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From: Lee <>
Subject: [ENG-WOR-OLDBURY] [Spam] Re: Pop Hadley
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2009 15:19:57 +0000
The Hadleys of Oldbury are firmly in my family on my mother's side and owned many buildings and shops in Oldbury. I will investigate!
To be continued!
From: "lyyn paynter"
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2009 14:57:28 +0000
Subject: [Spam] Re: [ENG-WOR-OLDBURY] Pop Hadley
> Hi Jan,
> The pub was called "The British Lion" although it was always referred to by
> "Pop Hadley's" It was situated at 45 Talbot Street & the publicans name was
> William Henry Hadley. He was publican according to Kelly's from 1900 to
> 1924 taking over from Harry Hadley which was possibly a rellie.
> A Thomas Harris was publican in 1928. I have a picture of the pub taken
> around 1978 if you would like a copy. Sorry I have no info. on Pop himself
> although I vaguely remember my father & brothers talk of him.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Janet Rushton" <>
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> Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2009 10:48 PM
> Subject: [ENG-WOR-OLDBURY] Pop Hadley
> > Hi does anyone know of a Publican who went by the name of " Pop Hadley"
> > In the Oldbury area.
> > There was a pub down Oldbury close to where Savacentre Petrol Station is
> > now.It was on the corner of Union Street or was it Talbot Street? Anyway
> > it was on the corner.Demolished in the seventies when Oldbury got its "
> > facelift."
> > It was always called " Pop" Hadleys don't know his real name but the beer
> > was supposed to be the best drink on Oldbury.
> > Who is this "pop" does anyone know
> > thanks Jan
> > Black Country Connections http://bcconnections.tribalpages.com/ Your link
> > to your Past!
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