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  Walnut Tree Hotel - 87 Fore Street at North Petherton  
 


Originally called the White Lion in 1724 it has since changed to New Inn 1811 then Clarence Hotel 1892 and in 1979 to the Walnut Tree Hotel

First recoreded licensee was Thomas Johnson in 1831

Present licensee (DPS) Daniel Partridge since 2019

 

 


Landlords to date are as follows
 
THOMAS JOHNSON 1831 1838
WILLIAM TEMBLETT 1838 1848
HENRY OATEN 1848 1853
SOLOMON DAVY 1853 1853
WILLIAM T DAVEY 1853 1863
ANDREW BOARD 1863 1871
THOMAS WEBB 1871 1872
TROBERT POCOCK 1872 1873
JAMES YOUNG 1873 1874
ROBERT ROGERS 1874 1876
CHARLES GRANT 1876 1892
LATIMER FINCH 1892 1895
GEORGE BARROWS 1895 1908
PAUL REED 1908 1908
HARRY BISHOP 1908 1911
SIDNEY F CARTER 1911 1920
HENRY G FORD 1920 1934
FRANCIS H M  MEADE 1934 1935
FREDERICK T M TRENCH 1935 1940
ARTHUR R SMITH 1940 1950
LORNA R SMITH 1950 1950
SIDNEY JAMES GOSS 1950 1954
JAMIE & MINNIE WESTWOOD 1954 1956
ALEXANDER & HESTER MARTIN 1956 1959
BERNARD & CECILY MARSHAL 1959 1961
VICTOR & DOROTHY NORTHAM 1961 1963
WILLIAM & IVY THOMAS 1963 1966
ALEXANDER & GLADYS WATSON 1966 1970
ALAN & TANYA HOUKES 1970 1976
RONALD & JEAN GRANT 1976 1977
GERALD & JULIE DORRINGTON 1977 1978
KENNETH STARK 1978 1979
GERALD & WINIFRED GOULDEN 1979 1990
ANDREW GOULDEN 1990 1996
RICHARD & HILARY GOULDEN 1996 2001
ANTHONY PAYNE 2001 2015
GEOFFREY JOHN ROYLE 2015 2015
JULIE ANNE CLIFTON 2015 2018
ROWLAND WILLIAMS 2018 2019
DANIEL JAMES PARTRIDGE 2019 2020