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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1769-

Old Kentish Hoy

Latest 1769+

Harp Lane

Canterbury

 

Only found reference to this in the Kentish Gazette and Canterbury Chronicle to date.

 

From the Kentish Gazette or Canterbury Chronicle, Wednesday 24 May to Saturday 27 May, 1769. Price 2˝d.

JOHN LOCKHART

Late of St. Peter's Street, Canterbury, begs Leave to inform the Publick, that he has taken the “Old Kentish Hoy,” in Harp Lane, London, which he has fitted up in a neat and commodious Manner, and provided a Number of neat, clean Beds, for the better Accommodation of persons travelling by the Hoys or Coaches to or from any Part of Kent. He has also laid on a fresh Stock of Wines, brandy, Rum, and other Liquors; and provides a good Ordinary every Day at One o'clock.

Those Gentlemen who please to favour me with their Custom may depend upon being well accommodated, and every Article charged in the most reasonable manner.

By their most obedient, humble servant,

John Lockhart.

N.B. Places taken in the Old Original Machine at the “Swan with Two Necks,” in Lad Lane, the Passengers called regularly every Morning.

 

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LOCKHART John 1769+

 

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