DOVER KENT ARCHIVES

Page Updated:- Monday, 08 November, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1828-

Red Lion

Open 2020+

Maidstone Road/ The Square

Lenham

01622 858531

http://www.redlionlenham.co.uk/

https://whatpub.com/red-lion

Red Lion 1911

Above photo circa 1911, kindly sent by Rory Kehoe.

Red Lion 1930

Above photo, circa 1930, with permission from Eric Hartland.

Red Lion

Above postcard, date unknown, kindly sent by Mark Jennings.

Red Lion 1931

Above postcard, circa 1931, kindly sent by Rory Kehoe.

Red Lion

Above postcard, date unknown, kindly sent by Ray Newman.

George Inn

Above postcard, date unknown.

Red Lion 1960

Above photo, 1960, with permission from Eric Hartland.

Red Lion 2011

Photo taken 16 January 2011 from http://www.flickr.com Jelltex.

Red Lion inside 2011

Photo taken 16 January 2011 from http://www.flickr.com Jelltex.

Red Lion sign 1992Red Lion sign 1995

Above signs, February 1995.

With thanks from Brian Curtis www.innsignsociety.com.

 

Maidstone Journal and Kentish Advertiser, Tuesday 14 November 1843.

Lenham Agricultural Association.

The annual ploughing match of this association took place on Friday last, in a field belonging to Mr. W. Powell of East Lenham. A list of the prizes described on the occasion will be found at our advertising columns.

The dinner took place at the "Lion Inn," Sir Edmunds Filnest, Bart., M.P. in the chair.

We very much regret being compelled to postpone our report of the proceedings, together with remarks, on the ploughing till our next.

 

Kentish Gazette, 19 March 1844.

DEATH.

March 11, at Lenhnm, Mrs, Judith Bigg, aged 60, widow of Mr. R. Bigg, many years landlord of the "Lion Inn," Lenham.

 

Maidstone Journal and Kentish Advertiser 06 August 1859.

BEARSTED PETTY SESSIONS.

John Potter, beerhouse-keeper, Lenham, was charged with wilfully breaking two squares of glass, the property of Mr. Payne, "Lion Inn," on the 7th July. - Ordered to pay the damage, 2s., and costs, 17s.

 

 

LICENSEE LIST

BIGG Richard 1828-44+ (Pigot's Directory 1828-29 "Lion")Pigot's Directory 1832-34

PAYNE Thomas 1851-82+ (also farmer age 53 in 1871Census)

CHAMBERS George 1891-1922+ (age 50 in 1891Census) Kelly's 1903

https://pubwiki.co.uk/RedLion.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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