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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest ????

Star Inn

Open 2020+

30 High Street

Rolvenden

01580 241269

http://www.starrolvenden.co.uk/

https://whatpub.com/star

Star 1960

Above photo, 1960, kindly sent by Debi Birkin.

From Barclay, Perkin's Anchor magazine. Vol. XIV, No.6, June 1934.

Star regulars 1934

Four customers of the "Star Inn," Rolvenden, Kent, a Style & Winch house, whose combined ages total 300 years. Living witness to the fact that "Beer is Best!" Left to right: Messrs. King, Pallett, Butler and Nash. Sadly, the dog didn't get a name check!

Kindly sent by Rory Kehoe.

Star 2015

Above photo kindly sent by Erik Hartland, February 2015.

Star sign 1987Star sign 2015

Above signleft, March 1987, sign right, 2015.

With thanks from Brian Curtis www.innsignsociety.com.

Star 2016

Above photo, 2016.

 

As the information is found or sent to me, including photographs, it will be shown here.

Thanks for your co-operation.

The name of the "Star" was changed around the 1876 period when it operated for a short time as the "Edgar Wiltshire" and then after that the "Lemon Tree" before reverting again to the "Star."

 

From the Whitstable Times and Herne Bay Herald, Saturday 23 March 1872.

ASHFORD. SALE OF PROPERTY.

A sale by auction took place at the "Saracen’s Head Hotel," on Tuesday, conducted by Mr. Alfred Thomas. There was a large attendance. The property is situated in the town and neighbourhood of Tenterden, and consisted of 14 lots.

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Lot 13, the "Star" beerhouse, at Rolvenden, was bought by Mr. Chapman for 275.

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Sussex agricultural Express, Saturday 8th November, 1890.

Transfer of licences.

Mr. James Munn Mace applied for and obtained a licence transfer of the "Star" Beerhouse, at Rolvenden, from the owners of the house to Thomas Judge.

 

Thanet Advertiser, Tuesday 16 August 1949.

BOY INJURED.

A four-year-old boy was taken to Ramsgate General Hospital with a broken thigh and other injuries on Sunday after he had been involved in a street accident in Dumpton-lane.

The child, Brian Haynes, of 3 Sydney-terrace, West Dumpton-lane, was apparently watching trains pass under the West Dumpton railway bridge in company with another little boy.

He suddenly darted across the road and ran into a car being driven by Mr. George Frederick Goodacre, of the "Star Inn," Rolvenden, Kent.

 

Kent & Sussex Courier, Friday 22 September 1961.

Rolvenden.

Farewell individual gifts and one combined gift of a crystal dressing set were given to Mrs. D. M Goodacre on Saturday, who is retiring from the "Star Inn," Rolvenden after 17 years.

 

LICENSEE LIST

JUDGE Thomas Nov/1890+

GOODACRE D M Mrs 1944-61

 

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