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Topic: Re:Re:Re:Barley Mow pub
Posted by: Patrick N OConnor
Date/Time: 16/01/16 00:42:00

I worked for the Plants when I was 17 years old as an under age barman. I was paid 1 per shift and the Plants did not care about my age, their attitude was that if you could do the job, then you were old enough.

On Saturday lunch time trade, local football teams would meet in the Barley Mow before they played and the place was always packed to the rafters. Typically an order might have been 12 x light ales which cost then 12 x shillings, 60p in todays prices, mind you petrol was something like 5 gallons for a 1.
Phil Plant was a very jealous man (well according to his wife) I never understood why? His wife ran the pub because of his often strange behaviour, drink or not.
The inconsistency regarding the strenght of the spirits was a topic often discussed!
A long long time ago 53 years later.....It was quite a nice pub in most ways

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TopicDate PostedPosted By
Barley Mow pub14/01/16 20:30:00 Georgina Flint
   Re:Barley Mow pub14/01/16 23:28:00 Philippa Bond
      Re:Re:Barley Mow pub14/01/16 23:53:00 Elizabeth Jane Daley
         Re:Re:Re:Barley Mow pub15/01/16 08:01:00 Andy Pease
         Re:Re:Re:Barley Mow pub15/01/16 21:29:00 Georgina Flint
            Re:Re:Re:Re:Barley Mow pub15/01/16 23:15:00 Elizabeth Jane Daley
   Re:Barley Mow pub15/01/16 08:04:00 Philippa Bond
      Re:Re:Barley Mow pub15/01/16 09:09:00 Georgina Flint
         Re:Re:Re:Barley Mow pub16/01/16 00:42:00 Patrick N OConnor
            Re:Re:Re:Re:Barley Mow pub16/01/16 16:08:00 Georgina Flint
               Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Barley Mow pub16/01/16 16:41:00 Andy Pease
                  Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Barley Mow pub16/01/16 16:44:00 Richard Greenhough
                     Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Barley Mow pub16/01/16 18:10:00 Andy Pease
                     Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Barley Mow pub16/01/16 23:25:00 Robin Cox
                  Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Barley Mow pub16/01/16 22:26:00 Paul Jennings
               Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Barley Mow pub17/01/16 00:05:00 Patrick N OConnor

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