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Thatched Cottage, Embrook, Wokingham, Berkshire

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The original public house was a thatched cottage, which was probably built in the early 19th century. It was bought by Simonds, the Reading Brewer, in 1866 and rebuilt just before 1901. By 2011, the Thatched Cottage still exists as a pub, but now officially under the name of the 'Emmbrook Inn', although Googling the old name still turns up many results and Barnett's street map still uses the previous name. *

Thatched Cottage - Emmbrook, Wokingham - in 2011

Thatched Cottage - Emmbrook, 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.

1881/William Mason/Ag Lab/50/Finchampstead, Berks/Census ***
1881/Elizabeth Mason/Wife/51/Finchampstead, Berks/Census
1881/John Mason/Son, Scholar/8/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1881/John Jones/Boarder, General Labourer/20/Wokingham, Berks/Census

1883/William Mason/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1884/W Mason/../../../Stevens Directory ***

1887/David Mason/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1891/William Knapp/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1895/William Knapp/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1899/William Knapp/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1903/William Knapp/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1907/William Knapp/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1911/William Knapp/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1915/Arthur Cinn/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1920/W H Weaver/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1924/Fredk Flaxman/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1928/Sidney Albt Saunders/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1931/Wm H Daniels/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1935/Alfred E Gibbs/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1956/Miss E V Gibbs/../../../Times Directory ***

1957-8/Miss E V Gibbs/../../../Times Directory ***


*** Provided By Colin Ager

**** Provided By Kevan

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