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The Oxford, 286 Oxford Street, Mile End E1

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The address later became 43 Stepney Way. This pub is now demolished. **

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Residents at this address.

I have just found another relative in the pub trade:

1871/Samuel Batley/Beer Shop Keeper, Widow/38/Norfolk/Census ***
1871/Caroline Batley/Daughter/13/Stratford, Essex/Census
1871/Agnes Batley/Daughter/11/Stratford, Essex/Census
1871/Samuel Batley/Son/4/Hackney, Middlesex/Census
1871/Jane Banister/Barmaid/30/Brighton, Sussex/Census

1877/Charles Smith / Beer Retailer /../../../P.O. Directory **

My Great Great Grandfather Hiram Valentine Eldridge was a publican and was listed in the 1881 census as a Beerhouse Keeper at The Oxford, 286 Oxford Street, Mile End Old Town with his wife Caroline. He had moved to The Volunteer, 494 Old Ford Road, Bow by 1891. *

1881/Hiram V Eldridge/Beer House Keeper/26/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census *
1881/Caroline Eldridge/Wife/27/Shoreditch, Middlesex/Census
1881/Hiram V Eldridge/Son/3/Peckham, Surrey/Census

1889/H V Eldridge / Beer Retailer /../../../P.O. Directory **

1891/John Worwood/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1891/John Worwood/Beer House Keeper/28/Stepney, London/Census
1891/Emily B Worwood//wife/36/Cheltenham, Gloucester/Census

1895/John Worwood / Beer Retailer /../../../Post Office Directory **

1901/Edward Pottinger/Beer House Keeper/51/Sambourne, Bucks/Census
1901/Sivian Pottinger/Wife/46/Theal, Bucks/Census
1901/Edward Pottinger/Son/13/Kentchurch, Mon/Census
1901/Bert Pottinger/Son/4/Stepney, London/Census
1901/William Page/Visitor/3/Stepney, London/Census

1910/Mrs Lavinia Pottinger/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1914/Mrs Lavinia Pottinger/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

1921/Mrs Lavinia Pottinger/Beer Retailer/../../Post Office Directory

In 1921 census at 286, Oxford Street, Stepney, Mile End Old Town
Lavinia Pottinger, Beer House Keeper, aged 65 years 8 months and born at Berkshire, Employer
Henry Fleming, Visitor, Retired Pensioner Ex Service Army, aged 31 years 8 months and born at Stepney, London

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** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Hazel Kerr

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