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Ye Old Leather Bottle, 221 Barkham Road, Wokingham, Berkshire

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The recorded history of this alehouse begins in 1737 when it was an isolated roadside alehouse in the middle of an area of desolate heath. It was then merely known as the Leathern Bottle. (See also the New Leathern Bottle). Since then there have been many changes of the name; the Bottle, the Old Bottle and the Old Leathern Bottle. *

Ye Old Leathern Bottel

Ye Old Leathern Bottel

Ye Old Leathern Bottel  221 Barkham Road - in 2011

Ye Old Leathern Bottel 221 Barkham Road - in 2011

Both 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/Jas Sparril/../../../Robsons Directory ***

1841/James Sparrill/Inn Keeper/40/Berks/Census ***
1841/Charoline Sparrill/../37/Not Berks/Census
1841/Martha Sparrill/../34/Berks/Census
1841/William Kaner/Ag Lab/75/Not Berks/Census
1841/Susan White/../19/Not Berks/Census

1850/George Slyfield/../../../Slaters Directory ***

1851/George Slyfield/Inn Keeper/32/Finchampstead, Berks/Census ***
1851/Sarah Slyfield/Wife/28/Finchampstead, Berks/Census
1851/George Slyfield/Son, Scholar/7/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1851/Jane Slyfield/Daughter, Scholar/5/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1851/James Slyfield/Son, Scholar/3/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1851/Ann Slyfield/Daughter/1/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1851/Esther Smith/Servant, House Servant/16/Wokingham, Berks/Census

1852/George Slyfield/../../../Slaters Directory ***

1854/George Slyfield/../../../Billings Directory ***

1861/George Slyfield/Victualler & Keeper/41/Finchampstead, Berks/Census ***
1861/Sarah Slyfield/Wife/36/Finchampstead, Berks/Census
1861/James Slyfield/Son, Scholar/13/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1861/Ann Slyfield/Daughter, Scholar/11/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1861/John Slyfield/Son, Scholar/7/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1861/Emily Slyfield/Daughter, Scholar/5/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1861/Eve Slyfield/Daughter, Scholar/2/Wokingham, Berks/Census
1861/Adam Slyfield/Son/1/Wokingham, Berks/Census

1863/George Slyfield/../../../Duttons Directory ***

1864/G Slyfield/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1871/Richard Richardson/Publican/44/Hambledon, Berks/Census ***
1871/Matilda Richardson/Wife/42/Wargrave, Berks/Census
1871/Harriet Wickens/Niece, Scholar/13/Wargrave, Berks/Census
1871/Josiah White/Lodger, Footman/23/Ockford, Dorset/Census

1877/James Richardson/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1881/Richard Richardson/Publican/53/Hambledon, Berks/Census ***
1881/Matilda Richardson/Wife/52/Wargrave, Berks/Census
1881/Charles Lovejoy/Brother in Law, Coachman/60/Wargrave, Berks/Census

1883/Richard Richardson/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1884/R Richardson/../../../Stevens Directory ***

1887/Richard Richardson/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1891/Richard Richardson/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1895/Richard Richardson/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1899/Henry Baker/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1903/George Pratt/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1907/Charles Corner/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1911/John Miles/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1915/John Miles/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1920/John Miles/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1924/John Miles/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1928/Mrs Julia Miles/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1931/Mrs Julia Miles/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1935/Mrs Julia Miles/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1939/Mrs Julia Miles/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1956/Mrs N S Hester/../../../Times Directory ***

1957-8/Mrs N S Hester/../../../Times Directory ***

* Provided By Chris French

*** Provided By Colin Ager

**** Provided By Kevan

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