Golden Lion Hotel

Narrow Bridge Street


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1841 Pigot's Directory

Golden Lion, Samuel Searson, Bridge Street

1851 census - Golden Lion Inn, Bridge Street, Peterborough **


Edward Osborn Dyson Head Married 29 (1822) Innkeeper born London

Rebecca Dyson Wife Married 28 (1823) born Wisbeach, Cambs

Edward Osborn Dyson Son 1 (1850) born St Pancras, Middlesex

Elizabeth Dyson Sister unmarried 17 (1834) born Hackney, Middlesex

William Gates Visitor married 36 (1815) Commercial Traveller born London

Skargill Wakeling Servant unmarried 29 (1822) Ostler born Hogsthorpe, Lincolnshire

Thomas Darker Servant unmarried 16 (1837) Boots born Kettering, Northamptonshire

Rachel Watts Servant unmarried 25 (1826) Chamber maid born Farcett, Huntingdonshire

Eliza Hodgkin Servant unmarried 15 (1836) House maid born Peterborough

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GOLDEN LION HOTEL Bridge Street To be sold by Auct

1854 - Post Office Directory

Golden Lion, J.B. Emery, Broad Bridge St, Peterboro'

1861 census - Golden Lion, Narrow Street, East Side, Peterborough **


Charles Scales Head Married 42 (1819) Tea Dealer & Spirit Merchant born Bellingbrook, Lincs

Elizabeth Scales Wife Married 45 (1816) born Croydon, Surrey

Richard Scales Son 12 (1849) scholar born Lambeth, Surrey

Frederick Scales Son 9 (1852) scholar born Lambeth, Surrey

Alice Scales Daughter 8 (1853) scholar born Lambeth, Surrey

George Scales Son 6 (1855) scholar born Lambeth, Surrey

Mary Scales Daughter 5 (1856) scholar borth Lambeth, Surrey

James Ward Assistant unmarried 22 (1839) Grocer's Assistant born Nassington, N'ptonshire

George Hall Assistant unmarried 19 (1842) Grocer's Assistant born Boston, Lincs

Charles Barton Porter unmarried 22 (1839) Grocer's Assistant born Boston, Lincs

Mary A White Servant unmarried 18 (1843) House Servant born Stanground, Hunts

Elizabeth Fowler Servant unmarried 18 (1843) House Servant born Elton, Hunts

1881 census - Golden Lion Inn, Narrow Street, Peterborough **


Abraham Davis Head Married 53 (1828) Publican & Smith born Peterborough

Phoebe Davis Wife Married 55 (1826) born Peterborough

Ann Skelito Nephew (strikethrough) Servant  single 25 (1856) Chambermaid born Oundle, N'ptnshire

Minney Walker Servant single 16 (1865) Waitress (Inn) born Peterborough

Nelly Parker Servant single 21 (1860) Cook born Peterborough

Edward Kettle, Boots single 41 (1840) Boots (Inn) born Peterborough

Edwin M Oakes Lodger single 68 (1813) Cutlery Manufacturer born Sheffield, Yorks

William Scoley Nephew single 25 (1856) Bus Man born Sheffield, Yorks

1891 census - Golden Lion, 30 & 31  Narrow Bridge Street, Peterborough  **


Sarah Marshall Head single 41 (1850) Hotel Keeper Employer born Chipping Warden, N'ptonshire

Sarah Pears Servant single 26 (1865) Barmaid born Lincoln

C M Baker Traveller Widower 59 (1832) Traveller born Suffolk

Matilda Baker Servant single 23 (1868) Cook born Igtham, Kent

Florence Titman Servant single 20 (1871) Waitress born Gosberton, Lincs

Sarah Tofts Servant single 23 (1868) Chambermaid born Ely, Cambs

George Millbourne Servant single 29 (1862) Boots born Northborough, N'ptonshire

Ernest F Perkins Servant single 20 (1871) Ostler born Northborough, N'ptonshire


1890 Kelly's Directory

Golden Lion Hotel, Miss Sarah Marshall, Bridge Street, Peterborough

1901 census - Bridge Street, Peterborough **


Sarah Marshall Head single 51 (1850) Hotel Keeper Employer at Home born Chippen Warden, N'ptonshire

Rose Corner Help single 26 (1875) Barmaid & Domestic born London

George Milbourn Servant single 40 (1861) Boots Hotel born Northborough, N'ptonshire

Sarah Ann Leeson Servant single 22 (1879) Waitress Hotel born Bourne, Lincs

Sarah Margaret Harrison North Servant single 27 (1874) Chambermaid Hotel born Louth, Lincs

Hannah Papworth Servant Widow 41 (1860) Cook Domestic born Buckworth, Hunts

John Yarrow Cutlack Boarder single 48 (1853) Coal Agents & Cigar Merchant born Littleport, Cambs

1911 census - Golden Lion Hotel, Peterborough  (18 rooms)  **


John Yarrow Cutlack single 57 (1854) Insurance & Loan Agent Employer at Home born Littleport, Nr. Ely

Sarah Marshall Hotel Manager single 61 (1850) Hotel Manageress born Chipping Warden, N'ptonshire

Elizabeth Marshall Servant single 70 (1841) born Chipping Warden, N'ptonshire

Ethel Hocking Servant single 21 (1890) Bar Waitress born Romford, Essex

Alice Plessure Servant single 24 (1887) Card Room Waitress born Parsons Drove, Wisbech

Edith Annie Thompson Servant single 22 (1889) Chambermaid born Highgate, Kings Lynn

John Tyers Servant single 24 (1887) Boots born Collyweston


Note: John Yarrow Cutlack was Charles Cutlack's brother who previously owned The Phoenix Brewery in Priestgate.

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1910 - Kelly's Directory

1831 14 January - Stamford Mercury

1859 11 February - Stamford Mercury

1830 Pigot's Directory

Golden Lion, Bemjamin M Crisp, Broad Bridge Street

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By 1914 Murketts Garage took over the building.  It was later demolished to make way for the widening of Narrow Bridge Street which started around about 1927.