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(Old) Blue Ball, 16 Market Place, Shepshed, Leicestershire

Shepshed pub history index

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

(Old) Blue Ball, 16 Market Place, Shepshed, Leicestershire - in August 2016

(Old) Blue Ball, 16 Market Place, Shepshed, Leicestershire - in August 2016

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The following entries are in this format:

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

1861/Thomas Keightley/Victualler and Gardener/58/Hathern, Leicestershire/Census ****
1861/Ann Keightley/Wife/55/Loughborough, Leicestershire/Census
1861/Thomas Keightley/Son, Joiner Apprentice/17/Hathern, Leicestershire/Census
1861/Thomas W Brotherhood/Grandson/11/Sheepshed, Leicestershire/Census

1877/Thomas Staton/Victualler, Blue Ball/../../Wright’s Directory of Leicestershire ****

1881/James Powdrill/../../../Kelly’s Directory of Leicestershire & Rutland **

1887/Mrs Hannah Powdrell / Victualler/../../Wright’s Directory of Leicestershire 1887-1888 **

1888/Mrs Powdrill/../../../Bennett’s Business Directory **

1899/John Harpham/../../../Kelly’s Directory of Leicestershire & Rutland **

1899/Jn. Harpham / Victualler/../../Wright’s Directory of Leicestershire & Rutland **

1908/John Harpham/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1911/John Harpham/Licensed Victualler/84/Barford, Nottinghamshire/Census ****
1911/Ellen Harpham/Wife/71/Nottingham, Nottinghamshire/Census

1916/Riley Hillier/../../../Kelly’s Directory of Leicestershire & Rutland **

1925/Joseph Wilson/../../../Kelly’s Directory of Leicestershire & Rutland ****

1928/Joseph Wilson/../../../Kelly’s Directory of Leicestershire & Rutland ****


** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Friday, 24-Jun-2022 07:41:15 BST