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The Californian

 

 


 
The Californian was situated at 1 - 2 St Thomas Way. Previously known as the Duke Of Edinburgh, the site is now occupied by housing.
 
It was built by my great grandfather, Jesse Ridgley, who also had a Timber Merchants behind the Pub. This was in the mid/late 19th century after he returned from 7 years "Transportation".He was said to have funded it from a "gold find" he had made hence the name.
Source: P A Keen
 

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