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The Turf, 10 St Helens Passage, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Oxford pub history index

The pub's origins go back to the late 14th century, the current incarnation dating from the late 18th century. Oxford's most famous pub, visited by former presidents, celebrities and a certain fictional police inspector. Currently run by Greene King, the full name is the Turf Tavern, so-called because of its former association with being a turf accountant (betting shop). The alternative address is 4-5 Bath Place. *

Turf Tavern, Oxford - in 1936

Turf Tavern, Oxford - in 1936

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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.

1871/Kendrick Hedges/Publican/58/Charlbury, Oxfordshire/Census ****
1871/Emma Hedges/Wife/48/Oxford, Oxfordshire/Census
1871/Martha A Hedges/Daughter, Dressmaker/17/Oxford, Oxfordshire/Census
1871/Rosa Hedges/Daughter/14/Oxford, Oxfordshire/Census
1871/Fanny Hedges/Daughter/11/Oxford, Oxfordshire/Census
1871/Charles Hill/Lodger, Tailor/59/Oxford, Oxfordshire/Census

1876/Kendrick Hedges/manufacturer of cattle medicine, and victualler/../../Kellys Directory ****

1881/K Hedges/Licensed Victualler/68/Charlbury, Oxford,/Census ****
1881/Emma Hedges/Wife/58/Thame, Oxford/Census
1881/Rosa Hedges/Daughter, Dressmaker/21/Oxford, Oxford/Census
1881/Fanny Hedges/Daughter/19/Oxford, Oxford/Census

1901/Alice Allsop/Inn Keeper/45/Oxford/Census ****
1901/Ethel Allsop/Daughter, Dressmaker/24/Oxford/Census

1903/Mrs Alice Kate Allsop/The Turf, 10 St helens Passage./../../Kellys Directory ****

1907/Mrs Alice Kate Allsop/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1939/George E Dyer/../../../Kellys Directory ****

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