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Towcester Public Houses in 1877 and 1898 (by name)
The following is a list (sorted by the name of the Pub) of Public House landlords and landladies in Towcester and the surrounding area. The 1877 information was obtained from the the Post Office Directory and that for 1898 was extracted from the Kelly's Directory of 1898.

Pub nameLocation1877 Landlord / Landlady1898 Landlord / Landlady
The AlbionTowcesterJames PeasnellWilliam Reeve
The Barley MowPaulespuryJames HoltonSarah Harris
The Bear InnTowcesterRichard CrowHarry Chapman
The Boat InnStoke Bruerne-Mrs A Woodward
The BootEastcoteWilliam BaseleyWilliam Baseley
The Bricklayers ArmsPury EndWilliam CooperMrs Henry Howard
The BullBrackley Road, Towcester-Mrs J.S.Batchelor
The BullPark Street, TowcesterHarriott Mayo-
The BullWappenhamHenry StantonHenry Stanton
The Butchers ArmsGreens NortonJohn LeesonJohn Pargiter
The ChequersWappenhamAlfred Davies-
The Coffee PotYardley GobionJ. GregoryWilliam Smith
The CompassesSilverstoneRichard LinnellMrs Caroline Rush
The CrownLois WeedonRichard GulliverAmos G Leadbetter
The CrownHigh Street, TowcesterJohn MayJohn E Webb
The DolphinHigh Street, TowcesterElizabeth MartinJohn Rigby
The Folly HouseTowcesterGeorge PowellGeorge Peasnell
The Fox & HoundsWhittleburyJohn TuckerMrs E Rawdon
The GeorgeMaidfordJohn ChambersJohn Chambers
The George & DragonFosters BoothJoseph RushG Redley
The GreyhoundBlakesleyJoseph BullArthur Jones
The Hesketh ArmsRailway Station, TowcesterW.H.WoodingSamuel D Roddis
The HorseshoeShutlangerFrancis SturdgesJohn Denny
The HorseshoeWappenhamJohn GreenGeorge Stanton
The Nelsons ArmsHigh Street, TowcesterWilliam AbbottGeorge B Rolfe
The New InnAbthorpeWilliam Evans-
The Old CrownAshtonHenry WildingGeorge Shakeshaft
The PeacockHigh Street, TowcesterBennett Sharp-
The PloughAldertonHumphrey BlissJoel Foster
The PloughHigh Street, TowcesterEdward MeadsHerbert Johnson
The PloughShutlangerJohn BattamsGeorge Bignell
The Plough InnPaulespuryJames RushJames Rush
The Pomfret ArmsHigh Street, TowcesterJohn Tunnard-
The Red LionFosters Booth-George F Hefford
The Red LionBlakesleyThomas ChapmanRichard Martin
The Red LionGreens NortonDavid MatthewsGeorge A King
The RoseAscotLangton WatsonThomas Liddington
The Royal OakSlaptonThomas S HindsCharles Brown
The Royal OakBlakesley-Chas E Wilson
The Stocking FrameAbthorpeJames HinsonAlfred Shepherd
The SwanHigh Street, TowcesterCaroline LabrumWilliam Upchurch
The Talbot InnHigh Street, TowcesterJoseph HighamCharles Sanders
The White HorseSilverstoneMartha LiddingtonRobert Williams
The WheatsheafHigh Street, TowcesterSarah BurchellJames Peasnell
The WheatsheafAdstoneWilliam BootWilliam Boot
The White HartPark Street, TowcesterMrs Henry WebbCharles Willis
Research by Barrie Denny.
28th September 2003

  1. The Post Office Directory of Northamptonshire, 1877. Edited by E.R.Kelly.
  2. Kelly's Directory of Northamptonshire, 1898.
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