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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest ????

Black Robin

Latest 1870

 

Wouldham

Black Robin

Above photo, date unknown.

 

It is thought that the "Black Robin" was a short lived pub, suffering a fire and subsequent repair work. The landlord, "Basher" Boorman applied for a new license, but it was refused after farmers complained that the pub customers trampled on the crops on their return from the pub to the village.

 

Maidstone Telegraph 11 September 1869.

LICENSING DAY FOR ROCHESTER DISTRICT.

On Thursday, the county magistrates sat for the purpose of granting licenses to beer-houses.

There were present the Earl of Darnley, Rev. J. J. Mafsham, T. H. Baker, Esq., Rev. A. Smith-Masters, and Col. Bingham, C. B. All the applications were granted with the exception of the following:-

The following applications for renewals were refused:- .... "Black Robin," Wouldham; ....

 

Chatham News 27 August 1870.

Beer House Licenses

The following applications were refused:- "Black Robin," Wouldham; ...

 

 

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BOORMAN "Basher" ????

 

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