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Osborne Hotel, Exeter

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Farmer's Union, Exeter, formerly the Osborne Hotel until 1946. Image taken 2021.

of Queen's Terrace, Exeter

formerly Queen's Terrace, Exeter: Nos 16-18

1895 Meeting held at the Osborne Hotel.[1]

1897 Listed as Osborne Hotel, William Charles Williams.

1901 Living at 16-18 Osborne Hotel, Queen's Terrace, Exeter: William C. Williams (age 57 born Lambeth), Hotel Proprietor. With his wife, son and niece. Five servants. Seven boarders.[2]

1910 Listed as the Osborne Temperance Hotel.[3]

1911 Living at Osborne Hotel: Manager is Mabel L. Mitchell, six servants and six visitors / boarders.[4]

1935 Listed as the Osborne Hotel

1939 Listed in directory.[5]

1946 December. Mentioned as the Osborne Hotel, Exeter and a meeting of the Farmer's Union.[6]

1946 Bought by the Devon Farmers Union.[7]

Became the Farmer's Union, Exeter

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Monday 09 September 1895
  2. 1901 census
  3. 1910 Exeter Directory
  4. 1911 Census
  5. 1939 Exeter Directory
  6. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 06 December 1946
  7. Western Morning News - Tuesday 01 January 1946