Here is what we think is the only comprehensive record of pubs and beerhouses within the Coventry city boundaries going back as far as available records allow. This is an ongoing project so contributions, corrections or additions to this archive, especially anecdotes, photos and media are most welcome. Feel free to contact us for a pint and a chat anytime.
In the 1841 census Joseph taylor is 65 and a watchmaker in Spon Street. In 1851 he is 76 and a licensed victualler at the Fountain, Spon Street.