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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1640-

Cat and Fiddle

Latest 1662+

 (Old) High Street

Folkestone

 

I have only recently added Folkestone to this site. The information gathered so far is from "Old Folkestone Pubs" by C H Bishop M.A. Ph.D. and Kevan of http://deadpubs.co.uk/

Any further information or indeed photographs would be appreciated. Please email me at the address below.

This page is still to be updated.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum that on the 18th day of March, 1643, came in the presence of Thomas Inmith, Mayor, and Jurats, Thomas Fagge, innholder, and was bound in the sum of 10.

The condition of this recognisance is such: That if the above bounden Thomas Fagge do not or shall not during this present time of Lent dress or sell or cause or suffer to be dressed or eaten in his now dwelling house in Folkestone aforesaid, yards or backside, any manner of kind of flesh contrary to His Majesty's proclamation and the laws and statutes of this land in that behalf made and provided that then this recognisance to be void or else stand in force.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum that on the 14th November, 1643, in the presence of Thomas Inmith, Mayor, and Jurats, came Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in 10.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum that on the 3rd day of March, 1644, came in the presence of Stephen Chapman, Mayor of Folkestone, Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

The condition of this recognisance is such: That if the above bounden Thomas Fagge do not or shall not during this present time of Lent dress or sell or cause or suffer to be dressed or eaten in his now dwelling house in Folkestone aforesaid, yards or backside, any manner of kind of flesh contrary to His Majesty's proclamation and the laws and statutes of this land in that behalf made and provided that then this recognisance to be void or else stand in force.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum that on the 14th October, 1644, in the presence of Stephen Chapman, Mayor, Francis Lovelace, Thomas Inmith, Robert Culverden and William Master, Jurats, came Thomas Fagg, of the said town, victualler, and was bound in 10.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum that on the 10th November, 1644, came in the presence of William Master, Mayor, Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum that on the 16th February, 1645, came in the presence of William Master, Mayor, Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

The condition of this recognisance is such: That if the above bounden Thomas Fagge do not or shall not during this present time of Lent dress or sell or cause or suffer to be dressed or eaten in his now dwelling house in Folkestone aforesaid, yards or backside, any manner of kind of flesh contrary to His Majesty's proclamation and the laws and statutes of this land in that behalf made and provided that then this recognisance to be void or else stand in force.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum that on the 12th October, 1646, came in the presence of James Stiles, Mayor, and the Jurats, Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum that on the 28th February, 1647, came in the presence of Thomas Inmith, Mayor, and his colleagues, the Jurats, Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

The condition of this recognisance is such: That if the above bounden Thomas Fagge do not or shall not during this present time of Lent dress or sell or cause or suffer to be dressed or eaten in his now dwelling house in Folkestone aforesaid, yards or backside, any manner of kind of flesh contrary to His Majesty's proclamation and the laws and statutes of this land in that behalf made and provided that then this recognisance to be void or else stand in force.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum that on the 25th October, 1647, came in the presence of Thomas Inmith, Mayor, and the Jurats, Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum that on the 23rd October, 1648, came in the presence of Stephen Chapman, Mayor, and the Jurats, Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum that on 5th November, 1649, before Will Master, Mayor, and Jurats, came Thomas Fagge, victualler, and recognised that he owed the Custodian of the Liberties of England by Authority of Parliament the sum of 10.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Examination of Thomas Fagge, of the town of Folkestone, in the county of Kent, taken in open Court the last day of December, 1649, before William Master, Mayor, Thomas Inmith, James Stiles and Stephen Chapman, Jurats, as follows, concerning certain ill orders which (as is informed) he hath kept in his house:

This examinant sayeth that whereas it is notified to Mr. Mayor that he did say that a certain soldier and a maid were in bed together in his house, he now sayeth that he did not say so, neither will he say so for the world, neither doth he know that it was so.

Thomas Fagge paid the fee 10.

Condition that the said Thomas Fagge shall personally appear then and there to answer to all such matters of misdemeanour as shall be objected against him, and in the meantime to be of good behaviour.

