Bell & Crown




1890 Kelly’s Directory

Bell & Crown, John Corble, Cowgate, Peterborough


1891 census – Bell & Crown, Cowgate, Peterborough **


John Corble Head Married 65 (1826) Licenced Victualler born Burnham Norfolk

Charlotte Corble Wife Married 40 (1851) born Weston Lincolnshire

John Corble Son single 17 (1874) Licenced Victualler’s Assistant born Peterborough

Lottie Corble Daughter single 16 (1875) born Peterborough

James Corble Son single 15 (1876) Office Boy born Peterborough

George Corble Son 13 (1878) Scholar born Peterborough

Sarah Corble Daughter 11 (1880) Scholar born Peterborough

Ernest Corble Son 10 (1881) Scholar born Peterborough

Edith Corble Daughter 8 (1883) Scholar born Peterborough

Sydney Corble Son 7 (1884) Scholar born Peterborough

Thirza Corble Daughter 5 (1886) born Peterborough

Bertie Corble Son 4 (1887) born Peterborough


1901 census – Bell & Crown, Cowgate, Peterborough **


Albert Clifton Head Married 38 (1863) Innkeeper Own Account at home born Barkby, Leicestershire

Adela M Clifton Wife Married 36 (1865) Isle of Wight

Albert W Clifton Son 10 (1891) born Iowa USA

George H Clifton Son 8 (1893) born Iowa USA

Laurence Clifton Son 2 (1899) born Peterborough

Phoebe C Hastings Sister-in-Law single 16 (1885) born Worthing Sussex

Emma K Pepper Servant single 21 (1880) Barmaid born Alnwick Northumberland

Ellen J Cooke Servant single 21 (1880) Domestic Servant born Huntingdon, Hunt


1903 Kelly's Directory

Bell & Crown, Albert Clifton, Cowgate, Peterborough













1906 -Kelly’s Directory

Bell & Crown, James Broom, Cowgate,


1910 -Kelly's Directory

Bell & Crown, Charles Wilcox, Cowgate, Peterborough


1911 census - Bell & Crown, Cowgate, Peterborough (13 rooms) **


Thomas Charles Wilcox Head Married 32 (1879) Hotel Proprietor Own Account at Home born Peterborough

Georgina Wilcox Wife Married 31 (1880) born Peterborough

George Wilcox Son 8 (1903) born Peterborough

Carrie Wade Servant single 16 (1895) General Servant Domestic born Peterborough


1911 Q3 Death of Thomas C Wilcox age 32 (1879) at Peterborough Vol: 3B Page: 256


1914 Q1 Marriage of Frederick J Lawrence to Georgina Wilcox at Peterborough Vol: 3B Page: 321


1914 – Kelly’s Directory

Bell & Crown, F. J. Lawrence, Cowgate, Peterborough






BELL & CROWN  Cowgate c1914

1905 10 November - Stamford Mercury


“On Friday evening an interesting presentation was made to Mr Albert Clifton at the Bell & Crown Hotel of which he recently occupied.  It took the form of a handsome silver snuff box or mull, which had been specially made for the occasion and displaying the bell and crown in silver, bold in size as a device, held in position with a pair of horns, contributed by Mr S Stanley, and tipped with miniature crowns.  The base bore the following inscription: “presented to Mr Albert Clifton at the Bell and Crown Hotel Peterborough, by his friends” Mr J. A. Murray occupied the chair and made the presentation”.

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