Green Dragon.



GREEN DRAGON High St. Hadley

"First licensed during Napoleonic wars, closed 1962" (Hadley At War); 
"Hadley in Old Picture Postcards” states that it opened in 1826 and was demolished in1963.

c. 1950

 
RETURN OF LICENSED HOUSES IN THE PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISION OF WELLINGTON 1896
 
1. Name.  Green Dragon. 2. Place. Hadley.   3. Date of visit. 25 July 1896. 
4. Nature of licence. Alehouse 7 day. 5. When granted. Before 1826.  
6. Owner. Berah Sheppard, Reservoir Road, Birmingham. 
    Occupier. Mary Brown.      No changes last 5 years.
 7. Rateable value.  £36. 8. Accommodation. 3 rooms downstairs and 6 up.  9. Stabling. For 4 horses. 
10. Condition of buildings. House, 2 rooms downstairs require papering and ceiling limewashing.
Stables require new manger , the cratch repairing, cleaning and limewashing.
11. Nature of trade. Agricultural & Industry. 
12. Proximity to licensed houses. 150 yards. 13. Proximity to dwelling houses.  Adjoining. 
14. Distance from Police control. 300 yards to police station. 
15. Date of proceedings. None.              16. General remarks.  None.

    Some licensees     
    1861 James BROWN  (KD)
    1861 William CRUMP  (HHD)
    1863 William CRUMP  (POD)
    1891 Mary BROWN farmer & publican, widow. (census)
    1896 Mary BROWN; owner Beriah SHEPPARD, Reservoir Rd. Birmingham (PSR).
    1901 Samuel MERRIMAN; owners Trouncer’s Brewery Co. Shrewsbury (PSR).
    1932 Mr ALLIBONE (HAW)
    1932 Ben JONES (HAW)
    ??         Harry STEVENTON (HAW)
    1934/41 James LOCKLEY (HAW & K
    
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