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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1828-

Red Lion

Closed 1978

181-183 (100) High Street (Eastgate Pigot's Directory 1832-34) / Corporation Street

St. Nicholas

Rochester

Red Lion 1900

Above photo, circa 1900, showing the old "Red Lion." Also in show is Naylar & Sons, Undertakers.

Red Lion 1920

Above photo circa 1920.

Red Lion

Above photo, date unknown.

Red Lion flagon 1865

Above flagon kindly sent by Brian Tasker. Circa 1865.

 

I am informed that the pub used to be opposite the "Star Hotel" and was demolished in 1978 for road improvements.

 

Kentish Gazette, 21 October 1851.

QUARTER SESSIONS.

The Quarter Sessions for the City were held on Saturday, before the Recorder, J. ’Espinasse, Esq.

Alfred Wilkins, aged 26, was charged with having on the 16th of September, stolen one dress, one shirt, four cloaks, and one shawl, together of the value of 21s., the property of Charles Emmerson, of the "Red Lion," St. Nicholas.

The prisoner pleaded guilty, and a former conviction being proved against him, he was sentenced to be imprisoned and kept to hard labour for twelve calendar months.

 

LICENSEE LIST

SAXTON James 1824+

SAXTON Thomas 1828+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29

BLACKMAN John 1832+ Pigot's Directory 1832-34

EMMERSON Charles 1847-58+

EMMERSON Ann Mrs 1862-74+

FRY William 1881-91+ (age 50 in 1881Census)

GRIST William 1901-03+ (age 47 in 1901Census) Kelly's 1903

BRAYBROOKE Harry Garth 1911-30+

PHILLIPS Frederick W 1938+

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

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

CensusCensus

 

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