1840 THOMAS METCALFE NEW INN. Whites Directory. (Listed under Raydaleside Inc. Counterside and Marside)
1841 & 1851 CENSUSES NO MENTION OF PUB OR INNKEEPERS (There is a Thomas Metcalfe in Countersett in both 1841 and 1851 but listed as a blacksmith. He could have done both)
7 APR 1861 CENSUS PETER BERESFORD INNKEEPER
PUB NAME NOT GIVEN
HANNAH BERESFORD HIS WIFE GIVEN AS MANAGER OF THE INN.
2 APR 1871 CENSUS PETER BERESFORD M 44 INNKEEPER LISTED AS THE NEW SUN
3 APR 1881 CENSUS JOHN PALEY FARMER LISTED AS PUBLIC HOUSE
129. Countersett – Public House
PALEY John/Head/M/36/farmer of 45 acres/Yks/Bainbridge
PALEY Mary/wife/M/33/farmer’s wife/Yks/Bainbridge
PALEY Joseph William/son//2//Yks/Bainbridge
21 Sep 1887
John PALEY, Countersett, near Hawes, Yorkshire, innkeeper and farmer. (A receiver had been appointed, this means that John Paley was most likely bankrupt or at least unable to pay his debts)
1890 THOMAS BRUNSKILL Victualler and Farmer Board Inn Bulmers Directory.
5 APR 1891 CENSUS THOMAS BRUNSKILL FARMER/INNKEEPER
SHOWN AS THE BOARD INN
7. BRUNSKILL Thomas/Head/M/57/farmer, innkeeper/Yks/Hawes
BRUNSKILL Edward John/son/U/20/quarryman/Yks/Hawes
Below is an OS map from 1895.
20 APR 1898 POLICE RECORDS ALICE BRUNSKILL
31 MARCH 1901 CENSUS ALICE BRUNSKILL
35. Boars Inn
BRUNSKILL Alice/Head/W/67/Inn keeper/own acct/Yks/Burtersett
BRUNSKILL Jane/sis-in-law/S/57/living on own means/Yks/Gayle
SCOTT Dinah/serv/S/18/dom serv/Yks/Hawes
31 JAN 1909 POLICE RECORDS SIMON BRUNSKILL
2 APR 1911 CENSUS There is a SIMON BRUNSKILL listed as a FARMER
But no mention of a pub.
4 FEB 1921 SIMON BRUNSKILL Landlord. William Pilkington of Blackburn Owner. No application for renewal of licence at General Annual Licensing Meeting at Leyburn.
CLOSED 5 APRIL 1921