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The White Chimneys
The White Chimneys Inn, 20 (17) Abbey Road, Gornal Wood.
The 'Chimneys was another pub built in the mid-19th century, it closed around 1984 and was demolished.
Some part of the site is now taken up with Eggintons chemist car park.
1893: The Advertiser, January 7.
On MONDAY, JANUARY 23rd, 1893.
GORNAL WOOD
SELL BY AUTION
 That well known OLD ESTABLISHED FULL LICENSED FREE COPYHOLD PUBLIC HOUSE with MODEL BREWERY, called the
THE WHITE CHIMNEYS INN
Abbey Road, Gornal Wood, being on the main road from Gornal to Himley for upwards of 40 years in the occupation of the late Mr. Joshua Cartwright. The premises are commodious and extensive, with excellent Model Brewery and Cellering; also a piece of PASTURE LAND in the rear.
  Note-The purchaser will be required to take to the Public-house fixtures, Trade Effects, Brewing Plant, and Stock, at a Valuation in the usual way.
This estate sale of the late Joshua Cartwright also included several cottages and dwellings in Abbey Road and Ruiton Street, as well as a large malthouse in Jews Lane adjacent to the Green Dragon.
Licensees:
1854, Joseph Cartwright.
1858, Joshua Cartwright.
1861, Joshua Cartwright. [Census]
1865, Joshua Cartwright. [Jones Mercantile Directory]
1871, Joshua Cartwright. [ER] & [Census]
1881, Joshua Cartwright, age 62, occupation maltster. [Census]
Joshua Cartwright died 8th June 1892.
1893, sold.
1896, John Bradley. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1901, John Bradley. [Census]
1911, John Thomas Bird, publican manager, age 28. [Census]
1912, John Thomas Bird. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1916, John T. Bird. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1921-28, William Darby. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1936, Edith C. Jones. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1939, Thomas S. Marsh, public house manager. [1939 Reg.]
1940, Sidney Marsh. [Kelly's Trade Directory]
1976, Stan Witton.
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