Some history of the Gunmakers' Arms on Bridge Street West at Hockley in Birmingham in Warwickshire


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The Gunmakers' Arms was opened as a beer house and located on the north side of Bridge Street West, between Summer Lane and Hospital Street.The tavern was only a few doors away from the Red Rover.

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More information on the Gunmakers' Arms on Bridge Street West to follow. I probably created the page as I had a link to the Gunmakers' Arms 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 Gunmakers' Arms. There is information on Birmingham dotted around the website - click here for a suitable starting place.

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Licensees of the Gunmakers' Arms

1871 - Edwin Taylor
1886 - Frederick Pick
1893 - C. H. Vale
1894 - H. Shakespeare
Note : this is not a complete list of licensees for this pub.

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Related Newspaper Articles

"Frederick Pick, manager of the Gunmakers' Arms, Bridge Street West, was charged with assaulting Police-Constable Priddy [63 D] on the 27th of June. Priddy and Police-Constable Saokell [80C], on the evening in question, went to the Gunmakers' Arms to arrest a man named Samuel Everett, who was wanted on several charges. Saokell took Everett into custody, but as he behaved violently Priddy was about to lend assistance, when Pick interfered. He said, "Let the chap go," and pushed the officer on one side. A crowd collected, and Everett was rescued. A fine of £5. and costs was inflicted."
"Rescuing A Prisoner"
Birmingham Daily Post : July 7th 1886 Page 3

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