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York Tavern, 2 Middle Street, Southampton, Hampshire

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Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Southampton, Hampshire . The Southampton, Hampshire 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.

1898/Frederick George Brown/grocer & Beer Retailer,, 2 Middle Street/../../Kellys Directory ****

My mother Beryl White was born and brought up in the York Tavern in Middle Street. Google Maps and my own memory of visiting my grandmother Elizabeth Sillence and her second husband Albert Sillence in the pub confirm that it would have been 2 Middle Street on the corner with Methuen Street. *

Looking at your records the pub in 1911 was on the census as PH but without a name. Also listed in Dis 20 is the Bevois Town which was on the next corner down. I also saw a listing for my grandmother, listed as Eliza Sillence but only as a beer seller rather than the licensee of a Public House. *

I know the York Tavern was a Strong and Co of Romsey house with a classic pub yard which we used to play in when we visited and you can still see the configuration of the pub on Google although it has been a house for a good few decades now.  *

1911/Walter White/beer retailer, 2 Middle Street/../../Kellys Directory ****

1911/Walter White/Beer Retailer & Tobacconist/48/Southampton, Hampshire/Census ****
1911/Alice White/Wife/45/Southampton, Hampshire/Census
1911/Lucy White/Niece/19/Penge, London/Census
1911/Walter White/Son/8/Southampton, Hampshire/Census
1911/Thomas White/Son/7/Southampton, Hampshire/Census
1911/Alice White/Daughter/6/Southampton, Hampshire/Census

1927/Walter White/beer retailer, 2 Middle Street/../../Kellys Directory ****

1946/Mrs Eliza Sillence/beer retailer, 2 Middle Street/../../Kellys Directory ****

* Provided By Mick Owen

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Sunday, 29-Mar-2020 00:58:55 GMT