|PUB LIST||PUBLIC HOUSES||Paul Skelton|
|Army and Navy||
68 The Strand
The premises known as the "Army and Navy" has also been addressed as 64, 65 and 66 at different times of its existance.
The earliest reference to this premises found so far was from the Walmer Poor Rate book of 1857 when Richard Baker was in residence.
The last licensee, Benjamin Horner was also an Umbrella Maker and was still there at the close in 1908 when the premises was de-licensed. It is said that the sign also showed stating "Umbrella Hospital" outside, and he remained there, still repairing umbrellas till 1929.
BAKER Richard 1857-59+
AXON David 1862-81+
SUTTON Edward 1889+
WELLARD Morris 1898+
HORNER Benjamin 1899-1908
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