son, Clerk Iron Trade/16/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Catherine S Spencer/General Servant/35/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1881/Bessie Reynolds/Barmaid/29/Chatham, Kent/Census
1881/Annie Bourman/Barmaid/20/Exmouth, Devon/Census
1881/Henry Jarvis/Potman/28/E Enfield, Middlesex/Census

1882/Forester Walker/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Forester Walker/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Forester Walker/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Forester Walker/Licensed Victualler, Widow/51/Hereford/Census
1891/Elizabeth Walker/Wife/29/Pimlico, London/Census
1891/Forester R Walker/Son/7/Pimlico, London/Census
1891/Stanley B Walker/Son/1/Pimlico, London/Census
1891/Francis L Lockyer/Barmaid/21/Brompton, London/Census
1891/Alice M Howard/Barmaid/24/Westminster, London/Census
1891/John H Gale/Potman/25/Kingston, Surrey/Census
1891/Mary Hunt/Cook/23/Kingsclere, Hampshire/Census
1891/Annie Hunt/Nursemaid/20/Kingsclere, Hampshire/Census

1899/Forester Walker/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/F Walker/../../../Post Office Directory **

1901/Forester Walker/Licensed Victualler/60/St Olvers, Hereford/Census
1901/Elizabeth E Walker/Wife/38/London/Census
1901/Forester R Walker/Son/16/London/Census
1901/Hilda P Walker/Daughter/8/London/Census
1901/Alma R M Walker/Daughter/5/London/Census
1901/Lucy J Gascoine/Nurse/23/Brixton, London/Census
1901/? Jenman/Barmaid/18/Chelsea, London/Census
1901/Mary Ann Biggs/Cook/31/Robinhood, Kent/Census
1901/Jessie Hirst/Barmaid/25/Marylebone, London/Census

1910/William Abler/../../../Post Office Directory

1914/William John Martin/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/B L Martin/../../../Post Office Directory

1938/Gustav Grocsl & Hy Jas Webb/../../../Post Office Directory

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