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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.

The Globe Inn

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NAME GLOBE INN
ADDRESS 103 MUCH PARK STREET
THIS PREMISES HAS BEEN KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES DURING ITS HISTORY FROM TO KNOWN AS
1756 GOLDEN BALL
1799 c1909 GLOBE INN
The Globe has always been a popular pub name. It was at one time associated with Portugal and indicated that a tavern sold Portugese wines. It is now associated with Shakespeare because of the Globe Theatre where his plays were performed during his lifetime. It is an easy symbol to represent and to recognise.

This is thought to date from before 1800 and closed c1909.
Known Licensees at the GLOBE are;
1822 - 1823 James Russell
1835 Thomas Yardley
1841 William Dalton
1850 - 1851 John Rider & ribbon presser
1868 - 1891 James Stringer & ribbon weaver
1893 - 1894 R. Tilt
1896 J. Carey
1903 - 1905 T. J. Bromwich
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Dict PN This has always been a popular pub name. It was at one time associated with Portugal, and indicated that a tavern sold Portugese wines. It is now associated with Shakespeare because of the Globe Theatre, where his plays were preformed during his lifetime.

1756 Alderman Hewitt 2 soldiers billeted at the Golden Ball, Misford Street

18.11.1799 JA68 JCM Referred to as the Globe. See Globe from then on.

c1800 COC P43 Mentioned in Napoleonic Poem

1851 Source 49 Board of Health Map

1.9.1877 JA141 P17 JCM To be sold byauction on Tues 9th September inst, between five and seven in the afternoon, at the Three Shuttles, Whitefriars Lane, two houses ...... and the other, the house adjoining - a house situate in Much Park Streeet in this city next door to the sign of the Globe.

28.8.1878 LJ Vol 1 P40 GLOBE, Much Park Street Alehouse
Owner : Thomas Beech, Spon Street
later Richard Tilt, Lamb & Flag, Spon Street
later Northampton Brewery Co Ltd, Northampton
Licensee : James Stringer
27.10.1892 TOL to Richard John Tilt
5.1.1895 TOL to Richard Tilt
9,4,1896 TOL to James Carey
27.6.1899 TOL to Thomas Joshua Bromwich
11.8.1892 fined 20/- & costs for opening prohibited hours

1881 COC P54 Cov Times Inn signs

c1909 Closed

1912 JA80 By then it was a bakery

LICENSEES

1822/23 Pigot James Russell
1828/29 Pigot Samuel Bakewell
1835 Pigot Thomas Yardley
1841 Census William Dalton 30yo b Wks m Martha, 28 & Henry,15

1845 Kelly W. Dalton ( Market Street ! )
1850 CS John Rider

1851 Census John Rider 53 yo ribbon presser b Balsall m Ann, 42 & 2d, 1s

1868 Buchanan James Stringer
1871 Census James Stringer 44 yo ribbon weaver & victualler b Foleshill m
1874 C&B J. Stringer [ m Eliza, 39 & 2s, 2d
1878 LJ Vol 1 P40 James Stringer
1879 C&B James Stringer

1881 C&B J. Stringer

1886 C&B J. Stringer

1890/91 C&B J. Stringer
1892 LJ Vol 1 P40 James Stringer
1892 LJ Vol 1 P40 Richard John Tilt
1893 Reporter R. Tilt

1894 R&G R. Tilt
1895 LJ Vol 1 P40 Richard John Tilt
1895 LJ Vol 1 P40 Richard Tilt
1896 LJ Vol 1 P40 Richard Tilt
1896 LJ Vol 1 P40 James Carey
1896 R&G J. Carey
1899 LJ Vol 1 P40 James Carey
1899 LJ Vol 1 P40 Thomas Joshua Bromwich
1903 R&G T. J. Bromwich

1905 R&G T. J. Bromwich

OWNERS

1878 LJ Vol 1 P40 Thomas Beech, Spon Street
later LJ Vol 1 P40 Richard Tilt, Lamb & Flag, Spon Street
later LJ Vol 1 P40 Northampton Brewery Co Ltd, Northampton

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