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Page Updated:- Tuesday, 02 April, 2019.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1874-

Bat and Ball Tavern

Closed 2010

High Street

Leigh

https://whatpub.com/bat-ball

Bat and Ball

Above postcard, date unknown.

Bat and Ball

Above photo, date unknown by Darkstar.

Bat and Ball sign 1986Bat and Ball sign 1991

Above sign left, November 1986, sign right, August 1991.

With thanks from Brian Curtis www.innsignsociety.com.

Bat and Ball sign 2010

Above sign 2010.

Bat and Ball Whitbread sign

Above card issued March 1955. Sign series 4 number 1.

 

From the Kent and Sussex Courier, Friday 30 January 1874.

Tonbridge Petty sessions. Transfers.

The certificate of the "Bat and Ball," Leigh, from George to Fred Faircloth.

 

Sevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser 05 June 1931.

LEIGH. SILVER WEDDING.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Relph, of the "Bat and Ball," were yesterday (Thursday) the recipients of many congratulations upon the occasion of the celebration of their silver wedding. Married 25 years ago, they came to Leigh seven years ago, having previously been the licensee of the "Engineer" at Laddingford. Both are natives of Hunton, where they were married.

 

 

LICENSEE LIST

FAIRCLOTH George to Jan/1874 Kent and Sussex Courier

FAIRCLOTH Fred Jan/1874+ Kent and Sussex Courier

HILL Edgar to Apr/1880 Kent and Sussex Courier

HILL Spencer Edgar Apr/1880-1881+ (age 24 in 1881Census)

CADE Amos J 1891+ (age 65 in 1891Census)

Last pub licensee had RELF/RELPH Richard 1924-31+

HARRIS Samuel 1938+

ARNOLD Alf 1950s

http://pubshistory.com/BatBall.shtml

http://theweald.org/P2.asp?PId=Le.BatI

http://www.closedpubs.co.uk/batball.html

 

CensusCensus

Kent and Sussex CourierKent and Sussex Courier

 

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