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Sort file:- Canterbury, December, 2018.

Page Updated:- Friday, 21 December, 2018.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton & Rory Kehoe

Earliest ????

New Crown

Latest 1909+

High Street

Canterbury

New Crown 1909

Above photo, 1909, kindly sent by Rory Kehoe.

 

Michael Glover suggests that the "New Crown" is indeed the same pub as the "Old Crown."

There is also another "Crown" addressed at 57 Burgate Street.

 

From the Whitstable Times, 11 January, 1902.

CANTERBURY POLICE COURT. THURSDAY.

Before the Mayor (Alderman G. Collard) in the chair, Mr. H. G. Sadler, and Mr. J. Cox.

A TROUBLESOME SOLDIER.

George Ayre, private in the 5th Lancer, was charged with being drunk and disorderly, and also assaulting the police. P.C. Jury stated that at about 10.55 the previous night he was called to the “New Crown,” in High Street, to eject prisoner. When he got him into the street he wanted to fight. He was very drunk, and used bad language. Witness tried to persuade him to go to the barracks, but he refused, and witness had to take him into custody. In doing so prisoner became vary violent, and struck witness on the jaw and the chest. Witness closed with him, and they both fell to the ground. Prisoner then kicked him on the back. With the assistance of P.C. Lockey and Provost sergeant Webb, he was taken to the police station.

Prisoner said he did not remember anything about it, and was very sorry.

The bench considered both charges proved, and fined the prisoner 20s. and 6s. 6d. costs, or in default one month’s hard labour.

 

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