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Sort file:- Dartford, August, 2021.

Page Updated:- Friday, 13 August, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1828-

Royal Oak

Open 2020+

57 Spital Street

Dartford

01322 293687

https://www.royaloakdartford.co.uk/

https://whatpub.com/royal-oak

Royal Oak 1890

Above photo, circa 1890.

Royal Oak 2009

Above photo 2009 by David Anstiss Creative Commons Licence.

Royal Oak 2012

Photos taken on 12 September, 2012 from http://www.flickr.com by emdjt24.

Royal Oak 2013

Above photo 2013 by Nigel Chadwick Creative Commons Licence.

Royal Oak sign 1991Royal Oak sign 1992

Above sign left, August 1991, sign right August 1992.

With thanks from Brian Curtis www.innsignsociety.com.

 

The building gained a Grade II status on 25 September 1975.

 

Kentish Gazette, 28 December 1852.

DEATH.

Day:— Dec. 14, at Dartford, Mr. Thomas Day, of the "Royal Oak Inn."

 

 

See Dartford Map 1905.

 

LICENSEE LIST

BOOKER John 1824-32+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29Pigot's Directory 1832-34

DAY Thomas Sweeting 1840-14/Dec/52 dec'd

RIX Zachariah 1855-71+ (age 50 in 1861Census)

CHALLIS James 1874-82+ (also Fly Proprietor age 48 in 1881Census)

CHALLIS William James 1891+

DAWE Henry James 1903+ Kelly's 1903

WILSON James H 1913+

DRUMMOND Henry A 1918+

KNIGHT Alfred 1922+

KNIGHT Stuart Gordon 1930-38+

CLIFFORD Reginald James 1954-66+

https://pubwiki.co.uk/RoyalOak.shtml

 

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

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

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

CensusCensus

 

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