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Sort file:- Sheerness, October, 2021.

Page Updated:- Thursday, 28 October, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1871-

Steam Reserve Inn

Latest 1911+

9 East Lane

Blue Town

Sheerness

 

The census of 1891 referred to 9 East Lane as being called the "Highland Chef." James Webb, said to be 49 and still a batchelor and beer retailer

Not a lot know about this one as yet apart from it was situated at East Lane in Blue Town in 1911. Alfred Bawden was also there in 1909 when his daughter, Violet was baptised on the 21 October 1909, 17 days after being born.

 

East Kent Gazette - Saturday 12 February 1876.

Sheerness-on-Sea. Publicans in trouble.

On Thursday, James Webb, landlord of the "Steam Reserve" beershop, was summoned for having his house open at 2:45 (an illegal time) on the morning of the 25th ultimo. Superintendent Mayne said defendant had conducted his house well previously, and Mr. Guise in consequence imposed the lenient penalty of 1 and costs 16s. Edward Dennis and Harry Dennis were summoned for being on Webbs premises at the time named. The former was fined 13s. including costs, and the summons against Henry was dismissed, as his defence was that he lodged in the house that night, and no evidence to the contrary was adduced.

 

 

LICENSEE LIST

WEBB James 1871-81+ (age 42 in 1881Census)

BAWDEN  Alfred 1909-11+ (age 32 in 1911Census)

 

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