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Sort file:- Tonbridge, March, 2022.

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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1861-

Imperial Tavern

Closed 1902+

34 (53) Quarry Hill

Tonbridge

 

References found from the censuses.

 

CHEAL

William, of the "Imperial Tavern," Quarry Hill, Tombridge, died 25 August 1902. Probate London 23 September to Thomas Cheal beerhouse-keeper and Mary Manser (wife of William Manser) Effects 98 7s.

 

Maidstone Journal and Kentish Advertiser 09 October 1902.

DECEASED PUBLICANS' SUCCESSORS.

At the Tonbridge Petty Sessions on Tuesday, the following licence transfers were granted:- "Imperial Tavern," Quarry-hill, from the late William Cheale to William Manser, deceased's son-in-law.

 

Sevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser 26 January 1940.

LATE MRS M. MANSER.

The death occurred after ten days' illness on Saturday of Mrs. Mary Manser, aged 76, of 4, St. Mary's-road, who for some 25 years was the licensee of the "Good Intent." Mrs. Manser had spent practically all her life in Tonbridge, and for many years her husband was the licensee of the "Imperial Tavern," which is now Ashby's Garage, at the foot of Quarry Hill. Her husband died in 1906, and it was about this time that Mrs. Manser moved to the "Good Intent." She retired from the business in 1925, when her son, Mr. W. A. Manser, took over the "Good Intent" for some time. She was a well-known member of the Licensed Victuallers' Association. Two daughters and one son are bereaved. The funeral took place on Wednesday at Tonbridge Cemetery, when the Rev. D. J. C. Speed-Andrews conducted the service The mourners were Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Manser, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Sparrowhawk. Mr. and Mrs. J. Lambert, Mrs. Blanning, Mrs. Cloutt and Mrs. Richards. Wreaths were from members of the family and Mrs. Cheal and Jack: Mr. and Mrs. Collinson: All at Cliffe; Stanley Crayford and Bernard Stanley; Mr. and Mrs. W. Turley; Mr and Mrs. Hill and Daisy; All at 27, Priory-road and 136, Vale-road: Miss Turpin: the Misses Lambert: Mr. and Mrs. W. Cobb and Baby: Mr. H. Cobb and Mrs.; C. Martin: Mr. and Mrs. Blanning, Mr. and Mrs. Cloutt and family; Mr. and Mrs. Ingram and the boys.

 

 

LICENSEE LIST

WAGHORN William 1861+ (also builder age 55 in 1861Census)

CHEAL William 1871-25/Aug/1902 dec'd (also carpenter age 78 in 1901Census)

MANSER William Oct/1902-06 dec'd

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