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Shades, Broad Street, Wokingham, Berkshire

This brewer was operating a beerhouse in 1861, and the premises are probably linked to the Brewery Tap. ***

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The Shades was a beer house, opened in 1851 after some local opposition from other breweries and the well-to-do residents of Broad Street, in the front of Bakers/The Wokingham Brewery (qv) in Broad Street. Rosalind Baker, a member of the brewing family, lived at the Shades. In 2011, the Shades is now an estate agent. *

Shades, 15 Broad Street, Wokingham - in 2011

Shades, 15 Broad Street, Wokingham - in 2011

Kindly provided by Chris French

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Berkshire. The Berkshire listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

The following entries are in this format:

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

1840/Fras John Baker/brewer/../../Robsons Directory ***

1844/Francis John Baker/brewer/../../Pigots Directory ***

1847/F J Baker/brewer/../../Post Office Directory ***

1854/Francis John Baker/brewer/../../Billings Directory ***

1861/Francis J Baker/Brewer & Spirit Merchant employing 6 men/50/Abingdon, Berks/Census ***
1861/Rosalind Baker/Wife/30/Dover, Kent/Census
1861/Thomas W Grove/Servant, Brewer/24/Farnham Royal, Bucks/Census
1861/Edward Furmaine/Servant, Cellarman/60/Canterbury, Kent/Census
1861/William Robinson/Servant, Barman/35/St Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1861/Emma Robinson/Servant, Wife of Barman/30/St Marylebone, Middlesex/Census
1861/Esther Bishop/Servant, General House Servant/22/Shinfield, Berks/Census

1863/Francis John Baker/brewer and wine and spirit merchant/../../Duttons Directory ***

1868/F J Baker/brewer/../../Casseys Directory ***

1871/Francis John Baker/Brewer/60/Abingdon, Berks/Census ***
1871/Rosalind Baker/Wife/39/Dover, Kent/Census
1871/Susanna Highgrave/Sister in Law, Retired Governess/40/Dover, Kent/Census
1871/Hannah Wise/Servant, Servant Domestic/20/Bray, Berks/Census

1877/Francis J Baker/brewer, wine and spirit merchant, Wokingham brewery, Broad street/../../Harrods Directory ***

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