Bell, High Street, Twyford, Berkshire

Twyford pub history index

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

1844/John Porter/../../../Pigots Directory ***

1847/James Goodchild/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1852/James Goodchild/../../../Slaters Directory ***

1861/James Goodchild/Publican & Wheelwright/49/Finchampstead, Berks/Census ***
1861/Mary Goodchild/Wife/42/Waltham St Lawrence, Berks/Census
1861/William J Goodchild/Son, Apprentice Wheelwright/17/Twyford, Berks/Census
1861/Ann Goodchild/Mother/75/Wokingham, Berks/Census

1863/James Goodchild/../../../Duttons Directory ***

1864/J Goodchild/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1868/_ Lewis/../../../Casseys Directory ***

1871/Richard Habgood/Carpenter & Publican/34/Ham, Wilts/Census ***
1871/Annie Habgood/Wife/31/Tilehurst, Berks/Census
1871/Annie Habgood/Daughter/2/Twyford, Berks/Census
1871/Henry Seymour/Lodger, Blacksmith Journeyman/25/Welford, Berks/Census

1877/Richard Habgood/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1881/George Lapper/Inn Keeper/42/Kemble, Wilts/Census ***
1881/Harriett Lapper/Wife/40/Bishopstone, Wilts/Census
1881/Emma Lapper/Daughter/14/Kemble, Berks/Census
1881/John Lapper/Son, Scholar/12/Bishopstone, Berks/Census
1881/Ann Lapper/Daughter, Scholar/8/Duntisbourne Abbot, Gloucs/Census
1881/Arthur Lapper/Son, Scholar/5/Duntisbourne Abbot, Gloucs/Census

1883/George Lapper/& blacksmith/../../Kellys Directory ***

1887/Geo Lapper/& blacksmith/../../Kellys Directory ***

1891/George Lapper/Inn Keeper/52/Kemble, Wilts/Census ***
1891/Harriett Lapper/Wife/51/Bishopstoke, Wilts/Census
1891/John Lapper/Son/22/Bishopstoke, Wilts/Census
1891/Anne Lapper/Daughter/18/Duntonbourne Abbot, Gloucs/Census
1891/Arthur Lapper/Son/15/Brambury, Hants/Census
1891/James Ilsley/Lodger/23/Brambury, Hants/Census
1891/Thomas Briggs/Lodger/39/Sosserley, Suffolk/Census

1895/George Lapper/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1899/George Lapper/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1901/George Lapper/Publican & Grain Merchant/62/Kemble, Wilts/Census ***
1901/Harriet Lapper/Wife/60/Bishopston, Wilts/Census

1903/George Lapper/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1907/George Lapper/../../../Kellys Directory ***

George & Ellen were certainly at The Bell by August 1909 as there was an article in Berkshire Chronicle dated 14 August 1909 about a robbery at The Bell & Ellen Mary was quoted as the wife of the licensee in the report. *

1911/Henry Fox/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1911/George Henry Fox/Licensed Victualler/70/Wootton, Oxfordshire/Census *
1911/Ellen Mary Fox/Wife/63/Winkfield, Berkshire/Census
1911/Elfrida Thomasine Ellen Hawkes/Daughter/29/Coreley, Shropshire/Census
1911/Harry William Hawkes/Son in law, Saddler/27/Marlow, Buckinghamshire/Census
1911/Freda Norma Evelyn Hawkes/Grandaughter/1/Plumstead, Kent/Census
1911/Daisy Ridge/Domestic servant/17/Henley, Oxfordshire/Census

George Henry Fox died 15 February 1915 as he left a will & was recorded as a licensed victualler of The Bell Inn, Twyford. George's wife Ellen died October 1915 in Twyford, I'm not sure if she was still living at The Bell Inn at the time of her death though. *

1915/Henry Fox/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1920/James Gale/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1924/James Gale/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1928/Jas Gale/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1931/Jas Gale/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1934/James Gale/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1935/James Gale/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1937/James Gale/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1939/Mrs Maud May Gale/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1949/Albt Simmons/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1952/Fredk O Prior/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1956/Fredk C Prior/../../../Kellys Directory ***

* Provided By Gerald Soper

*** Provided By Colin Ager

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