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  • Bell, Main Street, Grove, Wantage OX12 7JT

    Known as the Kings Head & Bell 1863-1868. According to a local historian, Bill Fuller: the building was originally thatched and in 1738 was known as the Bell Ale house, later in 1884 known as the King's head and Bell. By 1917 Frederick Busby was the landlord. His son Edward appeared to have continued the business until about 1961. *

    Wantage index

    Bell, Main Street, Grove, Wantage OX12 7JT - in 2012

    Bell, Main Street, Grove, Wantage OX12 7JT- in 2012

    Kindly provided by John Willmott

    Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Oxfordshire.

    Residents at this address

    1847/Charles Eustes/../../../Post Office Directory ***

    1851/Joseph Giles/Inn Keeper/34/Hanney, Berks/Census ***
    1851/Sarah Giles/Wife/34/Hanney, Berks/Census
    1851/Thomas Giles/Son, Scholar/5/Hanney, Berks/Census
    1851/William Giles/Brother, Shoemaker/23/Hanney, Berks/Census

    1863/Joseph Giles/& Shopkeeper/../../Duttons Directory ***

    1864/J Giles/../../../Kellys Directory ***

    1868/Joseph Giles/../../../Casseys Directory ***

    1877/Thos Giles/grocer and vict/../../Harrods Directory ***

    1881/Thomas Giles/Innkeeper Baker And Grocer/35/E Hanney, Berkshire/Census
    1881/Elizabeth Giles/Step Mother, Innkeeper Baker And Grocer, Widow/52/Burnham, Buckingham/Census
    1881/Mary Woodeson/Boarder, Assistant Innkeeper Baker And Grocer/22/Tilehurst, Berkshire/Census
    1881/Richard Goff/Visitor, tailor/37/Wantage, Berkshire/Census

    1887/Mrs Elizabeth Giles/../../../Kellys Directory ***

    1891/Henry C Arthur/Innkeeper & Baker/28/Oxford, Oxon/Census ***
    1891/Emily Arthur/Wife/29/East Challow, Berks/Census
    1891/Victor H Arthur/Son/5/Grays, Essex/Census
    1891/Oswald C Arthur/Son/2/Grove, Berks/Census

    1899/Henry Haines/../../../Kellys Directory ***

    1903/Henry Haines/../../../Kellys Directory

    1907/Arthur Church/../../../Kellys Directory ***

    1920/Frederick Richard Busby/../../../Kellys Directory ***

    1924/Frederick Richard Busby/../../../Kellys Directory ***

    1928/Frederick Richard Busby/../../../Kellys Directory ***

    1931/Frederick Richard Busby/../../../Kellys Directory ***

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    And Last updated on: Tuesday, 16-Mar-2021 11:52:24 GMT