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Blue Boar, Newbury Street, Wantage, Berkshire

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Blue Boar, Newbury Street, Wantage - in April 2012

Blue Boar, Newbury Street, Wantage - in April 2012

Kindly provided by John Willmott

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1830/Martha House/../../../Pigots Directory ***

1840/W Betteridge/../../../Robsons Directory ***

1844/William Bettridge/../../../Pigots Directory ***

1847/William Bettridge/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1851/Eliza Bettridge/Innkeeper/44/East Hanney, Berks/Census ***
1851/Belinda Bettridge/Daughter/19/Wantage, Berks/Census
1851/William Bettridge/Son/16/Wantage, Berks/Census
1851/Sarah Bettridge/Daughter/14/Wantage, Berks/Census
1851/John Bettridge/Son, Scholar/11/Wantage, Berks/Census
1851/Edwin Bettridge/Son, Scholar/9/Wantage, Berks/Census
1851/Elizabeth Fisher/Niece, Farmers Daughter/17/East Hanney, Berks/Census
1851/Elizabeth Hicks/Servant, House Servant/19/Westcott, Berks/Census
1851/Charles Barr/Servant, Ostler/26/Yattendon, Berks/Census

1852/Eliza Betteridge/../../../Slaters Directory ***

1854/Eliza Betteridge/../../../Billings Directory ***

1863/William Bettridge/and brewer/../../Duttons Directory ***

1864/W Bettridge/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1868/Mrs Bettridge/../../../Casseys Directory ***

Richard Bullen is my great grandfather. The pub was originally run by a William Betteridge Snr, the father of Jane Bullens first husband - William Betteridge. Alice Bullen was Richard Bullens child by a Caroline Cantle who died in 1861.
Jane Annette Bullen/ Betteridge (maiden name was Dixon), was the daughter of John Dixon - see the Falcon in 1851. George Bullen was the son of Richard and Jane. **

1869/Richard Bullen/../../../Kellys Directory **

1871/Richard Bullen/Licensed Victuallar/40/Sanyden/Census **
1871/Jane A Bullen/Wife/34/Wantage/Census
1871/Alice Bullen/Daughter/14/New York USA/Census
1871/Eliza Betteridge/Step Daughter/8/Wantage/Census
1871/George Bullen/Son/2/Wantage/Census
1871/Harriett A Mare/Servant/22/East Hanney/Census
1871/Francis West/Ostler/18/Abingdon/Census

Richard Bullen is at the Barnards Inn, Holborn by 1881 **

1877/J Theobald/wine & Spirit merchant, genuine foreign wines, liquors & cigars/../../Harrods Directory ***

1881/Jasper Crook/Licensed Victualler Employing 1 Man/32/Faringdon, Berkshire/Census ****
1881/Elizabeth M Crook/Wife/36/Gravesend, Kent/Census
1881/Hettie Morley/Visitor/8/Shrivenham, Berkshire/Census
1881/Belinda A Harrison/General Servant/14/Wantage, Berkshire/Census
1881/Ann Boorman/Lodger, Butchers Wife/35/Wantage, Berkshire/Census

1887/William Orton/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1891/William Orton/Licensed Victualler/45/Canada/Census ***
1891/Kate Orton/Wife/36/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1891/??/Servant, General Servant Domestic/18/Chippenham, Wilts/Census
1891/Elizabeth Robins/Servant, General Servant Domestic/17/Wantage, Berks/Census

1899/William Orton/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1901/Charles W Beavan/Publican/42/Ayffo Pypard, Wiltshire/Census ****
1901/Gertrude Beavan/Wife/21/Burford, Oxfordshire/Census
1901/Charles A Beavan/Son/1/Felkins, Oxfordshire/Census
1901/Amy M Wakewell/Barmaid/20/Bicester, Oxfordshire/Census
1901/Beatrice A Woolford/Cook/20/Wantage, Berkshire/Census
1901/Edith E Woolford/General Servant/15/Wantage, Berkshire/Census

1907/Charles Watson Beavan/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1907/Charles Watson Beavan/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1920/Thomas Smallbone/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1928/Thomas Smallbone/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1931/Thomas Smallbone/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1935/Philip Reveley/../../../Kellys Directory ***


** Provided By Carol Greaves

*** Provided By Colin Ager

**** Provided By Kevan

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