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Sort file:- Gravesend, July, 2023.

Page Updated:- Friday, 28 July, 2023.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1826

Eagle Tavern

Latest 1969

73 New Road

Gravesend

Eagle Tavern

Above photo, date unknown, from John Mason.

Eagle Tavern

Above photo date unknown. Kindly supplied by John Hopperton.

 

Alfred Whiffen married Emma Harriett Watson of the "Fox and Hounds" Northfleet, in 1904.

The building was demolished shortly after its closure in 1969 to become the site of Tesco's.

 

West Kent Guardian, 9 January 1841.

On Wednesday, the magistrates decided that Mr. Harrington, of the "Eagle Tavern," who had, under a particular statute, claimed exemption from the billeting of soldiers, as being a member of the vintner’s company, was not exempt from such order for billeting. Mr. Vallauce, Mr. Horringtons legal adviser, gave notice of appeal.

 

Southeastern Gazette, 18 January 1853.

FREE PUBLIC HOUSE, GRAVESEND, KENT.

Valuable FREEHOLD PROPERTY, the "Eagle Inn" New-road, and Shop and Dwelling House, No. 37, High-street.

Mr. EVERSFIELD Has been favoured with instructions by the mortgagee with power of sale, TO SELL BY AUCTION,

At the "New Inn," Gravesend, on Wednesday, January 19th, 1853, at Two o’clock precisely.

THAT well-known INN, the "EAGLE," with coach yard, stabling, and premises, situate in the centre of the New London-road, and one of the first houses of business in this large town, in the present occupation of Mr. John Warde.

Also a well-situated SHOP and Premises, No. 37, near the top of High-street, in the occupation of Mr. E. Bryant, Linen Draper.

The "agle Inn" produces an annual rental of 100. The Shop and Premises, No. 37, High-street, an annual rental of 45.

May be viewed by leave of the tenants. Particulars and conditions of sale may be had of Messrs. Wilson and Jeanneret, Solicitors, 11, New Inn, Strand, London; Maidstone and Rochester Paper Offices; Bull, Dartford; Eagle Inn; the place of sale; and the Auctioneer’s office, 36, New-road.

 

Black Eagle Journal.

T C Walter, died in 1964. His first licence was at the "Campbell Arms," Gravesend in 1906; then three other licences before moving to the Eagle in 1926; the Eagle has been occupied by his family since 1903. Mrs E R Woolley, his daughter has managed the Eagle for her father for the past 25 years.

 

 

LICENSEE LIST

WARD Thomas 1832-40+ Pigot's Directory 1832-34

HARRINGTON Mr 1841+

WARD John R N 1855-82+ (age 36 in 1861Census)

CLARK Henry James 1891+

BYHURST William 1901-03+ (age 42 in 1901Census) Kelly's 1903

WHIFFEN Alfred "Albert" 1911-13+ (age 36 in 1911Census)

JOHNSTONE Andrew Paul 1922+

Last pub licensee had WALTER Thomas Claud 1926+

WALTER Andrew C 1930-38+

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

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

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

CensusCensus

 

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