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Bridge Tavern, 106 & 108 New Road, Southampton, Hampshire

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In the 1830’s this pub was called Red Rover it is thought in honour of the stage coach that once ran from Southampton to London, a one Owen McGrath was the then landlord and its address was 1 New Road. The 1850’s saw the pub renamed the Bridge Tavern, It used to be a Forder’s Hampton Court Brewery, in July 1925 it was bought by Brickwood’s Brewery, transferring to Whitbread’s Brewery in 1971 when they purchased Brickwood’s Brewery, the pub closed in 1982 being converted into an Art Gallery as can be seen in the photo, it has since been demolished and replaced by a Premier Hotel. *

July 1917 saw landlord T Birkett fined Ł1 for selling intoxicating liquor outside permitted hours. *

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

Bridge Tavern, 106/108 New Road, junction St Mary Street, Northam Road, Southampton

Bridge Tavern, 106/108 New Road, junction St Mary Street, Northam Road, Southampton

Kindly provided by Bob Bates

The following entries are in this format:

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

1853/D Amier/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1863/D Amier/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/Philip Thomas Pomeroy/Bridge Tavern, New Road/../../Coxs Directory ****

1871/Philip T Pomeroy/Publican/22/Branscombe, Devon/Census ****
1871/Maria Pomeroy/Wife/25/Southampton, Hampshire/Census
1871/Elizabeth Martin/Step Daughter/4/Southampton, Hampshire/Census
1871/Alice Martin/Step Daughter/1/Southampton, Hampshire/Census
1871/Emily Hayward/Domestic Servant/16/Southampton, Hampshire/Census

1878/Philip T Pomeroy/../../../Trade Directory ****

1881/Philip Thos Pomeroy/Licensed Victualler/33/Brandscombe, Devon/Census ****
1881/Maria Pomeroy/Wife/35/Southampton/Census
1881/Elizabeth Pomeroy/Daughter/14/Southampton/Census
1881/Alice Pomeroy/Daughter/11/Southampton/Census
1881/Henrietta Pomeroy/Daughter/9/Southampton/Census
1881/Philip Thos Pomeroy/Son/6/Southampton/Census
1881/Edith Pomeroy/Daughter/5/Southampton/Census
1881/Ernest Pomeroy/Son/3/Southampton/Census
1881/Florence Pomeroy/Daughter/1/Southampton/Census
1881/Charlotte Wilson/Barmaid/23/Hick, York/Census

1884/W C Roberton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1885/William Civil Robertson/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1889/Wm T Wills/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1891/Thomas Besant/Merchant & Licensed Victualler/42/Swindon, Wiltshire/Census ****
1891/Mary J Besant/Wife/42/Salisbury, Wiltshire/Census
1891/Elizabeyj Trigle/Niece/12/Salisbury, Wiltshire/Census
1891/Frederick Gale/Barman/22/Bridport, Dorset/Census
1891/Laura Snow/General Servant/21/Southampton, Hampshire/Census

1898/Thomas Ford/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1907/William Mumford Pellew/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1911/Samuel James Robinson/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1916/Thomas Birkett/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1920/T Birkett/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1927/Wm T McCall/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1935/Cyril Harry Jennings/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1940/L J Freeman/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1946/L J Freeman/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1954/A Jarvis/../../../Kellys Directory ****


* Provided By Bob Bates

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Sunday, 29-Mar-2020 00:58:10 GMT