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Royal Oak, Market Street, Harwich

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Essex. The  Essex listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

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Known Residents

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1791/Thomas Cole/Victualler/../../Universal British

1822/Abraham Barter/../../../Pigot's*

1823-4/Abraham Barter/../../../Pigot's

1827-8/J. Burton/../../../Pigot's**

1828-9/John Barton/../../../Pigot's

1832-3/Sarah Burton/../../../Pigot's

1839/Thomas Denney/../../../Pigot's*

1845/Joseph Burrell/../../../Post Office

1848/Joseph Burrell/../../../White's

1851/Mrs. Mary Burrell/../../../Post Office

1851/Mary Burrell/widow, publican/50/Little Stonham, Suffolk/Census **
1851/Caroline Burrell/daughter, dressmaker/22/Bawdsey, Suffolk/Census **
1851/John Wright/father, widower/100/Great Stonham, Suffolk/Census **
1851/Eliza Lucas/house servant/22/Needham Market, Suffolk/Census **

1852/Mrs. M. Burrell/../../../Kelly's*

1855/S. Cross/../../../Kelly's*

1862/Samuel Cross/../../../Kelly's

1870/Alfred Lambert/../../../Kelly's

1871/Alfred Lambert/../../../Post Office

1874/John Pratt/../../../Kelly's

1878/John Pratt/../../../Kelly's

1881/John Nichols/Publican/40/Exeter, Devon/Census
1881/Mary Nichols/Wife/43/Soverdon, Devon/Census
1881/Annie Nichols/Daughter, Waitress/12/Bristol, Somerset/Census
1881/William Barham/Lodger, Labourer/19/Harwich, Essex/Census

1886/William Hepper/../../../Kelly's

1890/ Colchester Brewery Company/../../../Kelly's

1891/William Long/Publica/22/Timworth, Suffolk/Census
1891/Florence Long/Wife/20/Harwich, Essex/Census
1891/Phoebe Holden/Monthly Nurse/70/Dovercourt, Essex/Census

Note: Premises not named in 1891

1894/John Manning/../../../Kelly's

1895/John Manning/../../../Kelly's

1898/Walter Gosling/../../../Kelly's

1899/Walter Gosling/../../../Kelly's

1901/Walter Gosling/Inn Keeper/46/Wherstead, Suffolk/Census ****
1901/Laurie Gosling/Wife/46/Ipswich, Suffolk//Census

1902/Walter Gosling/../../../Kelly's

1906/Walter Gosling/../../../Kelly's

1908/Walter Gosling/../../../Kelly's

1910/Walter Gosling/../../../Kelly's

1912/Walter Gosling/../../../Kelly's

1914/Walter Gosling/../../../Kelly's

1917/Walter Gosling/../../../Kelly's

1922/Walter Gosling/../../../Kelly's

1925/Walter Gosling/../../../Kelly's

1929/John Smith/../../../Kelly's

* Provided by the Pubs, Inns and Taverns Index for England, 1801-1900

** Provided by Ken Harrison

*** Provided by John Mead

And Last updated on: Saturday, 01-Apr-2017 13:21:48 BST