Last Updated  11th December 2017

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History

The Cricketers has been an Ale House since around 1850 at which time it was called ‘The Live and Let Live’.


The licence was obtained by William Barber, a carpenter by trade, on this newly built cottage.


In 1851 George Oliver, a brewer in Baldock took a mortgage on the property.


In 1864 the property was taken over by the Hitchin brewer Samuel Lucas, after which it was known as ‘The Cricketers’


More later.