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  • Bear Inn, Alfred Street, High Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire

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    Earlier address is Bear Lane. This pub claims a foundation date of 1242. In fact, the old Bear Inn actually closed in 1801, but the name and the licence continued in the present building which had formerly been an outbuilding of the Inn. **

    Bear, Alfred Street, Oxford - in October 2011

    Bear, Alfred Street, Oxford - in October 2011

    Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

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

    1791/Bear Inn/Thomas Thackstraw/../../../Property documents held at the Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive **

    1794/Thomas Rackstraw / Victualler /../../Universal Directory of Britain 1794-95 **

    1830/James Dolley/../../../Pigots Directory ****

    1839/James Dolley/../../../Robsonís Directory **

    1842/James Dolley/../../../Pigots Directory ****

    1844/James Dolley/../../../Pigotís Directory **

    1846/James Dolley/../../../Hunts Directory ****

    1847/J Dolley/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1852/James Dolley/../../../Gardners Directory ****

    1854/John Panting/../../../Post Office Directory **

    1863/John Panting/Old Bear & Builder, Bear Lane/../../Dutton, Allen & Co Directory ****

    1864/Mrs A Panting/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1869/E Godfrey/../../../Post Office Directory ****

    1871/Ebenezer Godfrey/Inn Keeper/37/Oxford/Census ****
    1871/Sarah Godfrey/Wife/41/Northampton/Census
    1871/Alice Godfrey/Daughter/6/Oxford/Census
    1871/Elizabeth Commins/Domestic Servant/14/Marston, Oxfordshire/Census
    1871/Richard Richards/Lodger, Teacher of Fencing/35/London, Middlesex/Census

    1876/Mrs Godfrey/../../../Harrods Directory ****

    1895/Mrs Janet Parker/../../../Kellys Directory ****

    1901/Walter Neale/Licensed Victualler/38/East Dereham, Norfolk/Census ****
    1901/Martha Neale/Wife/35/Iffley, Oxon/Census

    1903/Walter Neale/Bear Inn, Alfred street, High street/../../Kellys Directory ****

    1907/Walter Neale/../../../Kellys Directory ****

    1911/Walter Neale/../../../Kellys Directory ****

    1939/Edwin Ellis/../../../Kellys Directory ****

    ** Provided By Stephen Harris

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