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 John Rider is 40 and a maltster in West Orchard. In 1851 he is 53 and a ribbon presser in Much Park Street
In 1850 and 1851 John Rider is at the Globe on Much Park Street.