Some history of the Britannia Inn on Brearley Street at Hockley in Birmingham in Warwickshire

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The Britannia Inn was opened as a beer house and located at No.91 [pre-street numbering changes of 1883-4] on the south side of Brearley Street West, near the junction of Well Street. This house seems to have been re-named to the Rose and Crown, a bit confusing as there was already a house of that name in the thoroughfare.

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More information on the Britannia Inn on Brearley Street to follow. I probably created the page as I had a link to the Britannia 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 Britannia Inn. There is information on Birmingham dotted around the website - click here for a suitable starting place.

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Licensees of the Britannia Inn

1865 - John Wilson
1868 - George Littlewood
1883 - Thomas Baker
Note : this is not a complete list of licensees for this pub.

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Related Newspaper Articles

"On Monday or Tuesday last, from a bedroom at the Britannia beer house, Brearley Street, a gold Geneva watch, with gold chain and heart-shaped locket, set with three blue stones, a gold Albert guard, with seal, three gold pins, a dress ring, and three white studs, with gold edges were stolen."
"Robberies"
Birmingham Daily Gazette : October 24th 1862 Page 3

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