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Golden Cross, Erdington.

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gham

Guest
Any knowledge/memories of this pub-more particularly around the years 1934/'35? My 91-year-old Mother proudly :rolleyes:informs me she was Head Barmaid here she thinks in 1935 when a Mr Mellor was Landlord. Sadly his wife died of cancer, I believe. Mr & Mrs Mellor had a son John.
 
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gham

Guest
Don't know the exact location of this pub, Donna, but am trying to find out where in Erdington it was..
 
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gham

Guest
YES it was Short Heath Rd.My Mum told me by phone today when I asked her-....
 

BazzM

master brummie
gham. If I was you I would PM another of our friends here called Astonian. What he doesnt know about pubs is not worth knowing. Hope he can help. Barry.
 
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Mossy

Guest
I used the Golden Cross and then it changed its name to Oshea's but has been closed for about ten years

Mau-reece:)
 
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gham

Guest
My interest in the Golden Cross is back in history-trying to arouse links back into the 1930s if possible!Thanks for that information, Mossy.
 

Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
might have guessed you would know that froth...lol...im sure ive got a pic of that one boarded up...will have a look....

lyn:)
 

postie

The buck stops here
Staff member
Our football team, Erdington Libs, were based at the Golen Cross. The chairman was Billy Arnold, some of the players were the Chappell brothers, Liddington,Sheppard, Wilmott, John Hewitt, Fred Pickering,Dave Arnold,Barry Toomer,etc.
This was in the 60/70s.
 
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gham

Guest
:(I'm a Villa supporter-and I have my worries about him-BUT he does hail from Erdington, I believe
Postie-did the Erdington Libs ever win anything-or were you Corinthians in attitude-where the result was meaningless and the 'game' was the thing...?
 
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Mossy

Guest
Gahm sorry about the remarks about you Villa player if hes a brummy thats ok by me i was only jocking by the way i'm a blues supporter:DMau-reece
 
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gham

Guest
:rolleyes:I'm one of those Villa supporters that doesn't hate Birmingham City supporters. So where 'The Golden Cross' was there are now flats I'm reliably informed by Mrs T
 
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