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Sort file:- Chatham, May, 2019.

Page Updated:- Monday, 20 May, 2019.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1828-

Wellington Arms

Latest 1987+

124 New Road (New Road Gate 1828)

Chatham

Wellington Arms 1980s

Above photo, circa 1980s, kindly sent by Tony Smith.

Wellington Arms 1987

Above photo, 1987, just showing the pub on the left.

 

The Licensing Records of 1872 stated the premises held a Full 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 "Wellington," on the new road, 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.

 

I am informed that the pub was demolished in the 1980s to make way for the road widening scheme.

 

LICENSEE LIST

JACKSON Charles 1828-32+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29Pigot's Directory 1832-34

CRONEEN Daniel 1858-62+

POTTS Robert 1872-91+(widow age 55 in 1881Census) Licensing Records 1872

HYLANDS Lewis Henry 1903+

FULCHER Robert 1913+

WELLS George C 1922+

MARSH Charles H 1930+

KING William 1938+

http://pubshistory.com/WellingtonArms.shtml

 

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

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

Licensing Records 1872Licensing Records 1872

CensusCensus

 

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