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The Good Intent
Photo CDM 2014
The Good Intent, 21 (27 & 28) Vale Street, Ruiton.
1944 Sale notice: Birmingham Post, 30th September. Part of the estate of F.W.Jones, deceased who owned several other Public Houses.
Address: 27 & 28 Vale Street in 1881 census
Originally built as terraced housing c1820.
This pub closed in 2004 and is presently unoccupied.
The Standard. October 26, 1886
1880, Samuel Nichols. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1881, Samuel Nicholls, age 63, occupation publican. [Census]
1890, Joseph Nicholls, (son of Samuel Nicholls).
1911, John Turner, Publican age 63, from Coseley. [Census]
1928, Henry Ward, beer retailer. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1931, Henry Ward, beerhouse keeper.
1936, Leonard Ward, beer retailer. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1940, Howard Smith. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
Origin of the pub name 'The Good Intent'.
It is believed that this pub name has a nautical origin.
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