Peterborough Commercial Hotel



1874 Peterborough Directory

Peterborough Hotel, Cowgate, Peterborough - George Coates

RAILWAY HOTEL corner of Cowgate & St Leonard's St

1881 census - Peterborough Hotel, Cowgate, Peterborough  **


George Coates Head Married 35 (1846) Hotel Keeper born Ludlow, Shropshire

Elizabeth J Coates Wife Married 35 (1846) Hotel Keeper's Wife born Pinchbeck, Lincs

Martha Gosling Servant single 26 (1855) Servant Domestic born Lincolnshire

Sarah Ann Stokes Servant single 22 (1859) Waitress (Inn) born Easton, N'ptonshire

John Arthur Clarkson Boarder married 23 (1858) Clerk born Newark, Notts


Note: In 1871 George & Elizabeth Coates were at The Liveryman's Arms St John's Street

1886 10 September -Stamford Mercury

Heading: Brewster Sessions


Peterborough, Sept 3 before C.I. Strong.....Elizabeth Jane Coates innkeeper, Peterborough Hotel, for selling intoxicating liquors during prohibited hours; case dismissed.


1890 Kelly's Directory

Peterborough Hotel, Mrs Elizabeth J Coates, Cowgate, Peterborough

1891 census - Peterborough Hotel, Cowgate Peterborough **


Elizabeth Jane Coates Head Widow 45 (1846) Hotel Proprietress born Spalding, Lincs

Mary E C Coates Daughter single 20 (1871) born Peterborough

Fanny Campion Barmaid single 22 (1869) Barmaid born Gainsborough, Lincs

Mary Ann Trolly Servant single 26 (1865) Waitress born Cleethorpes, Lincs

Mary Jane Crowson Servant single 31 (1860) born N'ptonshire

Rosa Scott Boarder single 21 (1870) born Middlesex

George H Thockton Boarder single 27 (1864) Commercial Traveller born Loughborough, Leics

1901 census - Cowgate, Peterborough **


Walter Catling Head Married 39 (1862) Hotel Keeper Own Account born Tilbrook, Beds

Lucy Catling Wife Married 39 (1862) born Camberwell, Surrey

Hilda Caling Daughter 12 (1889) born Tilbrook, Beds

George L Catling Son 8 (1893) born Kimbolton, Hunts

Elizabeth Carter Sister Widow 48 (1853) Bar Assistant born Tilbrook, Beds

Hannah Readshaw Servant single 24 (1877) Domestic Servant General born Eye, N'ptonshire

1911 census - Railway Hotel, Cowgate, Peterborough (16 rooms) **


Walter Catling Head Married 49 (1862) Hotel Keeper Employer born Tilbrook, Hunts

Lucy Catling Wife Married 49 (1862) Assisting in Business born Camberwell, Surrey

George Lionel Catling Son single 18 (1893) Assist in the Business born Kimbolton, Hunts

Hilda Catling Daughter single 21 (1890) Assist in the Business born Tilbrook, Hunts

Emily Solly Assistant single 53 (1858) Assist in the Business born Camberwell, Surrey

Fred Rowe Barman single 28 (1883) Assist in the Business born Stanground, Hunts

Harry Carte Boarder married 34 (1877) Butcher born Syston, Leicester

1925 Kelly's Directory

Peterborough Hotel, St. Leonard's Street, W. Catling

** All census transcriptions have been reproduced with kind permission of Findmypast (

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