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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1846

Black Lion

Latest 1969

12 Albert Place

Sturry Road

Canterbury

Black Lion 1961

Above photo 1961, kindly sent by Rory Kehoe. Also showing Dennis Salter's grocery store. Both closed about 1969.

Black Lion 1965

Above photo taken by Edward Wilmot in 1965.

 

This inn  was used mainly by local residents, soldiers and road users, and can be traced back to 1846 when it was mentioned in the licensing lists.

The Brewery Secretary took the licence in 1969 when the pub closed and transferred it to the "Old Coffee House" in Burgate the same year.

 

LICENSEE LIST

MARSH Richard 1847+ Bagshaw's Directory 1847

BEAN Stephen 1858-62+ Melville's 1858Post Office Directory 1862

BEAN John 1874-82+ Post Office Directory 1874CensusPost Office Directory 1882

EVEREST Thomas 1891+ Post Office Directory 1891

FILMER James 1903+ Post Office Directory 1903

BUNCE William C 1913+ Post Office Directory 1913

KENNETT Mrs Ada 1922-38+ Post Office Directory 1922Post Office Directory 1938

http://pubshistory.com/BlackLion.shtml

 

Bagshaw's Directory 1847From Bagshaw Directory 1847

Melville's 1858From Melville's Directory 1858

Post Office Directory 1862From the Post Office Directory 1862

Post Office Directory 1874From the Post Office Directory 1874

CensusCensus

Post Office Directory 1882From the Post Office Directory 1882

Post Office Directory 1891From the Post Office Directory 1891

Post Office Directory 1903From the Post Office Directory 1903

Post Office Directory 1913From the Post Office Directory 1913

Post Office Directory 1922From the Post Office Directory 1922

Post Office Directory 1938From the Post Office Directory 1938

 

If anyone should have any further information, or indeed any pictures or photographs of the above licensed premises, please email:-

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