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The Good Intent
The Good Intent, closed
Photo CDM 2014
The Good Intent, 21 (27 & 28) Vale Street, Ruiton.
Address: 27 & 28 Vale Street in 1881 census.
Originally built as terraced housing c1820.
This pub closed in 2004 and was unoccupied for a number of years.
During 2019 it was converted for residential use, also new dwellings built on the surrounding land.
1886: The Standard. October 26.
1880, Samuel Nichols. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1881, Samuel Nicholls, age 63, occ. publican. [Census]
1886, Joseph Nicholls, (son of Samuel Nicholls).
1890, Joseph Nicholls.
1898, Joseph Harper, landlord.
1911, John Turner, publican age 63, from Coseley. [Census]
1916, John Turner.
1928, Henry Ward, beer retailer. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1931, Henry Ward, beerhouse keeper.
1933, property sold (estate of Emma Ward).
1936, Leonard Ward, beer retailer. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1940, Howard Smith. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1944, transferred to Messrs. Julia Hanson & Sons Ltd.
1933 Sale notice: Dudley Chronicle, 10 August.
1944: Sale notice. Birmingham Post, 30 September. Part of the estate of F.W.Jones, deceased
who owned several other Public Houses.
Origin of the pub name 'The Good Intent'.
It is believed that this pub name has a nautical origin.
this aye fur noggin yeds