Bury St Edmunds Royal Oakhistorical era: late 20th century
3 Tayfen Rd
grid reference TL 853 649Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 08/12/2016
A report in the Bury & Norwich Post* in 1857 (January 13th) when Thomas Balls was landlord gave him as a witness in a case of a stolen pig.
A report in the Bury & Norwich Post* in 1860 (November 20th) announced the sudden death, in his 45 year, of Mr Burch of the Royal Oak, Tayfen Road.
Sometime after WWI my Great Grandparents ran the Royal Oak in Tayfen Road and my dad spent some of his childhood living there.Chris Argent
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
(* historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)