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Golden Cross Inn, 5 Cornmarket, Oxford, Oxfordshire

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This pub was possibly established as early as 1195 and finally closed in 1988. Many of the buildings survive, having now been converted to mixed retail and restaurant use. **  The foundation date of 1193 can be seen to the left side of the parapet. *

Golden Cross Inn, 5 Cornmarket, Oxford - in October 2011

Golden Cross Inn, 5 Cornmarket, 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.

1794/Thomas Greenwood / Innkeeper /../../Universal Directory of Britain 1794-95 **

Ann Alicia Whiting born 1787, married William Holland in St Giles Oxford in 1815. William John Holland was the son of William and Ann Alicia Holland, and Ann Alicia Whiting was the daughter of John Whiting ĎMasterí or Landlord of the Horse and Jockey Inn at 91 Holywell Street Oxford. *

1835/Mrs Holland/../../../Vincentís Directory **

1839/A A Holland/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1841/William Holland / 25 / Innkeeper / /../../1841 Census **

1842/Ann Holland/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1844/Ann Holland/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1846/William Holland/../../../Huntís Directory **

1851/William Holland / 35 / Innkeeper & Wine Merchant / Oxford /../../1851 Census **

1852/William Holland/../../../Gardnerís Directory **

1854/William John Holland/../../../Post Office Directory **

1861/William J Holland / 45 / Innkeeper / Oxford /../../1861 Census **

1863/William Holland/../../../Dutton, Allen & Co Directory ****

1864/Wm Holland/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1869/W. Holland/Proprietor/../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/Eliza Showell/Hotel Manager/41/Birmingham, Warwickshire/Census ****
1871/Benjamin Warburton/Visitor, Agent/67/Leicester/Census
1871/Richard Butcher/Visitor, Agent/47/Therverton, Devon/Census
1871/Robert Hamilton/Visitor, Commercial Traveller/33/Glasford, Lanarkshire/Census
1871/Annie Gibbs/Barmaid/28/Warwickshire/Census
1871/Sarah Howkins/Chambermaid/37/Oxford/Census
1871/Emily Hall/Waitress/25/Birmingham, Warwickshire/Census
1871/Ann Buckingham/Waitress/27/Standlake, Oxfordshire/Census
1871/Mary Beesley/Kitchenmaid/28/Abingdon, Berkshire/Census
1871/Thomas Luddford/Apprentice/16/Chelsea, Middlesex/Census
1871/William Isham/Boots/22/Brackley, Northampton/Census
1871/William Green/Boots/18/Oxford/Census
1871/Ruth Cornish/Under Chambermaid/20/Newport, Wales/Census

1876/R Franklin / Wine & Spirit Merchant /../../Harrod & Coís Directory **

1881/Emma Franklin/Hotel Keeper, Widow/54/Ascott, Oxford/Census ****
1881/Henry W Franklin/Son, Ironmongers Apprentice/19/Oxford, Oxford/Census
1881/Louisa J Higgs/Barmaid/40/Sutton Courtenay, Berkshire/Census
1881/Ann Bridgewater/Waitress/38/Standlake, Berkshire/Census
1881/Annie Donaldson/Head Chambermaid/27/Liverpool, Lancashire/Census
1881/Ann Keys/Housemaid/25/Steeple Aston, Oxford/Census
1881/Ellen Woodward/Kitchenmaid/18/Garsington, Oxford/Census
1881/Elizabeth Dawson/Under Chambermaid/19/Wootton, Oxford/Census
1881/Thomas Ward/Head Boots/31/Headington, Oxford/Census
1881/William Wilcox/Waiter/20/Luton, Bedford/Census
1881/Francis Strange/Under Boots/17/Oxford, Oxford/Census
1881/Fredrick Simmons/Boarder, Commercial Traveller (Leather)/34/Lambeth, Surrey/Census
1881/Young J Pentland/Boarder, Commercial Traveller (Publishing Trade)/25/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1881/Josiah Walker/Boarder, Commercial Traveller (Woollen Cloth)/45/London City, Middlesex/Census
1881/John J Wall/Boarder, Commercial Traveller Stationery/31/Landport, Hampshire/Census

1891/Miriam H Franklin/Hotel Proprietoress, widow/25/Summertown, Oxfordshire/Census ****
1891/Rose B Solloway/Sister/19/Headington, Oxfordshire/Census
1891/Eillia Fruin/Visitor, Drapers Assistant/25/Baldon, Oxfordshire/Census
1891/Owen J Grimbley/Visitor, Retired Grocer/50/Banbury, Oxfordshire/Census
1891/Louisa J Higgs/Manageress/50/Sutton Courteney, Berkshire/Census
1891/Ophelia Maundrell/Barmaid/25/Bath, Somerset/Census
1891/Mary A Yates/Cook/32/Great Malvern, Worcestershire/Census
1891/William T Sammons/Boots/30/Oxford, Oxfordshire/Census
1891/Mary A Macdonald/Chambermaid/30/Kings Lynn, Norfolk/Census
1891/Arthur W Hodgson/Waiter/18/Oxford, Oxfordshire/Census
1891/Amy S Allen/Kitchenmaid/20/Oxford, Oxfordshire/Census
1891/Minnie Knight/Housemaid/17/Headington, Oxfordshire/Census
1891/Albert Watts/Head Boots/36/Marlboro, Wiltshire/Census
1891/Ada L Blake/Under Chambermaid/20/Oxford, Oxfordshire/Census
1891/Annie Boddington/Waitress/27/Staverton, Northamptonshire/Census

1895/Miss L J Higgs / Manageress /../../Kellyís Directory **

1903/Mrs Clara Ball/Golden Cross Hotel, 5 Cornmarket street./../../Kellys Directory ****

1907/Mrs C Ball / Proprietress /../../Kellyís Directory of Oxfordshire **

1911/Mrs C Ball / Proprietress /../../Kellyís Directory of Oxfordshire **


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