[This document comes from Helena Wojtczak's English Social History: Women of Nineteenth-Century Hastings and St.Leonards. An Illustrated Historical Miscellany, which the author has graciously shared with readers of the Victorian Web. Click on the title to obtain the original site, which has additional information.]

Female Publicans, 1766-1840

The George, 120 All Saints' street

Female Publicans, 1840s

The Bull is a seventeenth-century coaching inn built next to the ruins of St Mary Bulverhythe, a fifteenth-century church, on the main road between Hastings and Bexhill. It still exists.

Female Publicans, 1870s


Gender History

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