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Sort file:- Dartford, August, 2021.

Page Updated:- Friday, 13 August, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1828-

Two Brewers

Closed 2016-

33 Lowfield Street

Dartford

https://whatpub.com/two-brewers

Two Brewers 1950

Above photo, 1950 when it was a Style and Winch house, kindly sent by Michael Norman.

Two Brewers 2008

Above photo 2008 by ken Brown Creative Commons Licence.

Two Brewers sign 1991

Above sign August 1991.

With thanks from Brian Curtis www.innsignsociety.com.

 

In 1869-70 the pub was part of a consortium who were advertising their goods of selling tea in response to grocers' selling beer and wine. (Click for further details.)

See Dartford Map 1905.

 

Gravesend Reporter, North Kent and South Essex Advertiser, Saturday 19 January 1867.

Inquest.

On Friday (yesterday) evening week, an inquest was held at the "Two Brewers Inn," before C. J. Carttar, Esq , coroner, on the body of a man named John Rumley, aged 64, who dropped down dead in Mr. Sibley's stable, Lowfield, on the day previous. It appeared from the evidence that the deceased was a labouring man and much addicted to drinking. A year or two back he became a teetotaller, and kept the pledge for twelve months, but at the expiration of the time he broke it and resumed his old practices. There was no post-mortem examination, but Dr. Hoare, who saw the deceased, gave it as his opinion that the deceased internally was much diseased, and that death arose from natural causes.

Verdict accordingly.

 

Maidstone Journal and Kentish Advertiser, Saturday 17 June 1871.

Sudden death.

An inquest was held at the "Two Brewers Inn," Dartford, by C. J. Carttar, Esq., on Friday afternoon, on the body of John Smith, who fell down suddenly in a fit, and almost immediately expired, on Tuesday morning, about 10 o'clock, while engaged in his ordinary occupation at Mr. Walklinmg's, carrier, of Dartford. Deceased had been ailing some time. Dr. Martin stated he had made a post mortem examination, and found an enlargement of the liver and disease of the heart.

Verdict according to the medical testimony.

 

The premises was certainly open in 2008, but by 2016 it had closed its doors to customers.

 

LICENSEE LIST

ALLCHIN William 1824-58+ (age 73 in 1851Census) Pigot's Directory 1828-29Pigot's Directory 1832-34

MILES John 1862-74+

MILES Susannah 1881+ (widow age 66 in 1881Census)

WAGHORN Joseph 1882+

RAY Frederick Thomas 1891+

LONGHURST Thomas 1903+ Kelly's 1903

SMITH Sidney H 1913-30+

SMITH A M Mrs 1938+

HALTER E A Halter 1940-54+

https://pubwiki.co.uk/TwoBrewers.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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