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Sort file:- Rochester, August, 2021.

Page Updated:- Sunday, 01 August, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1828-

Maidstone Arms

Closed ????

3 Maidstone Road (Crow Lane Pigot's Directory 1832-34)

St. Nicholas

Rochester

Former Maidstone Arms 2010

Above photo showing the former pub in 2010.

 

In 1864 Superintendent Radley of the city police tried to shut down seven pubs as prostitution was rife in the area. This pub was one on the list. The address was given as Crow Lane.

 

LICENSEE LIST

MUNN John 1824+

MUNN William 1828+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29

DUNINGS Amos 1832+ Pigot's Directory 1832-34

TONG William 1833+ (listed as boot & shoe maker out-of-business)

VIDLER Charles 1847+

LAYZUL Abraham 1858-70+

SAMS George 1874+

SIMS Sarah 1881+ (widow age 60 in 1881Census)

COLLINS John 1891+ (age 60 in 1901Census)

STAPLETON Thomas J 1903+ Kelly's 1903

BATTY James 1911+

FOORD William 1913+

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

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

 

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

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

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

CensusCensus

 

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