Origin of pub names

The little-known origins behind the names of these 22 pubs in the Portsmouth area

PORTSMOUTH is not a city that is short on pubs, with more drinking establishments than you can shake a stick at.

Friday, 12th April 2019, 2:14 pm
Updated Thursday, 14th November 2019, 11:57 am

But while the names of plenty of these places are self explanatory, like the Isambard Kingdom Brunel, others can leave you scratching your head. Here are the origins behind 22 of the pubs in the city and surrounding area. 

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