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Cross Keys Hotel, 16 St John Street, West Smithfield EC1M 4NT

It was certainly present by 1721 and probably as early as 1637. But it had closed before 1983 when my records commence. The premises are now in commercial use. ** The address is 108 St John Street in 1856 and earlier, prior to street renumbering. *

St Sepulchre index

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

St John street, St Sepulchre near Hicks hall in 1682. Listed are 157 Three Cupps Inne ; 161 Windmill Inne ; 162 Swan with Two necks Inn ; 163 Golden Lion Inne ; 164 Bell Inne - St Johns street, east side and 165 Cross Keys Inn .

St John street, St Sepulchre near Hicks hall in 1682. Listed are 157 Three Cupps Inne ; 161 Windmill Inne ; 162 Swan with Two necks Inn ; 163 Golden Lion Inne ; 164 Bell Inne - St Johns street, east side and 165 Cross Keys Inn .

Cross Keys, 16 St John Street - in March 2007

Cross Keys, 16 St John Street - in March 2007

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Residents at this address.

1797/William Sanford/victualler, Cross Keys Tap/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1809/William Meades, Cross Keys Inn, 167 St Johns street/../../Holdens Directory

1822/John Hill/../../../Pigots Directory **

1825/John Hill/../../../Pigots Directory **

1827/Samuel Wright Barringer, wine and brandy merchant, and Cross Keys Inn and Tavern, St Johns street, Smithfield/../../Pigot's Directory

1836/Eliza Kingsford, Cross Keys Inn, 108 St John street/../../Pigots Directory

1841/T. William Broderick/[Cross Keys Inn]/../../Post Office Directory *

Cross Keys Inn
1841/John Slain/Victualler/45/../Census
1841/Mary Slain/../50/Middlesex/Census
1841/Mary Slain/../25/Middlesex/Census
1841/John Baker/Independant/25/../Census
1841/Robert Lincoln/Male Servant/13/../Census
1841/Charles Sheppard/Male Servant/25/../Census
1841/Emma Cossey/Female Servant/25/../Census
1841/Catherine Kelly/Female Servant/35/../Census
1841/Hannah Richardson/Female Servant/25/Middlesex/Census

Cross Keys Tap
1841/John Hawkins/Inn Keeper/50/../Census
1841/Elizabeth Hawkins/../50/../Census
1841/William Hawkins/Book Keeper/22/../Census
1841/James Hawker/Porter/25/Middlesex/Census
1841/Thomas Cox/Ostler/30/Middlesex/Census
+ others

1843/John William Shain/[Cross Keys Inn]/../../Post Office Directory

July 1848/John Griffiths, deceased/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

July 1848/Mary Anna Griffiths, his executrix/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

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

September 1850/Mary Ann Archer (late Griffiths) to her husband/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1851/Walter Archer/Hotel Keeper/30/Hertfordshire/Census
1851/Mary Ann Archer/Wife/34/Hereford/Census
1851/Eliza Griffiths/Wifes daughter/3/St Sepulchre, Middlesex/Census
1851/Charlotte Bishop/Barmaid/18/Kingston, Surrey/Census
1851/Jane Scrivens/Cook/30/Somerset/Census
1851/Emma Ellis/Housemaid/26/../Census
1851/William Williamson/Porter/18/Middlesex/Census
1851/John Miller/Lodger, Commercial Traveller/30/Bath/Census
1851/William Redman/Lodger, Farmer/32/Bedfordshire/Census
1851/Thomas Wells/Lodger, Farmer/34/Oxfordshire/Census
1851/Henry Styles/Lodger, Farmer/40/Norfolk/Census

April 1852/Walter Edmund Archer/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

April 1852/Ann Susannah Johnson/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

February 1854/George Brooks/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era

February 1854/Ann Fox/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era

1856/George Brooks/../../../Post Office Directory

1862/Mrs Eliza Brooks/../../../Post Office Directory **

The Era 08 October 1865 - transfer of licences:
Cross Keys, St John street, Eliza Brooks to William Williams

March 1866/William Williams/License renewal/../Clerkenwell News

1869/J Charlton/../../../Post Office Directory

February 1870/Joseph Charlton/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

February 1870/John Thomas Sweet/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1879/Thomas Rudkin/../../../Post Office Directory **

1881/Mary Allen/Licensed Victualler/42/Shipdham, Norfolk/Census
1881/Sarah Allen/Niece/22/Ovington, Norfolk/Census
1881/Ellen Hannah Aldrich/Barmaid/18/Margate, Kent/Census
1881/George Brooks/Barman/32/Westley, Cambridge/Census
1881/William Lambert/Potman/31/Matching, Essex/Census

1882/Thomas Rudkin/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Mary Allen/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Thomas Collingwood/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Thomas C Collingwood/Licensed Victualler/39/Islington, London/Census
1891/Annie J Collingwood/Wife/38/Carmarthen, Wales/Census
1891/Nellie A C Collingwood/Daughter/3/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1891/Caroline Barnes/Cousin, Widow/38/Camden Town, London/Census
1891/Caroline M Barnes/Niece/11/Southampton, Hampshire/Census
1891/Maria Griffiths/Visitor, Milliner/22/Lambeth, London/Census
1891/Alice Rose Coles/Barmaid & Cashier/29/St Martins, London/Census
1891/William Jones/Barman/20/Notting |Hill, London/Census
1891/Ellen D Palser/Barmaid/24/Southwark, London/Census
1891/Alice E Denney/Barmaid/21/Ckerkenwell, London/Census
1891/Alice Lodge/Barmaid/18/Aberdeen, Scotland/Census
1891/Eliza Golding/Cook/20/Maidstone, Kent/Census
1891/Alice M Bundle/Kitchen Maid/26/Camden Town, London/Census
1891/Mary E Aldridge/Nurse/15/Stepney, London/Census
1891/Alfred W Townsend/Barman/19/Bristol, Gloucestershire/Census

1895/Alfred Wordsworth/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/John Vian/../../../Post Office Directory

1900/John Vian/../../../Post Office Directory **

1910/Robert Jackson/../../../Hughes Directory

1914/Harry Byford/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Harry Byford/../../../Post Office Directory

1919/Frdk Jas Hy Gerhard/../../../Post Office Directory **

1921/Frdk Jas Hy Gerhard/../../../Post Office Directory **

1938/J T Davies & Sons Ltd/../../../Post Office Directory

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