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Lion & French Horn, 5 Pollen street W1

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This pub was first licensed as the Lyon and Horn in 1720 and the name seems to have gradually expanded as the years have gone on. Most recently Black Lion & French Horn. The pub was rebuilt in its present form in 1937 and closed in 2009. **

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.

Lion & French Horn, 5 Pollen Street, W1 - in January 2010

Lion & French Horn, 5 Pollen Street, W1 - in January 2010

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Residents at this address.

1790/Mr Talbot/victualler, French Horn and Black Lion/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1825/Mr Hutchins, Lion and French Horn, Pollin street, Hanover square/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1827/John Saunders, Black Lion and French Horn, Pollin street, Hanover/../../Pigots Directory

1828/William Lee / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1830/William Lee / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1833/John Phillips / Victualler /../../Sun Fire Office records held at Guildhall Library **

1839/William Walker, Black Lion and French Horn/../../../Pigot's Directory *

1841/W Walker/../../../Post Office Directory

1842/William Walker, Black Lion and French Horn/../../../Robson's Directory *

1848/Wm Walker/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Wm Walker/../../../Kellys Directory

1856/Mrs Jane Walker/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/Jane Walker/Licensed Victualler/53/Worcester/Census
1861/James Nichols/Brother in Law, Builder/60/Lincolnshire/Census
1861/Elizabeth Nichols/Niece/16/Middlesex/Census
1861/Talford Nichols/Nephew/15/Devonshire/Census
1861/Louise Bell Nichols/Niece/20/Worcestershire/Census
1861/John Conwood/Potman/22/Surrey/Census
1861/Ann Lowcock/Barmaid/23/Warwickshire/Census
1861/William Burt/Lodger, Hotel Waiter/61/Stanwell, Middlesex/Census
1861/John Tidey/Lodger, Butcher/21/Farnham, Surrey/Census

February 1866/James Walker/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

February 1866/James Cavanagh/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/Mrs C Cavanagh/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/Catherine Cavanagh/Licensed Victualler, Widow/63/Wexford, Ireland/Census
1881/Emma Cavanagh/Daughter, Assistant/29/St George In East, Middlesex/Census
1881/James Cavanagh/Son/27/St George In East, Middlesex/Census
1881/William Cavanagh/Son/22/St George In East, Middlesex/Census
1881/Francis Cavanagh/Son/20/St George In East, Middlesex/Census
1881/John Cavanagh/Grandson/2/Middlesex/Census
1881/Anne Gorman/General Servant/60/Tipperary, Ireland/Census

1882/Mrs Catherine Kavanagh/../../../Post Office Directory *

1884/Catherine Cavanagh/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/William Daniel Kirby/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/William Daniel Kirby/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/William Daniel Kirby/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Alfred Henry Quant/../../../Post Office Directory

1914/Alfred Henry Quant/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Alfred Henry Quant/../../../Post Office Directory *

August 1915 National Registration Act Forms :
Lion and French Horn, 5 Pollen Street – Florrie Weir, aged 34 – widow - barmaid +

1921/Alfred H. Quant/../../../Hughes Directory *

In 1921 census at 5 Pollen Street, St George's Hanover Square
Michael John O'Brien, Sorter G P O, Postmaster General, aged 44 years 5 months, and born in Cork, Ireland
Nellie O'Brien, Wife, aged 24 years 9 months, and born in Brixton, London
Shiela O'Brien, Daughter, aged 2 months, and born in London
Sam Dercy, License Victuallers Manager, P M Finn, 35 Hingate Rd, Hammersmith, aged 29 years 11 months, and born in Bloxwich, Staffordshire
Nora Dercy, Cook, P M Finn, aged 26 years, and born in Cork, Ireland
Violet Orchard, Barmaid, P M Finn, aged 18 years 11 months, and born in Wareham, Dorset

1938/Michael Jn O'Brien/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Michael Jn O'Brien/../../../Post Office Directory

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** Provided By Stephen Harris

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