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The Norfolk Chronicle refers to a Bury pub called the Wool Packet in August 1781. Was this the same as the Woolpack?
The Woolpack name may be a reference to the earlier inn listed in the Meat Market on this site?
My mother in laws parents ran the Everards hotel. They were called Tom and Lucy Butcher. Regards Nige Cryer
Today the building is used as retail premises. It's reported that when the current Pizza Hut was being set up, no fewer than seventeen wells were found behind the premises.
last updated 27/12/2012
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)