Two Chairmen, 39 Dartmouth Street, SW1

Westminster St Margaret index

First recorded in 1729, the name of this inn refers to a sedan chair stand located there for the use of clients of the Royal Cockpit which stood opposite until 1810. The pub was rebuilt in 1923. ***

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

Two Chairmen, 39 Dartmouth Street, SW1 - in March 2007

Two Chairmen, 39 Dartmouth Street, SW1 - in March 2007

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Residents at this address.

22 August 1796/Insured: Thomas Goodwin, the Two Chairmen, Dartmouth Street, Westminster, victualler/../../ Sun Fire Office Catalogue MS 11936/407/658215 ***

31 July 1809/Insured: Luke Scott, the Two Chairmen Dartmouth Street, victualler and cabinet maker/../../Sun Fire Office records, held at London Metropolitan Archives

30 May 1810/Insured: Sarah Scott, 38 Dartmouth Street - Other property or occupiers: victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records, held at London Metropolitan Archives

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

1841/William Field/../../../ Trade Directory ***

1841/William Field/Publican/76/outside Middlesex/Census ***
1841/Bridget Field/../55/outside Middlesex/Census
1841/George Moss/../15/Middlesex/Census
1841/James Barclay/Tea Grocer/26/Middlesex/Census

1843/Thomas Hessin/../../../Post Office Directory

6th Jan 1846/Mr Hessen/../../../ The Standard (case involving the Odd Fellow’s Lodge which used to meet there) ***

1848/Thomas Hessin/../../../Post Office Directory

10th Jun 1849/License transfer from Thomas Hessin (dec) to Jane Hessin, widow and executrix/../../../ The Era ***

1851/Mrs Jane Hessin/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/Jane Hessin/Licensed Victualler, widow/45/Bow, Middlesex/Census
1851/James Hessin/Son/16/London, Middlesex/Census
1851/Alexander Hessin/Son/10/City, Middlesex/Census
1851/Elizabeth Marney/Barmaid/17/Shadwell, Middlesex/Census
1851/John Holdaway/Potman/25/London, Middlesex/Census

1856/Mrs J Hessin/../../../Post Office Directory

12th Aug 1856/License transfer from Jane Hessin to James Hessin/../../../ The Era ***

9th Mar 1858/Mrs Hessin/proprietoress/../../ The Morning Post (Mrs Hessin was accused of permitting gaming, but cleared, as the gaming was only tossing to see who buys a drink, and she had run the house with exemplary propriety since her husband died 11 months previously. ***

10th Aug 1858/License transfer to Edmund Cherry on his marriage to Mary Hessin/../../../ The Era
[James Hessin married Mary Jones in Q1 1854. They had a son Thomas (see 1861 Census) in 1855, and James died in Q2 1857] ***

1861/Edmund Cherry/Victualler/34/Islington Middlesex/Census ***
1861/Mary Cherry/Wife/34/Staffordshire/Census
1861/Thomas Hessen/Stepson/6/Westminster Middlesex/Census
1861/George Murrable/Potman/21/Westminster Middlesex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Hebboth/House Servant/19/Westminster Middlesex/Census
1861/Jane Coleman/House Servant/19/Bermondsey Surrey/Census
1861/Frederick J Cherry/Son/5 mths/../Census

1869/Edmund Cherry/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/Edmund Cherry/Publican/54/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/Frederick Cherry/Son, Publican/20/Warwick/Census
1881/Ophelia Cherry/Daughter/19/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/Edmund Cherry/Son/17/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/Mary Cherry/Daughter/15/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/Sarah Cherry/Daughter/13/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/William Cherry/Son/11/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emma Cherry/Daughter/9/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/Henry Cherry/Son/7/Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1881/Emily Cherry/Daughter/24/Poplar/Census

1882/Edmund Cherry/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/William White/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/William White/Publican/53/Dedham, Essex/Census
1891/Mary White/Wife/57/Foulness Isle, Essex/Census
1891/Ada E Smith/Barmaid/29/Walworth, London/Census
1891/Laurena Smith/General Servant/23/Walworth, London/Census
1891/Fred Parker/Potman/24/Walworth, London/Census
1891/Kate Wood/Cook/21/Chelsea, London/Census

1899/Thomas T Pearson/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/James J Fenwick/Manager of Public House/37/Ipswich/Census
1901/Diana Fenwick/Wife, Manageress/35/Clerkenwell, London/Census
1901/Frederick J Cave/Potman/35/Long Acre, London/Census

1910/William Joseph Ward/../../../Post Office Directory

1911/William J Ward/Licensed Victualler/48/Westminster/Census ***
1911/Diana M J Ward/Wife/44/Camberwell/Census
1911/William B Hunt/Stepson/16/Camberwell/Census
1911/Charlotte Salmon/Barmaid/Shoreditch/Census
1911/Norah Agnes Enderley/Hpousemaid/15/Fulham/Census

1915/William Joseph Ward/../../../Post Office Directory

1921/William J Ward/../../../Post Office Directory

1944/Mrs Mary Ann Lloyd/../../../ Post Office Directory ***

1971/../Two Chairmen, 39 Dartmouth street, SW1/../../ Pub Directory ***

2017/../Two Chairmen (St James) 39 Dartmouth Street St James Greater London SW1H 9BP ; Greene King/../../ Pub Directory ***

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