DOVER KENT ARCHIVES

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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest ????

Blue Anchor

Latest 1826-

(Name to)

Ospringe Street

Ospringe

 

For some reason the "Blue" has been dropped from the original name and today it is known as the "Anchor." Date of change unknown before 1826. However, it was referred to as the "Anchor" in 1778.

 

From the Kentish Gazette, 18 April 1778.

Monday last the gentlemen of Faversham held their second annual auricula feast at Mr Petts the "Anchor," at Ospringe; where the first prize was won by Mr. Hull, with Don Quixote; second by Mr. Baker with Palmer's Globe; the third by Mr. Spradbrow with Palmer's Globe. There was a middling show of flowers.

 

Kentish Gazette, Friday 14 May 1790.

Sunday last died, Mr. Perry, master of the "Blue Anchor" Public House, at Ospringe.
 

Kentish Weekly Post or Canterbury Journal 26 September 1800.

Wednesday died Mr. Fordred, of the "Blue Anchor" at Ospringe.

 

Kentish Gazette 07 October 1800.

John Fordred's debtors and creditors.

All persons, having a demands on the estate of Mr John Fordred, late of Ospringe in the county of Kent, victualler, deceased, are desired forthwith to transmit an account thereof to Mr James Shepherd, attorney, Faversham, one of his executors. And all person's indebted to the said estate, or having any effect belong thereto in their hands, are desired, within one month from the date thereof, to pay or deliver the same to the said James Shepherd, otherwise they will be sued for the recovery thereon, without further notice. Faversham, 3rd October 1800.

 

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PERRY Mr to May/1790 dec'd

FORDRED John dec'd to Sept/1800

 

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