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Bulls Head, High Street, Ashwell, Baldock, Hertfordshire

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This pub was rebuilt in 1850 following a fire. It is believed to have been established in 1667 and closed in around 1950. ***

Bullís Head, High Street, Ashwell - circa 1900

Bullís Head, High Street, Ashwell - circa 1900

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

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

My husband's great-great-grandfather George Bird was the publican from at least 1839, and died on 19 Dec 1850. In the following year's census, his 22-year-old daughter Martha is listed as publican.
So the fire must have coincided with the Bird family's tenure. *

1839/George Bird/../../../Pigots Directory **

1841/George Bird/Publican/50/Not Herts/Census **
1841/Mary Bird/../40/Not Herts/Census
1841/Mary Ann Bird/../18/Not Herts/Census
1841/William Bird/../13/Herts/Census
1841/Martha Louisa Bird/../12/Herts/Census
1841/Matilda Bird/../10/Herts/Census
1841/John Bird/../8/Herts/Census
1841/Elizabeth Caroline Bird/../6/Herts/Census
1841/James Bird/../1/Herts/Census
1841/Mathew Graves Stack/Wheelwright/18/Not Herts/Census
1841/John Cook/Ropemaker/20/Herts/Census
1841/Thomas Smith/Ag Lab/45/Not Herts/Census

1851/Martha Bird/Publican/22/Ashwell, Herts/Census **
1851/Matilda Bird/Sister, Publican/20/Ashwell, Herts/Census
1851/James Bird/Brother, Scholar/12/Ashwell, Herts/Census
1851/Jacob Chapman/Servant, Hostler/22/Ashwell, Herts/Census
1851/Abraham Picking/Lodger, Carpenter Journeyman/25/Ashwell, Herts/Census

1855/Charles Humphrey/../../../Post Office Directory ***

1861/Fanny Roberts/Publican/64/Codicot, Herts/Census **
1861/William Giffin/Boarder, Carpenter/30/Sutton, Lincoln/Census
1861/Elizabeth Giffin/Daughter/24/Hunsworth, Cambs/Census
1861/Elizabeth Giffin/Granddaughter/2/Stotfold, Beds/Census
1861/Isabella Giffin/Granddaughter/11m/Stotfold, Beds/Census
1861/Elizabeth Simons/Lodger/74/Sundon, Herts/Census
1861/Mary Ann Simons/Lodger, Needle Woman/46/Ashwell, Herts/Census

1866/A Worland/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/James Worboys/Inn Keeper/41/Ashwell, Herts/Census **
1871/Elizabeth Worboys/Wife/34/Tilbrook, Beds/Census
1871/Arthur Worboys/Son, Scholar/6/Ashwell, Herts/Census
1871/Mary Worboys/Daughter, Scholar/5/Ashwell, Herts/Census
1871/Ann Worboys/Daughter/3/Ashwell, Herts/Census
1871/Daniel Dant/Lodger, Blacksmith/45/West Dereham, Norfolk/Census

1881/James Worboys/Publican & General Shopkeeper/51/Ashwell, Herts/Census **
1881/Elizabeth Worboys/Wife/44/Tilbrook, Beds/Census
1881/Arthur Worboys/Son, General Shopman/16/Ashwell, Herts/Census
1881/Mary Jane Worboys/Daughter, Bar Maid/15/Ashwell, Herts/Census
1881/Anne E Worboys/Daughter, Bar Maid/13/Ashwell, Herts/Census
1881/Margaret R Worboys/Daughter, Scholar/9/Ashwell, Herts/Census
1881/John Worboys/Son, Scholar/6/Ashwell, Herts/Census
1881/George Worboys/Son, Scholar/3/Ashwell, Herts/Census

1882/James Worboys/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1886/James Worboys/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1890/Daniel Wayment/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1894/Henry Holroyd/../../../Kellyís Directory ***

1895/Henry Holroyd/../../../Kellys Directory **

1899/Hy. Holloway / & Carrier/../../Kellyís Directory ***

1901/William Parker/Publican/45/Caston, Kent/Census **
1901/Anne Parker/Wife/45/Jackfield, Kent/Census
1901/Dorathy Norton/Granddaughter/7/Jackfield, Kent/Census

1902/William Parker/../../../Kellys Directory **

1908/Arthur Westerman/../../../Kellys Directory **

1912/Arthur Westerman/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1914/Arthur Westerman/../../../Kellys Directory **


* Provided By Angela Bird

** Provided By Colin Ager

*** Provided By Stephen Harris

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Wednesday, 03-Jul-2019 18:48:03 BST