Golden Lion, 2 Britannia Street WC1

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At 1 Britannia Street in 1882; and at 2 Britannia Street by 1899; This pub was established in 1792 and re-built in 1848. The address in 1856 is at 36 Britannia street. iT closed in 2008, and is now a private members club.

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

Golden Lion, 2 Britannia Street, WC1 - in May 2007

Golden Lion, 2 Britannia Street, WC1 - in May 2007

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Residents at this address.

April 1827/Elizabeth Coleman/../../../Licensed Victuallers Association

1833-34/Eliz Coleman, Golden Lion, Lions place, Bagnigge wells road/../../Pigots Directory

1836/James Wilson, Golden Lion, 34 Britannia street, Kings cross/../../Pigots Directory

1839/William Parsons/../../../Pigots Directory **

1842/Charlotte Strange, Golden Lion, Britannia Street, Bagnigge Wells road/../../Robsons Directory

1851/Mrs C Strange/../../../Post Office Directory

1856/John Greenwood/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/John Greenwood/Licensed Victualler and Cab Master/32/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary Elizabeth Greenwood/Wife/26/Wakefield, Yorkshire/Census
1861/John Greenwood/Son/7/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1861/Henry Greenwood/Son/4/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1861/Thomas Greenwood/Son/2/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1861/William Greenwood/Father, Former Licensed Victualler, widow/70/Heptonstall, Yorkshire/Census
1861/William Clark/Brother in Law, Foreman at Brick Field/35/High Ongar, Essex/Census
1861/Mary Clark/Sister in Law/35/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary Ann Curwick/Niece, Nursemaid/16/London, Middlesex/Census
1861/Benjamin Warren/Barmaid/31/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Smith/House Servant/41/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1861/Nayler England/Boarder, Horse Keeper/18/Newmarket, Cambridge/Census

September 1861/John Greenwood/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

September 1861/George Lewin/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

The Era 10 June 1866 - Transfers :
Golden Lion, Britannia street, George Westover to John Hellsdon

1869/J Helsdon/../../../Post Office Directory

June 1872/John Helsden/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

June 1872/Archibald Trew/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1881/Henry Blythers/Licensed Victualler/45/Hoo, Kent/Census
1881/Mary E Blythers/Wife/30/St Bridges Farringham, Kent/Census
1881/Isaac John Blythers/Son/3/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alfred G Blythers/Son/1/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1881/Luke C Blythers/Son/3 months/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1881/Catherine Read/Cook/40/Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1881/Maria Porter/Housemaid/35/Paddington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Annie Hill/Housemaid/20/Paddington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Samuel Collins/Barman/24/Oxford/Census
1881/James Blay/Barman/24/Thorpe/Census
1881/George Tye/Barman/18/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census

1882/Henry Blyther/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Henry Blyther/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/William Saunders/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/William Saunders/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Charles Brown/../../../Post Office Directory

Islington Gazette - 15 July 1903:
Marked Money - Henry Gatfield, 44, a potman, was charged on remand at Clerkenwell Police court yesterday, with stealing from the till inside the "Golden Lion" public house, Britannia street, Clerkenwell, a sixpenny piece, the money of Phineas Lewis.
Evidence was given that a marked sixpence was passed over the bar of the house to the prisoner, and afterwards found upon his person, along with a number of other unmarked coins.
Mr d'Eyncourt sent Gatfield to gaol for three months.

1910/Phineas Lewis/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/Phineas Lewis/Licensed Victualler/36/London/Census
1911/Elizabeth Lewis/Wife/32/Mile End, London/Census
1911/Daisy Myers/Sister in Law, Assistant/22/Mile End, London/Census
1911/Nathan Myers/Brother in Law, Assistant/20/Mile End, London/Census
1911/Frederick Wilson/Barman/22/Clifton TRaynes, Buckinghamshire/Census

1915/Phineas Lewis/../../../Post Office Directory

1934/Phineas Lewis/../../../Kellys Directory

1938/Phineas Lewis/../../../Post Office Directory

Red Lion, 2 Britannia street :
Phineas Lewis, Licensed Victualler, widow, born 10 Jan 1875/../electoral register
George Dean, Licensed Victualler Manager, born 16 Jul 1900/../electoral register
Amy I Dean, Licensed Victualler Manageress, born 20 Sep 1903/../electoral register
Robert Brady, Barman, born 17 Apr 1911/../electoral register

1944/Phineas Lewis/../../../Post Office Directory

1955/Phineas Lewis of the Golden Lion 2 Britannia street Kings Cross road London died 21 February 1955 Administration London 9 January to William Lewis retired publican and Benjamin Lewis retailer. Effects £4244 4s.
Jeanette Naomi Lewis spinster is appointed administrator in place of William Lewis since deceased.

1966/I P H Co & E Wajzner, Golden Lion, 2 Britannia street WC1/../../Licensed Victuallers Association

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