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THE PLOUGH

1800

was in existence by this date but doesn't appear in any trade directories until later


1870

William Withers

Trade directory

1876

John Browning Withers was landlord with William Price operating a carrier service to Cirencester on Monday and Friday; John B.Withers went to Nailsworth daily.

Trade directory

1881

Ann Browning servant at Plough. William Sessions Jenkins landlord.  W.S.Jenkins is probably better known as a builder and mason.

1881 census

1891

Licensing act W.S. Jenkins licensee of alehouse owned by Messrs Cook; it was tied and on an annual  lease

Licensing Act printed volume

1897

Samuel Frederick Wildsmith

Trade directory

1903

Samuel Frederick Wildsmith was licensee of the alehouse owned by Messrs Cook; tied on quarterly lease; closing at 11pm

Licensing Act printed volume

1914

James Purnell

Trade directory

1946

When William James Purnell, son of James married his father was referred to as ‘the late James Purnell of The Plough’

Newspaper

1960s

closed down