All public house, restaurants, bars etc closed for the forseeable future on 20th March 2020, but this is a history site. But how about the landlords give their tenants a break, no business, then please charge them no rent.
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.
Somerton 1863 Dutton, Allen & Co Directory listing
SOMERTON is a parish 3 miles S.E.of Deddington, 7 N.W. from Bicester, and 8
N.E. from Woodstock, in the Ploughley hundred, and union of Bicester. There
is a Station here, on the Oxford and Birmingham line of the Great Western
Railway. The Church is an antique stone edifice, in a mixed style of
architecture, and comprises chancel, nave, and aisle, with a tower
containing five bells. The benefice is a rectory, value £280 per annum, in
the deanery of Bicester, and now held by the Rev. W. H. Price. In this
village are Schools for boys and girls: that of the boys was founded by
Thomas Fermor, and by his will, dated 1580, was endowed with £10 per annum.
The girls' school is benefitted by endowment from the Countess of Jersey.
The parish possesses other charities amounting to £2 9s. 6d. per annum. The
Earl of Jersey is lord of the manor. Amount of acreage, 1760; population in
Price Rev W. H. rectory
Adams Thomas, shoemaker and shopkeeper
Berridge Isaac, farmer & surveyor
Bonner Joseph, butcher & grazier
Collingridge Jn, Railway Tavern
Godwin John, farmer
Hore John, schoolmaster
Horwood John, farmer & miller
Jennings Hannah Maria, infant schoolmistress
Plumb Elizabeth, (Mrs), school mistress
Plumb Samuel, blacksmith
Pullen John, tailor and gardener
Smith Samuel, farmer
Smith Samuel, farmer
Tanner Edward, carpenter and wheelwright
Townley Chas., baker & shopkeeper
Weaver Daniel, carpenter
Letters through Woodstock
Free School (boys and girls) John Hore, master; Mrs Elizabeth Plumb, mistress; Hannah
Maria Jennings, infant schoolmistress
Carrier To Banbury - Hayward, from Lower Heyford, passes Monday and Thursday
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