|ADDRESS||41 ST. JOHNS STREET|
|ALTERNATIVE ADDRESSES|| 48 ST. JOHNS STREET
|This could be any British Queen. The most likely candidate is Boadicea, Queen of the Iceni, who died in AD 62 from self- administered poison rather than be taken prisonner by the Romans after being defeated by them.
It is mentioned in the Coventry Standard of 3rd October 1845. The pub closed c1903 and by 1904 had become a lodging house.. J. E. Thursby is known to have brewed at the British Queen.
|Known Licensees are;
1850 - 1851 Francis Welch
1861 Sarah Welch
1868 J. Masers
1868 Thomas Morris
1871 Thomas Goode
1874 J. Pritchard
1879 - 1896 J. E. Thursby
1903 W. Thomas
1903 Ernest Luty
Diuct PN Could be any British Queen. Boadicea, Queen of the Iceni, died in AD 62 from self administered poison rather than be taken prisoner by the Romans after being defeated by them.
3.10.1845 JA16 CS British Queen, St John Street, premises to be let in the occupation of Mr Stafford.
1851 Source 49 Board of Health Map
28.8.1878 LJ Vol 1 P46 BRITISH QUEEN, Saint John Street Alehouse
Owner : John Smith, White Street
Licensee : John Edward Thursby
1887 COC Cov Times Inn signs
1904 JA16 Cov Directory Had become a lodging house.
1850 CS Francis Welch
1851 Census Francis Welch 50 yo b Coventry m Sarah, 49 & 1s
1861 Census Sarah Welch 59 yo b Coventry widow & 1gs, 1 servant
1868 Buchanan J. Masers
23.11.1868 Lantern Thomas Morris
1871 Census Thomas Goode 52 yo b Flecknoe m Mary, 56
1874 C&B J. Pritchard
1878 LJ Vol 1 P46 John Edward Thursby
1879 Stevens J. E. Thursby
1881 C&B J. E. Thursby
1886 C&B J. E. Thursby
1890/91 R&G J. E. Thursby
1893 Reporter J. E. Thursby
1894 R&G J. E. Thursby
1896 R&G J. E. Thursby
1898 LJ Vol 1 P46 John Edward Thursby
1903 R&G W. Thomas
1903 JA16 Cov Directory Ernest Luty
? WB P20 J. E. Thursby
1878 LJ Vol 1 P46 John Smith, White Street
1898 LJ Vol 1 P46 John Smith, White Street
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