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The Cherry arbour stratford road

Louis Dalby

The Ham Man
I am looking for info on the Cherry arbour which was in Stratford Sreet Sparkhill. My mothers Grandfather Louis Litherland was the landlord in the 20's
 
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mikejee

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The Cherry Arbour was at 66 Stratford road. up to 1908 it appeared to be a private residence. 1912 Louis Litherland was there as a beer retailer (no pub name). In 1921 it is listed as The Cherry Arbour, still with louis litherland. In 1932 and 1933 Mrs ellen worth was there as a beer retailer {no pub name). In the 1940 kjellys it is not listed, but in the 1944, 1950, 1956 and 1964 Kellys it is again The Cherry Arbour, with a Laurence Browne as licensee. 1967 -1973 it is listed as The Cherry Arbour, with no listed landlord. this seems common about that time, presumably because they changed so often.
Mike
 

Louis Dalby

The Ham Man
The Cherry Arbour was at 66 Stratford road. up to 1908 it appeared to be a private residence. 1912 Louis Litherland was there as a beer retailer (no pub name). In 1921 it is listed as The Cherry Arbour, still with louis litherland. In 1932 and 1933 Mrs ellen worth was there as a beer retailer {no pub name). In the 1940 kjellys it is not listed, but in the 1944, 1950, 1956 and 1964 Kellys it is again The Cherry Arbour, with a Laurence Browne as licensee. 1967 -1973 it is listed as The Cherry Arbour, with no listed landlord. this seems common about that time, presumably because they changed so often.
Mike

Many thanks Mike.
 

MillsBrowne80

New Member
The Cherry Arbour was at 66 Stratford road. up to 1908 it appeared to be a private residence. 1912 Louis Litherland was there as a beer retailer (no pub name). In 1921 it is listed as The Cherry Arbour, still with louis litherland. In 1932 and 1933 Mrs ellen worth was there as a beer retailer {no pub name). In the 1940 kjellys it is not listed, but in the 1944, 1950, 1956 and 1964 Kellys it is again The Cherry Arbour, with a Laurence Browne as licensee. 1967 -1973 it is listed as The Cherry Arbour, with no listed landlord. this seems common about that time, presumably because they changed so often.
Mike
My grandfather was Harry Browne
 

MillsBrowne80

New Member
My Dad was Ken Godfrey, he worked for Harry Browne and we moved in to the Cherryharbour when Harry left.
Wow! I’d have loved to know what he was like to work for! Do you have any photos of the pub? My mum drove me to see it but had just burnt down. I now run pubs in London and for Mitchell’s and Butler. Thank you for your post
 

Sue1963

New Member
Wow! I’d have loved to know what he was like to work for! Do you have any photos of the pub? My mum drove me to see it but had just burnt down. I now run pubs in London and for Mitchell’s and Butler. Thank you for your post
I remember your Grandad vaguely, I know my Dad enjoyed working for him...We left the pub in 1974 and I have no photos of the place just lots of happy memories! I went back there about 20 years ago and it was gone! The pub trade is obviously in your blood.
 
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