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Sort file:- Tunbridge Wells, July, 2020.

Page Updated:- Wednesday, 29 July, 2020.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1828-

(Name from)

Swan Family and Commercial Hotel

Open 2020+

54-58 Pantiles

Royal Tunbridge Wells

01892 530501

http://thetunbridgewellshotel.com/the-eating-house/

https://whatpub.com/tunbridge-wells-hotel

Swan Hotel 1910

Above photo, 1910 from the Pelton Guide. http://roughwood.net

Eating House 2017

Above photo 2017 by Ed Hutchings.

Eating House window 2017

Above photo taken and sent by Steve Glover, September 2017.

Eating House Hotel inside 2017

Above photo taken and sent by Steve Glover, September 2017.

Eating House restaurant 2017

Above photo, showing the restaurant area 2017.

Swan Hotel 2010

Above photo 2010 by Nigel Chadwick Creative Commons Licence.

Swan Hotel sign 1991Swan sign 2009

Above sign left, October 1991, sign right, July 2009.

With thanks from Brian Curtis www.innsignsociety.com.

 

From the Kent and Sussex Courier, 22 January, 1915.

SWAN HOTEL LICENSE TRANSFERRED.

The licensee of the "Swan Holel", the Pantiles, was temporarily transferred from William Spencer Schults to Miss Mary Matilda Fowles. Chief Constables Prior stated that the applicant bore an excellent character, and a married sister was going to reside with her.

 

Also known as the "Tunbridge Wells Hotel" their restaurant is also known as the "Eating House."

 

LICENSEE LIST

HONEYSETT Charles 1824+

LOVELL Thomas 1828-51+ (age 59 in 1851Census) Pigot's Directory 1828-29Pigot's Directory 1832-34

DOWDEN James Walter 1855+

BLANCHARD Francis 1862+

SEMARK Thomas 1873-74+ (also & Office of Inland Revenue) Kent and Sussex Courier

SEMARK Clara Elizabeth 1881-82 (widow age 51 in 1881Census)

RULE William 1891-1901+ (age 35 in 1891Census)

SCHULTZ William Spencer 1913-Jan/15

FOWLES Mary Matilda Mrs Jan/1915+

BAKER H F Mrs 1918+

GRANT Charles 1922+

SMITH F I 1930+

WOLFE E J 1938+

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

 

Pigot's Directory 1828-29From the Pigot's Directory 1828-29

Pigot's Directory 1832-34From the Pigot's Directory 1832-33-34

Kent and Sussex CourierKent and Sussex Courier

CensusCensus

 

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