OLD CROWN High Street, Twerton

1841 - 83. James Barrett
1884 - 1902. James Blackmore
1906. John Scarpenti
1911. Henry Hicks
1912 - 35. Alfred Day
1937 - 50. Herbert W. S. Lidbury
1960. G. A. Williams








CENSUS 1841.
James Barrett 35, engineer, not born in county
Diana Barrett 30, born in county
Diana Barrett 8, born in county
Matilda Atwood 15, servant, born in county

Lot No.
DESCRIPTION OF LOT
£
S
D
31
Pair steelyards, copper thermometer & glass saccharometer in tin case
 5
0
32
Two mash sticks, two rousers and skimmer
 3
0
33
Three stoking irons, two skimmers, brushes etc
 3
6
34
5½ inch jaw vice
 5
6
35
Four leather driving belts
 7
6
36
Three leather driving belts
 6
0
37
Malt mill with hopper & pair of 10-tread steps and hopper to mash tun
 8
6
38
Formation hop room
17
0
39
Copper barrel wort pump with pipe to underback & connecting gear
19
0
40
Brewing copper with large metal tap, masonry and setting
4
10
0
41
Nominal 4 H.P. Horizontal steam engine with pipe and valve
2
10
0
42
The 1 inch main driving shaft with pulleys and bearings
1
 1
0
43
Counter shaft and pulley
 5
0
44
Pair of 10-tread steps
X
 X
X
45
Joists and flooring (top floor brewery forward)
X
 X
X
46
Bartletts weighbridge and weights
1
12
0
47
Pair of sack trucks, deal shute and oil
 7
6
48
Brewers desk and matchboard partition
 7
0
49
Copper bottom hop strainer
16
0
50
Two trestles and platform
 1
6
51
Mash tun with horsing and deal stage etc complete
2
15
0
52
Cooler and outlet tap
 6
0
53
Copper refrigerator
2
 8
0
54
Nominal 4 H.P. Vertical boiler
7
 0
0
55
Large barm back and two trestles
 2
6
56
Spiral copper attemporator, and two lengths of hose
1
 6
0
57
Collecting square with metal tap and cover, No.1
 8
6
58
Collecting square with metal tap and cover, No.2
 8
0
59
Collecting square with metal tap and cover, No.3
 8
6
60
Collecting square with metal tap and cover, No.4
 8
6
61
Two lengths of wire bound hose
18
0
62
Galvanised underback with two small girders and hooks, outlet pipe and tap
1
12
0
63
Lead pipe feeding copper and squares
1
 6
0
65
Storepiece No.1, 250 gallons
10
0
66
Storepiece No.2, 250 gallons
10
0
67
Storepiece No.3, 1200 gallons
1
 3
0
68
Storepiece No.7, 1100 gallons
1
 0
0
69
Storepiece No.8, 1050 gallons
1
 0
0
70
Storepiece No.9, 1450 gallons
1
 0
0
71
Storepiece No.10, 119 gallons
10
0
72
Storepiece No.11, 120 gallons
 9
0
73
Storepiece No.12, 117 gallons
11
0
74
Storepiece No.13, 130 gallons
11
0
75
Storepiece No.14, 74 gallons
 4
0
77
Copper syphon
 7
6
TOTAL
42
 7
6

 

In 1902 the Old Crown was acquired by Berryman & Burnell Ltd., the Charlton Brewery, Shepton Mallet.  The brewing plant at the pub was no longer required and was sold at auction on 4th March 1902, the auctioneer was Henry Mortimer of Bath.  What follows is a transcription of the priced catalogue compiled subsequent to the sale.

CENSUS 1851.
James Barrett 45, head married, machine maker, Somerset Freshford
Dinah Barrett 43, wife married, Somerset Twerton
Dinah Barrett 18, daughter unmarried, Somerset Twerton
Emily Wharton 32, visitor unmarried, milliner, Somerset Freshford
Matilda Atwood 26, servant unmarried, house servant, Somerset Twerton
William Brown 43, servant unmarried, brewer, Somerset Bath

CENSUS 1861.
James Barrett 55, head married, millwright & inn keeper, Somerset Freshford
Dinah Barrett 53, wife married, Somerset Twerton
Hester Cadby 74, mother in law unmarried, Somerset Twerton
Dinah Blackmore 3, grandchild scholar, Somerset Newton St.Loe
Elizabeth Ward 19, servant unmarried, house servant, Somerset Englishcombe

CENSUS 1871.
James Barrett 65, head married, engineer, Somerset Freshford
Dinah Barrett 63, wife married, Somerset Twerton
James Blackmore 15, grandson unmarried, engineer, Somerset Newton
Mary Cadby 20, barmaid unmarried, Somerset Twerton
Elizabeth Northover 19, servant unmarried, servant, Somerset Twerton

CENSUS 1881.
James Barrett 75, head widower, engineer, Somerset Freshford
James Barrett Blackmore 24, grandson married, engineer, Somerset Newton St.Loe
Jemima Ellen Blackmore 23, granddaughter married, Somerset Twerton
Harriett Kate Cadby 23, niece single, servant, Somerset Twerton

CENSUS 1891.
James B. Blackmore 35, head married, millwright & licensed victualler, Newton St.Loe Somerset
Jemima E. Blackmore 33, wife married, Twerton Bath Somerset
Constance N. Blackmore 9, daughter scholar, Twerton Bath Somerset
Robert F. Blackmore 5, son scholar, Twerton Bath Somerset
Edith M. Blackmore 2, daughter, Twerton Bath Somerset
Emily M. Pocock 18, servant single, barmaid, Twerton Bath Somerset

CENSUS 1901.
James B. Blackmore 45, head married, licensed victualler, Somerset Newton St.Loe
Robert F. Blackmore 14, son, Somerset Twerton
Edith M. Blackmore 12, daughter, Somerset Twerton
Thomas J. Blackmore 4, son, Somerset Twerton

CENSUS 1911.
Henry Hicks 56, head married, licensed victualler, Somerset Berrow
Edna Hicks 57, wife married, assisting in business, Somerset Bleadon

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