Woman Born In A Pub Returns To Taste First Pint

A teenager has travelled 4,678 miles (7,527km) to have her first legal drink in the British pub where she was unexpectedly born 18 years ago.

Isobel Casey’s mother Nicola went into labour at the Hartford Mill pub in Wyton, Cambridgeshire, on 14 February 2002.

The family moved to Vancouver, Canada, in 2006, but always vowed to return to mark the coming-of-age moment.

Her dad Neil said: “She’ll have a pint of Greene King IPA. It’s our heritage.”

Mrs Casey, then a nurse at Papworth Hospital, had been having coffee with friends in the pub when she experienced a “really strong contraction”, Mr Casey said.

When he arrived there was “panicking in the car park” as her waters broke, but they managed to carefully get his wife indoors.

Isobel, the couple’s second child, was born next to the toddler ball pit.


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