Trowbridge pub history index
Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Wiltshire.
Residents at this address.
#William Mitchell bought a house in The Halve in 1856, and turned it into a
beer house called The Fox. He sold it to William Townsend and then, in
1870, by Townsend to John Summers, a butcher.
Other publicans resident were Edward Summers, from 1871-79; James Grant, from 1880-90; E R Baker in 1897; Mrs Cornish in 1902 and Joseph Davies in 1909. In the 1911 census, Mary Davies is a widowed Licensed Victualler at the Fox.
Bradford brewery S. Ruddle and Sons closed it and converted it to two houses in 1916.
1895/James Grant, Fox & brewer, 31 The Halve/../../Kellys Directory
1903/Mrs Fanny Cornish, Fox, The Halve/../../Kellys Directory
1911/Daisy Mary Davies/Licensed Victualler, Widow/53/Bristol, Gloucestershire/Census
1911/Josephine Constance Davies/Daughter/8/Bath, Somerset/Census
1911/Mabel Matilda Davies/Daughter/8/Bath, Somerset/Census
1911/Arthur Crawford Davies/Son/6/Bath, Somerset/Census
1911/Reginald Eustace Davies/Son/5/Bath, Somerset/Census
1911/William Henry Chick/Visitor/23/Trowbridge, Wiltshire/Census