Fountain

Fountain   Ketley Town;   Wrockwardine Wood.


FOUNTAIN.      Ketley Town.


Reputed to be near to site of present day "Wren's Nest"
No other information known.



FOUNTAIN     New Road       Wrockwardine Wood
Present building dated 1899

Closed, boarded up and for sale, July 2012.


                                                          


Appears to be getting refurbished, March 2014.



     RETURN OF LICENSED HOUSES IN THE PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISION OF WELLINGTON  1896

1.Name.  Fountain. 2.Place. Wrockwardine Wood. 3.Date of Visit. 25 July 1896.
4.Nature of Licence.  Beerhouse 7day. 5.When Granted.  Before 1861.
6.Owner. Francis Walton, Wrockwardine Wood. Occupier.  Mary Ann Pitchford.
   Number of changes within past five years. One. 
7.Rateable value. £16.  8.Accommodation. 3 rooms downstairs & 3 up. 9.Stabling. None.
10.Condition of Buildings. House requires repair. 
11.Nature of Trade. Mining.
12.Proximity to other Licensed Houses.  About 500 yards.
13.Proximity to Dwelling Houses. Adjoining
14.Position of House with regard to Police Control. About 1/2 mile to police station 
15.Date & Nature of Proceedings.  None. 16.General Remarks.

    Some licensees
        1861    William GAMBLE (census & HHD)
        1871    Beriah PITCHFORD (census)
        1876    Beriah PITCHFORD occupier, Emma GETLEY owner. (WWS  plot 317)
        1881    Beriah PITCHFORD, publican & coal miner (census).
        1891    Beriah PITCHFORD (census).
        1896    Mary Ann PITCHFORD (PSR)
        1901    Francis WALTON, owner & occupier (PSR).
        1941    Charles Henry DAVIES (KD )
        1964    Seth CADDICK (WD)
        2003    David HALFORD


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