Inns & Beerhouses in 1854


From Craven's 1854 Directory for Hertfordshire

[including Northchurch]

Hotels, Inns & Taverns

Castle, Taylor William, Castle street

Cow Roast, Landon Thomas, Northchurch

Crooked Billet, Rance Mary, Northchurch

Crown, (commercial), King John, High street

Five Bells, Rickett Thomas, High street

George Inn, Manton Martha, Northchurch

Goat, (commercial), Morgan William, High street

Grey Mare, Bedford Samuel, Northchurch

King's Arms, Softlaw Joseph, (commercial inn and posting house), omnibus to meet the trains

One Bell, Rance William, High street

Railway. Tavern, Gould William, Castle street

Red Lion, Simmons Charles, High street

Swan, (commercial), Lane John Edward, High street

Beer Retailers

.Bird William, Mill street

Blackwell Matthew, Martins Pond

Catherall Charlotte, Frithesden

Duncomb Ann, High street

Eames George, Bourne End

Gilmore John, Bourne End

Heading William Henry, High street

King Martha, New Road, Northchurch

Lewin John, Bourne End

Loader Frederick, High street

Lovett Martha, High street

Margrave George, Castle street

Oliffe Edward, High street

Phillips William, High street

Putman Mary, Gossoms end

Saunders William, Northchurch

Simmons Mary, High street

Turton William, Dugwell, Northchurch


Headley Alfred & Charles Frederick, High street

Iggelden James, High street

Lane John Edward, High street




In 1995 the following pubs, etc., known to exist in 1854 were recorded


Bull - First recorded 1839 but not listed above  but probably a beer house in 1854

Crooked Billet - First recorded 1753

Crown - First recorded 1734 and changed names several times, in 1995 Cheerleaders

Crystal Palace - First recorded 1839 as beer house but rebuilt and renamed circa 1854

George - First recorded 1853

Goat - First recorded 1782

Grey Mare - First recorded 1806

Kings Head - First recorded c1716

Swan (Northchurch) - First recorded 1772, beer house in 1854, later renamed George & Dragon

Hertfordshire Inns & Public Houses

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