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Rising Sun, Great Scotland yard, St Martins in Fields SW1A

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The photograph is of The Rising Sun, Great Scotland Yard taken on 31st May 1884. The pub was damaged by a Fenian bomb attack on the police headquarters on 30th May, 1884; when the Landlord is William Duncan. He charged sightseers a penny each to see the pub interior. The Rising Sun was demolished in 1910 when the police station was expanded. *

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

Rising Sun, Great Scotland Yard, St Martins in Fields - on 31st May 1884 after a Fenian raid, landlord W Duncan

Rising Sun, Great Scotland Yard, St Martins in Fields - on 31st May 1884 after a Fenian raid, landlord W Duncan

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Residents at this address.

The 1796 Electoral Poll lists a Charles Creag, victualler, at Scotland yard

1805/J Richardson, the Sun, Middle Scotland yard,Whitehall/../../Holdens Directory

1822/Mr Richardson, Sun, Scotland yard/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1825/Mr Richardson, Sun, Scotland yard/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1829/John Richardson, Rising Sun, Great Scotland yard/../../Pigots Directory

1832/John Richardson/../../../Robsons Directory

1833-34/John Richardson, Rising Sun, Great Scotland yard/../../Pigots Directory

1839/James David/../../../Pigots Directory

The 1841 census lists the following people for the last household in Great Scotland Yard, which is headed by a John Davis, publican, and appears to be the Rising Sun, though not specifically mentioned. This appears to be the same person as the John Davies (with an 'e') listed for the Rising Sun in 1841, 1842 and 1848 ***

1841/John Davies/../../../Post Office Directory

Great Scotland Yard Rising Sun ***
1841/John Davis, Publican, aged 30, not born in Middlesex
1841/Mary Davis, aged 30, not born in Middlesex
1841/Mary Ann Davis, aged 10, born in Middlesex
1841/Joseph Castilono, Male Servant, aged 20, born in Middlesex
1841/George Mayor, Male Servant, aged 20, born in Middlesex
1841/Emma Grover, Male Servant, aged 18, born in Middlesex
1841/John Townley, Police Office Keeper, aged 60, not born in Middlesex
1841/Amelia Townley, aged 60, not born in Middlesex
1841/Elizabeth Townley, aged 20, born in Middlesex

1842/John Davies/../../../Robsons Directory

1848/John Davies/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Mrs Mary Ann Davies/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/Mary Ann Davies/Inn Keeper, Widow/44/Paterstow, Herefordshire/Census
1851/Mary Ann Davies/Daughter/33/Holborn, Middlesex/Census
1851/John Davies/Son/12/Great Scotland yard/Census
1851/Maria Davies/Daughter/8/Great Scotland yard/Census
1851/Sarah Richardson/Visitor, Widow/72/Much Birch, Herefordshire/Census
1851/Mary Sheen/House Servant/45/Ireland/Census
1851/Susan Wilkinson/House Servant/18/Faversham, Kent/Census
1851/James Townsend/Pot Boy/19/Old Street, St Lukes/Census
1851/Caroline Coulton/House Servant/11/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census

1856/James Bone/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/James Bone/Victualler/46/St Margarets, Middlesex/Census
1861/Sarah A Tyler/Barmaid/27/Thorpe, Essex/Census
1861/Caroline Pinkcombe/Housemaid/33/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census
1861/John Reynolds/Potman/19/Edgcote, Northampton/Census
1861/George Row/Waiter/14/Margate, Kent/Census

1869/James Bone/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/James Bone/Licensed Victualler/56/St Martins, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emily Richardson/Barmaid/18/Kingsland, Middlesex/Census
1871/Emma E Lyons/Visitor/10/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1871/Maynard A Apps/Barman/26/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1871/Edwin Henry Brine/Potman/22/City of London, Middlesex/Census
1871/Mary Echlin/General Servant/37/Dublin/Census

1874/James Bone/../../../Licensed Victualler & Hotelier Directory

1881/Hiram John Stewart/Publican, Widow/54/Ireland/Census
1881/Sarah Jane Stewart/Daughter/28/Ramsgate, Kent/Census
1881/Hannah Stewart/Daughter/26/Ramsgate, Kent/Census
1881/Alice Walle/Barmaid/28/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Louisa Waters/Barmaid/24/Cardiff, Wales/Census
1881/Susannah Pointer/Cook/27/Kings Lynn, Norfolk/Census
1881/Annie Tile/Kitchenmaid/29/Winchester, Hampshire/Census
1881/Susan Cooper/Housemaid/16/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Richard Lett/Porter/33/Southampton, Hampshire/Census
1881/A D Laurence/Billiard Marker/31/Henley On Thames/Census

1882/Hiram John Stewart/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/William Duncan/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Joseph John Edridge/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Joseph John Eldridge/Licensed Victualler, Widow/56/Clerkenwell/Census
1891/Jos Herbert Eldridge/Son/14/Clapton/Census
1891/Charlotte Ann Eldridge/Sister/51/Clerkenwell/Census
1891/Alice Eldridge/Sister, Housekeeper/35/Shoreditch/Census
1891/Earnest Albert Duncy/Barman/22/Bermondsey/Census
1891/Edward A Cottingham/Barman/25/Dulwich/Census
1891/Sophia Wells/Barmaid/33/North End, Herts/Census
1891/Mary Bennet/Housemaid/26/Peckham/Census
1891/Louisa Prime/Kitchenmaid/20/Newcastle on Lyne/Census
1891/Benj Croley/Porter/25/Lambeth/Census

1899/George Edwin Foreman/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/George E Forman/Licensed Victualler/42/Rochester, Kent/Census
1901/George E Forman/son/2/London/Census
1901/Elizabeth Payne/Niece, Barmaid/20/Chatam, Kent/Census
1901/Harry Payne/Nephew, Billiard Marker/18/Chatam, Kent/Census
1901/Henry R Muller/Barman/31/Devon/Census
1901/Rose Jones/Barman/26/London/Census
1901/Emma Casey/Cook/25/Canning Town/Census
1901/Elizabeth A Goflan/General servant/20/Hull/Census
1901/Frances Rogers/Nursemaid/17/Ilford, Essex/Census
1901/John Harrison/Visitor, Traveller grocer/51/Doddington, Kent/Census

1906/George Edwin Foreman/../../../Post Office Directory

1908/George Edwin Foreman/../../../Post Office Directory


* Provided By Vincent O'Loughlin

** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Jeremy Sleightholm

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