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Crown, 22 Broad Street, St James, Westminster

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Closed and demolished around the early 1960s, the site is now occupied by the William Blake House complex. This pub's address becomes 60-62 Broadwick Street by 1938. *

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1805/David Humphrys, Crown, Broad street, Golden square/../../Holdens Directory

1811/Robert Kirby, The Crown, 22 Broad street, Golden square/../../Holdens Directory

1824, Mr Grason, Crown, Broad Street, Golden square is a steward to the Licensed Victuallers Association

1825, Mr Grason, Crown, Broad Street, Golden square is a subsciber to the Licensed Victuallers Association

1827/Samuel Mitchell, Crown, Broad street, Golden square/../../Pigots Directory

1832/Samuel Mitchell/../../../Robsons Directory

1833-34/Samuel Mitchell, Crown, 22 Broad street, Golden square/../../Pigots Directory

1842/Samuel Mitchell/../../../Robsons Directory

1848/Samuel Mitchell/../../../Post Office Directory *

1851/Samuel Mitchell/../../../Post Office Directory *

1856/James F Hallett/../../../Post Office Directory

April 1857/James E Hallatt/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

April 1857/John Smith/Incoming Licensee/../../Era Newspaper

In the 1861 census, the head of the house and licenced victualler was Frederick Gedge with his wife Louisa. Sarah Lloyd was a visitor and my wife's ancestor Henry Fordham was the Bartender. **
1861/Frederick Gedge/Licensed Victualler/28/Norwich, Norfolk/Census
1861/Louisa Gedge/Wife/23/Ormesby, Norfolk/Census
1861/Sarah Lloyd/Visitor/25/Ormesby, Norfolk/Census
1861/Henry Fordham/Barman/22/Wood Ditton, Suffolk/Census

July 1864/Edward Wakefield/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

July 1864/Alexander Moon/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1869/Mrs E Dawson/../../../Post Office Directory

April 1869/Elizabeth Dawson and William Dawson, executors of John Dawson, late occupier/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era

April 1869/John Cox Clode/Incoming Licensee/../../Era

1881/Daniel Gupwell/Licensed Victualler/41/Crick, Northampton/Census
1881/Mary Gupwell/Wife/43/Appleshaw, Hampshire/Census
1881/Jessie A Sanders/Barmaid/15/Berkenhampstead, Hertford/Census
1881/Mary A Carter/Servant/19/Tredington, Worcester/Census

1882/Daniel Gupwell/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Thomas Barrows/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Henry Bishop/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Wm Chandler/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Charles Allen/../../../Post Office Directory

1910/Geo Wm Drewitt/../../../Post Office Directory

1915/Joseph Simcox/../../../Post Office Directory *

1938/George Thomas Driscoll & Mrs Eleanor Foxhall/../../../Post Office Directory *

1944/George Thomas Driscoll & Mrs Eleanor Foxhall/../../../Post Office Directory *



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