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 11/04/2015
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)