White Lion

Church Street


1838 10 September - Huntingdon, Bedford & Peterborough Gazette

WHITE LION temp pic WHITE LION INQUEST lad named White age 9 killed by

1723 3 October - Stamford Mercury

WHITE LION Church St Stamford Mercury 1723 3 Oct s

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1830 Pigot's Directory

White Lion, Bartholomew Deacon, Cowgate


1841 Pigot's Directory

White Lion, Samuel Freeman, Church Street, Peterborough

1841 census - Church Street, Peterborough  **


Samuel Freeman 55 (1786) Publican

Elizabeth Freeman 60 (1781)

Henry Freeman 25 (1816) born N'ptonshire

Emma Kirkham 20 (1821) Female Servant

Sarah Barnes 25 (1816) Female Servant born N'ptonshire7

Charles Moodey 20 (1821) Ostler

1851 census - 8 Church Street, Peterborough **


Austin Harrison Head Married 54 (1797) Inn Keeper born Nassington, N'ptonshire

Mary Harrison Wife Married 50 (1801) born Orton, Hunts

George Harrison Son 14 (1837) scholar born Northborough, N'ptonshire

Elizabeth Sachulend Servant unmarried 20 (1831) General Servant born Peterborough

1854 - Post Office Directory **

White Lion, A. Harrison, Church Street, Peterborough

1861 census  - 7 Church Street, Peterborough **


Henry Loving Head Married 23 (1838) Inn Keeper born St Pancras, Middx

Elizabeth Loving Wife Married 26 (1835) born Newborough, N'ptonshire

Lucy Clarke Sister in Law unmarried 24 (1837) Visitor born Newborough, N'ptonshire

Martha R Johnson Servant unmarried 20 (1841) House Servant born Newborough, N'ptonshire


1886 20 August - Lincolnshire Chronicle

1871 census - White Lion, 7 & 8 Church Street, Peterborough **


Alfred Bourne Head Married 23 (1848) Part Time Keeper born Lincoln

Harriet Bourne Wife Married 19 (1852) Wife to Part Time Keeper born Stanground, Hunts

Betsey Butler Servant unmarried 23 (1848) Domestic Servant born Earith, Cambs

1874 - Peterborough Directory

White Lion, 7 Church Street, Peterborough - Edward John Smith

WHITE LION Church Street re George Burton Spencer

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1881 census - 7 Church Street, Peterborough **


Edward J Smith Head Married 42 (1839) Licenced Victualler born Norwich, Norfolk

Mary Ann Peak Boarder single 40 (1841) Housekeeper born Stamford, Leics

Alice M Peak Boarder single 7 (1874) scholar born Peterborough

William Bellamy Boarder single 50 (1831) Calf Dealer born Sawtry, Hunts

Annie Eaton Servant single 18 (1863) General Servant born Peterborough

1890 Kelly's Directory

White Lion Inn, Mrs Mary Longstaff, Church Street, Peterborough

1891 census - White Lion Inn, Church Street, Peterborough **


Benjamin Irish Head Married 29 (1862) Publican born Ramsey, Hunts

Annie Irish Wife Married 30 (1861) born Lutterworth, Leics

William J Laxton Ostler single 29 (1862) born Whittlesey, Cambs

Annie M Young Servant single 30 (1861) born Fincham, Norfolk

Elizabeth Gunn Servant single 19 (1872) born Werrington, N'ptonshire

1901 census - White Lion, Church Street, Peterborough **


Annie Judd Servant single 27 (1874) Barmaid (In Charge) Worker born Brackley, N'ptonshire

Robert Collins Servant single 32 (1869) Waiter (Hotel) Worker born Oldham, Lancs

1874 2 May - Peterborough Advertiser


"WHITE LION" Inn, Church Street, Peterborough

E.J. Smith begs to inform the Farmers and others that good stabling has just been added to the above inn.  On and after 11th instant, an ORDINARY will be held EVERY SATURDAY, at half past two-o'clock.  Ales, wines & spirits of the best quality."

1889 9 November - Peterborough Advertiser

Heading: Sale of Licenced Houses in Peterborough


"The Northampton Brewery Company have purchased the "White Lion" in Church Street for £3,150 and also the "Eight Bells" in Westgate for the sum of £950."


1911 census - White Lion, Church Street, Peterborough (9 rooms) **


Henry William Stannard Head Married 50 (1861) Licenced Victualler Employer born Carbrooke, Norfolk

Florence Mary Stannard Wife Married 40 (1871) Assisting in usiness born Sydenham S.E

Susan Batchelor Visitor Widow 70 (1841) born Lewisham, S.E

Hugh Moisey Servant single 25 (1886) Groom Domestic orn Bourne, Lincs

Louisa Burton Servant single 24 (1887) born Castletown, Staffs

1914 Kelly's Directory

White Lion, Hy. Wm. Stannard, Church Street, Peterborough


1925 Kelly's Directory

White Lion, Mrs. Florence Mary Stannard, Church Street

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