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Over, 1886 OS

Swan Inn, High Street, Over

History of the Swan Inn, Over

Enid Porter writes in Cambridgeshire Customs and Folklore p129, about New Year’s Eve:

In Over in the last century the bell-ringers of the parish held their annual supper on New Year’s Eve in the Swan Inn. They ate roast beef and drank Hot Pot made by the publican from beer, spirits, eggs, sugar, nutmeg and milk. This was imbibed from a cow horn known as a Long Tot or a Long Tom.

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1901: Swan Inn

William Brittan, 55, farmer, b Over

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