History of the Vine Inn at Wombourne in the county of Staffordshire. Research is augmented with photographs, details of licensees, stories of local folklore, census data, newspaper articles and a genealogy connections section for those studying their family history.


Vine Inn
Vine Inn

Some History of this Pub
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Wombourne - Vine Inn [2004]

Wombourne - Ye Olde Tree [c.1911]

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Related Newspaper Articles
Lichfield Mercury : October 23rd 1914 Page 8.

Licensees of this Pub
1851 Elon Pyatt [looking after]

1851 - Greyound is Daniel Corns

1861 - Henry Edwards and Butcher
Greyhound is William Jackson

1872 - Henry Edwards
1880 - Henry Edwards and Farmer

1900 - Henry Deans
1912 - Henry Deans
1932 - George Glover

1950 Advertisement for Mitchell's & Butler's

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Genealogy Connections
If you have a genealogy story or query regarding the Vine Inn you can contact me and I will post it here in addition to including your message within the website pages for Staffordshire Genealogy.

Mitchell's and Butler's Logo


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Inn Sign
Inn Sign for the Vine Inn at Wombourne [2004]
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Links to other Websites
Wombourne Net

Marcus Aurelius
“We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne.”
Marcus Aurelius

Work in Progress

Drinkers by Adriaen Brouwer

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Newspaper Articles
Lichfield Mercury : July 17th 1891 Page 8.

Lichfield Mercury : December 19th 1941 Page 4.

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Mitchell's and Butler's Family Ale

Biere le Nectar des Dieux

Mitchell's and Butler's Brew XI Beer Mat

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Beer and Pipe Smoker

Bar Parlour Stained Glass

Tap Room Etched Glass


Pub Drinkers between the Wars

Rural Drinkers outside the Pub

The Young Barmaid by Charles Sillem Lidderdale

Drinking Celebrations

Le Bock by Picasso [1901]

Beer is Best

Best Room and Snug

Edwardian Barman

Bar Etched Glass

Drinking in the Snug


Wartime Drinkers

Victorian Barmaid

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Public Bar Stained Glass

Woman Serving Beer

Brewery Buildings