Maid & Magpie, 158 Bromsgrove Street, Birmingham

Letter to John Grew, Maid & Magpy, Bromsgrove Street, Birmingham in 1838

Letter to John Grew, Maid & Magpy, Bromsgrove Street, Birmingham in 1838

Kindly provided by Cliff Thornton

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I recently acquired a letter sent in 1838 to a John Grew, in Bromsgrove street. His name appears in Birmingham Directories as a "beer retailer". But judging by this letter he may have been the landlord at the Maid & Magpie. At least you now have some evidence that the pub was around in 1838. *

1881/Catherine Perks/Beerhouse Keeper/33/Shipston, Worcester/Census
1881/John Perks/Son/14/Princes End, Stafford/Census
1881/Jesse Perks/Son/11/Birmingham, Warwick/Census
1881/Kate Perks/Daughter/7/Birmingham, Warwick/Census
1881/Arthur Perks/Son/4/Birmingham, Warwick/Census
1881/Gertrude Perks/Daughter/2/Birmingham, Warwick/Census
1881/William Perks/Son/4 months/Birmingham, Warwick/Census
1881/Sarah Marshall/General Servant/19/Evesham, Worcester/Census

1888/John Perks, Beer Retailer, 158 Bromsgrove street/../../Birmingham Directory

1891/John Perks/Retail Brewer/46/Bonninghall/Census
1891/Catherine Perks/Wife/43/Shipston on Stour, Warwickshire/Census
1891/Jesse Wilkins Perks/Son, French Polisher/21/Birmingham, Warwickshire/Census
1891/Gertrude Perks/Daughter/12/Birmingham, Warwickshire/Census
1891/William Perks/Son/10/Birmingham, Warwickshire/Census
1891/Maud Mary Perks/Daughter/8/Birmingham, Warwickshire/Census
1891/Ernest Frederick Perks/Son/5/Birmingham, Warwickshire/Census
1891/Kate Webb/Servant/15/Birmingham, Warwickshire/Census
1891/Elizabeth Perks/Laundress, Widow/50/Birmingham, Warwickshire/Census

1901/John Perks/Brewers Manager & Brewer/56/Brnninghall, Shropshire/Census
1901/Catherine Perks/Wife/53/Shipston on Stour, Warwickshire/Census
1901/Gertrude Perks/Daughter, Barmaid/22/Birmingham/Census
1901/Sarah Griffiths/Servant/26/Walsall/Census

1911/Catherine Perks/Brewer & Beer Retailer, Widow/68//Census
1911/Frederick Ernest Perks/Son, Assistant/25/Birmingham, Warwickshire/Census
1911/Florence Westwood/Housekeeper/29/Birmingham, Warwickshire/Census

1915/Mrs Catherine Perks, Beer Retailer, 158 Bromsgrove street/../../Kellys Directory

* Provided By Cliff Thornton

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