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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 New Inn

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The New Star with Tom Brown, the licensee in the 1920's

NAME NEW INN
ALTERNATIVE NAMES NEW STAR INN
ADDRESS 140 MUCH PARK STREET

THIS PREMISES HAS BEEN KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES DURING ITS HISTORY

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FROM TO KNOWN AS
1734 1767 STAR / OLD STAR
1822 1874 OLD MITRE
1876 1959 NEW STAR INN, NEW INN

These inns were once new, perhaps replacing older ones on the same site. Many new inns came into being in the sixteenth century as a result of Elizabeth I's policies.

This is only mentioned in P. James' Directory of 1919, 1921/22, 1924 and 1926/27. I can only assume that they meant the NEW STAR INN at the same address.

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before 1876 SEE OLD MITRE

1876 JA90 Kelly NEW STAR

See Lost pubs No19

c1959 Closed

 

LICENSEES

1879 Stevens Henry Hands
1881 C&B A. Hands
1886 C&B Angelina Tansley
1890/91 R&G William Denbigh
1893 Reporter G. F. Atkins
1894 R&G G. F. Atkins
1896 R&G G. F. Atkins
1903 R&G T. Padbury
1905 R&G T. Padbury
1909 R&G William H. L. Masters
1911/12 Spennell W. T. Brown
1912/13 Spennell W. T. Brown
1919 Spennell Walter Thomas Brown New Inn
1921/22 Spennell Walter Thomas Brown New Inn
1924 Spennell Walter Thomas Brown New Inn
1926/27 Spennell Walter Thomas Brown New Inn
1929 P. James W. T. Brown
1931/32 P. James W. T. Brown
1935/36 P. James H. Cotterell
1937/38 P. James Thomas Walter Brown
1939/40 P. James R. Johnson
1955/56 Barrett Not listed in street section
1957 Barrett Not listed in street section
1960 Barrett Not listed in street section
1961 Barrett Not listed in street section
1962 Barrett Not listed in street section

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