Lewis Wilshire / Mark Steeds collection (Courage archives)

‘Cosy village local with pool table, piano and jukebox. Separate restaurant available for pre-cooked meals and Sunday lunches’ (Last Guide to Avon’s Ale. CAMRA 1996)

Licensing Details:

Owner in 1891: William Hopkins (free from brewery tie)

Rateable value in 1891: £20.0s.0d.

Type of licence in 1891: Alehouse

Owner in 1903: Georges & Co., Bristol Brewery

Rateable value in 1903: £37.5s.0d.

Type of licence in 1903: Alehouse

Closing time in 1903: 10pm

Landlords at the Cross Hands Inn include:

1856,1863 James Harris

1870,1872 Thomas Canning

1879,1893 William Hopkins

1894 William Thomas

1897 Marshall Lovell

1901 J. Sanders

1902,1904 Job Pope

1910 Emma Pick

1919,1923 Athol Pick

1927,1931 Henry Miller

1934 John Henry Hanks

1939 Frederick Hollister

1960 Arthur E. Piggott-Scott

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