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Sort file:- Rochester, August, 2021.

Page Updated:- Sunday, 01 August, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1870

(Name from)

Royal Lifeboat

Demolished 1919

62 (184) High Street

Rochester

Royal Lifeboat 1895

Above photo, circa 1895, kindly sent by Rory Kehoe, Also showing the "King's Head Hotel."

Fortune of War 1900

Above photo 1900, by Marion Haslam.

Royal Life Boat 1904

Above photo 1904, from www.Flickr.com by Ben Levick. Also shown is the "King's Head Hotel."

 

The building was demolished in 1919 and replaced by the building shown below.

 

Royal Lifeboat location

Above photo, date unknown by Marion Haslam.

 

Local knowledge, further 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.

 

LICENSEE LIST

Last pub licensee had BROWNING William Goldsmith 1881+ Census

BROWNING Mrs Susan A Post Office Directory 1891

WILLIAMSON John Peter 1903+ Post Office Directory 1903Kelly's 1903

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

 

Pigot's Directory 1824From the Pigot's Directory 1824

Melville's 1858From Melville's Directory 1858

Post Office DirectoryFrom the Post Office Directory

Post Office Directory 1891From the Post Office Directory 1891

CensusCensus

Post Office Directory 1903From the Post Office Directory 1903

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

 

If anyone should have any further information, or indeed any pictures or photographs of the above licensed premises, please email:-

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