DOVER KENT ARCHIVES
PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Barry Smith and Paul Skelton

Earliest 1854

Anchor of Hope

Latest 1855

Snargate Street

 

It is only known that W. Semen served here in 1854-55.

 

A token, value one farthing, by David Adamson, carried the words, "Anchor of Hope". It is not yet known whether this was the same establishment as above, but these tokens were usually distributed in the the mid 1600's.

 

From the Dover Telegraph, 24 February, 1855.

Sarah BLUNT, a prostitute, gave evidence in case of Wm SEAMAN landlord of “Anchor of Hope” pub Snargate Street, Dover, of knowingly harbouring improper characters at the pub. “The character of SEAMAN's house is well known” – he was warned and the case dismissed.

 

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ADAMSON David 1650's?

 

SEMEN William 1854-55

 

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