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  Bird in Hand - 48 - 50 Bristol Road    
 

Which is situated on the Bristol Road and is now the first Public House that you see as you enter the town, it was the Volunteer Arms but that has since closed and is now a private residence.

Earliest recorded Licensee was David Nurse 1877

Present Licensee is John & Carol Bowles since 1996

 

 

 

Landlords to date are as follows
 
DAVID  NURSE 1877 1878
J A HARRIS 1880 1882
ENOS MOCKLIN 1882 1885
JOHN HANDEL 1895 1901
NOAH  HILL 1901 1906
WILLIAM DAVID  MATTHEWS 1906 1908
JOHN  DUNN 1908 1912
JAMES  LANGFORD 1912 1920
FRANCES HANNAH HUBBARD 1920 1938
FREDERICK JOHN  HUBBARD 1938 1954
MARY ELIZABETH  BIRT 1954 1956
CHARLES LEONARD WRIDE 1956 1962
HAROLD & DIANE LEWIS 1970 1974
TOM  PURSEY 1974 1994
JOHN & CAROL  BOWLES 1996 2021