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Jolly Post Boys, 139 High Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire

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This pub was originally called the Red Lion, but in 1852 it took the name Jolly Post Boys from the former pub of the same name next door which had recently closed. The name seems usually to have been abbreviated to Post Boys. The pub closed in 1935 and was demolished soon after. **

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.

1839/Red Lion/Fanny Margetts/../../../Robsonís Commercial Directory **

1842/Red Lion/Francis Harrison/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1844/Red Lion/Francis Harrison/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1846/Red Lion/Fanny Harrison/../../../Huntís Directory **

1854/Jolly Post Boys/James Winfield/../../../Post Office Directory **

1861/James Winfield/Licensed Victualler/45/Guildford, Surrey/Census ****
1861/Jane Winfield/Wife/41/Wheatley, Oxfordshire/Census
1861/Julia Winfield/Daughter/7/Oxford, Oxfordshire/Census
1861/Ann Winfield/Daughter/2/Oxford, Oxfordshire/Census
1861/Sophia Lambourn/Boarder/29/Wheatley, Oxfordshire/Census
1861/Elizabeth Garrett/Servant/17/Buckungham, Buckunghamshire/Census

1864/Mrs. J. Winfield/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1869/Mrs. J. Winfield/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/Jane Winfield/Licensed Victualler, Widow/51/Wheatley, Oxfordshire/Census ****
1871/Julia Winfield/Daughter/17/Oxford/Census
1871/Annie Winfield/Daughter/12/Oxford/Census
1871/Sophia Lamburn/Sister, Barmaid/38/Wheatley, Oxfordshire/Census
1871/Julia Burton/General Servant/20/East Hendred, Berkshire/Census

1876/Post Boys/Mrs Winfield/../../../Harrod & Coís Directory **

1881/Jane Winfield/Inn Keeper, Widow/61/Wheatley, Oxford/Census ****
1881/Annie Winfield/Daughter/22/High Street, Oxford/Census
1881/Sophia Ann Green/Grand Daughter/8/High Street, Oxford/Census
1881/Sophia Lamburn/Sister, Assistant/49/Wheatley Mill, Oxford/Census
1881/Sarah Grinsley/General Servant/17/../Census

1891/Emma Povey/Barmaid/22/Reading, Berkshire/Census ****
1891/Amy Jacobs/General Servant/17/Oxford/Census

1895/Post Boys/William Charles Darbey/../../../Kellyís Directory of Oxfordshire **

1901/George A Kelly/Publican/36/Howarth, Yorks/Census ****
1901/Margaret J Kelly/Wife/35/Liverpool, Lancs/Census
1901/Albert H Kelly/Son/12/Liverpool, Lancs/Census

1903/George Albert Kelly/Post Boys, 139 High street/../../Kellys Directory ****

1907/Post Boys/George Albert Kelly/../../../Kellyís Directory of Oxfordshire **

1911/Post Boys/George Albert Kelly/../../../Kellyís Directory of Oxfordshire **

** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Sunday, 29-Mar-2020 14:30:24 BST