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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.



In the 1861 census Isaac Gilbert is 36 and a cordwainer (shoemaker) in Sowe Village.

By 1871 there are no matching records.

The nineteenth century Gilberts in the website are;
1841 Daniel Gilbert at the Beerhouse, High Street, Newtown
1868 - 1871 Daniel Gilbert at the Half Moon, Yardley Street
1822 - 1823 T. Gilbert at the Oak, Gosford Street
1822 - 1835 William Gilbert at the Old Crown, Whitefriars Lane (Beerhouse)
1841 Sarah Gilbert at the above
1850 Francis Gilbert at the above
1868 - 1874 William Gilbert at the Rose, Lockhurst Lane
1876 - 1880 Mrs Elizabeth Gilbert at the above
1850 Charles Gilbertat the Royal Oak, Allesley
1861 William Gilbert at the Three Tuns, Warwick Row

Known Licensees are;
1863 Isaac Gilbert

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