The history and families of Turvey in Bedfordshire, England

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Public houses and coaching inns provided much needed refreshment to travellers and residents alike.  Turvey had a number of pubs and inns and this page will tell you more about them and their keepers.

Early Inkeepers

The following are noted in the Parish Registers as being inn keepers.

Robert Eyles - victualler, buried 6 Sep 1812, aged 65

John Sanders - poulterer and former victualler buried 12 May 1800

Martin Coles - victualler, buried 11 April 1786

Sarah Cunningham, widow buried 27 March 1771 'who kept the Tinker'

Robert Saunders - victualler, buried 27 April 1749

Hugh Gilloway - victualler, buried 9 Oct 1729

Richard Brice - victualler, buried 21 November 1706

John Walthrop - victualler, buried 30 September 1760

Turvey Pubs & Inns

The Three Cranes

Ye Three Fyshes

Kings Arms

The Tinker of Turvey

The Railway Swan

In the Post Office directory of 1864, Richard Longland was listed as a ‘beer retailer’.