History of the Golden Hammer on Rea Street in Digbeth at Birmingham in the county of Warwickshire

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Some history of the Golden Hammer in Rea Street

The Golden Hammer was one of three public houses on the eastern side of Rea Street between Digbeth and Bradford Street. Below is a plan dated 1889 that shows the pub, along with its neighbouring competitors for trade.

Plan Showing the location of the Coppersmiths' Arms, along with the Old Windmill Inn and Golden Hammer [1889]

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Licensees of this pub

1867 - 1868 Mrs. Jane Jepson
1878 - William Vitey
1883 - Mrs. Mary Constant Vitey
1890 - Benjamin Rushton
1892 - Patrick Glynn
1895 - William Carter
1897 - Francis Griffiths
1900 - Arthur Cureton
Note : this is not a complete list of licensees for this pub.

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Related Newspaper Articles

"Appearing before Sir John Ratcliff and Mr. T. C. S. Kynnersley, Joseph Slater of the Golden Hammer, Rea Street, was fined for having kept his house open during improper hours. He was fined 5 shillings and costs.
"Conviction of Publican"
Birmingham Journal : September 6th 1862 Page 6

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Emily Dickinson

"It is better to be the hammer than the anvil."
Emily Dickinson

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