Horse & Jockey, 90 Holywell Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire

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This pub closed in 1887 and was demolished. **

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

John Whiting was ‘Master’ or Innkeeper from 1785 to 1817 (Source Jacksons Oxford Journal obituary which records his death and that he was innkeeper for 37 years.). His daughter Ann Alicia Whiting born 1787, married William Holland and they ran the Golden Cross. *

The newspaper also describes the Auction of the Horse and Jockey , from the home of, none other than William Holland, of the Maidenhead Inn in 1819.

It describes the Auction of the Horse and Jockey Inn as follows Transcribed from Jacksons Oxford Journal January 1819

‘Capital Inn in a most eligible situation IN THE CITY OF OXFORD

At the house of Mr Wm Holland, the Maidenhead Inn, on Monday the first day of February 1819 at five o’clock in the evening under conditions of sale then to be produced ‘ All that well-known good accustomed INN now in full trade, The HORSE and JOCKEY, pleasantly situate in St Gies, adjoining the turnpike road at the entrance into Oxford formerly occupied by Mr John Whiting, but now in the occupation of Mr Daniel Chandler; – comprising on the ground floor two good kitchens, a bar, and two parlours; on the first floor is a commodious rood and three excellent bed-chambers, and three sleeping rooms in the attic, arched cellaring, good yard, excellent stalled stabling for fifteen horses and three loose box stables, good garden, with all the necessary out-offices and buildings in good repair. *

For a view of the Estate apply to Mr Chandler on the premises; and for particulars to Mr Holland or the auctioneers’ *

1819/Daniel Chandler succeeded John Whiting. *

1830/Mary Thompson/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1839/Mary Thompson / Beer Retailer/../../Robson’s Commercial Directory **

1842/Robert Fowler/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1844/Robert Fowler/../../../Pigot’s Directory **

1846/Robert Fowler/../../../Hunt’s Directory **

1847/R Fowler/../../../Post Office Directory

1852/Robert Fowler / Beer Retailer /../../Gardner’s Directory **

1854/William Pratt/../../../Post Office Directory **

1864/J Thompson/../../../Post Office Directory

1869/J Thompson/../../../Post Office Directory

1876/Mrs Eliza Walker/../../../Harrod & Co’s Directory **

1881/William Cotterill/Carpenter Licensed Victualler/28/Radway, Warwick/Census
1881/Agnes Cotterill/Wife/30/St Thomas, Oxford/Census
1881/Hubert Cotterill/Son/3/Pimlico, Middlesex/Census

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** Provided By Stephen Harris

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