9th August, 1650, before Henry Jenken, Mayor, Richard Kennett, of Folkestone, Fisherman, 20, Richard Godden, of the same, fisherman, 10, George May, of the same, Fisherman, 10.

Condition to appear at the next sessions and in the meantime to keep the peace towards all men, and especially Thomas Fagge.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum that on 7th October, 1650, before Henry Jenkins, Mayor, and Jurats, came Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

And the Court thinks fit and orders that these victuallers shall not bake their own bread, but that they shall take it from the public bakers, that is such bread as vend in their houses or put to sale otherwise.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

The examination of Thomas Fagge, of the town of Folkestone, in the county of Kent, victualler, taken in open Court at the sessions holden the 7th of October, 1650, before Henry Jenken Esq., Mayor, Thomas Inmith, James Stiles and Stephen Chapman, Jurats and Justices of Peace, etc., as followeth, concerning ill orders which (as is informed) he hath kept in his house:

This examinate sayeth that about half a year ago, as he thinks, but he certainly knoweth not the time, a soldier (as he termed himself) of Dover Castle, with a womankind, came into his house, being the "Cat and Fiddle" in the town of Folkestone, about two of the clock in the afternoon of the same day and had two or three pots of beer together, as he thinketh, but knoweth not certainly how many, and she, the said womankind, was arrested that afternoon for a debt which was said then she owed, and then they two continued until twelve of the clock in the night, at which time certain soldiers from the garrison at Sandgate Castle came into this examinate's house, and found the said man and woman there and carried them away to Sandgate Castle for that they found suspiciously together, but this examinate sayeth that when he, this examinate, went to bed, he left them together. Whereupon the next day Capt. Knott sent his letter unto the then Mayor of this town, Mr. William Master (since dead), to inform him of the particulars contained in the same letter, and Mr. Masters, after that, for reasons then known unto himself, upon the same business, bound the same Fagge to his good behaviour and to appear at this sessions, to answer for the same his misdemeanours. Whereupon the present Mayor, Henry Jenken Esq., James Stiles and Stephen Chapman do think it fitting, and accordingly order that he shall not any longer continue victualling in the said town, but do hereby declare the said licence formerly to him granted is utterly void and of none effect and order that the said Thomas Fagge shall forthwith pull down his sign and not utter or vend any more beer in his said house by virtue of his said former licence until further order or licence shall be given unto him by this Court.

At the sessions 5th May, 1651, Thomas Fagge appears and is discharged by proclamation, paying his fee, so as he keeps good order in his house for the future, which he promised to do. The old recognisance for his good behaviour (vide the recognisance) confiscated to the next session or adjournment of the present session.

(Marginal note) Before the Mayor at the session on 5th May, 1651 Thomas Fagge appeared and submitted himself to the Court and was fined 4s., which the Chamberlain took his word for, and so he is discharged by proclamation, paying this fee and promising to keep good order for the future at this sessions, May, 1651.

Thomas Fagge, of Folkestone, innholder, bound over in the sum of 20.

To appear at the next sessions in Folkestone, and in the meantime to be of good behaviour.

(Marginal note) Appears, confesseth the fault and submitteth himself to the Court, whereupon he was fined 2/6, which he instantly paid to John Wafer, the Chamberlain, and thereupon he was released by proclamation.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

It is to be remembered that the eighteenth day of October in the year of our Lord 1651, before Thomas Inmith Esq., Mayor of the town of Folkestone, in the county of Kent, and the Jurats of the same town, cometh Thomas Fagge, of the same town, victualler, and acknowledgeth himself to owe to the Keepers of the Liberties of England by the authority of Parliament the sum of ten pounds of his goods and chattels, lands or tenements, to be levied if he fails in performance of the conditions following to the use of the same Keepers.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

It is to be remembered that the seventeenth day of November in the year of our Lord 1651, before Henry Jenken Esq., Mayor, and the Jurats of the same town, cometh Thomas Fagge, of the same town, victualler, and acknowledgeth himself to owe to the Keepers of the Liberties of England by the authority of Parliament the sum of ten pounds of his goods and chattels, lands or tenements, to be levied if he fails in performance of the conditions following to the use of the same Keepers.

