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Sort file:- Tonbridge, June, 2021.

Page Updated:- Wednesday, 09 June, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1864

(Name from)

Station Tavern

Closed 1967+

2 Station Road

Tonbridge

Station Tavern 1895

Above photo, circa 1895. Showing the original building. Kindly sent by Gavin Sawyer.

Station Tavern 1904

Above photo, 1904, kindly sent by Rory Kehoe.

Station Tavern

Above photo, date unknown.

By kind permission http://tonbridgecollectables.com/index.php

Station Tavern location 2009

Above Google image, March 2009.

Former Station Tavern 2019

Above Google image, June 2019.

 

The building has also gone under the name of the "Station Inn," but previous 1864 it was known as the "Rising Sun." The original building mentioned above was demolished around 1900 and replaced for a new building with the same name.

Although it continued as a pub and was operating as one in 1967, it has since closed.

 

Kent & Sussex Courier, Friday 4 January, 1895.

LICENSING.

This was the day appointed as a Special Sessions for the granting and transfer of ale house licenses, and the following licenses were transferred:-

The "Station Inn," Tonbridge, to Albert Pearson, from the executrix of David Cripps, deceased.

 

Sevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser, Friday 4 April 1902.

A respectable girl wanted for housework and assisting in bar; good references.

Mrs. Pearson, "Station Tavern," Tonbridge.

 

The Chronicle and Courier, 16 September, 1921.

Lamberhurst Brewery Estate.

Important sale at Tunbridge Wells.

One of the biggest sales of licensed houses held in the provinces in recent years was conducted by Messrs. Wickenden and Sons at the Pump Room, Tunbridge Wells, on Friday, when the Lamberhurst Brewery Estate, comprising 68 lots, came Under the Hammer. The lots sold were:-

....

"Station Tavern, Tonbridge, 5,500

....

 

January 1923

PEARSON

Albert Pearson, of the "Station Tavern," High Street, Tonbridge, died 24 January 1923.

Probate, London, 17 February to Martha Pearson, widow.

Effects 273 10s. 11d.

 

Kent & Sussex Courier, Friday 24 June 1938.

Small Cars Wanted for Cash.

Send P.C., stating make, condition and price wanted.

Sergeant, "Station Tavern," Tonbridge.

 

LICENSEE LIST

PEARSON Albert 1901-24/Jan/23 dec'd (age 30 in 1901Census)

NOAKES Annie Mrs 1838+

CRIPPS David to Jan/1895 dec'd Kent and Sussex Courier

PEARSON Albert Jan/1895-Oct/1900 Kent and Sussex Courier

SIMPSON A Mr Oct/1900+

SERGEANT ???? 1938+

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

 

CensusCensus

Kent and Sussex CourierKent and Sussex Courier

 

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