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Sort file:- Strood, August, 2021.

Page Updated:- Sunday, 01 August, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest ????

Fountain

Closed ????

84 (106A to 1891Census) High Street

Strood

Old Fountain Inn 1880

Above photo, circa 1880, showing the "Old Fountain Inn."

Former Fountain 2014

Above image from Google, May 2014, showing the building on the left to be the former "Fountain." Also referred to as the "New Fountain."

 

The original pub was destroyed by a fire in October 1887

 

From the Sevenoaks Chronicle, 31 August 1852.

CITY ANNUAL LICENSING DAY.

Mr. James Tutt, beer retailer at Strood, applied for a license for his house. The case was stopped, and the application refused.

 

Maidstone Journal and Kentish Advertiser, Monday 4 January 1869.

Rochester. Sudden Death.

W. H. Bell, Esq., Deputy Coroner held an inquest on Thursday, at the "Fountain Tavern," Strood, on the body of Henry Bennett, who died suddenly the previous day.

Deceased was Potman at the "Fountain Tavern," and on Wednesday he fell down and a fit in the street and died.

The jury returned a verdict died from natural causes.

 

LICENSEE LIST

TUTT James 1851-62+ (age 41 in 1861Census)

TUTT Sarah 1871+ (age 37 in 1871Census)

AMES Thomas 1874-81+ (married Sarah Tutt also Builder age 39 in 1881Census)

EDWARDS Joseph 1882+

CUTLER Arthur 1891-9/Apr/1892 dec'd (age 35 in 1891Census)

ARTHRELL William 1901-11+ (age 31 in 1901Census)

JESSUP J Mrs 1903+ Kelly's 1903

DRIVER Alfred 1913+

RUCK William Thomas 1918-22+

HILBURN George 1930+

GIBBONS William C 1938+

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

http://www.closedpubs.co.uk/fountain.html

 

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

CensusCensus

 

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