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Sort file:- Chatham, December, 2018.

Page Updated:- Friday, 21 December, 2018.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1872-

Rose in the Valley

Demolished 1972

3 Hills Terrace

Chatham

Rose in the Valley 1970

Above photo, circa 1970 showing William Wilding on the left.

 

The Licensing Records of 1872 stated the premises held a Full License and was owned by Thomas Hubbard of St. Lawrence, Ramsgate.

William D Wilding was tenant in the "Rose" from November 1959, until it was compulsorily purchased in 1972 and subsequently demolished to enable St Michael’s school to enlarge the playground. William moved on to the "King’s Arms" in Medway Street; and unfortunately died in 1973.

 

From the Black Eagle Journal 1967.

James Edward Mansey, manager of the "Half Moon," Gravesend & tenant of the "Rose in the Valley," Chatham, died November 1st, 1967.

 

LICENSEE LIST

BILLINGHURST Henry 1858+

BILLINGHURST Eliza 1861+ (age 37 in 1861Census)

GASKIN Thomas 1872+ Licensing Records 1872

MACKLING Francis 1874+

BILLINGHURST Henry 1879+

LASLET Sarah Mrs 1881-82+ (widow age 46 in 1881Census)

STOBBART Roger 1891-1901 (railway engine driver age 55 in 1891Census)

CLARKE/CLOAK Henry James 1903-38+

JONES W G 1952+

WILDING William D Nov/1959-72 Next pub licensee had

MANSEY James Edward to 1/Nov/1967 (Also "Half-Moon.")

http://pubshistory.com/RoseintheValley.shtml

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

 

Licensing Records 1872Licensing Records 1872

CensusCensus

 

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