The condition of this recognisance is such: That whereas the above bounden Thomas Fagge is by the above Mayor and Jurats licensed and admitted to keep a victualling house in the said town. If therefore the above Thomas Fagge do observe, keep and use, or cause to be kept and used in his house good and honest rule and consideration, and do not in the same support of maintain or cause or suffer to be kept or maintained in the same, her house, any games at dice, cards, or any other unlawful games prohibited by the Laws and Statutes of this Realm of England, and especially by men's servants, apprentices, common labourers or idle persons in the same house or backside thereof, in the time of divine service or sermon on the Sabbath Days, fast days, or days of humiliation or thanksgiving days or other festival days, and does not wittingly or willingly lodge, support or maintain in the same house any person or woman of evil name, conversation or condition, or any other ungathered or unruled person or persons, and also do furnish or provide sufficient stable room and sufficient beds to lodge in such travelling persons as from time to time shall happen to have need of lodgings there during the time he shall keep victualling in the same house there, but acquaint the Mayor thereof or his Deputy that then this recognisance to be void or else stand in force.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

14th November, 1652.

Stephen Chapman, Richard Ladd John Burgess, Thomas Fagge and Thomas Spicer, for not selling beer according to the Statute, videlicet an ale quart of the strongest beer for 1d. 14th November they all of them appeared and submitted themselves to the Court, and upon their submission at the Court holden on the 9th of January 1653 their several fines to 6s. 8d. apiece, all except John Burgess, who is to pay but 2s. 6d.

(Marginal Note) By reason of the smallness of his draught and having nothing doing the said fines to be paid by the said victuallers at or before the 9th February next.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

It is to be remembered that the seventeenth day of October in the year of our Lord 1653, before Henry Jenken Esq., Mayor of the town of Folkestone, in the county of Kent, and the Jurats of the same town, cometh Thomas Fagge, of the same town, victualler, and acknowledgeth himself to owe to the Keepers of the Liberties of England by the authority of Parliament the sum of ten pounds of his goods and chattels, lands or tenements, to be levied if he fails in performance of the conditions following to the use of the same Keepers.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

It is to be remembered that the 14th day of October, 1654, before Thomas Inmith Esq., Mayor, and the Jurats, cometh Thomas Fagge, victualler, and is bound in ten pounds.

27th November, 1654

Stephen Chapman, Richard Ladd John Burgess, Thomas Fagge and Thomas Spicer, for not selling beer according to the Statute, videlicet an ale quart of the strongest beer for 1d.

(Margin note) To come upon sessions. The execution to be respited for this time.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

It is to be remembered that the 15th day of October, 1655, before John Medgett Esq., Mayor of the town of Folkestone, and the Jurats of the same, cometh Thomas Fagge, victualler, acknowledgeth himself to owe ten pounds.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

It is to be remembered that the 9th day of November, 1657, before John Medget Esq., Mayor, and the Jurats, cometh Thomas Fagge, victualler, and acknowledgeth himself to owe the sum of ten pounds.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

It is to be remembered that the 25th day of October, 1658, before Edward Francklin Esq., Mayor, and the Jurats, cometh Thomas Fagge, victualler, and acknowledgeth himself to owe the sum of ten pounds.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

It is to be remembered that the 27th March, 1659, before John Inmith Esq., Mayor, cometh Thomas Fagge, victualler, and acknowledges himself to owe to the Keepers of the Liberties of England by authority of Parliament the sum of ten pounds.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

It is to be remembered that the 3rd December, 1660, before Stephen Chapman Esq., Mayor, cometh Thomas Fagge, victualler, and acknowledges himself to owe the sum of ten pounds.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum: February, 1661, came before William Jenken Esq., Mayor, and the Jurats, Thomas Fagge, innholder, and acknowledged himself to owe 10.

