The Jewellers Arms is the oldest licensed house In the Hockley District, being licensed long before the railway was cut, or cemetery made, and when the ground from Key Hill and Icknield Street up to Vyse Street were in the hands of a well-known gentleman.
Part of the lodge is still to be seen in the yard at the rear of the house. Here the host (A H Miller) has fitted up an open range for shooting. Mr. Miller is an ardent air-gunner and was president of the Cradley and District League. This house is well appointed throughout and fully licensed. The air-gun club is in the Hockley and West Birmingham League, and holds a prominent position.
The Floral Society is strong in number and to-day all members will show what they choose (culture of the earth) for the benefit other salesman. The dividend 8s.61/2 for the quarter will paid out and the club re-started at once.
Secretary, Mr. E. James. Mr. and Mrs. Miller extends a hearty welcome to all, and visitors are requested not to be late for dinner.
A H Miller the same business which made the “Golly” badges for Robertson jam, based 21 Hylton Street, Birmingham until 1924 then moving to 118 Branston St Jewellery Quarter
The Jewellers Arms is the oldest pub in the Jewellery Quarter, it has a long history of customers from the business community came a popular designation. Pub has undergone refurbishment and its to a high standard owned by Black Country Ales.
My painting set in the 1950’s car ownership doubled after the war and by 1955 there were over three million cars on Britain's roads. It just seems appropriate to name my painting after our most successfully car designer Alec Issigonis, after the WWII who was employed by chairman Sir Leonard Lord to design family cars. I like to think that he was a visitor to this poplar pub with designers of Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham.
In 1948 The Morris Minor is launched becoming vehicle becomes one of Britain's best-selling cars coming out of Longbidge Birmingham then it went onto the most famous of them all the mini in 1959 It cost £496 – about the amount of money someone earned in a whole year.
I hope you like to Party Girls having fun in the rain, with the rich colours of metallic colours depicts the trades in the Jewellery Quarter.