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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1837-

Horse and Groom

Latest 1841+

Blackheath Hill

Blackheath

Horse and Groom drawing

Above drawing by Lloyd Roberts, date unknown.

 

Not a lot known about this at present. I also have reference to a "Coach and Horses" but don't know if there is any connection between the two.

Apparently it was probably a coaching house till it was sold in 1837 after the proprietor died.

 

Morning Advertiser, Friday 29 September 1837.

TO COACH-PROPRIETORS, MAIL-CONTRACTORS, OMNIBUS and CAB-OWNERS, POST-MASTERS, and Others.

Mr. DIXON begs to inform his Friends and the Public in general that he is instructed by the Executrix of the late Mr. Joseph Driver, deceased, to SELL by PUBLIC AUCTION, at the "Horse and Groom," Blackheath, TO MORROW, Sept. 30, at Eleven precisely, on account of the number of lots, the whole of the well-known, valuable, genuine, and well selected STOCK that have been working his old-established business, comprising about EIGHTY fast, compact, well-bred, seasoned HORSES, STAGE COACHES, HARNESS, STABLE UTENSILS, &c.; colours— Greys, Bays, Chestnuts, Blacks, and Browns. On view two days before the sale, and previous to that time in their work; Catalogues may be had of Mr. Charles Driver, on the Premises, as above; or of the Auctioneer, at his Repository, Barbican.

 

Bell's Life in London and Sporting Chronicle, Sunday 7 February 1841.

Gazley, we are informed, won his mach of 17 miles in two hours, on Monday last, at the "Tiger's Head," Lee. Gazley wishes to inform Cook, of Greenwich, that he is prepared to make a match to run six miles for 10 or 25. The money will be ready at Mr. Plummer's, the "Horse and Groom," Blackheath Hill, on Wednesday next.

 

LICENSEE LIST

DRIVER Joseph to Sept/1837 dec'd

PLUMMER Mr 1841+

CATERWOOD J B ????

 

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