DOVER KENT ARCHIVES

Sort file:- Swanscombe, February, 2019.

Page Updated:- Monday, 18 February, 2019.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1735-

Blue Anchor

Demolished 2013

Swanscombe Street

Swanscombe

https://whatpub.com/blue-anchor

Blue Anchor 1905

Above image circa 1905.

Blue Anchor 2010

Above photo, by Bob Kirkwood, May 2010.

Blue Anchor sign 1985

Above sign, May 1985.

With thanks from Brian Curtis www.innsignsociety.com.

Blue Abchor site 2013

Above photo showing location, 2013.

 

The original pub can be dated back to 1735 but was rebuilt in 1965 and demolished in 2013 to help meet the urgent need for more houses in Swanscombe!

This was a tied "Fleet Brewery" pub in 1865 when the brewery was put up for auction.

The latter day building was demolished in 2013.

 

LICENSEE LIST

CONFORD John 1832-40+ Pigot's Directory 1832-34

HARPER William 1858+

HARPER George 1861-May/63 dec'd (age 45 in 1861Census)

WILTSHIRE William Mae 1881+ (age 37 in 1881Census)

ALDRED Charles S 1891+ (age 35 in 1891Census)

HAZEL Robert 1901-03+ (age 59 in 1901Census)

HAZEL William 1913-38+

http://pubshistory.com/BlueAnchor.shtml

 

Pigot's Directory 1832-34From the Pigot's Directory 1832-33-34

CensusCensus

 

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