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Sort file:- Rochester, August, 2021.

Page Updated:- Sunday, 01 August, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1828-

King's Arms

Closed 2003

153-155 Maidstone Road

Rochester

Former King's Arms 2015

Above Google image September 2015.

King's Arms sign 1992King's Arms sign

Above sign left. June 1992, sign right, date unknown.

Above map, 1936, showing location of "King's Arms" (red), "Good Intent" (green), "Morden Arms" (blue). Kindly sent by Debi Birkin.

 

Ind Coope & Co Ltd purchased the pub from Budden & Biggs Brewery Ltd by conveyance and assignment dated 23 March 1931. The pub held a full license.

The pub closed in 2003 and was converted into an Indian restaurant called Shoxna.

 

From the Kentish Gazette, 21 October 1845.

DEATH.

Lewis:— Oct. 7, Mrs. Lewis, landlady of the "King's Arms" public-house, Rochester.

 

From the Kentish Gazette, 17 March 1846.

DEATH.

Lewis:— March 7, Mr. Thomas Lewis, landlord of the "King's Arms" public-house, Rochester.

 

 

LICENSEE LIST

ROBERTS Ann 1828+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29

BISHOP Thomas 1832+ Pigot's Directory 1832-34

LEWIS Mrs to 7/Oct/1845 dec'd

LEWIS Thomas to 17/Mar/1846 dec'd

LUCUS William 1851+ (age 46 in 1851Census)

TRICE William 1858-62+ (age 40 in 1861Census)

SHAW Joseph 1870-74+

HOLDER John to 21/Nov/1880 dec'd

HOLDER Julia Mrs 1880-82+ (widow age 44 in 1881Census)

WELLS Job 1891+

ONSLOW George 1903+ Kelly's 1903

HAWES John William 1911-22+

TAYLOR Emma Lydia Mrs 1930+

BROWNING Ernest James 1938+

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

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

 

Pigot's Directory 1828-29From the Pigot's Directory 1828-29

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

CensusCensus

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

 

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