DOVER KENT ARCHIVES

Sort file:- Plumstead, July, 2020.

Page Updated:- Thursday, 23 July, 2020.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1775-

Bull Inn

Latest ????

Shooters Hill

Plumstead

Bull 1930s

Above photo 1930s.

Bull 2016

Above photo 25 September 2016, by kind permission Chris Mansfield. http://www.chrismansfieldphotos.com/

 

From the Kentish Gazette, 11 October 1775.

NOTICE.

THE following Persons beg Leave to inform the Nobility, Gentleman, Ladies, and others, that they have agreed to run NEAT POST-CHAlSES and ABLE HORSES, with two Passengers, and moderate luggage, to and from London to Dover, at NINE PENCE per Mile; likewife GENTLEMEN'S CARRIAGES, with four Horses, at ONE SHILLING and SIXPENCE per Mile, and SADDLE HORSES to let. Edward Marsh, "Sir John Falstaff," Canterbury.

John Howard, "New Inn," Sittingbourne.

T. Champion and W. Alexander, in Chatham.

Robert Bat. "Queen's Head," Northfleet.

Joseph Leech, "Bull," Shooter’s Hill.

Good Accommodation at each House on the shortest Notice.

 

In the 1930s it was part of the Beasley's Brewery tied houses. An advert of the period above mentioned that the pub was situated only five minutes from the Shooters Hill Golf Course and Jack Woods and castle Woods. At the time their telephone number was Woolwich 0691.

 

LICENSEE LIST

LEECH Joseph 1775+

STALLARD Henry to May/1848

HILL Thomas May/1848-May/53 dec'd

HILL Hannah (widow) May/1848-66+

DAWS Walter W 1881-82+ (age 66 in 1881Census)

READ John James 1891+ (age 57 in 1891Census)

READ Sarah Ann Mrs 1896+

PRANCE Francis James 1901-04+

HARRIS Walter 1919+

PICKERING Violet May Mrs 1938-44+

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