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Bridgwater pub history index
Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Somerset. The Somerset 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.
1788 / The Lodge of Liberty and Sincerity was named and established in 1774.
In 1774 the lodge met at an unknown place in Bridgwater, Somerset but by
1788 the lodge was meeting at the Crown Inn, St. Mary Street, Bridgwater.
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1830/Isabella Knight/Crown (commercial), St Mary street/../../Pigots Directory ****
1874/Joseph French/../../../Butcher, Cole & Co Directory
1881/William H May/Wine & Spirit Merchant/40/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census ****
1881/Sarah May/Wife/35/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1881/Ernest H May/Son/7/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1881/Percy J May/Son/6/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1881/Ethel May/Daughter/5/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1891/Alfred Parsons/Wine & Spirit Merchant/64/Marnhull, Dorset/Census ****
1891/Georgianna Parsons/Wife/64/Chard, Somerset/Census
1891/Flora B Lounting/Barmaid/24/Nether Stowey, Somerset/Census
1891/Priscilla Coles/Domestic Servant/18/Highbridge, Somerset/Census
1901/Alice Eliza Johns/Licensed Victualler/35/Combwich, Somerset/Census ****
1901/William H Johns/Son/5/Taunton, Somerset/Census
1901/Kate Thorne/General Servant/20/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
**** Provided By Kevan