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Pubs in Wheeler Street, Lozells

Jules65

master brummie
I have always been told that there were a great many pubs in Wheeler Street and that if you had a drink in each one from top to bottom you would be very drunk indeed. Is this true?

Can anyone tell me please the names of all these pubs?
 
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David Yeomans

Guest
My Father's parents had a small grocery shop in Wheeler Street in the 50s. Opposite their shop was a pub, but I'm not sure of the name. This pub had a fishing club and my father was a member. The name of the fishing club was 'The Brothers Well Met'. I would think the pub had the same name because it was quite usual in those days. My father took me on several trips with his fishing club.
This pub was about half way down Wheeler Street, so if your information is true, you would be about half drunk when you arrived there.
Best wishes, Dave Yeomans, Moscow
 

horsencart

master brummie
Greetings

In 1936 there were

Red House Ernest Parkes
Jenkins Herbert beer seller
Smith Will * Groves wine ans spirit merchants
Belle Vue Joseph Turner
 

Phil

Retired Layabout
As far as I can make out from my 1946 Kelly's there were seven pubs in Wheeler St.

The Red House
The Horse & Jockey
The Albion Inn
The Acorn
The Shakespeare Inn
The Belle Vue
The Rose & Crown

There were also two other pubs on the corners of roads that came to a junction with Wheeler St, these were,

The Lord Byron Farm Rd
The Manor Tavern Clifford St.

I do hope this helps and ,I hope you will forgive for any error, as I am not or ever have been a resident of Lozells or NewTown.

Phil
 

John Young

master brummie
Excellent listing Phil :) especially as you,re a Nechells laddo, not Lozells/Hockley,,mucho appreciated

The Horse & Jockey i think was a "Cider House", i remember being in their with my Dad ,,age 11/1960
Cider (shandies :p ) while i took on the regulars at draughts, Dad won a few pints on my winning :rolleyes:
ps I won more than lost mainly because they all Pie-eyed :D

Cheers (hic ) JohnY :cool:
 

Phil

Retired Layabout
Would you class this as a pub, it was in Wheeler St. Its no good asking me where. I would say it was definitely an establishment where drink was available.

Phil

 

Jules65

master brummie
Thank you for the information phil - thats fantastic.

The only pub on the list that I remember was The Lord Byron.

I have just been told that the Man o War pub which was a "newer" pub on Wheeler Street has now been flattened. Other pubs in the area which I used to visit were The Gunmakers Arms on Gerrard Street, The Royal Oak on Lozells Road, The Paddock in Newtown and of course The Barton Arms.

Thanks once again for your help.
 

Dianne

master brummie
Hi all,

I don't remember pubs in Wheeler St (I was only young) but I remember my aunts and uncles who lived in wheeler st/nearby use them a lot.. if anyone remembers the names Sheppard and Lowe then that is my folks !!
 

Louie

proper brummie kid
As far as I can make out from my 1946 Kelly's there were seven pubs in Wheeler St.

The Red House
The Horse & Jockey
The Albion Inn
The Acorn
The Shakespeare Inn
The Belle Vue
The Rose & Crown

There were also two other pubs on the corners of roads that came to a junction with Wheeler St, these were,

The Lord Byron Farm Rd
The Manor Tavern Clifford St.

I do hope this helps and ,I hope you will forgive for any error, as I am not or ever have been a resident of Lozells or NewTown.

Phil
Thank god for that Phil, that's the first time I've seen the Shakespear pub in Wheeler street mentioned, I used to live next door to it , thanks a lot, Rob.
 

Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
mike if you spot this post could i have a map please showing where the shakespeare inn was...from memory its the only pub from phils list that i dont have a photo of

thanks

lyn
 
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