History of the Holly Bush 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.



 

Holly Bush
Holly Bush

Some History of this Pub
The Holly Bush in Cradley.

The Holly Bush on High Street at Cradley [1950]

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Licensees of this Pub
1841 - Daniel Wright
1844 - Simeon Wooldridge
1854 - Sterbert Wooldridge
1854 - Isaiah Hughes
1888 - Samuel Hughes
1896 - Thomas Proffitt
1904 - John Auden
1908 - Francis Joseph Ellis
1916 - Charles Cashmore
1924 - Frank A. Spicer
1928 - Albert Edward Cotterill
1932 - Joe William Comley
1936 - George Albert Hughson
1940 - William Henry Hickman

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Genealogy Connections
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Quotation
Alexander the Great
"I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
Alexander the Great

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

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Beer and Pipe Smoker

Bar Parlour Stained Glass

Tap Room Etched Glass

Cheers!

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

Barman

Wartime Drinkers

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Publican

Public Bar Stained Glass
 

Woman Serving Beer

Brewery Buildings