Although the government has now allowed pubs to reopen, many are still unable to do so safely, while most if not all are only able to accommodate limited numbers of customers. Many of them are still reliant on providing takeaway food and/or drinks. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.
If you can give any of our pubs some support through these difficult times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support as possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.
closed 13th May 1925
grid reference TM 102 747
The Falcon was closed in 1925 as part of a scheme to reduce the number of alcohol licenses.
Family history research has revealed that in 1881, my great, great, great grandfather lived in the village. The 1881 census shows that his cottage was on The Common next to The Falcon P.H. I visited the site recently and there is indeed a Falcon Cottage standing next to where my ancestor lived and maybe the building which once did service as the pub. It stands on the north side of the road from Yaxley, mid-way between the railway crossing and the T-junction at the end of Mellis Road. There is an area of common land to the north of this road and the Falcon P.H…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
Closure date from Hartismere licensing records.
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.