'London Coffee Houses, Taverns and Inns'

Scope and Content

Three volumes of handwritten notebooks entitled, The London and Surburban Coffee-Houses, Taverns and Inns of the Eighteenth Century by J. Paul de Castro, listing the names of coffee-houses, taverns and inns with the book or newspaper in which they were referenced (n.d.); typescript list, Inns mentioned in the Journal of Martin Bere, from an article by Martin A.S. Hume in the Gentleman's Magazine, November 1891 (1p) (n.d.); typescript list, List of Taverns held by Members of the Company of Vintners, 1641 to Ambrose Head from C.W.F. Goss (10pp) (31 October 1932); letter from G.A. Tomlin regarding a letter in The Times about the signs for inns and shops (2pp) (28 August 1936).

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Acquisition Information

Collected by C.W.F. Goss as part of the Institute's London Collection.

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Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Stefan Dickers.

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