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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1772

Wheatsheaf

Open 2019+

306 London Road

Leybourne

01732 842391

http://www.thewheatsheafkent.co.uk/index.html

https://www.whatpub.com/wheatsheaf

Wheatsheaf 2015

Above photo 2015.

 

Maidstone Telegraph, Saturday 12 November 1870.

Felony at Addington.

Thomas Davis was charged with stealing a coat, value 4s. the property of William Carter, at Addington on 1st November.

William Carter stated that he was out with a waggon on the 1st of November, coming from Maidstone to Wrotham. He saw a prisoner on the road and gave him a lift from Maidstone. When at Addington he missed the prisoner. It was dark at the time. He also miss the coat. The coat was safe at the "Wheatsheaf" at Leybourne. The coat produced was the same he had lost.

P.C. Waghorn said that on Tuesday night, the first instance, he saw the prisoner at Addington, where he detained him up on another charged. He found the coat produced which prisoner at first said was his own, but afterwards admitted that he had taken it from a waggon.

Prisoner said that he had been 10 years in the army. He was drunk at the time and finding the coat in his possession he tried to make off with it, as he was afraid to have it in his possession. They have been discharged from the army but was now trying to get in the band of the 7th Dragoon Guards.

Prisoner was committed for 6 weeks.

Superintendent Hulse said that some of the articles prisoner was wearing had been stolen from the barracks of Maidstone, and he could be proceeded against at the expiration of his imprisonment.

 

LICENSEE LIST

MONDAY John 1772-1798

WELLS Gabriel 1799-1801

JUPP William 1802-1805

HIGGINS Richard 1806-1809

JUPP Edmund 1810-1852 (age 66 in 1851Census)

WOOD Charles 1853-1859

PAGE William 1859-1883 (also carpenter age 65 in 1881Census)

PAGE Elizabeth 1884-1890

REEVES William 1891-1893 (also builder age 26 in 1891Census)

SPINK Frederick Henry 1894-1928 (age 43 in 1901Census)

DANNOCK William John 1928-1953

TROWELL Frederick Baden 1953-1968

SPOONER James 1968-69

WOODHEAD George 1969-74

 

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