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Black Lion, 77 Gloucester Road, Brighton (At 77 Upper Gloucester Road by 1913)[1]

Was owned / operated by West Street Brewery 1845-1921.[2]

HistoryEdit

Built about 1840, this Inn was to be found at the corner of Surrey Street and Gloucester Road. It was joined on to the side and rear of 54 Queens Road, part of Alexandra Hotel. The Inn was demolished in 1920 when this corner was rounded off to facilitate the passage of motor buses from Surrey Street into Queens Road.[3]

LandlordsEdit

1866/J Page/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1878/John Hodges/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/John Hodges/Licensed Victualler/39/Milton, Northampton/Census **** 1881/Mary A Hodges/Wife/35/Saffon Waldron, Essex/Census 1881/Isabella M G Hodges/Daughter/5/Brighton, Sussex/Census 1881/Agnes Hodges/Daughter/2/Brighton, Sussex/Census 1881/John L Hodges/Son/3 months/Brighton, Sussex/Census 1881/Elizabeth Horsley/General Servant/18/Brighton, Sussex/Census

1890/William S Edlin/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Edgar Barnes/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1913/Ernest Wiltshire/../../../Post Office Directory ****


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PhotographsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://deadpubs.co.uk/SussexPubs/Brighton/BlackLion.shtml
  2. http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=179-tamplins&cid=1#1
  3. http://regencysociety-jamesgray.com/volume31/source/jg_31_162.html
  4. http://deadpubs.co.uk/SussexPubs/Brighton/BlackLion.shtml