The earliest part of the Tolsey dates from the 16th Century and the most recent (formerly part of an inn known as the Three Jolly Butchers) dates from the 18th Century.
poor rates ‘occupier of Jolly Butchers’ – no names
advert for the sale of a moiety [or half part] of the property called the Jolly Butchers
poor rates entry ‘half of Jolly Butchers’ occupied by J.Street
Jsp Millar - coach services running from the Jolly Butchers advertised:
Martin Taylors caravans to Bath on Tues @ 9;
Mrs Whites wagon Mon Thurs pm;
Cirencester Martin Taylor Wed 7;
Oxford Thomas Gilkes waggons Fri 2pm
Jsp Millard (connected to the Warn family of the Barton Brewery)
July Mrs Millard, wife of Joseph, died suddenly
James Slatter of Walcott, Bath married Mary Ann Millard
Joseph Millar [sic] owner, James Slatter tenant of inn, garden and stables
Joseph Millard died
James Slatter was involved in a serious accident following a return journey from Gloucester, in a light cart or trap which overturned near to Nailsworth. He was found under the cart ‘insensible’ and appeared to have been there sometime. He was conveyed to Tetbury and remained in a critical condition.
James Slatter [died between 1852-1856]
Mrs M.A. Slatter
Mary Ann Slatter
George White [1829-1917 born Hinton]
George White tenant of inn owned by Mr Duck [poor rates]
George White fined £1 for allowing drunkenness on his premises
LIC ACT George White tied alehouse owned by Esau Duck, annual tenancy
John Agg [1864- born Great Rissington]
a farewell dinner was held by the Tetbury Troop, Royal Gloucestershire Hussars, for Sgt Major Gregory who was going to fight in South Africa with the Imperial Yeomanry. The evening was presided over by Trooper W.Witchell.
John Agg, also omnibus operator
LIC ACT John Agg tenant of tied alehouse on a quarterly lease from Messr Duck & Reed with 11pm closing.
April an advert for the inn to be let by Duck and Reed [formerly Cross Hayes Brewery], Malmesbury. The inn offered good stabling
manageress was Mrs Marriott and licensee Thomas Reed
The license renewal became likely to not be renewed at some time in the future.
Frederick William Faulkner; owners were the trustees of the estate of the late Esau Duck and Frederick Faulkner. Esau, a brewer from Wiltshire, died in 1908 leaving an estate valued in excess of £54k. Frederick Faulkner was born c.1870 Herefordshire.
February annual licensing committee renewed licenses on all but four licensed premises in the town, one of these being the Jolly Butchers. At this time the Jolly Butchers was the only one to be renewed.
Mr Frederick William Faulkner
October a temporary transfer of the license to Nehemiah Adlam whilst Mr Faulkner was away with the army.
Frederick James Horton ‘boots’ was wounded by a travelling saddler or harness maker, other reports name him a lodger; landlady Mrs Nina Faulkner was also injured. Mr Faulkner was away serving with the army. Nina [or Nanny] moved to Warwickshire shortly after Frederick signed up for service in June 1915 with the Worcestershire Regiment. Intended to work as a furniture salesman post discharge.
Cross Hayes brewery and their inns bought by Stroud Brewery. Jolly Butchers was sold for £620
Mr Adlam applied for an alteration to the licence so that he would be exempt from closure for two hours on market days, as several other premises had been granted such exemptions. He stated that on the last market day he had to turn 21 men out. Permission was not granted.
Nehemiah Adlam, alehouse
the licence was extinguished with no appeal from either the tenant or owner of the inn.
license renewal provisional with the expectation that it wouldn’t be renewed and compensation would be paid by the County Licensing Committee. Compensation offered was £161 to licensee Nehemiah Adlam, and £1016 to owners Stroud Brewery.
closed by this year
Nehemiah Adlam former licensee died in Tetbury. Prior to coming to the town he worked for H.M. Prisons as a warder.