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Round House, St. James, Westminster, London, England

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Date: 1756 [unknown]
Location: Wardour St, St James, Westminster, London, Englandmap
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The Round House was a pub located on Wardour Street in St. James. It was originally known as the Blue Cross, and is currently called the O Bar.

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Other newspaper excerpts revealing the name of the publican:

  • 3 Jan 1818: "A Capital and well accustomed PUBLIC HOUSE and LIQUOR SHOP, known by the Blue Cross, situate at the corner of Little Pulteney-street and Wardour-street, in the occupation of Mr. Jenkerson..." [1]
  • 20 Jan 1832: "...Mr. Poore, Blue Cross, Wardour-street, St. James’s..."[2]
  • 13 Apr 1832: "...Poore, James, Blue Cross, Wardour-street, Soho..."[3]
  • 9 Aug 1870: "...Mr. Peter Robinson, after an eminently successful occupation of ten years..."[4]
  • 22 May 1872: "...Robinson, Mr. Peter, Round House, 69, Wardour-street, Soho."[5]
  • 20 Jan 1897: "...at the Round House, in Wardour-street. The saloon, since Mr. Atherden has assumed the reins of proprietorship, has been one of the best patronised in this busy neighbourhood... E. Macdonald, the manager of the saloon..."[6]

See also Round House, 85 Wardour Street, St James, Westminster at the Pub History website.

Sources

  1. "Sales by Auction," Morning Advertiser, 3 Jan 1818, p. 4, col. 3; digital images, British Newspaper Archive (https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk : accessed 1 May 2018), Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  2. "Friendly Society of Licensed Victuallers," Morning Advertiser, 20 Jan 1832, p. 1, col. 1; digital images, British Newspaper Archive (https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk : accessed 1 May 2018), Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  3. "Licensed Victuallers' Asylum," Morning Advertiser, 13 Apr 1832, p. 1, col. 2; digital images, British Newspaper Archive (https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk : accessed 1 May 2018), Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  4. "Sales by Auction," Morning Advertiser, 9 Aug 1870, p. 8, col. 6; digital images, British Newspaper Archive (https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk : accessed 1 May 2018), Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  5. "Licensed Victuallers' Asylum," Morning Advertiser, 22 May 1872, p. 1, col. 5; digital images, British Newspaper Archive (https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk : accessed 1 May 2018), Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  6. "Handicap at the Round House, Wardour Street," Sporting Life, 20 Jan 1897, p. 6, col. 4; digital images, British Newspaper Archive (https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk : accessed 1 May 2018), Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.




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O Bar, Soho
O Bar, Soho

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