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Three Pigeons, Bishops Tawton, Barnstaple

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The following entries are in this format:

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

1850/Mary Arscott/../../../Whites Directory **

1878/Charlotte Arscott/../../../Whites Directory **

1889/Henry Tyte/../../../Kellys Directory **

1893/Henry Tyte/../../../Kellys Directory **

1902/Walter Newton/../../../Kellys Directory **

My parents’ families were both tenants of the “Three Pigeons” at Bishop’s Tawton, Barnstaple during the period 1902 – 1929. *

My paternal great-grandfather, John Tossell Prideaux, took over the tenancy on 16.4.1902 but transferred it to his son, William Prideaux, on 17.10.1906. He, in turn, transferred it to his wife, Louisa, on 2.2.1910. She relinquished the tenancy on 25.10.1911 to Frederick Gibb. *

1910/Louisa Prideaux(Mrs)/../../../Post Office Directory **

1914/Frederick Gibbs/../../../Post Office Directory **

1919/Frederick Gibbs/../../../Post Office Directory **

1923/Frederick Gibbs/../../../Post Office Directory **

My maternal grandfather, William Crook, was the tenant from 12.3.1924 to 12.6.1929. The tenancy was then transferred to Walter Southwood who transferred it to Arthur Henry King on 16.10.1929.*

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And Last updated on: Sunday, 29-Mar-2020 13:10:42 BST