The condition of this recognisance is that if the above bounded Thomas Fagge do not or shall not dress or eat nor cause or suffer to be dressed and eaten in his dwelling house any manner or kind of flesh during this time of Lent, or at any time prohibited, contrary to His Majesty's proclamation and the laws of this land in that case made and provided; that this present recognisance shall be void and of no effect or else to be in force or virtue.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum: On 18th November, 1661, before William Jenken Esq., Mayor, Edward Franklyn, John Inmith and Edmund Baker, Jurats, came Thomas Fagge, innholder, and acknowledged himself bound in 10.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum: On 2nd March, 1662, before William Jenken Esq., Mayor, Thomas Fagge, innholder, and acknowledgeth himself bound in the sum of 10.

 

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651.

Memorandum: On 22nd December, 1662, before William Jenken Esq., Mayor, Thomas Fagge, innholder, and acknowledged himself bound in the sum of 10.

 

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FAGG Thomas c1640-62 Next pub licensee had Bastions

 

BastionsFrom More Bastions of the Bar by Easdown and Rooney

 

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Cat And Fiddle, (Old) High Street c1640 – 1662


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Thomas Fagg c 1640 1662 To Swan (1)

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum that on the 18th day of March, 1643, came in the presence of Thomas Inmith, Mayor, and Jurats, Thomas Fagge, innholder, and was bound in the sum of 10.

The condition of this recognisance is such: That if the above bounden Thomas Fagge do not or shall not during this present time of Lent dress or sell or cause or suffer to be dressed or eaten in his now dwelling house in Folkestone aforesaid, yards or backside, any manner of kind of flesh contrary to His Majesty's proclamation and the laws and statutes of this land in that behalf made and provided that then this recognisance to be void or else stand in force.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum that on the 14th November, 1643, in the presence of Thomas Inmith, Mayor, and Jurats, came Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in 10.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum that on the 3rd day of March, 1644, came in the presence of Stephen Chapman, Mayor of Folkestone, Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

The condition of this recognisance is such: That if the above bounden Thomas Fagge do not or shall not during this present time of Lent dress or sell or cause or suffer to be dressed or eaten in his now dwelling house in Folkestone aforesaid, yards or backside, any manner of kind of flesh contrary to His Majesty's proclamation and the laws and statutes of this land in that behalf made and provided that then this recognisance to be void or else stand in force.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum that on the 14th October, 1644, in the presence of Stephen Chapman, Mayor, Francis Lovelace, Thomas Inmith, Robert Culverden and William Master, Jurats, came Thomas Fagg, of the said town, victualler, and was bound in 10.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum that on the 10th November, 1644, came in the presence of William Master, Mayor, Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum that on the 16th February, 1645, came in the presence of William Master, Mayor, Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

The condition of this recognisance is such: That if the above bounden Thomas Fagge do not or shall not during this present time of Lent dress or sell or cause or suffer to be dressed or eaten in his now dwelling house in Folkestone aforesaid, yards or backside, any manner of kind of flesh contrary to His Majesty's proclamation and the laws and statutes of this land in that behalf made and provided that then this recognisance to be void or else stand in force.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum that on the 12th October, 1646, came in the presence of James Stiles, Mayor, and the Jurats, Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum that on the 28th February, 1647, came in the presence of Thomas Inmith, Mayor, and his colleagues, the Jurats, Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

The condition of this recognisance is such: That if the above bounden Thomas Fagge do not or shall not during this present time of Lent dress or sell or cause or suffer to be dressed or eaten in his now dwelling house in Folkestone aforesaid, yards or backside, any manner of kind of flesh contrary to His Majesty's proclamation and the laws and statutes of this land in that behalf made and provided that then this recognisance to be void or else stand in force.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum that on the 25th October, 1647, came in the presence of Thomas Inmith, Mayor, and the Jurats, Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum that on the 23rd October, 1648, came in the presence of Stephen Chapman, Mayor, and the Jurats, Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum that on 5th November, 1649, before Will Master, Mayor, and Jurats, came Thomas Fagge, victualler, and recognised that he owed the Custodian of the Liberties of England by Authority of Parliament the sum of 10.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Examination of Thomas Fagge, of the town of Folkestone, in the county of Kent, taken in open Court the last day of December, 1649, before William Master, Mayor, Thomas Inmith, James Stiles and Stephen Chapman, Jurats, as follows, concerning certain ill orders which (as is informed) he hath kept in his house:

This examinant sayeth that whereas it is notified to Mr. Mayor that he did say that a certain soldier and a maid were in bed together in his house, he now sayeth that he did not say so, neither will he say so for the world, neither doth he know that it was so.

