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Railway Arms, 58 Church Street, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

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The Batchworth Arms, was formerly the Railway Arms at 58 Church Street, Rickmansworth Herts. 1866-1994. It was built from three cottages being knocked into one shortly after the opening of the Rickmansworth ( Church Street ) station situated opposite. The station closed in 1952 and was taken over by a printing firm and eventually the site was redeveloped for housing thus breaking the connection with the Railway and the pub.
The pub took on the name of the local area and became the Batchworth Arms or the ' Batch' as it was known colloquilly.
The pictures show a painting of the pub shortly before it closed and the day it was demolished in 1994

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Batchworth Arms, Church Street - in 1994

Batchworth Arms, Church Street - in 1994

Batchworth Arms, Church Street - just after demolition in 1994

Batchworth Arms, Church Street - just after demolition in 1994

Both kindly provided by Simon Madden


Residents at this address

1866/Mortimer Smith/Railway Arms/../../Post Office Directory

1881/James Bunce/Publican/60/Chalfont, Buckingham/Census
1881/Ann Bunce/Wife/50/Rickmansworth, Hertford/Census
1881/Samuel Aiston/Son, Engineer & Millwright/34/Somerset/Census
1881/Sarah Aiston/Daughter/34/Rickmansworth, Hertford/Census
1881/Matilda H Aiston/Grand Daughter/1/Rickmansworth, Hertford/Census
1881/Charles Reading/Lodger, Painter/42/Watford, Hertford/Census

1882/Jas Bunce/../../../Post Office Directory

1886/Jas Bunce/../../../Post Office Directory

1890/Mrs Ann Bunce/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Ann Bunce/Licensed Victualler, Widow/60/Rickmansworth, Herts/Census
1891/Samuel Aiston/Son in Law, Millwright Engineer/42/Wookey Hole, Somerset/Census
1891/Sarah Aiston/Daughter/44/Rickmansworth, Herts/Census
1891/Matilda H Aiston/Grand Daughter/11/Rickmansworth, Herts/Census
1891/Sarah A Aiston/Grand Daughter/9/Rickmansworth, Herts/Census
1891/Beatrice E Aiston/Grand Daughter/7/Rickmansworth, Herts/Census
1891/James G Aiston/Grandson/5/Rickmansworth, Herts/Census
1891/Samuel B Aiston/Grandson/4/Rickmansworth, Herts/Census

1899/Mrs Ann Bunce/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Charles H Wells/Licensed Victualler/46/Kensington, London/Census
1901/Martha Wells/Wife/46/Paddington, London/Census
1901/Percy H Wells/Son, Bar Assistant/18/Kensington, London/Census
1901/Mary J Green/Visitor, Laundress/35/Kensington, London/Census
1901/Caroline Green/Visitor, Laundress/28/Kensington, London/Census

1902/Charles Wells/../../../Post Office Directory

1908/Percy H Wells/../../../Post Office Directory

1912/Percy H Wells/../../../Post Office Directory

1922/Mrs E Hearsum/../../../Post Office Directory

1929/W Hearsum/../../../Post Office Directory

1933/Jn T Windle/../../../Post Office Directory

1937/Jn T Windle/../../../Post Office Directory


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