William and Martha Hill were running this Upper Gornal
beer house in the early-mid 1850's. The couple later kept the Vine Inn at
Posted on 6th January 2012
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1851 - William Hill
1857 - William Hill
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Ancient Manor of Sedgley
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Sedgley Local History Society
"I've developed into quite a swan. I'm one of those people that will
probably look better and better as I get older - until I drop dead of beauty.”
"On Saturday evening the dwelling house of William Hill, retail brewer, near
Upper Gornal, was entered by the bed room window, and about £12, in gold and
silver, one gold ring, and a silver lever watch and chain attached, stolen.
There are already two men in custody on suspicion of being concerned in the
robbery, but the property has not been found. They will be brought before the
Magistrates tomorrow. During the previous night there was stolen from a cottage,
being erected near the Park Hall, about 70lbs, of lead spouting, the property of
Lord Ward. The thieves are still at large."
"A Series of
Daily Post 14th December 1857