Remarkable life story of Swan’s ‘rude rogue’

Peter Caro
Peter Caro

THE ‘loveable rogue’ who ran a landmark pub for nearly 25 years has died aged 88.

Peter Caro, who was landlord at The Swan in Berkhamsted, died from a stroke on Tuesday, December 20.

The Swan in years gone by.

The Swan in years gone by.

His funeral was held at the Chilterns Crematorium in Amersham yesterday.

Daughter Candace Pitkin, 60, from Berkhamsted, said: “He was a big character, a loveable rogue and a very honourable man with a very generous nature.”

Read the full story in the Gazette this week.