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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1671-

George Inn

Open 2016+

29 Hayes Street

Hayes

020 8462 1120

http://www.thegeorgehayes.co.uk/

George Inn

Above postcard, 1906, kindly sent by Mark Jennings.

George 1911

Above postcard, 1911, kindly sent by Rory Kehoe.

George 2015

Above photo, 2015.

George 2015

Above photo, 2015.

George sign 1991George sign 2016

Above sign left, 1991, sign right, 2016.

With thanks from Brian Curtis www.innsignsociety.com.

 

Maidstone Journal and Kentish Advertiser 15 June 1893.

A report was read from Dr. Harris Butterfield; as to the foul and dilapidated condition of two closets at the "George Inn," Hayes, which were also placed in such a position as to be a nuisance and dangerous to the health of the occupants of the adjoining premises. He advised that they should be abolished and the earth closet system adopted on a site 10 feet away from their present position. It was ordered that new privies be erected.

 

Sevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser 23 August 1901.

TEACHING LANDLORDS THEIR DUTY.

Mr. Britton, assistant official receiver in the London Bankruptcy Court, raised an objection at the Bromley Licensing Sessions yesterday to the renewal of the license for the "George Inn," at Hayes. He said that while cycling recently Mrs. Britton and he stopped at this hostelry and called for tea. The daughter of the landlord refused to supply it, and gave three reasons - first, because it was too late (the time being 6.30 p.m.); next, that they had no hot water; and; thirdly, that the fire was out. The magistrates declined to adopt the suggestion of Mr. Britton to extort from the landlord an undertaking to supply non-alcoholic beverages when asked for. The chairman, however, remarked that license holders generally would infer from what had been stated what their duty to the public was.

 

LICENSEE LIST

TWART/TWORT Thomas 1828-32+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29Pigot's Directory 1832-34

VIDLER Richard 1841-58+ Census ("George and Dragon" 1858)

ROBINSON Mr to Jan/1863 South Eastern Gazette

BAKER Harriett Mrs Jan/1863+ South Eastern Gazette

MOOR Edward Mercer 1891+ (age 51 in 1891Census)

FAIRBRASS Stephen 11895-1901+ (age 67 in 1901Census)

 

Pigot's Directory 1828-29From the Pigot's Directory 1828-29

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

CensusCensus

South Eastern GazetteSouth Eastern Gazette

 

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