Some history of the Anchor Inn
More information on the Anchor Inn in Bradford Street to follow. I probably created the page as I had a link to the Anchor Inn from another page. When building the site it is easier to place links as they crop up rather than go back later on. I realise this is frustrating if you were specifically looking for information on the Anchor Inn. There is information on Birmingham dotted around the website - click here for a suitable starting place.
Licensees of this pub
1983 - 2016 Gerard Keane
Note : this is not a complete list of licensees for this pub.
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Related Newspaper Articles
"Appearing before Messrs. J. Watson and R. Heaton, were a trio of precocious juveniles, Benjamin Clayton and Thomas Childs, both of Lozells,
and James Salt, of Witton, all about 12 years of age, were charged with being unlawfully in possession of a pony, worth £8., belonging to Thomas Burton, Anchor Inn,
Bradford Street, Birmingham. On Tuesday night the last the pony was secured in a field belonging to Mr. Quincey, of Perry Barr. During the same evening the boys broke the
heavy gate from its hinges and led the horse away. On the following day they alternately rode the animal for amusement, and while thus engaged they were discovered by
Police Constable Passey, who was in quest of them. The Magistrates ordered them to be imprisoned for seven days, and to receive twelve strokes each with a birch
"West Bromwich Petty Sessions"
Birmingham Daily Post : February 25th 1873