Thomas Fagge paid the fee 10.

Condition that the said Thomas Fagge shall personally appear then and there to answer to all such matters of misdemeanour as shall be objected against him, and in the meantime to be of good behaviour.

9th August, 1650, before Henry Jenken, Mayor, Richard Kennett, of Folkestone, Fisherman, 20, Richard Godden, of the same, fisherman, 10, George May, of the same, Fisherman, 10.

Condition to appear at the next sessions and in the meantime to keep the peace towards all men, and especially Thomas Fagge.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum that on 7th October, 1650, before Henry Jenkins, Mayor, and Jurats, came Thomas Fagge, victualler, and was bound in the sum of 10.

And the Court thinks fit and orders that these victuallers shall not bake their own bread, but that they shall take it from the public bakers, that is such bread as vend in their houses or put to sale otherwise.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

The examination of Thomas Fagge, of the town of Folkestone, in the county of Kent, victualler, taken in open Court at the sessions holden the 7th of October, 1650, before Henry Jenken Esq., Mayor, Thomas Inmith, James Stiles and Stephen Chapman, Jurats and Justices of Peace, etc., as followeth, concerning ill orders which (as is informed) he hath kept in his house:

This examinate sayeth that about half a year ago, as he thinks, but he certainly knoweth not the time, a soldier (as he termed himself) of Dover Castle, with a womankind, came into his house, being the Cat and Fiddle in the town of Folkestone, about two of the clock in the afternoon of the same day and had two or three pots of beer together, as he thinketh, but knoweth not certainly how many, and she, the said womankind, was arrested that afternoon for a debt which was said then she owed, and then they two continued until twelve of the clock in the night, at which time certain soldiers from the garrison at Sandgate Castle came into this examinate's house, and found the said man and woman there and carried them away to Sandgate Castle for that they found suspiciously together, but this examinate sayeth that when he, this examinate, went to bed, he left them together. Whereupon the next day Capt. Knott sent his letter unto the then Mayor of this town, Mr. William Master (since dead), to inform him of the particulars contained in the same letter, and Mr. Masters, after that, for reasons then known unto himself, upon the same business, bound the same Fagge to his good behaviour and to appear at this sessions, to answer for the same his misdemeanours. Whereupon the present Mayor, Henry Jenken Esq., James Stiles and Stephen Chapman do think it fitting, and accordingly order that he shall not any longer continue victualling in the said town, but do hereby declare the said licence formerly to him granted is utterly void and of none effect and order that the said Thomas Fagge shall forthwith pull down his sign and not utter or vend any more beer in his said house by virtue of his said former licence until further order or licence shall be given unto him by this Court

At the sessions 5th May, 1651, Thomas Fagge appears and is discharged by proclamation, paying his fee, so as he keeps good order in his house for the future, which he promised to do. The old recognisance for his good behaviour (vide the recognisance) confiscated to the next session or adjournment of the present session.

(Marginal note) Before the Mayor at the session on 5th May, 1651 Thomas Fagge appeared and submitted himself to the Court and was fined 4s., which the Chamberlain took his word for, and so he is discharged by proclamation, paying this fee and promising to keep good order for the future at this sessions, May, 1651.

Thomas Fagge, of Folkestone, innholder, bound over in the sum of 20.

To appear at the next sessions in Folkestone, and in the meantime to be of good behaviour.

