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

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 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


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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