Royal George, 143 Digbeth, Birmingham

Birmingham pub history index

This address appears to be the Museum in the 1881 census; a Wine & Spirit Merchant. In 1875 and 1883, it has the full name as the London Museum tavern & music hall, at 143 Digbeth. The 1891 census lists the address as the Canterbury Tavern. By 1900 this is now listed as the Royal George until at least 1940.

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Birmingham, Warwickshire. The Birmingham, Warwickshire listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1867/George Biber/London Museum Tavern & Music Hall, 143 Digbeth/../../Kellys Directory

1875/George Biber/London Museum Concert Hall, 143 Digbeth/../../Whites Directory

143 Digbeth The Museum :
1881/Donald McInnes/Wine & Spirit Merchant/44/Scotland/Census
1881/Fanny Delaplane/Housekeeper/29/Bridgewater, Somerset/Census
1881/George Douglas/Manager To Public House/58/Scotland/Census
1881/Ann Freeman/Cook, Widow/60/White Cleaves, Wiltshire/Census
1881/Emily Lewis/Barmaid/24/Birmingham, Warwick/Census
1881/Alice Wickens/Barmaid/20/Birmingham, Warwick/Census
1881/Harriett Wickens/Barmaid/14/Birmingham, Warwick/Census
1881/John McInnes/Cousin, Barman/16/Scotland/Census
1881/John McInnes/Son/14/Scotland/Census

1883/Donald McInnes/London Museum Tavern & Music Hall, 143 Digbeth/../../Kellys Directory

143 Digbeth, Canterbury tavern  :
1891/Robert Hall/Licensed Victualler/50/Birmingham Warwickshire/Census
1891/Jane Hall/Wife/47/Birmingham Warwickshire/Census
1891/Annie Hall/Daughter, Barmaid/19/Birmingham Warwickshire/Census
1891/Lilian Hall/Daughter, Barmaid/17/Birmingham Warwickshire/Census
1891/Bertha Hall/Daughter/15/Birmingham Warwickshire/Census
1891/Robert Hall/Son/12/Birmingham Warwickshire/Census
1891/Mabel Hall/Daughter/10/Birmingham Warwickshire/Census
1891/Fanny Smith/Domestic Servant/19/Worcester Worcestershire/Census

1892/Robert Hall/Canterbury tavern, 143 Digbeth/../../Kellys Directory

1900/Albert W Wosket/Royal George, 143 Digbeth/../../Kellys Directory

1915/Edward Woodcock/../../../Kellys Directory

1940/Rt William Burrows/../../../Kellys Directory

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