DOVER KENT ARCHIVES

Sort file:- Sheerness, August, 2021.

Page Updated:- Wednesday, 11 August, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1832-

Druid's Arms

Closed ????

23 High Street

Blue Town

Sheerness

Druid's Arms

Above photo, date unknown.

 

This was a Shepherd Neame pub at its close.

 

Local knowledge, further pictures, and licensee information would be appreciated.

I will be adding the historical information when I find or are sent it, but this project is a very big one, and I do not know when or where the information will come from.

All emails are answered.

 

Kentish Gazette, 4 May 1847.

DEATH.

Ballard:- April 18, at her sister's, in London, aged 65, Martha, wife of Mr. John Ballard, of the "Druids’ Arms," Sheerness.

 

From the Maidstone Telegraph, Rochester and Chatham Gazette, 19 October 1861.

Maidstone Insolvent Court.

William Keeler, of Sheerness, Kent, victualler.

Mr. Morgan supported the applicant, who was discharged on bail until 20th November.

 

LICENSEE LIST

PORTER John 1832-39+ Pigot's Directory 1832-34

BALLARD John 1840-51+ (widower age 62 in 1851Census)

HAMMOND George 1858+

Last pub licensee had KEELER William to Oct/1861 bankrupt (widower age 47 in 1861)

DENNIS Henry 1962-74+ (age 50 in 1871Census also smith & wheelwright in 1874)

SHEREPWASH Henry 1881-91+ (widower age 45 in 1881Census)

NOKES William John 1899-1903 (age 38 in 1901Census) Kelly's 1903

NOKES William Charles 1913-18+

ALDRIDGE Albert 1930 Kelly's 1830

HILLYER Percival Charles 1934+

THOMAS J P 1938+

https://pubwiki.co.uk/DruidsArms.shtml

http://www.closedpubs.co.uk/druidsarms.html

 

Kelly's 1830From the Kelly's Directory 1930

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

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

CensusCensus

 

If anyone should have any further information, or indeed any pictures or photographs of the above licensed premises, please email:-

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