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Three Frogs, 222 London Road, Wokingham, Berkshire

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Although this public house was once a private house known by the name of Frog Hall, it has been so much altered, particularly in recent years, that it is hard to see any thing of the original building. Although it has been called the Three Frogs for over two hundred years, no one has yet been able to conclusively find out the origin of this name. The most plausible suggestion is that the name was derived from Frog Hall. In turn the hall was thought to have been named after the animals themselves, which abounded in the area because of its former boggy nature.
By 1823 it was owned by Haywards Brewery. *

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Three Frogs, 222 London Road, Wokingham - in June 2009

Three Frogs, 222 London Road, Wokingham - in June 2009

Kindly provided by Colin Ager

The following entries are in this format:

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

1840/Wm Beard/../../../Robsons Directory ***

1841/Wm Beard/Inn Keeper/50/Not Berks/Census ***
1841/Wm Beard/Carpenter/25/Not Berks/Census
1841/Elizth Beard/../20/Not Berks/Census
1841/Thos Taylor/Steward/40/Berks/Census

1850/Samuel Hopkins/../../../Slaters Directory ***

1851/Samuel Hopkins/Publican/31/Wokingham, Berks/Census ***
1851/Jane Hopkins/Wife/30/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1851/Jane Hopkins/Daughter/5/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1851/Thomas Hopkins/Son/3/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1851/Mary Hopkins/Daughter/2/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1851/Henry Hopkins/Son/6m/Wokingham, Berks/Census

1852/Samuel Hopkins/../../../Slaters Directory ***

1854/Samuel Hopkins/../../../Billings Directory ***

1861/Benjamin Martin/Publican/51/Sonning, Berks/Census ***
1861/Harriet Martin/Wife/59/Mapledurham, Oxon/Census
1861/Rachel Newton/Servant, General Servant/15/Binfield, Berks/Census

1864/J Harris/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1868/John Harris/../../../Casseys Directory ***

1871/John Harris/Inn Keeper/61/Exeter, Devon/Census ***
1871/Matilda Harris/Wife/52/Binfield, Berks/Census
1871/William Webb/Nephew, Labourer Jobber/17/Binfield, Berks/Census

1877/William Bullock/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1881/William Bullock/Cattle Dealer & Publican/51/Sonning, Oxon/Census ***
1881/Harriet Bullock/Wife/31/Binfield, Berks/Census
1881/Elizabeth Bullock/Daughter, Scholar/12/Hurst, Berks/Census
1881/Annie Bullock/Daughter, Scholar/10/Mapledurham, Oxon/Census
1881/William Bullock/Son, Scholar/6/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1881/Martha Bullock/Daughter/2m/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1881/Sarah Seymour/Sister in Law, General Servant/33/Eversley, Hants/Census

1883/William Bullock/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1884/Wm Bullock/../../../Stevens Directory ***

1887/William Bullock/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1891/Alfred Holloway/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1891/Alfred Holloway/Publican/22/Goring, Berks/Census ***
1891/Alice Holloway/Wife/30/Reading, Berks/Census

1895/Alfred Holloway/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1899/Thomas Parsons/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1903/Henry Bird/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1907/Henry Gosling/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1911/Joseph King/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1915/Joseph King/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1920/Joseph King/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1924/Walter Lamkin/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1928/Alfd Twichen/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1931/Hy Watson/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1935/Jas Fredk Powell/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1939/Jas Fredk Powell/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1956/A F Nelmes/../../../Times Directory ***

1957-8/A F Nelmes/../../../Times Directory ***

* Provided By Chris French

*** Provided By Colin Ager

**** Provided By Kevan

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