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The Bullfield Inn

NAME BULLFIELD INN
ADDRESS 26 MOAT STREET
THIS PREMISES HAS BEEN KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES DURING ITS HISTORY FROM TO KNOWN AS
1835 1841 BEERHOUSE, Thomas Street
1850 1857 MOAT HOUSE TAVERN
1857 ROSE, Moat Street, (Mount Street)
1857 1874 MOAT HOUSE TAVERN
1879 1938 BULLFIELD INN
This is named after a local place name. It closed in 1938.
Known Licensees are;
1879 - 1881 Edward Kirby
1886 J. Parish
1890 - 1891 J. E. Hickman
1893 Joe Randall
1894 Fred Bonham
1896 Joseph Sanders
1903 - 1905 John Ballard
1909 - 1913 Alfred Henry Woodward
1919 Ernest John Bedder
1921 - 1922 J. Biddle
1924 - 1927 P. W. Burley
1929 - 1934 A. G. Preston
1935 - 1936 F. D. Lombard
1937 - 1938 J. E. J. Saxelby

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Name A local topographical reference

COC P71 Previously MOAT HOUSE

28.8.1878 LJ Vol1 P7 Owner Charles Sumner, Cope Street, Coventry
later Atkinsons Ltd ( lessees )
Licensee : Samuel Boddington
1.11.1878 TOL to Edward Kirby
1.12.1881 TOL to Thomas Dales
5.7.1883 TOL to John Parish
9.12.1886 TOL to John Edward Hickman
3.3.1894 TOL to Frederick Bonham
5.12.1895 TOL to Joseph Lander
27.10.1898 TOL to John Ballard
5.4.1879 fined 20/- & costs refusing to admit police
7.6.1879 fined 20/- & costs & license endorsed refusing to admit police

1904 - 11 OS Map

1936 ? JA Closed

LICENSEES

1878 LJ Vol1 P7 Samuel Boddington
1878 LJ Vol1 P7 Edward Kirby
1879 Stevens Edward Kirby

1881 C&B Edward Kirby
1881 LJ Vol1 P7 Edward Kirby

1881 LJ Vol1 P7 Thomas Dales
1883 LJ Vol1 P7 Thomas Dales
1883 LJ Vol1 P7 John Parish

1886 C&B J. Parish
1886 LJ Vol1 P7 John Parish

1886 LJ Vol1 P7 John Edward Hickman

1890/91 R&G J. E. Hickman

1893 Reporter Joe Randall
1894 LJ Vol1 P7 John Edward Hickman

1894 LJ Vol1 P7 Frederick Bonham

1894 R&G Fred Bonham
1895 LJ Vol1 P7 Frederick Bonham
1895 LJ Vol1 P7 Joseph Lander

1896 R&G Joseph Sanders
1898 LJ Vol1 P7 Joseph Lander
1898 LJ Vol1 P7 John Ballard

1903 R&G John Ballard

1905 R&G John Ballard

1909 R&G A. H. Woodward

1911/12 Spennell Alfred Henry Woodward

1912/13 Spennell A. H. Woodward

1919 Spennell Ernest John Bedder

1921/22 Spennell J. Biddle

1924 P. James F. W. Burley

1926/27 P. James P. W. Burley

1929 P. James A. G. Preston

1931/32 P. James A. G. Preston

1933/34 P. James A. G. Preston

1935/36 P. James F. D. Lombard

1937/38 P. James J. E. J. Saxelby

OWNERS

1878 LJ Vol1 P7 Charles Sumner, Cope Street, Coventry
later LJ Vol1 P7 Atkinsons Ltd ( lessees )

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