Red Lion

High Street



1790 12 February - Stamford Mercury

RED LION Eye 1790 To Be Sold By Auction Stamford M

1851 census - Main Street, Eye, Peterborough **


Robert Pentlow Head Married 67 (1784) Victualler born Oundle, N'ptonshire

Ann Pentlow Wife Married 66 (1785) born Peterborough

Elizabeth Bagley Grand Daughter Unmarried 18 (1833) born Eye, N'ptonshire

Amos Pentlow Grand Son 12 (1839) born Eye, N'ptonshire

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1854 - Post Office Directory

Red Lion, R. Pentlow, Eye, Peterborough

1874 Northamptonshire Directory

Red Lion, John Copeland. Eye

1881 census - Main Street, Eye, Peterborough **


George Steels Head Married 57 (1824) Inn Keeper born Eye, N'ptonshire

Selina Steels Wife Married 46 (1835) born Eye, N'ptonshire

John George Steels Son 15 (1866) Pupil Teacher born Eye, N'ptonshire

Samuel Deboo Lodger Widower 63 (1818) Agricultural Labourer forn Eye, N'ptonshire

Isaac Lehair Lodger Widower 5 (1829) Butcher born Thorney, Cambs


1876 1 April - Peterborough Advertiser


"MR. G. STEELS, of the Royal Lion Inn, Eye, has now a first-rate Board HOG of the large white breed, aged 10 months.  He is descended from Mr. Friers "Young Wonder", and will serve at 3s. each".

1890 Kelly's Directory

Red Lion, Geo. Steels, Eye

1901 census  - Red Lion Inn, High Street, Eye, Peterborough **


James Murden Head Married 46 (1855) Carpenter & Publican born Alconbury Weston, Hunts

Mary Ann Murden Wife Married 42 (1859) born Eye, N'ptonshire

Ethel Murden Daughter single 20 (1881) Barmaid born Eye, N'ptonshire

Selina Eva Murden Daughter single 18 (1883) Barmaid born Eye, N'ptonshire

Sam Murden Son 14 (1887) School Boy born Eye, N'ptonshire

Sidney Steels Murden 13 (1888) School Boy born Eye, N'ptonshire

William Elms Boarder single 19 (1882) General Labourer on Farm born Eye, N'ptonshire

1906 Kelly's Directory

Red Lion, James Murden, Eye, Peterborough

1911 census - Red Lion, High Street, Eye, Peterborough (8 rooms) **


James Murden Head Married 56 (1855) Publican Own Account at Home born Huntingdonshire

Mary Ann Murden Wife Married 52 (1859) born Eye, Peterborough

George William Murden Son single 32 (1879) born Eye, Peterborough

Laurie Edgar Murden Son 9 (1902)

1920 Electoral Register - Eye

Red Lion Inn

James & Mary Ann Murden

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