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Market House Inn, 62 High Street,  Bridgwater, Somerset

Bridgwater pub history index

At 56 High Street in 1871 census and named, whilst the 1881 census records the address as at Pig Cross. In modern times the name reverts to the Valiant Soldier for a while.

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.

1871/Charles Wilkins/Inn Keeper/43/Cumbwitch, Somerset/Census ****
1871/Salome Wilkins/Wife/40/Westonzoyland, Somerset/Census
1871/Mary J Wilkins/Daughter/14/Bridgewater, Somerset/Census
1871/James C Wilkins/Son/12/Bridgewater, Somerset/Census
1871/Frederick Wilkins/Son/8/Bridgewater, Somerset/Census
1871/William H Wilkins/Son/6/Bridgewater, Somerset/Census
1871/Emma Wilkins/Daughter/4/Bridgewater, Somerset/Census
1871/Walker G Wilkins/Son/2/Bridgewater, Somerset/Census
1871/Sarah Parsons/General Servant/20/Bridgewater, Somerset/Census
1871/Peter H Kean/Visitor, General Labourer/19/Cannington, Somerset/Census
1871/Enoch Baugh/Visitor, Recruiting Sergeant/33/Madeley, Shropshire/Census

1874/Chas Wilkins/../../../Butcher, Cole & Co Directory

1881/Charles Wilkins/Licenced Victualler/51/Cumbwitch, Somerset/Census ****
1881/Salome Wilkins/Wife/48/Westonzoyland, Somerset/Census
1881/James Charles Wilkins/Son, Publicans Assistant/22/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1881/Fred Wilkins/Son, Harness Makers Apprentice/18/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1881/William Henry Wilkins/Son, Coach Builders Apprentice/15/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1881/Walter George Wilkins/Son/12/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1881/Sidney Wilkins/Son/8/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1881/Emma Wilkins/Daughter/14/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census

1891/Edmund Willcox/Inn Keeper/44/Middlezoy, Somerset/Census ****
1891/Lydia Willcox/Wife/40/Middlezoy, Somerset/Census
1891/Ada Willcox/Daughter/15/Bristol/Census
1891/Oliver Willcox/Son/14/Weston Super Mare/Census
1891/Mary Willcox/Daughter/12/Weston Super Mare/Census
1891/Lydia Willcox/Daughter/7/Weston Super Mare/Census

1895/Edmund Wilcox/Market House Inn, High Street/../../Kellys Directory ****

1899/Charles Wilkins/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1901/Albert R Pocock/Hotel Keeper/34/Kuxborough, Somerset/Census ****
1901/Ada C Pocock/Wife/27/Penarth, Glamorgan/Census
1901/Harry O Pocock/Son/7/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1901/Fredrick Pocock/Son/4/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1901/Florence Pocock/Daughter/2/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1901/Gertrude Pocock/Daughter/5 months/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1901/Sarah Denman/Visitor, widow/71/Hartlepool, Durham/Census

1902/Albert Rd Pocock/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1914/Albert Richard Pocock/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1919/Albert R Pocock/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1923/Albert Richard Pocock/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1935/Harry Look/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1939/Wm Gold/../../../Kellys Directory ****

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And Last updated on: Sunday, 29-Mar-2020 14:34:39 BST