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Great Croft Street, Darlaston.





Prince of Wales Public House, Darlaston.

Steatham Research - Houses

6 Great Croft Street, Darlaston.

Robert Steatham's early house at Darlaston, was at 6 Great Croft Street.

It was then owned by Thomas Steatham (1803-1873), who left it to his eldest daughter, Elizabeth Steatham.

Elizabeth Steatham then gifted the house to her sister Sarah Steatham, to use in her lifetime, and after her death, it passed to Henry George Steatham, who in the 1881 census was living at 25 Great Croft Street.

Henry George Steatham died Wednesday the 24th June 1931 at 6 Great Croft Street, and was buried on Tuesday the 30th June 1931, at Charlton Cemetery, Greenwich.

Unfortunately the whole street was demolished, and over it is now the ASDA supermarket.








Prince of Wales Public House,
36 Walsall Road, Darlaston.


Samuel Steatham (1815-1884) was the publican, sold groceries, brewed in his own beer, and was a Gun Lock Manufacturer.

He left the Public House to his son Joseph Steatham (1844-1901).

Joseph Steatham, was at the Public House in the 1891 census, he then later sold the Public House to Richard Wilson, who then in 1930, sold it for 30,000 to Hanbury Breweries. In 1970s Courage breweries acquired it.

It is still standing and it is the only home, of one of Robert Steatham's sons, to survive.



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