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Fighting Cocks, Abbey Mill Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire

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This ancient pub was most recently re-built in 1599 and is believed to have been founded in 793. Prior to 1800 it was called the Round House. It is a contender for the title of 'Oldest Pub in England'. ***

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Hertfordshire . The Hertfordshire listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Ye Old Fighting Cocks, St Albans

Ye Old Fighting Cocks, St Albans

Kindly provided by Colleen

Fighting Cocks, St Albans - postcard

Fighting Cocks, St Albans - postcard

Fighting Cocks, Abbey Mill Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire. - circa 1905

Fighting Cocks, Abbey Mill Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire. - circa 1905

Fighting Cocks, Abbey Mill Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire. - in 1958

Fighting Cocks, Abbey Mill Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire. - in 1958

Kindly provided by Ray Carter

Fighting Cocks, 16 Abbey Mill Lane, St Albans - in June 2008

Fighting Cocks, 16 Abbey Mill Lane, St Albans - in June 2008

All kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1861/Lavina Hannel/Publican/52/St Michaels, Hertfordshire/Census ****
1861/Jarvis Arnold/Tailor/24/St Albans, Hertfordshire/Census
1861/Emma Arnold/Bonnet Sewer/24/St Albans, Hertfordshire/Census
1861/James Arnold/Son/2/St Albans, Hertfordshire/Census
1861/Emma Plummer/Bonnet Sewer/26/St Albans, Hertfordshire/Census
1861/Mary A Smith/Cotton Weaver/34/Redbourn, Hertfordshire/Census
1861/Frederic Groom/Labourer/35/Redbourn, Hertfordshire/Census

1866/Mrs Lavinia Hannell/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1871/Henry Burchell/Publican/42/Burry, Sussex/Census ****
1871/Hannah Burchell/Wife/38/Dunstable, Bedfordshire/Census
1871/Clement G Burchell/Son/11/Woolwich, Kent/Census
1871/Ann E Burchell/Daughter/10/Hamborough, Yorkshire/Census
1871/Ellen Burchell/Daughter/8/Hull, Yorkshire/Census
1871/Emily Burchell/Daughter/7/Hull, Yorkshire/Census
1871/Walter Burchell/Son/5/Lewes, Sussex/Census
1871/Joseph Burchell/Son/3/Argyllshire, Scotland/Census

1882/William Fisher/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1886/William Fisher/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1890/Amos Belton/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/Amos Belton/Licensed Victualler, Widow/47/Westham, Kent/Census ****

1899/Cecil Gray Mayhew/../47/Westham, Kent/Kelly's Hertfordshire Directory **

1901/Terence Maguire/Licensed Victualler/47/Ireland/Census ****
1901/Ellen Maguire/Wife/40/Weeley, Essex/Census
1901/Hetty Nunn/Niece/9/Raveningham, Norfolk/Census

1902/Terence Maguire/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1908/Terence Maguire/../../../Kellys Directory ***

1912/Terence Maguire/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1922/Terence Maguire/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1926/Terence Maguire/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1929/Terence Maguire/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1933/Mrs Olive R Cullen/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1937/Mrs Olive R Cullen/../../../Post Office Directory ****


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**** Provided By Kevan

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