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The Anvil

 


 
The Anvil was situated on Main Street. It was owned by the Soulby, Son & Winch brewery until 1951 when it was purchased by JW Green of Luton. This pub closed on 6th January 1966 and has now been demolished and replaced by housing.
Source: Adam Cartwright
 
My Granddad Jimmy Deans was Landlord of this pub in the 1940s . He also ran the Blacksmiths shop adjoining the pub hence the pub's name . I also know that his father my great grand father was Landlord the Rising Sun near Sutton St James in Lincolnshire. When I was a very young boy my Grandad gave me the only Soulbys Brewery crested half pint glass he had kept . I still 55 years later have that glass .
Anthony Deans (February 2017)
 

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