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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1603

White Hart

Latest 1890

(Name to)

75 East Street

Gravesend

White Hart building 2019

Above photo showing the building in 2019.

 

From the Kentish Gazette or Canterbury Chronicle, Saturday 20 May to Wednesday 24 May, 1769. Price 2d.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION

On Wednesday the 5th of July next, between the hours of two and four in the afternoon at the “White Hart Inn,” Gravesend. All that capital Messuage late of Mr. Chard Stephenson, deceased. Late at Swanscomb, in the County of Kent; consisting of Six Roomson a site commodious for a Gentleman's family; with Coach-house, Stable, and other convenient offices, and Garden containing Two Acres planted with choice Fruit Trees, and Wall. The Premises are Freehold, in very good area and pleasantly situate about a Mile from the River Thames, Nineteen Miles from London and a Quarter of a Mile from the Great Road, London; Three Miles from Gravesend, and from Dartford, and are now let on Lease Term, of which Nine Years and a Half is expired, at the yearly Rent of Twenty Pounds. The Servants of the Occupier will shew the premises.

 

From West Kent Guardian 15 August 1835.

WHITE HART TAVERN AND FAMILY HOTEL

High-street, Gravesend, by W. Saunders.

Dinners provided, for large or small parties, on the shortest notice. - Wines, Spirits, etc. of a superior quality.

A Table d'Hote.

N.B. Visitors resorting to Gravesend will here find comfort combined with economy. ....... Superior Beds.

 

Maidstone Journal and Kentish Advertiser, Monday 8 January 1872.

Joseph Hinkley, well known to the police, was charged with being drunk and riotous, in High Street, on Thursday afternoon.

P. C. Flinn said he found prisoner and another man fighting outside the "White Hart," prisoners refusing to go away, was taken into custody, when he savagely assaulted a man who came to the constable's assistance.

Fined 10s. and costs. or 14 days.

 

Changed name to the "Orient" in 1890.

 

LICENSEE LIST

ROGERS Richard Rogers & BEARD Worthington 1824+

GARDNER George 1828-32+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29Pigot's Directory 1832-34

SAUNDERS W 1835+

COLLEY William 1840+

TURNER Robert 1855-58+

Last pub licensee had WALTER Thomas J 1861+ Next pub licensee had (also part Owner of Steam Tugs age 34 in 1861Census)

HANESWORTH A Mrs 1862+

JOHNSTON William 1865-74+

WATSON William 1878-82+ (age 26 in 1881Census)

 

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

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

CensusCensus

 

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