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Railway Tavern, 8 Station Road, St Margarets, Ware, Hertfordshire

It appears that the pub bore several names during its history, among them: The Railway Tavern, The Railway Hotel, The Railway Inn and was called the "Jolly Fisherman" at the time of the Queen's coronation in 1953. ***

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Railway Tavern, 8 Station Road, St Margarets - circa 1930

Railway Tavern, 8 Station Road, St Margarets - circa 1930

Jolly Fisherman, 8 Station Road, St Margarets - Summer, 1965

Jolly Fisherman, 8 Station Road, St Margarets - Summer, 1965

Note the house to the left of the pub. My Uncle, Mr. William Heesom lived there. He managed the French & Jupps maltings located directly behind the house. The maltings were razed a number of years ago and a park now occupies the space.

Both kindly provided by Graham Pugh

Railway Tavern, 8 Station Road, St Margarets, Hertfordshire - in February 2009

Railway Tavern, 8 Station Road, St Margarets, Hertfordshire - in February 2009

Kindly provided by Stephen Harris

The following entries are in this format:

Residents at this address

1882/Mrs Chas Webb/../../../Post Office Directory

1886/Charles Massina/../../../Post Office Directory

1890/Henry Carter/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Henry Carter/Retired Schoolmaster & Publican/31/Gainsboro, Yorks/Census
1891/E Agnes Carter/Wife/32/Wymondham, Norfolk/Census
1891/F M Carter/Daughter/6/Wybread, Suffolk/Census
1891/E E Carter/Daughter/5/Pelham St Mary, Norfolk/Census
1891/W A Carter/Son/3/Pelham St Mary, Norfolk/Census
1891/Chas Sibley/Servant, gardener/23/../Census
1891/Fred Marsh/Boarder/50/London/Census
1891/Thos Robinson/Boarder, Photographer/35/Bedford, Beds/Census

1895/James Wells/../../../Post Office Directory

1899/James Pitt/../../../Kelly’s Directory **

1902/Herbert Wormell/../../../Post Office Directory

1912/Charles Wiggs/../../../Post Office Directory

1914/Charles Wiggs/../../../Post Office Directory

1922/Albert J Cotton/../../../Post Office Directory

1926/Arthur Edward Faulkner/../../../Post Office Directory

George Heesom, the publican listed from 1929 through 1939 was my grandfather. Mr. Heesom was born in Hull, Yorkshire on July 3, 1890 and died at Herne Bay, Kent, in 1968. ***

1929/Geo Heesom/../../../Post Office Directory

1933/Geo Heesom/../../../Post Office Directory

1937/Geo Heesom/../../../Post Office Directory

1939/Geo. Heesom/../../../Kelly’s Directory of Hertfordshire **

Railway Hotel, 8 Station Road, St Margarets - Christmas Card 1949 - 50

Railway Hotel, 8 Station Road, St Margarets - Christmas Card 1949 - 50

Inner leaf of the Christmas card pictured above.  Note the reference to the "Railway Inn" at the lower left. Bert & Lily are my mother and father, Mr. & Mrs. Albert E. Pugh

Inner leaf of the Christmas card pictured above.  Note the reference to the "Railway Inn" at the lower left.
Bert & Lily are my mother and father, Mr. & Mrs. Albert E. Pugh

My father was the Publican for the establishment, circa 1945 through 1954. He was born in Enfield, Middlesex on August 25, 1916 and died at Midwest City, Oklahoma, USA in 1993. ***

1945 - 1954/Mr & Mrs Albert E Pugh/../../../Family History ***


** Provided By Stephen Harris

*** Provided By Graham Pugh

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