Leighton Buzzard index
It appears that Bridge Street was called Canal Street in the 1871 census and earlier. This was likely to have been the Bridge Hotel by 1881.
Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Bedfordshire . The Bedfordshire listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.
The following entries are in this format:
Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.
1839/Jas Turney/../../../Pigots Directory ****
1841 / James Turney / Victualler / 50 / Bedfordshire / Census ***
1841 / Catherine Turney / . / 45 / Bedfordshire / Census
1841 / Elizabeth Turney / . / 20 / Bedfordshire / Census
1841 / Mary Turney / . / 10 / Bedfordshire / Census
1847/James Turney/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1864/Joseph Stone/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1869/Joseph Stone/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1871/Joseph Stone/Publican/43//Census ****
1871/Frederick Stone/Son, Butchers Apprentice/14//Census
1871/George Barber/Lodger, Groom/26//Census
1871/Joseph Ebban/Lodger, Boatman/55//Census
1871/Thomas Thorp/Lodger, Shoemaker/42//Census
*** Provided By Ray Glen
**** Provided By Kevan