Prince of Wales (Feathers)

City Road




1870 7 February - Stamford Mercury


To be Let.  THE PRINCE OF WALES FEATHERS well situated - City Road, Peterborough.  For particulars apply on the premises. G. Sharpe


1871 census  - Prince of Wales (Feathers), City Road South Side, St. Mary, Peterborough **


John Simms Head Married 39 (1832) Innkeeper born Burnham, Norfolk

Mary A Simms Wife Married 37 (1834) Dressmaker born Fakenham, Norfolk

Marianna Simms Daughter unmarried 17 (1854) Milliner born Fakenham, Norfolk

James Field Lodger unmarried 38 (1833) Farmer born Nottingham

1901 census - Prince of Wales Feathers Beer & Lodging House, 2 City Road, Peterborough (South side of City Road) **


Emily Mitchell Head widow age 51 (1850) Beerhouse Keeper Own Account at Home born Frisby, Lincs

John Mitchell Son single 20 (1881) Milk Vendor born Folkingham, Lincs

Annie Mitchell Daughter single 20 (1881) Dressmaker born Folkingham, Lincs

Harry Mitchell Son single 19 (1882) Dresser of Railway Wagon Sheets born Folkingham, Lincs

William Stanley Visitor married 54 (1847) Musician Own Account born Birmingham, Warwicks

Ellen Stanley Visitor married 56 (1845) Cook born Norwich, Norfolk

Susan Jolly Visitor married 72 (1829) Hawker born Buckden, Hunts

George Jolly Visitor married 70 (1831) Hawker born Buckden, Hunts

Thomas Sheffield Boarder single 45 (1856) Waiter born N'ptonshire

Thomas Mulkerns Visitor single 35 (18660 Piano Forte Tuner born Glasgow, Scotland

James Talmer Boarder single 28 (1873) Bailiff born Peterborough

Ernest Eard Boarder single 25 (1876) Labourer born Birmingham, Warwicks


Note: In 1891 Emily Mitchell was with her husband William J Mitchell at The Anchor Tavern, City Road.

1889 12 January - Stamford Mercury

Heading: Peterborough Petty Sessions

PRINCE OF WALES FEATHERS Stamford Mercury 12.1.189

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1906 Kelly's Directory

Moulding William, 2 City Road, Peterborough

1908 13 March 1908 - Stamford Mercury

Heading : Brewster Sessions


Mr W Mellows appeared on behalf of Mr. E.T. Manton to object to the licence of The Prince's Feathers City Road, Peterborouygh being referred for compensation.  He said this house was a place where the poor man could have a fair amount of accommodation, which was due to him.  There were seven rooms used by an overage of 20 persons.  He contended the licence was absolutely necessary. - The Justices decided to refer the house to the Compensation Authority.



1911 census - 2-6 City Road, Peterborough (13 rooms) **


Ann Moulding Head Widow 74 (1837) Lodging House Keeper born Hinton, Wiltshire

Henry Moulding Son Married 29 (1882) Assisting in the Business born Woodford, N'ptonshire

Susan Moulding Daughter in Law married 30 (1881) Assisting in the Business born Huntingdonshire

Nellie Moulding Granddaughter 2 (1909) born Peterborough

(Including 11 visitors & 4 Boarders)


Note: In 1901 Wm & Ann Moulding were trading at The Elephant & Castle, 53 Westgate

& in 1891 Wm & Ann Moulding were at the Farmer's Arms, Eastfield Road.

(South side)

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