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The Green Dragon
The Green Dragon, Kent Street, Upper Gornal.
The pub seems to have been established around 1830, it was closed in the 1990s and converted into an Indian restaurant.
Situated at the busy junction of Eve Lane and Jews Lane with the Dudley to Wolverhampton road, the pub has always been a landmark for directions into Gornal via Jews Lane.
The main Wolverhampton to Dudley road served as a trolley bus route with a turning circle for the buses opposite the Green Dragon.
1835, John Cartwright. [Whites Directory]
1842, John Cartwright. [Pigots Directory]
1850, John Cartwright. [Post Office Directory of Birmingham, Staffordshire & Worcestershire]
1851, John Cartwright, victualler, maltster and hop dealer [Melville & Co.'s Directory of Wolverhampton]
1860, Richard cartwright.
1865, Richard Cartwright. [Jones Mercantile Directory]
1868, Joseph Wellings, (& blacksmith). [P.O. Directory]
1880, John Peacock, & builder. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1881, John Peacock, age 64, occupation victualler & builder. [Census]
1891, James Arthur Fullwood, age 38, mining engineer and publican. [Census]
1896-1904, John Waterfield. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1911, Rachel Westwood. Licensed victualler age 42. [Census]
Rachel's husband William Henry Westwood was noted in the same household as Brewer, aged 32.1912, Mrs Rachel Westwood. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1916, Joseph W. Homer. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1921, Sarah Homer. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1924, Frederick John Gash. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1928, Edward S. Kimberley. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1936, Howard Smith. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1939, Howard Smith, b 25 October 1897. [Elect. Register]
1940, Howard Smith. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
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