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Benjamin Griffiths, his son Fred and dog, Jyp outside his pub, The Bridge Inn"

Bridge Inn Public House, Padeswood




Benjamin Griffiths

Licensed to Sell Ale

Porter, Wine, Spirits

& Tobacco


Benjamin was the son of Elijah Griffiths who was killed by an explosion at the Nant Mawr Colliery in 1874. There were three shafts and the explosion was near the middle one. Benjamin kept the Bridge Inn from 1890s to c.1927 and Fred was his youngest son (1900-1938).

Benjamin's children:

Benjamin - Went to America

Edward John - Born 1891. Killed on active service in France 20th November 1917. (Follow the Hot Spots under his name for further info)

Albert Ernest - My father

Fred - 1900-1938

Emma - Married Charles Bennett, lived at Santa Rosa in Padeswood Road

Annie - Married George Parry and lived in Dinnington, Yorkshire.

Author: Griffiths, Eddie


Year = 1910

Building = Commercial

Gender = Male

People = Couple

Extra = Formal Portrait

Extra = 1910s

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