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Kings Head, 1 James Street, St Margaret, Westminster

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In the Morgans 1682 Map of London in James Street and Petty France are isted '229 Red Lion Inne' and '233 Kings Head Inne'.

In the Morgans 1682 Map of London in James Street and Petty France are isted '229 Red Lion Inne' and '233 Kings Head Inne'. This would have been at about where William street joined at about number 41.

In 1851 it is listed as 4 James Street, Buckingham Gate. At 4 James Street in 1871 and earlier (apart from 1861 census when it is at 60 York Street), at 75 Buckingham Gate in 1901 after street re-naming and 85 Buckingham Gate in 1921 and later
This pub was on the east side of James Street (today’s Buckingham Gate), just north of the junction with York Street (today’s Petty France). It seems to have survived until the 1970s, when it was referred to as a music venue, but the site today is occupied by an office block. On Stow’s map of 1720, a Kings Head Inn is marked on the west side of James Street, opposite the 19th Century site, but whether it was a different establishment, or whether it was rebuilt at some time on the east side, I do not know. *

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In 1682 Morgans map of London, listed as '233 Kings Head Inne' in James street.

John Strype Survey of London in 1720 lists '51 Kings head inn'.

28th Oct 1796/ Mr Smith/../../../Sun Fire Office Catalogue MS 11936/407/658984 *

3rd Aug 1798/John Plant/../../../Sun Fire Office Catalogue MS 11936/413/680624 *

1st Nov 1810/Mr Wilson/../../../Sun Fire Office Catalogue MS 11936/453/850147 *

1839/William Walkley/../../../Pigot’s Directory *

1841/William Walkley/../../../Post Office Directory

1841/William Walkley/Victualler/45/outside Middlesex/Census *
1841/Eliza Walkley/../45/outside Middlesex/Census
1841/Caroline Parsons/Female Servant/20/outside Middlesex/Census
1841 Jane French/Female Servant/35/Middlesex/Census
1841/Robt Matthews/Male Servant/19/outside Middlesex/Census
1841/Henry Trott/Smith/40/outside Middlesex/Census
1841/Mary Trott/../40/outside Middlesex/Census

8th Aug 1847/License transfer from William Wakley to Thomas Read/../../../ The Era *

1851/Thomas Read/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/Thomas Read/Victualler/57/Bredgar, Kent/Census
1851/Sarah Read/Wife/37/Romford, Essex/Census
1851/William Cornwall/Nephew/16/Bredgar, Kent/Census
1851/Peter Cornwall/Nephew/9/Bredgar, Kent/Census
1851/Mary Evor/Sister/30/Romford, Essex/Census
1851/Ann Evor/Sister/25/Romford, Essex/Census
1851/Thomas daley/Servant/20/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1851/John Willoughby/Lodger, Chelsea Pensioner/42/Stokesley, Yorkshire/Census

1856/Hen Hobbs/../../../Post Office Directory

4th Mar 1857/License transfer from Henry Hobbs to James Carter/../../../ The Era *

6th Mar 1860/License transfer from James Carter to Joseph Hodgson/../../../ The Era *

1861/Joseph Hodgson/Licensed Victualler/50/Lambeth Surrey/Census *
1861/Susanna Hodgson/Wife/49/Finsbury Middlesex/Census
1861/Joshua C Hodgson/Son/19/Mitcham Surrey/Census
1861/Charles Hiclkey/Waiter/44/Isle of Wight/Census
1861/Caroline Lewis/House Servant/36/Golden Square Middlesex/Census

7th Nov 1865/License transfer from Joseph Hodgson to William James Thomas/../../../ The Era *

Prior to this, William Purchase was  the son, aged 19 years, at the Jolly Butcher, Guildford. His Father William Purchase was the Licensed Victualler. By 1871, he was at the Ship, 25 Vauxhall Bridge road. William Purchase marries Eliza Clayden in Camden in July, 1865.  ***

6th Aug 1867/License transfer from William James Thomas to William Purchase /../../../ The Era *

1868/... William Purchase late of the "Kings Head" Public House James street Buckingham Gate in the County of Middlesex Licensed Victualler deceased who died 7 January 1868 at the "Kings Head" aforesaid were granted at the Principal Registry to William Purchase of the "Kings Head" aforesaid Victualler the Son and one of the Next of Kin of the said Deceased he having first been sworn,

25th Mar 1868/License transfer from William Purchase to Henry Alexander Savage /../../../ The Era *
William Purchase was administrator of William Purchase, the late occupier.

1869/Henry Alex Savage/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Henry A Savage/Licensed Victualler/33/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1871/Elizabeth Savage/Sister/24/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1871/Francis B Savage/Sister, Assistant/22/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1871/Benjamin Rooke/Nephew, Valet/16/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1871/Frederick Rooke/Nephew/10/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1871/Frances Rohan/General Servant/50/Ireland/Census
1871/David Rohan/Barman/19/Wales/Census

1881/H A Savage/Licensed Victualler/43/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1881/A E Savage/Wife/29/Soham, Cambridge/Census
1881/E A Savage/Son/21 months/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/M E Savage/Daughter/2 months/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/M A Malden/Wife Sister/30/Soham, Cambridge/Census
1881/William Reed/Barman/22/Wortley, Devon/Census
1881/John Hodkiss/Barman/20/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/A M Moore/General Servant/22/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census

1882/Henry Alex Savage/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Hy A Savage/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/H A Savage/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Henry A Savage/Licensed Victualler/47/Woolwich Kent/Census *
1891/Ann E Savage/Wife/39/Soham Cambridgeshire/Census
1891/Edward A Savage/Son/11/Westminster London/Census
1891/Mary E Savage/Daughter/10/Westminster London/Census
1891/John M Savage/Son/9/Westminster London/Census
1891/Louisa F Savage Daughter/4/Westminster London/Census
1891/Gerald R Savage/Son/3/Westminster London/Census
1891/Eleanor E Fuller/Cook Domestic Servant/44/Southwark London/Census
1891/Maud W Bailey/Housemaid Domestic Servant/16/Hornsea London/Census
1891/Eleanor W Young/Nurse Domestic Servant/26/Horsleydown Surrey/Census
1891/Harry A Couchman/Barman/19 St Johns Wood London/Census
1891/George W Suckling/Barman/18/Leyton Essex/Census

1895/Benj Beach/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/Henry Parker/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Henry Parker/Licensed Victualler/61/Little Winham Suffolk/Census *
1901/Edith Eliza Parker/Wife/50/Wells Somersetshire/Census
1901/Annie W Parker/Daughter/17/London/Census
1901/Herbert Harry James/Nephew/17/Plaistow Essex/Census
1901/Amy Walbridge/Sister-in-law/59/Wells Somersetshire/Census
1901/Nora Latchford/Barmaid/22/London/Census
1901/Ellen Amelia Pritchard/Barmaid/34/London/Census
1901/Ellen Coventry/Cook Domestic/22/Brookhampton Berkshire/Census

1921/Fanny Rathhone/../../../Hughes Directory *

1944/George William Horton/../../../Post Office Directory *

* Provided By John Hills

*** Provided by John Carnaby

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