Blunham Pubs : The Oak

By Bill Exley

The Oak, c1914
91 High Street, 2001
Landlords & Tenants
 
Thomas Winters - buys The Oak for £100 - and also 1st. Licence
1849-1872
George Thomas, - now Simpsons of Baldock - Brewers
1872-1884
Thomas Winters - as records show , (again) - Son ?
1884-1899
Arthur James Nears . - (Also recalled as 'The Generous Briton' by locals during my researches in th 1980's, - but unverified to date)
1899-1901
Charles Gamer
1901-1903
Geo. Battle (a one armed man) 1903-1907
Now a Blunham Population of 603 - Served by the 8 Pubs in -
1909
Geo. Henry Davey (now The Oak , name change unproven) 1907-1910
Thom Stevens, now we have Wells & Winch / Brewers 1910-1914
Archibald and May Hull 1914-1924
Hector Rawlins 1924-1928
Annie & Harry, (Henry) Lovell - with daughter Betty (born, Sheffield 1920) 1928-1958
Annie Lovell 1957-1958
The Oak now calls - "Last orders please" and closes down , then we have : > 15/9/1958
 

Mr and Mrs Jack White (nee Lovell) - Later on they move into a Large red bricked house he had built for them, further along the High Street., opp. The Salutation Pub.

c1984

MISC, OR FOOD FOR THOUGHT

The Old Oak Tree, or the Tree of Knowledge, it can Live to over 1,200 to 1,500 years


Last Revision made by Bill Exley on - / - 19th Sept -2022

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