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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1861-

We Anchor in Hope

Latest ????

Shooters Hill Road / London Road

Welling

We Anchor In Hope

Above postcard, date unknown.

We Anchor in Hope sign 1986We Anchor in Hope sign 1992

Above sign left, July 1986, sign right, August 1992.

With thanks from Brian Curtis www.innsignsociety.com.

 

I have also seen this addressed as Belle Grove Road, East Wickham I have reference to an "Anchor and Hope" addressed in East Wickham. The records of 1939 addressed this as in Bexley.

Alexander Hampton was the son of Alexander Hampton senior who was licensee of the "White Hart," Erith.

 

Bexley Heath and Erith Observer, Saturday 5 July, 1879.

Welling.

The "We Anchor in Hope," was transferred to Mr. W. J. Lyons, on decease of his mother.

 

From the Woolwich Gazette, Friday 15 July 1892.

Fore Sale.

Tradesman's Cart; fit for business or pleasure.

A. R. Morris, "We Anchor in Hope," Welling, Kent.

 

Woolwich Gazette, Friday 8 June 1894.

Suicide at Plumstead.

An inquest was held at the Woolwich Workhouse on Saturday evening, on the body of George Miller, age 21, late potmen at the "We Anchor in Hope" public house, Welling.

The deceased was found lying dead in a ditch at Clock House Farm, near that public house. Part of his head was shot away and there was a discharged gun by his side, the trigger being attached to his foot by a handkerchief. He had been drinking heavily of light.

A verdict of "Suicide whilst temporarily insane" was returned.

 

LICENSEE LIST

DORRINGTON John 1861+ (age 60 in 1861Census)

GAYLAND Charles David 1862+

LYONS William 1871+ (age 44 in 1871Census)

LYONS Sarah 1874-July/1879 dec'd

LYONS W J Mr July/1879+

PACKMAN James R 1881+ (age 27 in 1881Census)

WARE Emily to Dec/1890 Maidstone and Kentish Journal

MORRIS Alfred Richard Dec/1890-92+ (age 61 in 1891Census) Maidstone and Kentish Journal

WHEELER James S 1901-03+ (age 69 in 1901Census) Kelly's 1903

BOUCHER William 1911-22+ (age 49 in 1911Census)

HAMPTON Alexander before 1924-30+

BUCKLAND Charles 1938-39+ (age 77 in 1939)

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CensusCensus

Maidstone and Kentish JournalMaidstone and Kentish Journal

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

 

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