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Pub History

Discussion in 'More English Resources' started by FamilyHistoryGal, May 2, 2014.

  1. FamilyHistoryGal

    FamilyHistoryGal LostCousins Member

    It covers around 16 counties in England. Handy if you have publican or licensed victualler ancestors. Good to see what these often "dead pubs" looked like

    Pub History
    • Thanks! Thanks! x 3
  2. EAnne

    EAnne Member

  3. peter

    peter Administrator Staff Member

    I've yet to visit the pub that my great-great-great-great grandparents ran - do you think they'll offer me a free pint when I tell them?
  4. Tim

    Tim Moderator Staff Member

    If you don't ask, you never get....
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  5. trebor

    trebor LostCousins Member

    Shame that it is only for the south :(
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  6. EAnne

    EAnne Member

    I should probably have explained that Hitchmoughs Black Country Pubs covers roughly the area of the present Walsall, Wolverhamapton, Sandwell and Dudley Councils (just in case there are people unsure about where the Black Country is).
  7. Bob Spiers

    Bob Spiers LostCousins Star

    Actually, having investigated further it offers a much wider scope than the south, and not only pubs I might add. As a Brummie I found a wealth of information about old Birmingham much of which is new to me, and I have explored a fair bit of Brummagem archive content in my time. So thanks FamilyHisstory Gal for posting.
  8. At home in NZ

    At home in NZ LostCousins Member

    There is a lost pubs project on line and you can use Google to see the full list of websites that contain the words 'lost pubs'.

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