Welcome to www.worthingpubs.com, dedicated to researching the history of our local pubs.

This study is ongoing and we welcome contributions, stories, pictures etc that will expand our knowledge and bring back memories of times past.
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Yes it's hard to believe these are the same pub. The first building dates back to around 1835. The back of the building may have been used as a mortuary at sometime. The landlord in the picture, is probably Henry Cooper.


There was a time when it was surrounded by houses, now it stands isolated between modern buildings.

1839 - John Levett
1851 - Edward Booker
1856 - Robert Cooper (known as Richmond Place)
1859 - J Hoare
1866 - Henry Cooper
1899 - Henry Cooper
1909 Thomas Butcher / James Butcher
1939 - Glad & Harry
 (one week before war broke out)
2013 Jason Mathews (November)
2015 - Steve Reeve & Beth Parsons