Sort file:- Gravesend, March, 2021.

Page Updated:- Sunday, 07 March, 2021.


Earliest 1514


Latest 1784

(Name to)

3 High Street



Information collected from "Gazetteer of Gravesend and Milton Inns and Public Houses" by E. R. Green. May 2000.

Frequently mentioned in the Milton Parish Registers.

Owned in 1778 by James Best.

The pub changed into the "Duke of Cumberland."


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Milton next Gravesend Burials from the register of St Peter & St Paul.

19 Nov 1589. John Agasse a merchant of Roane in France whoe dyed at the Angell.


15 July 1593. A Dutchwoman whoe dyed of the Plague at the Angell.


21 Jul 1593. John Ashdowne nephewe to the Goodwief of the Angell.


23 Mar 1625/6. John Parker, Tapster at the Angell.


12 Feb 1626/7. Robert Fletcher, Ostler at the Angell.


19 Jan 1640/1. Mathew Vanian, Vinterer at the Angell.


From the Newcastle Courant, Saturday 16 June 1722.

Yesterday Morning George Smith and Joseph Buckingham, Two of the Four barbarous Waterman, charged with robbing, ravishing and Murdering Anne Brilow of Oakinghom, on Smallbury-Green, were apprehended at Gravesend by Mr. Peck, the High Constable, that keeps the "Angel Inn," in the said Town on board a Holland’s Trader, having entered themselves Passengers to go beyond sea.

Also James Simkin, another of the Four Villains concerned in the said horrid Fact, was, on the Beginning of this Week, apprehended at Purfleet, in Essex, by an Officer and a Watermen belonging to the Custom-House, and one Other Person. On Tuesday he was brought, up to London, and confined that Night in the Poultry-Compter; and Yesterday being carried before Sir John Fryer, and examined, he was by him committed to Newgate.


From the Ipswich Journal, Saturday 14 August 1725.

Last Week the Samborn Capt Nicholson, arrived in the Downs, on board of which came Cid Mahammed Abughiy, as Ambassador Extraordinary from the Emperor of Morocco to this Court. His Excellency landed at Deal on Thursday, and was waited on by the Post-Master of that Town and other Officers under the Government, lay at the "Angel Inn" at Gravesend on Friday Night, and was from thence brought up the River in one of the Admiralty’s Barges to the Tower, where he landed on Sunday about one a Clock, and found Coaches ready there by Order of the Government, which carry’d his Excellency and his Retinue to the House in Great Suffolk Street, which was the Residence of the last Ambassador from that Country.



PECK Mr 1722+ (also High Constable)


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