Book Reviews & Member's Publications

Book ReviewDecoding the Morses by Eric Dore

The limited edition book covers the brewing interests of the Morse family at Lowestoft, Swaffham and Norwich. There is an illustrated appendix with details of the pubs, so far located, owned by the Lowestoft and Swaffham breweries.

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Stoke-on-Trent Pubs by Mervyn Edwards

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Book ReviewNottingham’s Lost Pubs: By Derek Henshaw and Al Atkinson

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Book ReviewThe Pubs of Hastings & St. Leonards 1800-2000 by David Russell

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Register of Licensees for Hastings & St Leonards 1500-2010 and The Swan, Hastings 1523-1943 by David Russell. Details of both can be found on David's website

Book ReviewThe Brewers and Breweries of Linlithgowshire, by Forbes Gibb

The Brewers and Breweries of Stirlingshire, by Forbes Gibb

Book ReviewStowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs by Neil Langridge & Brian A. Southgate

An account of the history of some 80 inns and beerhouses that have existed in Stowmarket and two neighbouring parishes from 16th Century to the present day.....more [Not reviewed but details of where to buy]

Book ReviewINNS and OUTS by Anthony Collis & Geoff Wellsteed

An ideal present for the cricket fan who has everything!
This book about pubs and pub signs is based wholly on cricket themes and has to be a strong candidate for some sort of book award. It's very different and boy is it addictive!....more

Book ReviewPlayed at the pub - The pub games of Britain

PHS member Arthur R Taylor has been researching pub games for nearly forty years and has recently published his ultimate work on the subject Played at the Pub - The pub games of Britain....more

Book ReviewPubs of Portsmouth from Old Photographs by Ron Brown

Poor old Pompey - the city of Portsmouth has suffered more than most....more

Book ReviewGhost Taverns: an illustrated gazetteer of haunted pubs in the North East of England
Darren W Ritson and Michael J Hallowell

If this book is right then spectral beings have a special affinity to pubs....more

Book ReviewDarts in England 1900-1939: a social history by Patrick Chaplin

If there was a Pub History Society award for the best pubby book of the year, then this would be a strong contender....more

Book ReviewAll About Pub Signs by Dorothy Nicolle

I purchased Dorothy Nicolle’s latest book All About Pub Signs in Ludlow last June....more

Book ReviewHull Pubs & Breweries (Images of England) by Paul L Gibson

Paul has produced near on 20 publications in recent years, most of which have been studies of individual pubs in Hull, although 'A Toast to the Town' covered the many pubs of nearby Beverley....more

Book ReviewThe Illustrated History of Derby’s Pubs by Maxwell Craven

This is a revised version of this comprehensive guide to Derby’s pubs, first published in 1992. It successfully records, and in the majority of cases describes every public house......more

Book ReviewImages of London: Hammersmith and Fulham Pubs by Chris Amies

Hammersmith’s best known pub is the Dove, which lies perched over the Thames near the Bridge, but the borough has hundreds of public houses....more

Book ReviewLicensed to Sell by Geoff Brandwood, Andrew Davison, and Michael Slaughter

Licensed to Sell is a beautifully illustrated publication that should be regarded as essential reading for any self respecting pub enthusiast....more

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