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Links to the Outside World
Chapel Books of Monmouthshire has a number of deeds relating to pubs and inns. Bill Lloyd the proprietor will gladly search through his stock for items of interest to you.
Alan Roulstone (1918-1989) was an artist who specialised in sketches of pubs throughout the country. His work included many illustrated books. I would highly recommend that you visit the website dedicated to the man and his work. Publications are available.
Exeterbeerglass by Stuart Callon - Imaginative website with quite a quantity of bygone pubs. Lots of details.
Campaign for Real Ale – Historic Pub Interiors
The Tiles and Architecture Ceramics Society. TACS has a page specialising in pub tiles and shows some great examples of tiled pubs.
Origin Search is a new service from Origins.net which allows searching, via a single search request, of millions of web pages containing genealogy data. By entering a surname, and any other relevant information such as forename, year, place of birth, residence, the search engine will link you directly to sites where that name and information appears.
Black Horse Inn by Valerie Martin - excellent photo album -
Warwickshire pubs extracted from 1870's directories visit via Pickard's
of Warwickshire Genealogy -
Old pubs around Hatfield Forest -
Closed pubs in Wolverhampton by Wolverhampton History and Heritage Society -
Coaching Inns - part of the huge Regency website - http://homepages.ihug.co.nz/~awoodley/carriage/inns.html
The Stage Coaches of Great Britain -
The village of Staple in Kent has 3 pubs, read their history -
‘Welcome to Wakefield’ website - some nice history pages including pubs - welcome.to/wakefield
A look at how inns, taverns, alehouses and pubs have appeared in literature from Chaucer to the present day -
Essex Pubs by Ian Hunter who unfortunately died in September 2003 - www.essexpubs.net/
Hull Pubs – Large and extensive site – Truly inspirational!
Pubs of Warrington Photos mainly.
Victorian London Taverns, Inns and Public Houses Part of the GenDocs website – Genealogical Research in England & Wales.
Old Pubs and Inns of Sandwich Part of the excellent website for this Kentish town.
Spon End and Chapelfields Heritage Pub Trail One mile, 14 pubs, 300 years. The 'Golden Mile' from St John's Church to the top of Craven Street contains the oldest and the best pubs in Coventry.
Colchester Pubs Colchester Pubs
Ideal start for anyone visiting this
Westgate Run A
Inn Sign Society The ONLY place to visit for info on the history of pub signs.
Gloucestershire pubs is a website devoted to the history of pubs and breweries in the county. Superb site by Geoff Sandles
Master public house, High Street, Warmley,
Norfolk Public houses Superb website with extensive details on Norfolk’s pubs.
Rotherham Pubs & Licensees The place to find pub photos and their licensees.
Campaign for Real Ale (Local Branch Websites)
East Lancashire CAMRA has a website that has a Pub Heritage page which is worth a look.
Norwich & Norfolk CAMRA have an extensive website.
Chesterfield CAMRA publish a newsletter called ‘InnSpire’ and it’s Archive contains some profiles and histories of some local pubs.
North London CAMRA. Their website has a large database of local pubs.
Kent CAMRA has links to the rest of the county’s individual Branches. There is also a link to their Pub Preservation page.
Surrey CAMRA has links to other parts of the county.
Croydon & Sutton (London) CAMRA
Isle of Wight CAMRA. Lots of links to local pubs.
Doncaster CAMRA. Large and informative website. Also the Donny Drinker is online, their local newsletter
Huddersfield & District CAMRA Excellent website with lots of information. Also includes details of 'The Meeting Place - a Guide to the past history of Huddersfield & District Pubs’
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