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Bull, Newton, Sturminster Newton, Dorset

Sturminster Newton index

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Dorset . The Dorset 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.

My ancestor Richard Sherring is shown on your site as running the 'Bull' pub at Sturminster Newton from 1855 to 1859. Richard was born at Queen Camel, Somerset in 1827 and died at Sturminster Newton on 12th October 1880. The 1861 and 1871 Census shows him as a Hotelier in Sturminster Newton, but does not name the establishment. ***

Richard's wife, Louisa (nee KNOTT possibly KNOLL, born 1826 at Sturminster, died 1908 Sturminster Newton)) is shown as the Hotelier of the 'River Arms' in the 1881 Census and in the 1901 Census she is shown as the Owner of the 'Railway Hotel' Sturminster Newton. ***

1855/Richard Sherring/& Cooper/../../Post Office Directory ****

1859/Richard Sherring/& Cooper/../../Post Office Directory ****

1861/Richard Sherring/Inn Keeper/34/Yeovil, Somerset/Census ****
1861/Louisa Sherring/Wife/35/Sturminster, Dorset/Census
1861/Thomas Sherring/Son/12/Sturminster, Dorset/Census
1861/John Sherring/Son/9/Sturminster, Dorset/Census
1861/Frederick Sherring/Son/6/Sturminster, Dorset/Census
1861/Stafford Sherring/Son/4/Sturminster, Dorset/Census
1861/Kate Sherring/Daughter/1/Sturminster, Dorset/Census

1875/George Dowling/& Horse Breaker/../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/George B Dowling/Licensed Victualler/39/Blandford, Dorset/Census ****
1881/Elizabeth Dowling/Wife/39/Sturminster, Dorset/Census
1881/Andrew Rose/Cousin, Travelling Draper/28/Poole, Dorset/Census

1889/George Dowling/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/George Dowling junior/Licensed Victualler/49/Blandford, Dorset/Census ****
1891/Elizabeth Dowling/Wife/58/Sturminster Newton, Dorset/Census
1891/George Dowling senior/Father, Widow/78/Mannington, Dorset/Census
1891/Walter Dowling/Nephew/12/Sturminster Newton, Dorset/Census
1891/Andrew Rose/Visitor/42/Poole, Dorset/Census

1895/George Dowling/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1903/George Dowling/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1911/George Dowling/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1915/Miss Elizabeth Mullett/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1931/Albert Frank Harvey/../../../Kellys Directory ****


*** Provided By Warwick Sherring

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Monday, 14-May-2018 23:56:13 BST