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The Limerick Inn
The Limerick, 17 (& 18) Summit Place.
Built c1850, the pub closed in 1999 and was demolished in 2002,
The plot was left vacant between 2002 and 2021.
Several new houses are being built on this site during 2022.
Vacant plot at the Limerick site, 2014.
On 15th March, 1917 a fire gutted the Inn, the Landlord and his wife Mr & Mrs Smith escaped through a bedroom window, wearing only night clothes
Upon their arrival, the Dudley Fire Brigade could do little about the blaze through lack of water, and were only able to save adjacent buildings, the fire left the Limerick with only the outer walls standing.
The pub was rebuilt and continued as a licensed premises until the late 1990s.
1888: Birmingham Daily Post, 10 October.
1863: Birmingham Daily Gazette, May 20th.
This brass pub check was issued by Isaac Jones at the Limerick Inn.
Isaac Jones was licensee at the Limerick around 1900, he was also licensee of the nearby Pear Tree Inn where he also issued checks c1910
Checks were issued in values up to 6D (sixpence).
1876: County Advertiser - Saturday 11 November.
1849, Isaac Hughes, first licence.
1859-1863, Isaac Hughes.
Isaac Hughes married Ann Perry in 1837, he died in 1863 and his wife Ann continued the business.1865, Ann Hughes. [Jones Mercantile Directory]
1868, Ann Hughes. [P.O. Directory]
1871, Ann Hughes, aged 59 (widowed), licensed victualer. [Census]
1872, Ann Hughes. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1881, Isaac Jones, aged 31. [Census]
1885, Isaac Jones. [ER]
1891, Isaac Jones. [Census]
1896, Isaac Jones. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1901, Richard E. Astley, aged 34, licensed victualler. [Census]
1904, Henry Barresford. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1911, Enoch Smart, age 32, inn keeper. [Census]
1912, William Stoddart. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1916, Thomas Smith. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1921 Charlie Evans. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1924, George Freeman. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1928. Frank Trowmans. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1936. John A. Lodge. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1939, William Leonard Bradley, occ. builders Labourer - Air Raid Shelters. [Register]
1940, William L. Bradley. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
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