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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 Queens Head

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Gosford Street 1924

NAME QUEENS HEAD
ADDRESS 98 GOSFORD STREET
ALTERNATIVE ADDRESSES MUCHFORD STREET
THIS PREMISES HAS BEEN KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES DURING ITS HISTORY FROM TO KNOWN AS
1822 1829 GREYHOUND
1835 1856 QUEENS HEAD

This could refer to a number of queens, Elizabeth I, Victoria or Anne being the usual candidates.

By 1874 this pub had become a grocer's shop.

Known Licensees at the GREYHOUND are;
1822 - 1829 T. Burbury

Known Licensees at the QUEEN'S HEAD are;
1835 Robert Staveley
1841 William Humphries
1850 - 1856 Josiah Hewitt
1856 William Torrance

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