The True Britons Club

Reproduced from the Diss Express, 7 Oct 1938 (with thanks to Kevin Knights)

Percy KERRY also mentions the True Britons in his book "Notes on Farming and Rural Life in Occold" thus:

The Beaconsfield Arms was the other pub and this is now the only place still running of the shops and trades that I have mentioned. I can remember three generations of the Mills family keeping this pub - first old William Mills, then his son and then his grandson. A ''Sick Club'' known as ''The True Britons'' was run from this pub. From this men got 10 shillings per week when sick.

The above article is also interesting as it confirms that the landlord of The Beaconsfield Arms was Frederick William MILLS. We always knew it was a son of William Samuel MILLS, the previous landlord, but we didn't know which one.

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