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Masons Arms, Russell place, Wiveliscombe, Somerset

Wiveliscombe 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.

Thomas Richards (1796-1857) and his wife Ann (1784-1866), Mason were at the Mason's Arms in 1841.  *
Their son Thomas (1823-1892) is also at the Masons Arms by 1861.

Their son Simon Richards is at the Borough Inn by 1889.
John Richards (1815-1882) and his wife Sylvia - their daughter Anna Maria Richards - my great grandmother who is our Matriach because she used her maiden name as their family name which is why I am a Richards today.
Their grandson was Thomas Richards 1850-1920 and I believe he was a stone mason at the Royal Oak by 1881. *
1841/Thomas Richards/Mason/45/Somerset/Census ****
1841/Ann Richards/../55/Somerset/Census
1841/Thomas Richards/Mason/20/Somerset/Census
1841/Simon Richards/Mason Apprentice/15/Somerset/Census
1841/Elizabeth Richards/../20/Somerset/Census

1861/Thomas Richards/Mason employing 2 men 2 boys/38/Wiveliscombe, Somerset/Census ****
1861/Anna Richards/Wife/37/Wiveliscombe, Somerset/Census
1861/Elizabeth Richards/Daughter/13/Wiveliscombe, Somerset/Census
1861/Sarah Richards/Daughter/7/Wiveliscombe, Somerset/Census

1871/Thomas Richards/Builder & Inn Keeper/48/Wiveliscombe, Somerset/Census ****
1871/Elenor Richards/Wife/45/Staplegrove, Somerse/Census
1871/Elizabeth Richards/Daughter, Milliner/23/Wiveliscombe, Somerset/Census
1871/Thomas W Richards/Son/5/Wiveliscombe, Somerset/Census
1871/Eleanor M Richards/Daughter/4/Wiveliscombe, Somerset/Census
1871/Edward Legg/Boarder, Plumber/45/London, Middlesex/Census

1881/Thomas Richards/Builder employing 8 men & 6 boys/58/Wiveliscombe, Somerset/Census ****
1881/Elenor Richards/Wife/55/Staplegrove, Somerset/Census
1881/Thomas W Richards/Son, Mason/15/Wiveliscombe, Somerset/Census
1881/Eleanor M Richards/Daughter/14/Wiveliscombe, Somerset/Census
1881/Alfred S Parsons/Boarder, Solicitors Clerk/17/Loddiswell, Devon/Census
1881/Lucy L Larcombe/Visitor/7/Wiveliscombe, Somerset/Census

1889/T. Richards/../../../Kellys Directory ****

Thomas Richards of Wiveliscombe Somerset builder died 13 October 1892 Probate Taunton 25 November to Thomas William Richards builder and Alfred Ernest Parsons accountant Effects 559 10s 11d

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