This comprehensive volume of archive images recalls the intriguing history of many of Great Yarmouth and Gorleston's pubs, some of them still trading, others long since closed or demolished.
With 200 illustrations, this outstanding collection records the many varied roles pubs have played in the social life of the area. From Lacon's Brewery, pub outings, horse drays and maltings, to evocative advertisements from the nineteenth century, each image offers an insight into the popularity and changing role of local pubs. Some of the pubs featured include the Dukes Head as a starting point for stagecoaches, the Feathers for its facilities for market traders, the Queens Arms as the headquarters of the model yacht club and the Marine for its association with oysters, to mention but a few.
This book is essential reading for all those interested in the history of Great Yarmouth and Gorleston and will bring back nostalgic memories of the town in times past.