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Elephant & Castle, 1 Kings Road, St Pancras NW1

Closed in 1909 as a pub through the compensation award scheme.

St Pancras index

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

Residents at this address.

1825/Harry Wraunch/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1826/Harry Wranch/../../../Pigot's Directory *

1833/Henry Street/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1836/Henry Street/victualler/../../Sun Fire Office records held at the London Metropolitan Archives *

1836/Henry Street, Elephant & Castle, Kings road, Camden town/../../Pigot's Directory

1839/Henry Street/../../../Pigot's Directory *

1841/Henry Street/../../../Post Office Directory *

1848/Henry C. Street/../../../Post Office Directory *

1851/Henry C. Streek/../../../Post Office Directory *

Morning Advertiser 22 March 1852 - Aplications for New Licenses. :
William Haynes, corner of Salisbury street, Agar Town. The memorial was signed by 486 persons, and opposed by Henry Coach Street, of the Elephant and Castle - Licence refused.

1856/Mrs Mary Ann Hierons/../../../Post Office Directory *

1862/Mrs Mary Ann Hierons/../../../Post Office Directory *

1869/Chas Peckham/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Richard H Hammond/Licensed Victualler, Widow/70/Ely, Cambridgeshire/Census
1871/Richard H Hammond/Son, Licensed Victualler/25/Bethnal Green, Middlesex/Census
1871/Mary A Scott/Servant/35/Woodham, Essex/Census
1871/William Appleton/Potman/17/City of London, Middlesex/Census

1874/R. W. Hammond/../../../Licensed Victuallers and Hotel Keepers Directory *

1881/George Measor/Licensed Victualler/26/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1881/Marian Measor/Wife/24/St Pancras, Middlesex/Census
1881/Jessie Cane/Wife Sister/19/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Archibald Martin/Potman/26/Belfast/Census

1882/George Henry Paul Measor/../../../Post Office Directory

1884/Alfred Shaw/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/George William Barnes/../../../Post Office Directory

1895/Mrs Sarah Ridgley/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/John Brittle/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Harry Brittle/Publican/56/Frogmore, Devon/Census ***
1901/Frances Brittle/Wife/55/Battersea, London/Census
1901/Harry Brittle/Son, Barman/26/London/Census
1901/John Brittle/Son, Barman/22/London/Census
1901/Charles Brittle/Son, Barman/19/London/Census
1901/George J Shedlock/Boarder, Clerk/26/St Pancras, London/Census
1901/Percy Short/Boarder/5/St Pancras, London/Census
1901/Katie Short/Boarder/3/St Pancras, London/Census

1906/John Brittle/../../../Post Office Directory *

On the census of 1911 my great grandfather, Oliver Heinrich Bamberger and family are shown as operating dining rooms at 1 Kings Road. In a letter written by a now deceased great aunt she says”:

“They took much larger premises with first and second class dining rooms. This was the Elephant & Castle, an empty large public house”. I believe they operated from these premises until 1929 ***

1911/Oliver Heinrich Bamberger/Coffee House Keeper/45/St Pancras, London/Census ***
1911/Leah Julia Mirionne Bamberger/Wife, Cook/40/Islington, LOndon/Census
1911/Oliver Hart Bamberger/Son, Commercial Clerk/20/St Pancras, London/Census
1911/Alfred Louis Bamberger/Son, Cook/19/St Pancras, London/Census
1911/Lilian Winifred Bamberger/Daughter/15/Northampton/Census
1911/Frederick Charles Bamberger/Son/7/St Pancras, London/Census
1911/Cyril John Bamberger/Son/2/St Pancras, London/Census
1911/Arthur Alfred Hancock/Boarder, Commercial Clerk/18/Kentish Town, London/Census
1911/Karl Marx Grundting/Boarder, Commercial Clerk/18/Eastleigh, Hampshire/Census

The Sportsman 27 January 1909
The Compensation authority for the County of London made the following awards to be divided among the licencees, brewers, freeholders and other persons interested in the houses named, the licences having been referred for extinction on payment of compensation under the Licwnsing Act, 1904:
Elephant and Castle, Kings road, St Pancras, £3304


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