Newmarket John Barleycorn
previously known as Sir John Barleycorn
last updated 21/10/2013
NOTE: Albion street no longer exists
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
John Barleycorn is usually a jocular reference to beer or ale or malt liquor and often used in verse - historically associations would be of "noble blood", usually a supporter of the crown and other traditional values.