Bricklayer's Arms

St. Mary's Street



1871 census -Bricklayer's Arms, 5 St Marys Street, Peterborough **


Thomas Walker Staples Head Married 40 (1831) Bricklayer's Labourer born Peterborough

Sarah Walker Staples Wife Married 38 (1833) born Holbeach, Lincs

Elizabeth Walker Staples Daughter 18 (1853) born Peterborough

Emily Walker Staples Daughter 13 (1858) born Peterborough

Frederic Walker Son 9 (1862) born Peterborough

Minnie Walker Staples Daughter 6 (1865) born Peterborough

Harry Walker Staples  Son 4 (1867) born Peterborough

Charlotte Walker Staples Daughter 2 (1869) born Peterborough

Arthur Walker Staples Son 1 (1870) born Peterborough

Alfred Preston Boarder 14 (1857) Bricklayer's Labourer born Peterborough

Joseph Carrier Boarder unmarried 35 (1836) Bricklayer's Labourer born Benton, N'ptonshire

1874 Peterborough Directory

Walker Thomas, St Mary's Street

1881 census - St Mary's Street, Peterborough **


Sarah Walker Head Widow 48 (1833) Beer House Keeper born Holbeach, Lincs

Emily Walker Daughter single 23 (1858) born Peterborough

Fredrick Walker Son single 18 (1863) Bricklayer born Peterborough

Henry Walker Son single 14 (1867) Errand Boy born Peterborough

George Walker Son 8 (1873) scholar born Peterborough

Nellie Walker Daughter 5 (1876) scholar born Peterborough

David McDonald Lodger single 25 (1856) Compositor born Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland

William Anderson Lodger married 42 (1839) Labourer General born Stilton, Hunts

Selina Anderson Lodger married 32 (1849) born Yorkshire

William Anderson Lodger 11 months (1881) born Surrey

Henry Wilson Lodger single 34 (1847) Tailor born London, Middx

Robert Talbot Lodger married 58 (1823) Tailor born Newport Pagnell, Bucks

Rosalie Talbot Lodger married 62 (1819) born London, Middx

1890 Kelly's Directory

Walker Mrs. Sarah, St Mary's Street, Peterborough

1891 census -Bricklayers Arms, St Mary's Street, Peterborough **


Sarah Walker Head Widow 57 (1834) Beer Retailer & Lodging House Keeper born Fleet, Lincolnshire

Harry Walker Son single 24 (1867) General Labourer born N'ptonshire

George Walker Son single 19 (1872) Plumber & Glazier born Peterborough

Nelly Walker Daughter single 15 (1876) Dressmaker born Peterborough

Frederick Ryall Visitor 7 (1884) scholar born Peterborough


1901 census -Bricklayer's Arms Public & Lodging House, St Mary's Street, Peterborough **


Sarah Walker Head Widow 68 (1833) Innkeeper born Spalding, Lincs

Harry Walker Son single 34 (1867) Labourer for Bricklayers born Peterborough

Nellie Harrod Daughter married 25 (1876) born Peterborough

Alfred Harrod Son in Law married 28 (1873) Brickyard Labourer born March, Cambs

Fannie Harrod Grand Child 2 (1899) born Peterborough

Laura Harrod Grand Child 9 months (1901) born Peterborough

John Slane Lodger married 40 (1861) Hawker born Lancashire

Millie Slane Lodger married 39 (1862) Hawker born Birmingham, Warwicks

Enoch Day Lodger single 34 (1867) Farm Labourer born Crowland, Lincs

George Atkins Lodger single 50 (1851) Carpenter born London, Middx

1906 Kelly's Directory

Harrod A. 14 St. Mary's Street, Peterborougho

1911 census- Bricklayers Arms, 14 St. Mary's Street, Peterborough (9 rooms) **


Alfred Harrod Head Married 38 (1873) Licence Holder Innkeeper born Warboys Fen, Lincs?

Nellie Harrod Wife Married 34 (1877) Work at Home born Peterborough

Fannie Harrod Daughter 12 (1899) born Peterborough

Laura Harrod Daughter 10 (1901) born Peterborough

Mahla Harrod Daughter 9 (1902) born Peterborough

Albert Harrod Son 7 (1904) born Peterborough

Gladis Mabel Harrod Daughter 4 (1907) born Peterborough

Nellie Harrod Daughter 9 months (1911) born Peterborough

John Crown Lodger single 29 (1882) Coach Painter born Wittering, N'ptonshire

Enoch Day Lodger single 45 (1866) Beast Drover born Crowland, Lincs

George Wilkinson Lodger single (birth unknown) Drover Beast born Bradford, Yorks

Tomas Dear Lodger single 46 (1865) Work at Home born Peterborough

Annie Collins Lodger single 46 (1865) Hawker Peddler born Manchester, Lancs

Fred Collins Lodger single 41 (1870) Labourer General born Long Sutton, Lincs

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BRICKLAYER'S ARMS St Mary's Street BRICKLAYER'S ARMS 1879 Thomas Walker committed sui

1879 24 September - Lancaster Gazette

1859 10 June - Lincolnshire Chronicle

Heading: Petty Sessions -Saturday June 4th


The following persons were summoned by the Inspector of Weights & Measures for the offences, & fined the amounts under mentioned -

Thos. Wenlock, Bricklayer's Arms, St Mary's Street, charged with having in his possession, &c., one quart, two pint, and three half-pint measures, &c.  Fined 3s., and 12s.6d. costs


1920 Electoral register - 14 St Mary's Street (West side), Peterborough

Alfred Harrod

Nellie Harrod

Alfred Harrod


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1906 21 June - The Stage


"Wanted, young lady as assistant to Juggling Show.  Previous experience unnecessary.  Must have small capital to pay exs.  Particulars, photo A.WALKER, Bricklayers' Arms, Peterborough".



1910 22 July  - Stamford Mercury

Heading: Peterborough Licensing Committee


"The Bricklayers' Arms.  St. Mary's-street, Peterborough, beer licence.  Alfred Harrod, licensee; trustees of late Joseph Phillips, Stamford, owners.  The Chief Constable said there were 12 houses within 300 yards, one within 10 yards, and another within 45 yards.  Refused".