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Sort file:- Strood, March, 2021.

Page Updated:- Thursday, 25 March, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1626-

Ship

Demolished 1904

Esplanade / 1 High Street

Strood

Ship Inn 1856

Above postcard circa 1856.

Ship Inn 1857

Above photo 1857 showing the "Ship Inn" the building of the right, and also showing the shortly to be demolished old Rochester Bridge.

Ship 1900

Above photo 1900.

Ship Inn 1903

Above photo, circa 1903. I believe this to be earlier than 1903.

Ship Inn 1904

Above photo showing the closed pub prior to its demolition in 1904.

 

This building was on the north-east corner of the Esplanade and was demolished in 1904 to make way for an extension to the Aveling and Porter works, and its licence was removed to the "Ship" in Bill Street Road, Frindsbury where William Rose continued with his service as licensee.

 

From the the "History of Strood" by Henry Smetham, published 1899.

1626.

A Stranger died at the signe of the "Shipp."

 

From the Kentish Gazette, 29 September 1846.

DEATH.

Wyles:— Sept. 19, Mr. S. Wyles, landlord of the "Ship," Strood.

 

 

LICENSEE LIST

DOWNS John 1828+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29

WYLES Samuel 1832-19/Sept/1846 dec'd Pigot's Directory 1832-34

WILSON William P 1858+

PARKER James 1862+

TUFFEY William 1874+

IDEN William 1881+

LUCHFORD James William 1882+

ROSE William Thomas Next pub licensee had 1891-1903+ (age 49 in 1891Census)

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

 

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

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

CensusCensus

 

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