History of the Green Man Inn at Clifton Campville in the county of Staffordshire. Research is augmented with photographs, details of licensees, stories of local folklore, census data, newspaper articles and a genealogy connections section for those studying their family history.



 

Green Man Inn
Green Man Inn

Some History of this Pub
Externally, the 21st century Green Man Inn looks similar to the pub seen in the pre-war photograph below. A few things have inevitably changed. The garden to the right has gone - this may have served the needs of the pub at one time. Other attractive garden elements such as the old gate and the flower beds have also vanished. In 2007 a large tarmac car park filled the space between the pub and the main street passing through Clifton Campville. Although much of the original interior has been lost or covered with carpet, at least some of the room divisions are still in place. The right side of the pub has been opened out to form a large restaurant in what may have been a small parlour and the publican's living room. However, by today's standards the Green Man Inn is still a very welcoming hostelry. Furnished with a few of the older regulars, the bar makes a pleasant place to enjoy a few pints of beer.   more to follow......
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Related Newspaper Articles
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Tamworth Herald : December 10th 1904 Page 5.

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Tamworth Herald : December 8th 1883 Page 8.

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Licensees of this Pub
1860

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Ansell's Bitter - That's Better

Genealogy Connections
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Ansell's Good Old Mild

Map

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Inn Sign
Inn Sign for the Market Vaults at Tamworth [2012]
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Links to other Websites
Tamworth Borough Council

Quotation
Charles Lamb by Henry Hoppner Meyer
"If I ever marry a wife, I'll marry a landlord's daughter, For then I may sit in the bar And drink cold brandy and water.
Charles Lamb

Be an Ansell's Bitterman

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Drinkers by Adriaen Brouwer

Newspaper Articles
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Tamworth Herald : December 1st 1894 Page 8.

Ask for Ind Coope Ales and Stout [c.1930's Playing Card]

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Tamworth Herald : December 10th 1904 Page 5.

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Ansell's Bittermen - You Can't Beat Em

Ansell's Triple Gold Light Ale

Biere le Nectar des Dieux

Ansell's Mild

Ansell's - Helps You To Face Life's Little Snags

Ansell's - Ah The Better Beer

Ansell's Nut Brown Ale

Ansell's Pioneer Bitter

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Beer and Pipe Smoker

Bar Parlour Stained Glass

Tap Room Etched Glass

Cheers!

Pub Drinkers between the Wars

Rural Drinkers outside the Pub

The Young Barmaid by Charles Sillem Lidderdale

Drinking Celebrations

Le Bock by Picasso [1901]

Beer is Best

Best Room and Snug

Edwardian Barman

Bar Etched Glass

Drinking in the Snug

Barman

Wartime Drinkers

Victorian Barmaid

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Publican

Public Bar Stained Glass
 

Woman Serving Beer

Brewery Buildings