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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest ????

Forester's Arms

Closed Dec 1954

97 Maidstone Road/1 Clarence Place

Rochester

Forester's Arms 1950

Above photo 1950, showing landlady next to coach driver on left and landlord in shirt sleeves beside her. Kindly sent by Peter Challis, son.

Former Forester's Arms

Above photo, date unknown by Stephen Harris.

 

The pub consisted of the left hand side of the building to the door shown in the middle, and closed in December 1954.

 

From South Eastern Gazette 05 February 1861.

INSOLVENT DEBTORS.

To be heard at the Sessions House, Maidstone, before the Judge of the County Court of Kent, on Wednesday, the Twelfth day February, 1861, at Eleven o'clock in the forenoon precisely.

George Freeman, formerly of King Street, Troy Town, Rochester, Kent, butcher; then of the "Foresters' Arms, No.1, Clarence-place, Maidstone-road, Rochester, Kent, licensed to sell beer and tobacco by retail, and during part of this time cowkeeper and milkman, using a piece of meadow land in Delce-lane, Rochester; and then and late of the "Anchor and Hope," Otterham-quay, Upchurch, Kent, licensed victualler and dealer in tobacco, and during part of this time keeping the "Foresters' Arms" aforesaid.

Charles Morgan, Insolvents' Attorney, Maidstone.

 

LICENSEE LIST

FREEMAN George Next pub licensee had to 1861 (also Tobacconist)

ELWORTHY George 1862+

WAKELING William 1870-71+ (also Car Man age 59 in 1871Census)

OVERY Arthur R 1903+

BISHOP George 1911+

RANDALL Thomas John 1913-30+

QUARRINGTON Frederick J 1938+

CHALLIS Mr 1946-Dec/54

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