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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1865-

Royal Oak

Closed ????

22 Speldhurst Road

Southborough

Royal Oak

Above photo, date unknown.

 

I have only seen the one mention of this pub to date and that was in the paper shown below of 1873.

 

From the Sussex Advertiser, Tuesday 19 September, 1865.

Royal Oak, Southborough.

Mr. Arnold appeared to support an application for a spirit licence to the above beer house on behalf of Joseph Dewdney but the references being unsatisfactory, the bench were of opinion that the licence should not be granted.

 

From the Kent and Sussex Courier 27 June, 1873. Price 1d.

TEMPORARY AUTHORITIES AND TRANSFERS.

Application was made by Mr. Elliott, manager to Messrs. Kelsey, brewers, of Tonbridge Wells, for the transfer of the "Fountain Inn," Cowden, from Robert King to Jesse Stemp. The license of the "Royal Oak Inn," Southborough, was transferred from Thomas Chapman to Thomas Box. The certificate of the "Rose and Crown" beerhouse, Hadlow, was transferred from the trustee under liquidation by arrangement of the effects of Henry Seager to Rickard Larkin, and that of the "Prince of Wales" beerhouse, Hadlow, from Edward Paries to Charles Heath.

 

Kent & Sussex Courier, Friday 30 August 1878.

Our public houses.

The following report was laid before the Justice's on Tuesday by Superintendent Kewell:- Kent County Constabulary, Tunbridge division, 27th August, 1878.

Thomas Box, keeper of the "Royal Oak" ale house at Southborough, was summoned for permitting gaming on his licensed premises, but the case was dismissed.

 

LICENSEE LIST

DEWDNEY Joseph 1865+

CHAPMAN Thomas to June/1873 Kent and Sussex Courier

BOX Thomas June/1873+ Kent and Sussex Courier

DEUDNEY J Oct/1873+ Kent and Sussex Courier

BOX Thomas 1878+

JEFFREY Alfred to Apr/1928

MORGAN Arthur P L Apr/1928+

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