Local Pub Owners

Cross Inn, Dursley Cross, GL17 0ND Map reference: SO 699201
Dursley Cross is on the Ross Road, north east of Longhope. The Cross Inn had an annual rateable value of £9.10s.0d. in 1891 and 1903 which, given its status as an alehouse, seems something of a bargain. It closed at 10 p.m. There is a private house called Dursley Cross Cottage.
1856 J. Browning
1885 Mrs. Jane Aston
1891 Mary Aston
1902 Thomas William Reed
1903 Thomas William Reed
1906 Thomas William Reed
1939 Thomas William Reed
Farmers Boy, Ross Road GL17 0LP Map Reference: SO 684185
The Farmers Boy located on the north side of the Ross Road is still trading as a free house. The Farmers Boy had an annual rateable value of £10.0s.0d. in 1891 and 1903.
1861 Walter Stephens
1871 Walter Stephens
1891 James Bircher
1903 George Compton
1939 Sydney J. Compton
Nags Head, Ross Road, GL17 0LW Map Reference: SO 683184
On the south side of the Ross Road to the north of Longhope village. This whitewashed pub is still trading and today is a popular music venue. In 1891 and 1903 it had an annual rateable of just £8.0s.0d. but only had a license to sell beer and wines on the premises. It closed at 10 p.m.
1891 B. Bennett Jnr.
1903 John Hall
1939 John Llewellyn Vining
Plough Inn, Monmouth Road Map Reference: SO 962186
The Plough was demolished to make way for road improvements (A4136) in the 1970's. It had an annual rateable value of £17.0s.0d. in 1891 and 1903. Albert John Brain was a long serving tenant at the Plough who first served Wintle's beers there in 1907 and retired in the early 1960's when the pub was a West Country house.
1885 George Godwin
1891 George Godwin
1902 Elizabeth Godwin
1903 Elizabeth Godwin
1906 Frederick Aston Phelps
1907 Albert John Brain
1939 Albert John Brain
1960 Albert John Brain
Yew Tree, Monmouth Road, GL17 0QD Map Reference: SO 684185
The Yew Tree Main road pub on the Monmouth Road to the west of Longhope Village. The inn sign is housed in an ornamental ironwork frame with the West Country castle emblem on top... something of a rarity these days. The Yew Tree Inn had an annual rateable value of £18.0s.0d in 1891 and 1903.
1856 M. Thomas
1891 William Howells
1903 John Woodward
1906 John Woodward
1919 Alfred Henry Lane
1927 Thomas Hy Weaving
1939 Thomas Hy Weaving
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