Pub History Disney World

Pub History Disney World Our English pubs are more riddled with history than they are with woodworm. However, as with all histories, we need to ask critical questions about what we believe versus what is actually real. In the words ‘Pub History Disney...

Is Pub History Real History?

Is pub history real history? The essence of this question concerns the historical importance of pubs within the discourse of history. Meaning that we are questioning if pubs are more than places where people go to drink alcohol. Whilst to all people fascinated by pub...

Old London Pub Lost to Property Development

Old London Pub Lost to Property Development Going down the pub When you find an old London pub somewhere in the historical archives you don’t always know if it is still alive or not. Pub culture in London and the UK is a very specific idiosyncrasy of British culture...

Uncovering the past

The Old Scrapbook is an archive of clips, articles, photographs, and postcards about pub history in 1950s England.  Each page delivers fascinating questions and reveals a time just before the world of real ale came under attack from corporate mergers and acquisitions....

Comparative Mythology as Method

Comparative Mythology as MethodThe following post is an introduction to looking at Comparative Mythology as a study method and considering the structure of its possible methodologies. The purpose of this post is to lead on to an article and create a discussion about...

Cheapside Cross in 1547

Cheapside Cross in 1547 from page 313 of Old and New London by Walter Thornbury Volume I published in 1897 by Cassell & Company, Limited. The volume comes from the library collection of Jack Adams. The image carries the notation: CHEAPSIDE CROSS, AS IT APPEARED IN...