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Star, 56 Peach Street, Wokingham, Berkshire

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The Star Inn was directly opposite what is now known as Easthampstead Road, but what was until 1886 known as Star Lane (hence the Star Lane railway crossing). The inn closed in 1909 and has since been demolished and its site taken over by this parade of 'modern' shops. *

Star, 56 Peach Street, Wokingham - in May 2011

Star, 56 Peach Street, Wokingham - in May 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.

1830/Elizabeth Langley/../../../Pigots Directory ***

1840/Henry Norris/../../../Robsons Directory ***

1842/Henry Norris/../../../Pigots Directory ***

1844/Henry Norris/../../../Pigots Directory ***

1847/Henry Norris/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1850/Henry Norris/../../../Slaters Directory ***

1851/Henry Norris/Licensed Victualler/34/Wokingham, Berks/Census ***
1851/Mary Norris/Wife/40/Aylesbury, Bucks/Census
1851/Mary Gurney/Niece, Barmaid/18/Aylesbury, Bucks/Census
1851/John Allen/Lodger, Tailor/44/Wokingham, Berks/Census

1852/Henry Norris/../../../Slaters Directory ***

1854/Mary Norris/Beer Retailer/../../Billings Directory ***

1861/Mary Norris/Inn Keeper/64/Math, Bucks/Census
1861/George Johnes/Lodger, Tailor/28/Shewsbury, Shropshire/Census ***
1861/Ellen Johnes/Lodgers Wife/20/Wolverhampton, Staffs/Census
1861/Elizabeth M Johnes/Lodgers Daughter/3m/Birmingham, Warwicks/Census
1861/Theodore T Black/Lodger, Tailor/27/Thorne, Preuben/Census
1861/Thomas Nuse/Lodger, Painter/29/Sindlesham, Berks/Census
1861/George Waight/Lodger, Blacksmith/26/Hockham, Norfolk/Census
1861/Edward Bord/Visitor, Woodcutters Labourer/38/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1861/John Sharp/Lodger, Carpenter/25/Bath, Somerset/Census
1861/Henry Parsons/Lodger, Carpenter/24/Carlisle, Cumberland/Census
1861/Isaac Robinson/Lodger, Carpenter/25/Kendal, Westmoreland/Census
1861/John Thompson/Lodger, Carpenter/26/../Census
1861/Levi Arnold/Lodger, Carpenter/25/Bedfordshire/Census
1861/David Dale/Lodger, Carpenter/25/Scotland/Census

1863/Mrs Mary Norris/../../../Duttons Directory ***

1864/Mrs M Norris/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1871/Robert Yalden/Inn Keeper/57/Eversley, Hants/Census ***
1871/Mary Ann Yalden/Wife/42/Finchampstead, Berks/Census
1871/William H Yalden/Son, Assistant Farmer/15/Finchampstead, Berks/Census
1871/Frederic A G Yalden/Son, scholar/13/Finchampstead, Berks/Census
1871/Mary Ann Yalden/Daughter, Scholar/7/Finchampstead, Berks/Census
1871/Emily Yalden/Daughter, scholar/5/Finchampstead, Berks/Census
1871/Robert Yalden/Son/1/Finchampstead, Berks/Census
1871/Henry Brown/Boarder, Groom (out door)/22/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1871/Samuel Ware/Lodger, Ag Lab/34/Tilehurst, Berks/Census
1871/George Chandler/Lodger, Ag Lab/60/Wokingham, Berks/Census

1877/Thomas William Walker/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1881/T W Walker/Inn Keeper/60/Boneden, Kent/Census ***
1881/S Walker/Wife/48/Basildon, Berks/Census
1881/S M Walker/Daughter, Scholar/14/Ibstone, Bucks/Census
1881/W A Walker/Son, Scholar/10/Ibstone, Bucks/Census
1881/J Dawell/Lodger, Domestic Servant/48/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1881/L Dawell/Lodger, Scholar/6/Slough, Bucks/Census
1881/G Rushton/Lodger, Labourer/25/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1881/J Shorter/Lodger, Labourer/45/Wokingham, Berks/Census

1883/Henry Farn/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1884/John Williams/../../../Stevens Directory ***

1887/John Williams/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1891/John Williams/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1891/John Williams/Publican/60/Worcester, Worcs/Census ***
1891/Charlotte Williams/Wife/60/Worcester, Worcs/Census

1893/John Williams/../../../Stevens Directory ***

1899/John Williams/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1901/Robert Hammans/Publican/30/Highworth, Wilts/Census ***
1901/Beatrice F Hammans/Wife/29/Woodley, Berks/Census
1901/Frederick Hammans/Son/9/Woodley, Berks/Census
1901/Grace Hammans/Daughter/8/Woodley, Berks/Census
1901/Dulcie Hammans/Daughter/7/Woodley, Berks/Census

1903/Samuel Rencher/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1907/Ernest Barton/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1911/William John Henery/../../../Kellys Directory ***

* Provided By Chris French

*** Provided By Colin Ager

**** Provided By Kevan

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