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Page Updated:- Tuesday, 20 November, 2018.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1828-

Crown

Open 2014+

The Street

Seal

Crown 1930

Above postcard, circa 1930.

Crown 2012

Above photo 2012.

 

From the Kent and Sussex Courier, 7 November, 1873.

COURT LEET.

A court leet was held on Wednesday, at the "Crown Inn," Seal, for the Manor of Kemsing and Seal, Hon. Mortimer Sackviile West, Lord of the Manor. Mr. H. Morley was chosen foreman of the jury, and the following officers were elected: Aleconner for Seal, J. Collishe; Kemsing, T. Crowhurst; Leigh and part of Speldharst, J. Humphrey. Hogdriver for Seal, J. Webb; Kemsing, W. Bowyer; Leigh, J. Humphrey. After the court, about thirty sat down to a capital spread, provided by Mr. Golding, and W. F. Holcroft, Esq., steward, presided.

 

Sussex Agricultural Express 02 August 1890.

SEVENOAKS. CASES DISMISSED.

The case against John Moyce, charged with being at the "Crown," Seal, on July 20th, during prohibited hours, was also dismissed. - Mr. Warner defended in the latter.

 

I am informed that the pub closed some time between 2014 and 2018 and has now (2018) been converted into a business centre and rented office space, but still retains the name of the "Crown."

 

LICENSEE LIST

MASTERS Robert 1828-32+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29Pigot's Directory 1832-34

HUNTLEY William 1840+ Pigot's Directory 1840

SHARP Catherine 1858+

WEBB Robert 1882-July/88 Next pub licensee had

BONNER Edward A 1901+ (age 34 in 1901Census)

BONNER Isabel Jane to June/1902 Sevenoaks Chronicle

SHILLING Thomas June/1902+ Sevenoaks Chronicle

FENNER Herbert 1913-22+

WILLIAMS E A 1930-38+

http://www.pubshistory.com/CrownInn.shtml

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

 

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

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

Pigot's Directory 1840From the Pigot's Directory 1840

CensusCensus

Sevenoaks ChronicleSevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser

 

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