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Wincanton 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.
At the top of Rockhill, North Street.
1861. — Opened for Railway men at the making of the Railway, and kept by John Dowding as an adjunct to the Greyhound. Mr. John Baily retired there in 1872, and died there on Aug. l0th, 1882, aged 81 ; buried at Cricklade. - Inns of the Parish to 1903 - George Sweetman.
1861/John Dowding/Keeper of the Greyhound/40/Sturminster, Dorset/Census ****
1861/Elizabeth Dowding/Wife/40/Sturminster, Dorset/Census
1861/Rosanna Dowding/Daughter/11/Sturminster, Dorset/Census
1861/Ann Dowding/Daughter/1/Sturminster, Dorset/Census
1861/Julia Clevett/House Servant/17/Sturminster, Dorset/Census
1871/George Garrett/Post Boy & Tap Assistant/40/Wincanton, Somerset/Census ****
1871/Amelia Garrett/Wife/33/Wincanton, Somerset/Census
1871/Thomas Willias/Lodger, Tailor/46/Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset/Census
1871/R Pritchard/Lodger, Draper/43/Shio on Sea/Census
1871/D Lock/Lodger, Draper/27/Norfolk/Census
1871/Jane Seymour/Domestic Servant/47/Stoke Trister, Somerset/Census
1871/Sarah Weak/Servant/13/Stoke Trister, Somerset/Census
**** Provided By Kevan