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Page Updated:- Friday, 21 December, 2018.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1872-

Three Brothers

Latest ????

55 Cross Street/Slykates Hill

Chatham

Two Brothers 1905

Above postcard circa 1905.

Three Brothers 1950s

Above photo circa 1950s. Kindly sent by Peter Greening.

Here is a photo of the "Three Brothers" when it was run by the Pocock family in the 1950's.

The hill alongside the pub is Slicketts Hill (previously Sly Kate's Hill) and the other road is Cross Street. Back then my grandfather ran the Christmas Club in the pub. Also when I was asked to find my Nan, the first place I looked was the in the snug where she would be with all her old cronies drinking their Guinness.

The snug door is the door on Slicketts Hill. The door at the front was the bottle and jug and the door in Cross Street led into the main public bar.

Unfortunately the pub is no longer there. I think that it was pulled down in the 1990's.

Regards,

Peter Greening.

 

The Licensing Records of 1872 stated the premises held a Beer License and was owned by Edward Winch of Chatham.

 

From the Maidstone and Kentish Journal, Monday, 28 May, 1866.

PRELIMINARY NOTICE OF SALE.

Messrs. Cobb have received instructions from the Executors of the late Mr. Joseph Ashley, to sell by auction, in the month of June, at the "Sun Hotel," Chatham.

The Valuable Freehold and Leasehold Public Houses, Beer Houses, Trade Premises, Dwelling Houses, &c., viz:-

The "Three Brothers," Slickets Hill, Chatham.

......

Further notice as to time, &c., of sale, will shortly be issued.

Particulars in the meantime may be obtained of Messrs. Acworth and Son, Solicitors, Star Hill, Rochester; of Messrs. Morris, Stone, Townson, and Morris, solicitors, Moorgate Street Chambers, Moorgate Street; and of Messrs. Cobb, surveyors and land agents, 26, Lincoln's-inn-fields, London, and Rochester, Kent.

 

LICENSEE LIST

MEDHURST Joseph 1872+ Licensing Records 1872

McDOWELL Adelaide (widow) 1881+ Census (Beer House Keeper)

BRUNT William 1891+ Census

DENNEY Alfred 1901-03+ CensusPost Office Directory 1903

SAGE Bertie Thomas 1911+ Census

POCOCK Thomas 1930-38+ Post Office Directory 1930

POCOCK ???? 1950s+

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Licensing Records 1872Licensing Records 1872

CensusCensus

Post Office Directory 1903From the Post Office Directory 1903

Post Office Directory 1930From the Post Office Directory 1930

 

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