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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1853-

Rose Tavern

Latest 1861+

West Street

Blue Town

Sheerness

 

Local knowledge, pictures, and licensee information would be appreciated.

I will be adding the historical information when I find or are sent it, but this project is a very big one, and I do not know when or where the information will come from.

All emails are answered.

 

Southeastern Gazette, 1 March 1853.

Lawrence Curry, of Sheerness, beer-shop keeper, appeared at the Petty Sessions on Monday, charged by Mr. Boyd, the superintending constable, with opening his house for the sale of beer on Sunday, the 3rd January last, before halfpast twelve in the afternoon. William Pratten of Sheerness, constable, proved the case. ("Lamb and Flag")

Fined 17s. and costs.

John Duller, of the same place, victualler, appeared to answer a similar charge. ("Unknown")

The ease was dismissed.

John McKenzie, of the same place, victualler, appeared to answer a like complaint. ("Lord Nelson")

Buckhurst, the constable, proved the case.

Fined 1 9s. and costs.

Edwin Shrubsall, of the same place, victualler, appeared to answer a similar complaint. Luckhurst also proved this case. ("Rose Tavern")

Fined 2 and costs.

 

Sheerness Guardian 10 September 1859.

PETTY SESSIONS.

Before the Revs. J Poore, D.D., and G. B. Moore, E. Twopenny, Esq., W. Bland, Esq, and J. D. Dyke, Esq.

Robert Shrubsole of the "Rose" beer house, Blue Town, was summoned by the police for having his house open for the sale of beer, at a 1/4 to 6 o’clock on Sunday morning the 28th August, 1859. The defendant did not appear, and on the service of the summons being proved, the case was proceeded with. Police-constable 174, Henry Foord, on being sworn, stated that he visited the "Rose" beer house, at 1/4 before 6 o’clock on Sunday morning the 28th August, and found seventeen men and three women inside; also several pots containing beer, ale, &c. Shrubsole was in the act of drawing a pot of ale, and said he forgot it was Sunday. The magistrates considered this a gross case and inflicted a fine of 5 and costs.

 

Sheerness Guardian, 24 March, 1860.

TO BE LET,

WITH Immediate Possession, the "ROSE TAVERN," West Street, Blue Town. For particulars apply on the premises.

 

Sheerness Guardian, 17 November, 1860.

TO LET WITH IMMEDIATE POSSESSION.

BEER SHOP, known as the "Rose Tavern," doing business, which may be considerably and easily extended, situate in West-street, Blue Town, Sheerness.

Stock and fixtures about 70. For particulars or to treat tor the same, apply to Mr. T. W. Coke, "Sun Inn," Chapel-street, Mile Town.

 

 

LICENSEE LIST

SHRUBSALL Robert 1858-59+

MURRY John 1861+ (also shipwright age 24 in 1861Census)

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

 

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