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Elmfield Hotel, St. David's Hill, Exeter

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Elmfield Hotel, St. David's Hill, Exeter

1861 'BANFIELD'S ELM-FIELD INN, COMMERCIAL AND FAMILY HOTEL, opposite the Railway Station, St. David's, Exeter, is now opened, and the Proprietor trusts that his establishment will deserve the patronage of all classes. By moderate charges, he hopes to command a liberal share of support'[1]

1881 Resident is Edwin Banfield

1889 Listed. Edwin Banfield.[2]

1902 Resident is Sarah Sumner, the niece of Edwin Banfield

1910 Resident is James Middleton.[3]

1923 Resident is James Middleton

1935 Resident is James Middleton - Elmfield Commercial Hotel

1939 Albert Cross (born 1912), Licensed Hotel Manager.[4]

1939 Listed in directory. Albert Leonard Cross.[5]

1955 Listed. Mrs. K. E. Trim.[6]

1957 Became the Jolly Porter

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter Flying Post - Wednesday 26 August 1863
  2. 1889 Exeter Directory
  3. 1910 Exeter Directory
  4. 1939 Census
  5. 1939 Exeter Directory
  6. 1955 Exeter Directory