Red Lion



1841 census - Cumbergate (not listed as Red Lion) **


Theophilus Carnel  50 (1791) Brewer/lab

Sarah Carnel 45 (1796)

Thomas Carnel 15 (1826) Tailor's Apprentice born N'ptonshire

James Carnel 14 (1827) Rope Maker's Apprentice born N'ptonshire

Mary Carnel 8 (1833) born N'ptonshire

Theophilus Carnel 5 (1836) born N'ptonshire

William Carnel 12 born N'ptonshire


Note: Theophilus Carnell died 16.11.1846 age 56

1851 census - 7 Cumbergate, St. John the Baptist, Peterborough **


Sarah Carnall Head Widow 59 (1792) Beer Seller (Retailer born Hunts

Thomas Carnall Son unmarried 26 (1825) Tailor Journeyman born Peterborough

James Carnall Son unmarried 24 (1827) Rope Maker born Peterborough

William Carnall Son unmarried 21 (1830) Carpenter Journeyman born Peterborough

Mary A Carnall Daughter unmarried 18 (1833) Beer Seller's Daughter born Peterborough

Theophilus Canall Son 14 (1837) Labourer or Errand Lad born Peterborough

John Aspital Lodger widower 48 (1803) Mat Maker born Oundle, N'ptonshire

Sarah Hudson Lodger unmaied 16 (1835) Works as Servant Inn born Chatteris, Cambs

Joseph Binford Lodger widower 47 (1804) Brass Fitter born London

Peter McHenery Lodger unmarried 53 (1798)  Carpenter born Ireland

1853  14 May -Cambridge Independent Press Heading: To be Sold at Auction

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RED LION Sold by Auction Cambridge Independent Pre

1861 census - Red Lion, Cumbergate, Peterborough **


William Carnell Head Married 31 (183) Carpenter Master born Peterborough

Mary Carnell Wife Married 31 (1830) born Peterborough

Elizabeth A Carnell Daughter 6 (1855) scholar born Peterborough

Sarah Carnell Mother widow 72 (1789) born Peterborough

Thomas Reed Lodger married 56 (1805) Currier born Cambridge, Cambs

William Eveleigh Reed Lodger married 37 (1824) Currier born London

William Thomas Lodger married 30 (1831) Currier born Liverpool, Lancs

1871 census - Cumbergate, Peterborough **


William Carnall Head Maried 41 (1830) Joiner born Peterborough

Mary Carnall Wife Married 42 (1829) born Leverington, Lincs

Elizth Ann Carnall Daughter 16 (1855) born Peterborough

Mary Ann Carnall Sister Married 44 (1827) born Peterborough

Eliza Carnall Niece 18 (1853) born Peterborough


1881 census - Red Lion, Cumbergate, Peterborough **


William Dow Head Married 41 (1840) Innkeeper born Earith Hunts

Mary Ann Dow Wife Married 34 (1847) born Quadring, Lincs

John William Dow Son 8 (1873) scholar born Peterborough

Sarah Jane Manton niece single 17 (1864) Dressmaker born Quadring, Lincs

John Jaggard Lodger single 23 (1858) Malster's Labourer born Blackheath, Kent

Edward Robert Lodger single 24 (1857) Malster's Labourer born Boston, Lincs

1890 Kelly's Directory

Dow William, Cumbergate, Peterborough

1891 census - Cumbergate, Peterborough **


Mary Dow Head Widow  43 (1848) Publican Employer born Quadring Lincs

Martha Fenn Servant  14 (1877) Domestic Servant General born Elton, Hunts

John W P Welsh Boarder single 1 (1890) born Peterborough

1898 6 May - Stamford Mercury

Heading: Peterborough Police

RED LION Cumbergate Mary Ann Ashby Stamford Mercur

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1901 census - Red Lion Inn, Cumbergate, Peterborough **


Mary A Ashby Head Married 45 (1853) Beer and Wine Retailer Own Account at Home born Skegby, Notts

Mary H Ashby Daughter single 15 (1886) born Kirkby, Notts

1906 Kelly's Directory

Ashby Mrs Mary Ann, Cumbergate, Peterborough

1911 census - Red Lion, Cumbergate, Peterborough (5 rooms) **


George Frederick Leverett Head Married 28 (1883) Publican/Poulterer Brewery worker born Woodstone, Huntingdonshire

Emma Eliza Leverett Wife Married 27 (1884) born Forty Foot Bank, Cambridgeshire

Kathleen Mary Leverett Daughter 8 months (1911) born Peterborough

William Thomas Hanfrey Boarder single 33 (1878) Musician born Hatcham, London


Note: George Frederick Leverett was the son of William & Mary Leverett of the Ferry Boat Inn, Water End, Woodston.

1909 5 November - Stamford Mercury

RED LION Cumbergate To Let Stamford Mercury 5.11.1

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1910 11 March - Stamford Mercury

Heading: Peterborough Licences


"The licence of the Red Lion, Cumbergate was referred to the Compensation Authority with a view to closure on the grounds of redundancy"