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Ye Olde Black Beare, 68 High Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Tewkesbury pub history index

Reportedly dated to 1308, this is Gloucestershire's oldest inn though the current building is predominantly early 16th century. Currently (mid-August 2017) known as Ye Olde Black Bear. A West Country Ales brewery plaque can be seen to the left of the east entrance. Grade II*-listed. *

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

The Black Bear Inn, Tewkesbury

The Black Bear Inn, Tewkesbury

Old Black Bear Inn, Tewkesbury

Old Black Bear Inn, Tewkesbury

Old Black Bear Inn, Tewkesbury

Old Black Bear Inn, Tewkesbury

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The following entries are in this format:

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

1830/Samuel Turner/Black Bear, High street/../../Pigots Directory *

1839/Thomas Scott/Black Bear, High street/../../Robsons Directory ****

1842-1844/Joseph Pugh/Black Bear, High street/../../Robsons Directory ****

1851/Joseph Samuel Pugh/Inn Keeper/42/City of Worcester/Census ****
1851/Jane Pugh/Wife/40/Preston, Gloucestershire/Census
1851/Emma Jauncey/Niece/12/Brumsberrow, Gloucestershire/Census
1851/Caroline Hanniss/House Servant/25/Bushley, Worcestershire/Census
1851/William Mail/House Servant/19/Twyning, Gloucestershire/Census
1851/Edward Pittway/Lodger, Butcher/63/Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire/Census

1852/Joseph Pugh/Black Bear, High street/../../Slaters Directory ****

1859/Henry Groves/Black Bear, High street/../../Slaters Directory ****

1861/Henry Groves/Victualler/37/Forthampton, Gloucestershire/Census ****
1861/Martha Groves/Wife/39/Kington, Wales/Census
1861/Elizabeth Charles/Daughter/15/Bristol, Gloucestershire/Census
1861/Emma Protheroe/House Servant/24/Herefordshire/Census
1861/David Murphy/Servant, Rope Maker/67/County Cork, Ireland/Census

1863/George Blizard/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1870/Miss Louisa Bird/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/Elizabeth Wise/Manager at Black Bear Inn, Widow/33/Prestbury, Gloucestershire/Census ****
1871/Flora Clark/Barmaid/17/Ashchurch, Gloucestershire/Census
1871/Mary Ann Ricketts/General Servant/18/Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire/Census

1879/Hardy Lumb/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1885/Hardy Lumb/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1891/Major Keith Homer/Inn Keeper/36/Chadley Heath, Staffordshire/Census ****
1891/Agnes Matilda Homer/Wife/34/Cheltenham, Gloucestershire/Census
1891/Frank Richmond Homer/Son/6/Cheltenham, Gloucestershire/Census
1891/Agnes Florence Homer/Daughter/1/Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire/Census
1891/Annie Symonds/General Servant/14/Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire/Census

1897/Mrs Agnes Homer/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1901/John H Lewis/Publican/43/Corse, Gloucestershire/Census ****
1901/Agnes Lewis/Wife/43/Cheltenham, Gloucestershire/Census
1901/Frank Homer/Stepson/17/Cheltenham, Gloucestershire/Census
1901/Agnes F Homer/Step Daughter/11/Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire/Census
1901/Percy G Homer/Stepson/7/Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire/Census
1901/Alice Deane/Barmaid/20/Burniston, Derbyshire/Census

1902/Edwin H Baldwin/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1906/Frederick Smith/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1910/Ernest Cornish/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1923/Albert Edward Sherwood/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1927/Robert Owen Millward/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1939/Harry Beck/../../../Kellys Directory ****

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