Harpenden pub history index
The only other mention of the Bird in hand was an refused application (for the fourth time) for a license by Mr Bassil, the freehold owner. This was in about 1866, and mentioned in the Hertford Mercury and Reformer
Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Hertfordshire .
Residents at this address
1871/Edward Hawkins/Plasterer/55/St Helliers, Jersey/Census
1871/Ann Hawkins/Wife/55/St Georges, Middlesex/Census
1871/George Hawkins/Son, Plasterer/18/Pimlico, Middlesex/Census
1871/George Parsons/Boarder, Ag Labourer/30/../Census