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Rose & Crown, Birdsmoorgate, Broadwindsor, Dorset

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Dorset . The Dorset listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

The public house is famous for holding the inquest of John A Brown who was killed by his wife in 1856. Martha Brown was hung at Dorchester an event witnessed by 16 year old Thomas Hardy who was quite effected by it.  *

The following entries are in this format:

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

1855/W Stanton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1859/W Stanton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1875/William Stanton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/William Stanton/Inn Keeper/52/Thorncombe, Dorset/Census ****
1881/Elizabeth Stanton/Wife/54/Stoke Abbott, Dorset/Census
1881/Sarah Stanton/Daughter, Dressmaker/18/Birdmansgate, Dorset/Census
1881/Emma Stanton/Daughter/16/Birdmansgate, Dorset/Census
1881/Joseph Stanton/Son/13/Birdmansgate, Dorset/Census

1889/William Stanton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1895/William Stanton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/William Stanton/Inn Keeper, Widow/73/Thorncombe, Dorset/Census
1901/Sarah Stanton/Daughter/37/Broadwindsor, Dorset/Census
1901/Claude H P Lammer/Visitoe/12/Lanark, Scotland/Census
1901/Selby Edwin Stinton/Visitor, Indian Civil Service/24/Ipswich, Suffolk/Census

1911/William A Dyke/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/William A Dyke/../../../Post Office Directory ****

* Provided By Helen Doble

**** Provided By Kevan

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