My grandparents and later my uncle had a pub in North Weald...I think they moved there after the war.. Alf & Flo Mortimer. and later their son Alf Mortimer..I seem to think it was the King's Head but I could be mistaken....I remember it had an orchard at the back of it.. My mum, Iris Garofalo, was also a WAAF stationed at North Weald during the war...including when it was hit by the Luftwaffe.
My family moved from Moreton to North Weald in 1939, I was 9 year old at the time. My father was called Thomas Yeldham and became the local cobbler, my mother was called Maud. While still at school I had a Saturday job at Churches Butchers, then when i left school at 14 I went ...Read full memory
My father-in-law was a landlord of a large pub in Paddington, The Artesian, a pub then owned by Charrington who were a large London brewer. In 1957 they published a book titled A Brewers Progress 1757-1957 which was given to members of staff and those connected to the brewery trade.As I have inherited ...Read full memory