History of Well Street in Hockley in Birmingham in the county of Warwickshire.


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Some history on Well Street

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Brummagem Boozers

List of Pubs

Bricklayers' Arms
Justice Tavern
New Inn

Wartime Advertisement for John Wilson and Sons of Well Street Hockley [1939]

Ansell's Bitterman - You Can't Beat 'Em

Genealogy Connections

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Atkinson's Ales

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Birmingham City Council
Birmingham History Forum
Birmingham Places and Place Names
Carl Chinn Archive
Handsworth History
Ladywood Past and Present
Perry Barr and Beyond
Winson Green to Brookfields

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Mitchell's and Butler's Traditional Cask Ales

Dare's - Perfect Beer

Ansell's Mild Playing Card

Mitchell's and Butler's Special Ale

Davenport's Traditionally Brewed Ales

Atkinson's Punch Stout

Be an Ansell's Bitterman

Mitchell's and Butler's - Good Honest Beer [1950 Advertisement]

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Thomas Fuller

"We never know the worth of water till the well is dry."
Thomas Fuller

Newspaper Articles

"A notification has been received by Mrs. A. Coley, 61 Well Street, Hockley, of the death of her son, Private Walter Coley, R. War. Regt. (T. F.), who has died from wounds received in action. Mrs. Coley, who is widow, has two more sons, William and Frederick, fighting in France. Before the war the deceased worked for Joseph Lucas Ltd., Great King Street."
"Local Roll of Honour"
Birmingham Mail : June 15th 1016 Page 3.