All public house, restaurants, bars etc closed for the forseeable future from 20th March 2020, but this is a history site.
Bridgwater pub history index
The Valiant Soldier was listed at 62 High Street, which is later the Market House Inn. In more modern times, this was renamed the Valiant Soldier, and closed in the 1990s. The building is stated to date back to the 16th century, with datestone of 1563 above the door.
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.
1822/James Saunders/Valiant Soldier, High street/../../Somerset Directory
1830/Thomas Wilmitt/Valiant Soldier, High Street/../../Pigots Directory ****
1839/Thomas Johnson/Valiant Soldier, High Street/../../Robinsons Directory ****
1841/Thos Johnson/Innholder/35/Somerset/Census ****
1841/Elizth Casent/Female Servant/18/Somerset/Census
1842/Thomas Johnson/Valiant Soldier, High Street/../../Pigots Directory ****
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