History of the Talbot Hotel on Colley Gate in 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.



 

Talbot Hotel
Talbot Hotel

Some History of this Pub
The Talbot Hotel and brewery.

The Talbot Hotel and Colley Lane at Cradley [c.1928]

The Talbot Hotel on Colley Gate at Cradley [c.1962]

 

 

Talbot Hotel on Colley Gate at Cradley [1974]
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The Chainmaker and Rolls Royce at Colley Gate in Cradley [2002]

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Licensees of this Pub
1875 - 1886 William Oliver
1886 - Frank and William Oliver
1896 - Frank Oliver
1916 - Frank Oliver
1921 - Llewellyn Robinson
1924 - Thomas F. H. Chambers
1928 - John H. Porter
1932 - Thomas James Banks
1936 - Thomas Henry Roper
1940 - Thomas Bills

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

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Quotation
Samuel Johnson
I have heard him assert, that a tavern chair was the throne of human felicity.
Samuel Johnson

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

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