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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.

Beerhouse

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ADDRESS THOMAS STREET
THIS PREMISES HAS BEEN KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES DURING ITS HISTORY FROM TO KNOWN AS
1841 BEERHOUSE
c1850 1967 COACHMAKERS ARMS

In the 1841 census Thomas Matthews is 45 and a painter journeyman in Thomas Street. By 1851 there are no matching records.

Known Licensees are;
? G. H. Adams
1841 Thomas Matthews
1850 - 1851 James Lee
1861 Catherine Matthews
1868 James Spittle
1871 Samuel Allen Watch Jeweller & Licensed Victualler
1874 - 1881 Richard Matthews
1886 W. Tayton
1890 - 1891 C. E. Bennett
1893 C. Copson
1894 - 1905 John Lucas
1908 - 1922 Henry Pendleton
1924 - 1927 A. Cox
1933 - 1934 R Barrell
1935 - 1940 J. H. Aston
1955 - 1962 John G. Davidson

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