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Sort file:- Chatham, July, 2019.

Page Updated:- Sunday, 07 July, 2019.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1819-

Old King's Head

Latest ????

93 High Street

Chatham

Old Kings Head 1962

Above photo, circa 1962. At the time it was called the "Olde Kynges Heade." Photo kindly supplied by Tony Smith.

93 High Street 2017

Above photo circa 2017 by Darkstar.

 

From an email received 17 July 2017.

Nicholas Smith died in Chatham in December 1842 and his will can be found at the National Archives. His daughter Charlotte married Thomas Samuel Crockford who was landlord of the "Cobham Inn" on Strood High Street in the 1860s and 1870s and also the "Victory Tavern" on Strood High Street in the 1841 census.

Nicholas's granddaughter Mary Crockford married James Freeman Randall who was landlord of the "Crown and Anchor" in Sheerness in the early 1870s, the "Sabbarton Arms" in Poplar (Middlesex) in the mid 1870s and the "Bull" in Cross Street Woolwich in the 1880s.

Robert Randall.

 

LICENSEE LIST

SMITH Nicholas 1828+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29

SMITH Nicholas and William 1832-Dec/42 dec'd (Pigot's Directory 1832-3482 High Street)Wright's Topography 1838

SMITH William 1858-62+

SINCLAIR & Son 1874

GOODHEW William S 1881+ (age 34 in 1881Census)

PORTER William 1882+

FORSS Frederick 1891+

ARNOLD Charles 1901+ (also biscuit manufacturer age 44 in 1901Census)

CHAPMAN George 1911-13+ (age 25 in 1911Census)

REVELL Walter F 1922+

MEADOWS Harry 1930-38+

http://pubshistory.com/OldKingsHead.shtml

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

 

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

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

Wright's Topography 1838Wright's Topography 1838

CensusCensus

 

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