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Bury St Edmunds Royal Oak


opened 1840s

closed 1970s

3 Tayfen Rd

grid reference TL 853 649

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last updated 19/03/2015

Now demolished.

A report in the Bury & Norwich Post* in 1857 (Jan-13) 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 (Nov-20) announced the sudden death, in his 45 year, of Mr Burch of the Royal Oak, Tayfen Road.

Chris Argent tells us:

Sometime after WWI my Great Grandparents ran the Royal Oak in Tayfen Road and my dad spent some of his childhood living there.

(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)