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Sort file:- Rochester, July, 2021.

Page Updated:- Sunday, 18 July, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1815-

Portland Arms

Latest 1903+

88 (39) King Street

Troy Town

Rochester

 

Kentish Weekly Post or Canterbury Journal 08 September 1815.

DIED.

Aug. 31, after a long illness, Mr. Thomas Gutteridge, of the "Portland Arms," public-house, Troy Town, Rochester.

 

From the Kentish Gazette, 27 March 1838.

DEATH.

March 15, in Troy Town, Rochester, Mr. John Andrews, landlord of the "Portland Arms," aged 57.

 

Kentish Gazette, 3 July 1849.

Mysterious Case.

Mr. Thomas John Laughton, one of the salesmen at Smithfield, who has for many years past resided at Rochester, was brought home on Tuesday evening in a state of insensibility, arising from severe contusions about the head and body, and expired the next day without returning to consciousness. A coroner's jury assembled at the "Portland Arms," Troy Town, on Saturday evening, and commenced their investigation of the case, which it was found necessary to adjourn till Thursday next, to afford an opportunity of ascertaining how and by what means he came to his death.

 

LICENSEE LIST

GUTTERIDGE Thomas to Sept/1815 dec'd

GUTTERIDGE Susannah 1828+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29

ANDREWS John 1832-Mar/38 dec'd Pigot's Directory 1832-34

MAPLESDEN George 1858-82+ (widower age 63 in 1881Census)

SCOTT Thomas 1891+

BONIFAS Vivian S A Mr 1901+ (age 23 in 1901Census)

BONIFAS William 1903+ Kelly's 1903

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

 

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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