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Passage House, Dittisham, Devon

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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.

Passage House Inn, Dittisham - in 2007

Passage House Inn, Dittisham - in 2007

Kindly provided by Gill Watson

The following entries are in this format:

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

1850/THomas Blamfrey/& Mason & Ferryman/../../Whites Directory **

1851/Thomas Blamfrey/Mason & Inn Keeper/40/Dittisham, Devon/Census ****
1851/Alice Blamfrey/Wife/40/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1851/Ann Blamfrey/Daughter, Dressmaker/20/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1851/Thomas Blamfrey/Son, Mason/17/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1851/Isabella Blamfrey/Daughter/14/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1851/William Blamfrey/Son/11/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1851/John Blamfrey/Son/8/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1851/Emma Blamfrey/Daughter/3/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1851/Alice Blamfrey/Daughter/11 months/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1851/Alice Giles/Aunt, Widow/72/Dittisham, Devon/Census

1861/Thomas Watkins/Victualler & Stone Mason/35/Colbrook, Devon/Census *
1861/Harriet Watkins/Wife/32/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1861/Susan E Watkins/Daughter/7/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1861/Maria Watkins/Daughter/3/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1861/Mary Watkins/Daughter/5/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1861/William Watkins/Son/1/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1861/Milinda Best/Sister, Domesic Servant/18/Dittisham, Devon/Census

1871/Thomas Watkins/Mason & Inn Keeper/45/Plympton St Mary, Devon/Census *
1871/Harriett Watkins/Wife/42/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1871/Mary Watkins/Daughter, Domesic Servant (out of employ)/15/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1871/Maria Watkins/Daughter/13/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1871/William Watkins/Son/11/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1871/Anna Watkins/Daughter/9/Dittisham, Devon/Census

Thomas Watkins died in 1873. His wife Harriet then took over the Passage House Inn until her death in 1884.  *

1878/Harriet Watkins(Mrs)/../../../Whites Directory **

1881/Harriett Watkins/Inn Keeper, Widow/53/Dittisham, Devon/Census *
1881/William/Son, Shipwright/21/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1881/Maria Anniss/Daughter/23/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1881/William T Anniss/Grandson/3/Dittisham, Devon/Census

William Anniss, Maria's husband took over the Passage House Inn following Harriet's death. It appears that he was ejected in 1894, and the license is transferred from William Anniss to his wife Maria Anniss. *

1889/William Anniss/../../../Kellys Directory **

1891/William Anniss/Inn Keeper/35/Dartmouth, Devon/Census *
1891/Maria Anniss/Wife/33/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1891/Thomas Anniss/Son/13/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1891/Florence M Anniss/Daughter/8/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1891/George Grant/Lodger, Shipwright/31/Dittisham, Devon/Census

1893/William Anniss/../../../Kellys Directory **

By 1901, Edward Brimicombe is the Licensed Victualler and William Anniss is listed as a servant. Maria Anniss is in Kingswear, Devon in 1901. Presumably she and William Anniss had split up by then.  *

1901/Edward Brimicombe/Licensed Victualler/36/Totnes, Devon/Census *
1901/Emily Brimicombe/Wife/34/Newton Abbot, Devon/Census
1901/Violet Brimicombe/Daughter/5/Totnes, Devon/Census
1901/Edward Brimicombe/son/4 months/Dittisham, Devon/Census
1901/Lucy Darke/Sister in Law/28/Newton Abbot, Devon/Census
1901/Thomas Darke/Brother in Law, Chemist/23/Newton Abbot, Devon/Census
1901/Henry Darke/Brother in Law, Seaman/22/Newton Abbot, Devon/Census
1901/William Anniss/Servant, Ferryman/46/Dartmouth, Devon/Census

1902/Edwd Brimicombe/../../../Kellys Directory **

1910/John Hy Darke/../../../Kellys Directory **


* Provided By Gill Watson

** Provided By Bev Howlett

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Sunday, 29-Mar-2020 13:12:01 BST