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Towcester Public Houses in 1877 and 1898 (by location)
The following is a list (sorted by village) 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 Kellys Directory of 1898.

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