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De Laune's book (or at least my copy of
it) has no index, so these inns are not easy CONTENTS.-No. 184.
to find under their names. The author NOTES :- London Coaching Houses in 1680, 1-T. L.
Peacock : Contributions to Periodicals, 2-A'New Light describes the chapter from which this list on the Douglas Cause" Twopenny Tube, "3–Miss Chud is compiled as : An Alphabetical Account leigh-Hamlet as a Christian Name-The Regent's Canal, of all the Carriers, Wagoners, and Stage Tokens in New England-Cornish Vergers : Carne Family Coaches that comes [sic] to the several Inns _"Bladum" : "Siligo,” 5-Richard Baxter on the Pied in London, Westminster, and Southwark,' Piper-“ Drowse"=Devil-J. G. Marvin-First Russian Christian Martyr - Stowe House, 6–“Popular Etymo. &c., so that in all probability the following
logies" of the Old Homilists—"Neither my eye," &c. names form a tolerably complete list of QUERIES :-Sir Claude Champion Crespigny's Monument
"Lombard Street to a China Orange," :-Duke of Wel. the hostelries of the metropolis in the latter lington on Uniformis-Shrewsbury Clock : “Point of war" part of the reign of Charles II. The word --Gotham in Derbyshire -"Herefordshire Window" Musical Services on Church Towers - Archer Gordon
“ The” forming the prefix to the title in "El Chico Terencio"- MacKeachan Proverb-Rose and every instance except that of Gerrard's Gordon Families, 8.-Sir Henry Docura-Lady-bird Folk. Hall, I have omitted for alphabetical conlore-"Funeral" : “Burial" – Red Rose of Lancaster
Birthplace, 10— George Romney's House in Cavendish Axe, in Aldermanbury.
Bell, in Friday St.; in Aldersgate St.; in Holborn.
Black Horse, near the Mews-Gate. Sufferings of Slaves — “Prince" Boothby, 14 - "Mare Black Lyon, in Water Lane. boake" : “Viere" — Bunyan and Milton Genealogies Black Swan, in Holborn. “ Bat Bearaway" “Skrimshander,”15--An Early Latin. Blossoms Inn, in Lawrence Lane. English - Basque Dictionary - Lawyers' Wills "Umbrella "-Sturmy or Esturny Family--Court Leet-“Jom
Blue Boar, in Holborn ; in Whitechapel ; without mox": “Wudget": “ Wompus," 16-West's Picture of the Bolt in Tun, in Fleet St. Death of Wolfe- Rock of Ages' - St. Devereux Inscriptions at Siresa-Heralds: their Anointing – Isles Bull, in Bishopsgate; in Holborn. Family-Butchers exempted from Juries, 17.
Bull and Mouth, by Aldersgate. NOTES ON BOOKS :— History of London Squares.' Castle, in Smithfield ; in Wood St. Booksellers' Catalogues.
Castle and Falcon, in Aldersgate St.
Chequer, near Charing Cross; in Holborn.
Cock, in Aldersgate St.
Cross Keys, in Gracechurch St.; in Whitecross LONDON COACHING HOUSES IN 1680.
St.; in Wood St. MANY inquiries are made from time to Crown, without Aldgate ; in the Haymarket; in time as to inns in London which have existed
Holborn. at various periods. In a scarce and curious
Crown and Coach and Horses, in High Holborn.
Dark House, at Billingsgate. little volume entitled “The Present State of
Dolphin, without Bishopsgate. London,' by Thomas De Laune, published Eagle and Child, in the Strand. in 1681, there is an interesting list of inns Four Swans, in Bishopsgate. or taverns in London and Southwark at George, in Aldersgate St.; by Holborn Conduit; which carriers' carts and coaches called to Gerrards Hall, in Basing Lane.
in West Smithtield; in King St., Westminster. take up goods and passengers, on different
Green Dragon, in Bishopsgate. days of the week, for all parts of the country. Greyhound, in Holborn. The vehicles are variously described Ipswich Arms, in Cullum St. wagons, coaches, or carriers' carts, and for Katherine Wheel, without Bishopsgate. the greater distances appear to have come
King's Arms, on Holborn Bridge, in Leadenhall St.
King's Head, in Gray's Inn Lane ; in Leadenhall in on one day, and gone out on the following ;
St.; in the Old Change ; near Charing Cross. whilst those from adjacent towns came in and Maidenhead, in St. Giles's. left on the same day.
Mermaid, in Carter Lane. Some of the most notable houses or those Nag's Head, without Aldgate.
Pewter Platter, in St. John's St. having curious signs are referred to by
Pewter Pot, in Leadenhall St. Mr. Philip Norman in his valuable work on
Ram, in West Smithfield. London Signs and Inscriptions,' 1897. Ram's Head, in Fenchurch St. These I have marked with an asterisk. Red Lyon, in Aldersgate St.; in Holborn ; in Red Most of them were in the district now known
Rose, on Holborn Bridge; in Smithfield. as the City,” or just outside ; one was in
Saracen's Head, in Aldgate; in Carter Lane; in Westminster; and those oi Southwark I
Friday St. have tabulated by themselves.
Spread Eagle, in Gracechurch St.