History of The Broadstone at Cradley in the county of Worcestershire. 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.



Some History of this Pub
The Broadstone at Two Gates in Cradley.

The Broadstone at Cradley [2004]

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Licensees of this Pub
1972 - 1975 Sidney Cowley
1975 - 1984 Stephen Paul Jackson
1984 - Leslie Piggott

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Genealogy Connections
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William Shenstone
"Whoe'er has travelled life's dull round,
Where'er his stages may have been,
May sigh to think he still has found,
The warmest welcome at an inn.
William Shenstone

Links to other Websites
Black Country Bugle
Black Country Gob
Black Country Society
Cradley Links
Cradley Links - Original Site

Newspaper Articles





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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

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Public Bar Stained Glass

Woman Serving Beer

Brewery Buildings