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The Five Ways Inn
The Five Ways Inn
The Five ways Inn, 375 (27) Himley Road, Gornal Wood.
The pub stands at the busy five ways junction on the Himley to Dudley Road where Bull Street and Redhall Road lead into Gornal.
Not to be confused with the like named Five Ways in Lower Gornal.
Also known as the "Widas" (Widow's).
1871, Richard Marsh. (b1831).[Census]
1881, Richard Marsh, age 50, occupation publican. [Census]
1891, Richard Marsh. [Census]
1901, Emily H. Marsh, widow, age 37, Publican. [Census]
1909, - Marsh.
1911, Emily Hodgetts Marsh. Widow aged 45, beerhouse keeper [Census]
Emily was the daughter in law of Richard Marsh.
1924-1928, Emily H. Marsh, beer retailer. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1921, William Heath? or other five Ways?
1936-1940, William S. McGill. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
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