Accurate transcriptions of the 1921 census are being added to the pub history site, starting with London.

Red Lion, High Street, Benson, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Benson pub history index

Aka the Lion, High Street in 1891 & 1901

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.

1861/William Strainge/Butcher & Beer Seller/26/Benson, Oxfordshire/Census ****

1864/William Strainge/Beer Retailer & butcher/../../Post Office Directory ****

1869/William Strainge/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/William Strainge/Beer House & Butcher/33/Bensington, Oxfordshire/Census ****
1871/Emma Strainge/Wife/26/Steventon, Wiltshire/Census
1871/Emma S Strainge/Daughter/2/Bensington, Oxfordshire/Census
1871/Gertrude Strainge/Daughter/6 months/Bensington, Oxfordshire/Census

1876/William Strainge/Beer Retailer & butcher/../../Harrods Directory ****

1891/William Belcher/Blacksmith/47/Appleford, Berkshire/Census ****
1891/Hannah Belcher/Wife, Inn Keeper, The Lion/44/Hagbourne, Berkshire/Census
1891/George A Belcher/Son, Blacksmith/15/Benson, Oxfordshire/Census
1891/Mabel C S Belcher/Daughter/9/Benson, Oxfordshire/Census

1901/Thomas Weal/Publican/40/Ealing, Middlesex/Census ****
1901/Phoebe Weal/Wife/42/Lew, Oxfordshire/Census
1901/Lion Charles Weal/Son, Barman/16/Norwood, Surrey/Census
1901/Jessie Weal/Niece/10/Ealing, Middlesex/Census

1939/Wm Hy Friend/../../../Kellys Directory ****

**** Provided By Kevan

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