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Nelson, 52 East St Helen Street, Abingdon, Berkshire

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Formerly the Nelson, 52 East St Helen Street, Abingdon - in 2012

Formerly the Nelson, 52 East St Helen Street, Abingdon - in 2012

Kindly provided by John Willmott

Residents at this address

The first entry is in 1830 with Jonathan Britten - he is my 3x great-grandfather. He’s also mentioned in the 1830 Pigot’s Directory as a bricklayer (as Brittain). *

The pub was also known as the Lord Nelson. From the BMDs section of the Berkshire Chronicle, 19th March 1831 :
On Friday last, the 11th instant, aged 31, Alice, the wife of Mr Jonathan Britten, landlord of the Lord Nelson, Abingdon. *

1830/Jonath Brittain/../../../Pigots Directory ***

Jonathan remarried in September, 1831 - to Hester/Esther Chapman (nee Brown), daughter of Henry & Esther Brown (victuallers). It looks like Esther Brown was at the New Wheatsheaf at 26 West St Helen Street in the 1851 census. *

1840/Rt Smart/../../../Robsons Directory ***

1844/Robert Smart/../../../Pigots Directory ***

1851/Robert Smart/Victualler & Baker/39/Yarmouth, Norfolk/Census ***
1851/Frances Smart/Daughter, Slop Tailoress/13/Abingdon, Berks/Census
1851/Ann Leach/Servant, House servant/16/Fyfield Wick, Berks/Census
1851/John Pitman/Lodger, Hemp Dresser/57/Abingdon, Berks/Census
1851/James Buckle/Lodger, Pensioner Chelsea Hospital/43/Abingdon, Berks/Census

1854/John Walter Nalder/Beer Retailer/../../Billings Directory ***

1871/John Nalder/Licensed Victualler/47/Abingdon, Berkshire/Census
1871/Ann Nalder/Wife/40/Abingdon, Berkshire/Census
1871/Annie Sophia Nalder/Daughter/22/Abingdon, Berkshire/Census
1871/William Nalder/Son/7/Abingdon, Berkshire/Census
1871/Richard Hemmings/Journeyman Baker/21/Abingdon, Berkshire/Census

1877/James Townsend/../../../Harrods Directory ***

1881/James Townsend/Baker And Publican(The Nelson)/34/Abingdon/Census
1881/Hannah Townsend/Wife/29/Abingdon/Census
1881/Mary Ellen Townsend/Daughter/8/Abingdon/Census
1881/Eliza Townsend/Daughter/7/Abingdon/Census
1881/Thomas John Townsend/Son/4/Abingdon/Census
1881/Elizabeth Townsend/Daughter/2/Abingdon/Census
1881/James Townsend/Son/4 months/Abingdon/Census
1881/Hannah Farr/General Servant/18/Sutton Courtney/Census

1887/Charles Pocock/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1891/John Yates/Waterman & Publican/56/Great Massenting, Bucks/Census ***
1891/Hannah M Yates/Wife, Publican/55/Abingdon, Berks/Census
1891/Tom Enoch/Son, Cabinet Makers Apprentice/20/Abingdon, Berks/Census

1899/John Yates/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1901/John Yates/Publican & Waterman (the Nelson)/66/Buckinghamshire/Census
1901/Hannah M Yates/Wife/65/Abingdon, Berkshire/Census

1907/Frederick Lewis/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1920/Albert Bullock/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1924/Albert Bullock/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1928/Albert Bullock/../../../Kellys Directory ***


* Provided By Rose Allsopp

*** Provided By Colin Ager

And Last updated on: Wednesday, 17-Mar-2021 14:10:51 GMT