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Royal George, Irsha street, West Appledore, Appledore

Appledore pub history index

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Devon . The Devon 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.

1850/Richard Perry/../../../Post Office Directory **

1857/William Kelly/victualler and boot and shoe maker, Royal George/../../Trade Directory *

The 1861 census shows my 3 x great grandfather William Kelly as innkeeper, and his eldest daughter Maria Pile Kelly 18 (my great great grandmother) as the bar maid. By 1861 his first wife, Maria’s mother, had died and he had remarried widow Mary Ann Perry (nee Sanders), whose husband Richard Perry was the  inn keeper in 1850. William Kelly is still the landlord in 1871, when he is listed as ‘Merchant & Innkeeper’. William died in 1880 and in 1881 Mary Ann Kelly is still at the Royal George and described as ‘publican’.  *

1861/William Kelly/Inn Keeper/40/Appledore/Census *
1861/Mary Ann Kelly/Wife/44/Northam/Census
1861/Maria Pile Kelly/Daughter/18/Appledore/Census
1861/Sarah A Perry/Daughter in Law/14/Appledore/Census
1861/Elizabeth Kelly/Daughter/14/Appledore/Census
1861/Hellin Jane Perry/Daughter in Law/11/Appledore/Census
1861/William Kelly/Son/10/Appledore/Census
1861/Sarah Pride Shargall Kelly/Daughter/8/Appledore/Census
1861/Richard Kelly/Son/4/Appledore/Census
1861/Harriet Kelly/Daughter/2/Appledore/Census
1861/Anthony Oayway/Boarder, Tidewaiter HM Customs/24/Barnstaple/Census
1861/Mary Ford/House servant/30/Northam/Census

1871/William Kelly/Merchant & Inn Keeper/50/Appledore/Census *
1871/Mary A Kelly/Wife/54/Northam/Census
1871/William Kelly/Son, Blacksmith/20/Appledore/Census
1871/Sarah P S Kelly/Daughter/18/Appledore/Census
1871/Harriet Kelly/Daughter/12/Appledore/Census
1871/Elizabeth Glover/Grand Daughter/5/Appledore/Census
1871/Clara Smallridge/Servant/14/Appledore/Census
1871/John Bown/Boarder/15/Sunderland/Census

1889/Samuel Guard/../../../Post Office Directory **

1891/Samuel Guard/Licensed Victualler/37/Appledore/Census *****
1891/Louisa Guard/Wife/27/London, Middlesex/Census
1891/Nellie Guard/Daughter/15/Appledore/Census
1891/Samuel Guard/Son/3/Appledore/Census
1891/Elsie Guard/Daughter/1 month/Appledore/Census
1891/George Hitchens/Boarder, Master mariner/49/Levans, Cornwall/Census
1891/Eliza Alford/General Servant/19/Barnstaple/Census

1893/Samuel Guard/../../../Post Office Directory **

1901/Samuel Guard/Master mariner, Publican/49/Appledore/Census ****
1901/Louisa Guard/Wife/36/Islington, London/Census
1901/Nelie K Guard/Daughter/14/Appledore/Census
1901/Samuel Guard/Son, Mariner Worke/13/Appledore/Census
1901/Elsie H Guard/Daughter/10/Appledore/Census
1901/John T Guard/Son/7/Appledore/Census
1901/Louisa A Guard/Daughter/5/Appledore/Census
1901/William K Guard/Son, Paralysed/4/Appledore/Census
1901/Bertha L Guard/Daughter/1/Appledore/Census
1901/Alfred Guard/Son/5 months/Appledore/Census

1902/Samuel Guard/../../../Post Office Directory **

1910/William Quance/../../../Post Office Directory **

1914/Ernest William Smith/../../../Post Office Directory **

1919/Stephen Cummings/../../../Post Office Directory **

1923/Fred Butler/../../../Post Office Directory **


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** Provided By Bev Howlett

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Sunday, 29-Mar-2020 13:10:04 BST