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Ship Aground, 7 Eastover, Bridgwater, Somerset

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.

1791/W Dingley/Inn keeper/../../Universal British Directory ****

1793 - 98/W Dingley/Inn keeper/../../Universal British Directory *

My interest is because I am in possession of the Hunt family bible.  Some writing in this bible states "Mary Hunt Ship a ground In Bridgwater" with date above April 10 1808. Mary Hunt is one of the baptisms in the front of the book and is the older sister of my great x 2 grandfather Charles Hunt. Charles Married twice and on both certificates he cites his father as James Hunt and on the second it says inn keeper. In addition in 1815 there is a mention of a James Hunt Bridgwater inn keeper in one of the papers as he was owed money by a sailor.

1822/Wm York/../../../Somerset Directory *

1830/William York, Ship a Ground, Eastover/../../Pigots Directory ****

1839/Wm York/Ship a Ground, Eastover/../../Robinsons Directory ****

1841/William York/Publican/55/Somerset/Census ****
1841/Ann York/../60/Somerset/Census
1841/Amelia York/../20/Somerset/Census
1841/William York/Ironmonger/20/Somerset/Census
1841/Frederick York/Chemists Apprentice/18/Somerset/Census
1841/Edward Balpin/Accountant/20/Somerset/Census
1841/John Griffiths/Mariner/25/Wales/Census
1841/Mary Gough/Female Servant/30/Somerset/Census
1841/Sarah Chilcott/Female Servant/19/Somerset/Census
1841/Jane Bell/Female Servant/20/Somerset/Census
1841/William Rea/Male Servant/20/Somerset/Census

1842/William York/Ship a Ground, Eastover/../../Pigots Directory ****

1851/William Richard Green/Inn Keeper/30/Taunton, Somerset/Census ****
1851/Elizabeth Green/Wife/28/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1851/Lucy Green/Daughter/6/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1851/John Green/Son/4/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1851/Btsy Leach/House Servant/16/South Brent, Somerset/Census
1851/Lucy Nicholls/House Servant/18/Taunton, Somerset/Census

1861/Joseph Crandon/Inn Keeper/29/Berrow, Somerset/Census ****
1861/Mary A Crandon/Wife/30/Wells, Somerset/Census
1861/Henrietta N Godfrey/Visitor/31/Port Isaac, Cornwall/Census
1861/William H Godfrey/Visitor/4/Highbridge, Somerset/Census
1861/Lena Cross/Domestic Servant/20/Huntspill, Somerset/Census
1861/Thomas Hawkes/Domestic Servant/52/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1861/George Clark/Boarder, Commercial Traveller/23/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1861/William Barge/Boarder, Commercial Traveller/28/Huish Champflower, Somerset/Census

1874/Thos Aplin/../../../Butcher, Cole & Co Directory

1891/Edwin Sellick/Hotel Keeper/37/North Stowey, Somerset/Census ****
1891/Kate Sellick/Wife/34/Hatch, Somerset/Census
1891/Clara E Sellick/Daughter/7/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1891/Emily M Sellick/Daughter/6/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1891/Mary J Sellick/Son/4/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1891/Dorothy M Sellick/Daughter/3/Bridgwater, Somerset/Census
1891/Katie Lucker/Niece/16/Swindon, Wiltshire/Census
1891/Ellen Gummer/Domestic Servant/14/Curry, Somerset/Census

1895/Edwin Sellick/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1899/Edwin Schick/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1901/William A E Hunt/Licensed Victualler/42/London/Census ****
1901/Bessie Hunt/Wife/25/Mullerton, Devon/Census
1901/Kate J Brown/General Servant/27/Calcott, Somerset/Census

1902/William A Hunt/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1914/William Keeling Davies/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1919/Wm Keeling Davies/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1923/Raymond Murch/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1935/Geo Albert Janes/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1939/Wm Thos Fenner/../../../Kellys Directory ****

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**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Sunday, 29-Mar-2020 14:34:43 BST