Village Pubs

The Forest King
The Forest King

The original Forest King public house built around 1867. It burnt down and was later replaced by the current building. Here members of the cricket club are seen outside, the pub was used as a clubhouse for many years until a pavilion was erected nearby.1900. Courtesy of Billie Hockley

The Forest King
The Forest King

The arrival of a double decker bus outside The Forest King was quite an event. Among the local lads photographed are George Sims (by the radiator), Len Saunders (by the front wheel) and Jabez (Acre) Cannon (on board at the rear). Circa 1920.Courtesy of Billie Hockley

The Volunteer Arms
The Volunteer Arms

Morris dancers outside the Volunteer Arms

The Forest King
The Forest King

The original Forest King public house built around 1867. It burnt down and was later replaced by the current building. Here members of the cricket club are seen outside, the pub was used as a clubhouse for many years until a pavilion was erected nearby.1900. Courtesy of Billie Hockley

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