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Valiant Soldier, High street,  Bridgwater, Somerset

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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/Elizabeth Johnson/../15/Somerset/Census
1841/Sarah Johnson/../13/Somerset/Census
1841/Harriett Johnson/../11/Somerset/Census
1841/Caroline Johnson/../9/Somerset/Census
1841/Maria Southwood/Barmaid/25/Somerset/Census
1841/Elizth Casent/Female Servant/18/Somerset/Census
1841/Richard Quick/Ostler/42/Somerset/Census
+ Lodgers

1842/Thomas Johnson/Valiant Soldier, High Street/../../Pigots Directory ****

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