Beggars Bush: A Perambulation through the Disciplines of History, Geography, Archaeology, Literature, Philology, Natural History, Botany, Biography & Beggary

Wombourne, Staffordshire Beggars Bush Lane 1841

Beggars Bush Lane runs off the A449 Stourbridge Road, The name is recorded in the 1841 Census and also as Beggars Bush Lodge, Himley Park, which was a gatehouse for Himley Hall.

Internet searches find Beggars Bush Cottage, Beggars Bush Lane. and Beggars Bush Lodge Stourbridge Road, Wombourne, Wolverhampton, South Staffordshire WV5 0JN.

Staffordshire Arts & Museums service have a photograph dated 1899 showing The Bush Inn, Beggars Bush Lane. This is a substantial building, apparently at the junction with the A449, which looks nineteenth century, and advertises “Good Stabling”. The location is on the eastern edge of Wombourne about one mile from Baggeridge Hall, Wombourne. The present Old Bush Inn is at a different location

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Posted: May 21st, 2011 | Filed under: Places | Tags: , , | 2 Comments »

2 Comments on “Wombourne, Staffordshire Beggars Bush Lane 1841”

  1. 1: Derek Thom said at 1:20 pm on March 9th, 2015:

    Wombourne is in (South) Staffordshire NOT Warwickshire as you say later so why is the heading showing Warwickshire?

  2. 2: beggarsbush said at 9:58 pm on March 9th, 2015:

    Because I made a mistake. Thanks for the correction.

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