Bear Inn, Alfred Street, High Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Earlier address is Bear Lane. This pub claims a foundation date of 1242. In fact, the old Bear Inn actually closed in 1801, but the name and the licence continued in the present building which had formerly been an outbuilding of the Inn. **

Bear, Alfred Street, Oxford - in October 2011

Bear, Alfred Street, Oxford - in October 2011

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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.

1791/Bear Inn/Thomas Thackstraw/../../../Property documents held at the Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive **

1794/Thomas Rackstraw / Victualler /../../Universal Directory of Britain 1794-95 **

1830/James Dolley/../../../Pigots Directory

1839/James Dolley/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1842/James Dolley/../../../Pigots Directory

1844/James Dolley/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1846/James Dolley/../../../Hunts Directory

1847/J Dolley/../../../Post Office Directory

1852/James Dolley/../../../Gardners Directory

1854/John Panting/../../../Post Office Directory **

1863/John Panting/Old Bear & Builder, Bear Lane/../../Dutton, Allen & Co Directory

1864/Mrs A Panting/../../../Post Office Directory

1869/E Godfrey/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Ebenezer Godfrey/Inn Keeper/37/Oxford/Census
1871/Sarah Godfrey/Wife/41/Northampton/Census
1871/Alice Godfrey/Daughter/6/Oxford/Census
1871/Elizabeth Commins/Domestic Servant/14/Marston, Oxfordshire/Census
1871/Richard Richards/Lodger, Teacher of Fencing/35/London, Middlesex/Census

1876/Mrs Godfrey/../../../Harrods Directory

1895/Mrs Janet Parker/../../../Kellys Directory

1901/Walter Neale/Licensed Victualler/38/East Dereham, Norfolk/Census
1901/Martha Neale/Wife/35/Iffley, Oxon/Census

1903/Walter Neale/Bear Inn, Alfred street, High street/../../Kellys Directory

1907/Walter Neale/../../../Kellys Directory

1911/Walter Neale/../../../Kellys Directory

1939/Edwin Ellis/../../../Kellys Directory

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