All public house, restaurants, bars etc closed for the forseeable future from 20th March 2020, but this is a history site.
This pub is thought to have been established in the late 1860s. **
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.
Bird in hand, 58 High Street, Saltford, Somerset - in June 2013
Kindly provided by Stephen Harris
The following entries are in this format:
Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.
1871/Charles Brimble/Beer Retailer/37/Saltford, Somerset/Census ****
1871/Ann Brimble/Wife/44/Stanton Drew, Somerset/Census
1876/Charles Brimble/../../../Post Office Bath Directory 1876-77 **
1881/William Ollis/Publican/32/Bath, Somerset/Census ****
1881/lena Martha Ollis/Wife/31/Keynsham, Somerset/Census
1881/Harry Ollis/Son/7/Bristol, Gloucester/Census
1881/Mary Jane Ollis/Daughter/4/Bath, Somerset/Census
1881/William S Ollis/Son/1 month/Saltford, Somerset/Census
1881/Mary White/Domestic Servant/17/Shepton Mallett, Somerset/Census
1881/Ellen Hodge/Nurse/55/Keynsham, Somerset/Census
1884/William Ollis/../../../Post Office Bath Directory 1884-85 **
1895/Thomas May/../../../Post Office Bath Directory **
1902/J Sheppard/../../../Post Office Bath Directory **
1914/Henry Slade/../../../Kelly’s Directory of Somerset **
1939/Mrs Eleanor C Packer/../../../Kellys Directory ****
** Provided By Stephen Harris
**** Provided By Kevan