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Hungerford Coffee house, 470 Strand, St Martins in Fields WC2

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The numbering of the Strand was numbered earlier in the 1818 directory, numbering up to 487 Strand, whereas by 1832 it only numbers to 429. Looking at a 1799 map which also shows numbering, this is opposite the Hungerford market, and about where Duncannon street is now.

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in St Martins in Fields, London.

Residents at this address.

1783/Benjamin Capper, Agent at Hungerford Coffee house/../../Lowndes Directory

4 October 1790/Insured: Benjamin Capper, Hungerford Coffee House, The Strand, vintner - Other property or occupiers: opposite The Mermaid, Hackney (Tyer, smith and Ellis, shoemaker) - London Metropolitan Archives

1792-1814 / A parchment bound vol., pp.474 + endpapers and index. Records transactions mainly 1794-1802. Includes summary of accounts with Benjamin Capper [of The Hungerford Coffee House, Strand, wine merchant], 1804-1814 (p.472)./ Cheshire Archives

1793/Benjamin Capper, Agent, Hungerford Coffee house, 470 Strand/../../Lowndes Directory

1795/Benjamin Capper, Agent, Hungerford Coffee house, 470 Strand/../../London Directory

The 1796 Electoral Poll lists a Ben Capper, Vintner, at 470 Strand

Morning Post 30 October 1801 - Old Bailey
_ Smith was indicted for forging, and also for uttering, knowing it to be forged, a draft for ten pounds sterling, with intend to defraud Mr Capper, the proprietor of the Hungerford Coffee House, in the Strand.

1805/Benj Capper, Hungerford Coffee house, 470 Strand/../../Holdens Directory

1811/L Tart, Hungerford Coffee house, 470 Strand/../../Holdens Directory

London Chronicle 24 February 1815 - Court of Kings Bench witness statement:
John Normington was formerly porter at the Percy Coffee house, but had since been at the Hungerford Coffee House, in the same capacity. In 1812, at which time he lived at the Hungerford.

1817/T Tart, wine merchant, Hungerford Coffee house, 470 Strand/../../Kent London Directory

1818/Thomas Tart, wine & brandy merchant, Hungerford Coffee house, Strand/../../Johnstones Directory

Evening Mail 19 April 1820 - Death
On Friday April 14th, aged 16, Lydia, only daughter of M Tart, of the Hungerford Coffee House, Strand.

Public Ledger and Daily Advertiser 21 March 1822 - Death
March 13, aged 20, Thomas, son of Mrs Tart, of the Hungerford Coffee House, Strand.

1822/Mrs Tart,Hungerford Coffee House,  470 Strand/../../Pigots Directory

1827/Lydia Tart, Hungerford coffee house, 470 Strand/../../Pigots Directory

1829/Tart, Hungerford coffee house, 470 Strand/../../Robsons Directory


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