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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1851-

Chequers

Open 2021+

177 Southborough Lane

Bickley / Southborough

Bromley

020 8467 4644

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Chequers

Above postcard, date unknown, kindly sent by Michael Mirams.

Chequers

Above photo, date unknown, kindly sent by Maria Wilson and Peter Gordon.

Chequers

Above photo, date unknown, kindly sent by Peter Gordon.

Chequers

Above photo, date unknown, kindly sent by Peter Gordon.

Chequers

Above photo, date unknown, kindly sent by Peter Gordon.

Chequers

Above photo, date unknown, kindly sent by Peter Gordon.

Chequers 2015

Above photo circa 2015.

Chequers bar 2015

Above photo circa 2015.

Chequers sign 2015

Above sign 2015.

 

South Eastern Gazette Tuesday 10 January 1865.

BROMLEY PETTY SESSIONS, MONDAY.

The license of the "Chequers," Southborough, was transferred from Mr. W. Lewis to William Knight.

 

Maidstone Journal and Kentish Advertiser 23 September 1867.

FARNBOROUGH. PETTY SESSIONS.

James Smith of London, was charged with stealing a faggot, value 2d., the property of Mr. Knight, proprietor of the "Chequer's Inn," Southborough. (Not the Southborough near Royal Tunbridge Wells, but near Bromley. Paul Skelton.) Prosecutor had lost some fifty faggots from a stock and failed to detect the thieves until prisoner, who was one of a large party of harvesters, was seen by a witness, John Walker, to take the faggot from the stack. Prisoner was fined 10s. and 3s. 6d. costs, and in default was committed to prison for 14 days.

 

LICENSEE LIST

WOOD Thomas 1851+ (age 57 in 1851Census)

LEWIS W Mr to Jan/1865

KNIGHT William Jan/1865-1881+ (also Wood Broker age 50 in 1881Census)

BRUCE John 1891+ (age 28 in 1891Census)

DYER William R 1901+ (age 66 in 1901Census)

BARTON William 1903+ Kelly's 1903

Last pub licensee had GORDON Albert 1956-74

 

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

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