(Marginal note) Appears, confesseth the fault and submitteth himself to the Court, whereupon he was fined 2/6, which he instantly paid to John Wafer, the Chamberlain, and thereupon he was released by proclamation.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

It is to be remembered that the eighteenth day of October in the year of our Lord 1651, before Thomas Inmith Esq., Mayor of the town of Folkestone, in the county of Kent, and the Jurats of the same town, cometh Thomas Fagge, of the same town, victualler, and acknowledgeth himself to owe to the Keepers of the Liberties of England by the authority of Parliament the sum of ten pounds of his goods and chattels, lands or tenements, to be levied if he fails in performance of the conditions following to the use of the same Keepers.


Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

It is to be remembered that the seventeenth day of November in the year of our Lord 1651, before Henry Jenken Esq., Mayor, and the Jurats of the same town, cometh Thomas Fagge, of the same town, victualler, and acknowledgeth himself to owe to the Keepers of the Liberties of England by the authority of Parliament the sum of ten pounds of his goods and chattels, lands or tenements, to be levied if he fails in performance of the conditions following to the use of the same Keepers.

The condition of this recognisance is such: That whereas the above bounden Thomas Fagge is by the above Mayor and Jurats licensed and admitted to keep a victualling house in the said town. If therefore the above Thomas Fagge do observe, keep and use, or cause to be kept and used in his house good and honest rule and consideration, and do not in the same support of maintain or cause or suffer to be kept or maintained in the same, her house, any games at dice, cards, or any other unlawful games prohibited by the Laws and Statutes of this Realm of England, and especially by men's servants, apprentices, common labourers or idle persons in the same house or backside thereof, in the time of divine service or sermon on the Sabbath Days, fast days, or days of humiliation or thanksgiving days or other festival days, and does not wittingly or willingly lodge, support or maintain in the same house any person or woman of evil name, conversation or condition, or any other ungathered or unruled person or persons, and also do furnish or provide sufficient stable room and sufficient beds to lodge in such travelling persons as from time to time shall happen to have need of lodgings there during the time he shall keep victualling in the same house there, but acquaint the Mayor thereof or his Deputy that then this recognisance to be void or else stand in force.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

14th November, 1652

Stephen Chapman, Richard Ladd John Burgess, Thomas Fagge and Thomas Spicer, for not selling beer according to the Statute, videlicet an ale quart of the strongest beer for 1d. 14th November they all of them appeared and submitted themselves to the Court, and upon their submission at the Court holden on the 9th of January 1653 their several fines to 6s. 8d. apiece, all except John Burgess, who is to pay but 2s. 6d.

(Marginal Note) By reason of the smallness of his draught and having nothing doing the said fines to be paid by the said victuallers at or before the 9th February next.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

It is to be remembered that the seventeenth day of October in the year of our Lord 1653, before Henry Jenken Esq., Mayor of the town of Folkestone, in the county of Kent, and the Jurats of the same town, cometh Thomas Fagge, of the same town, victualler, and acknowledgeth himself to owe to the Keepers of the Liberties of England by the authority of Parliament the sum of ten pounds of his goods and chattels, lands or tenements, to be levied if he fails in performance of the conditions following to the use of the same Keepers.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

It is to be remembered that the 14th day of October, 1654, before Thomas Inmith Esq., Mayor, and the Jurats, cometh Thomas Fagge, victualler, and is bound in ten pounds.

27th November, 1654

Stephen Chapman, Richard Ladd John Burgess, Thomas Fagge and Thomas Spicer, for not selling beer according to the Statute, videlicet an ale quart of the strongest beer for 1d.

(Margin note) To come upon sessions. The execution to be respited for this time.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

It is to be remembered that the 15th day of October, 1655, before John Medgett Esq., Mayor of the town of Folkestone, and the Jurats of the same, cometh Thomas Fagge, victualler, acknowledgeth himself to owe ten pounds.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

It is to be remembered that the 9th day of November, 1657, before John Medget Esq., Mayor, and the Jurats, cometh Thomas Fagge, victualler, and acknowledgeth himself to owe the sum of ten pounds.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

It is to be remembered that the 25th day of October, 1658, before Edward Francklin Esq., Mayor, and the Jurats, cometh Thomas Fagge, victualler, and acknowledgeth himself to owe the sum of ten pounds.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

It is to be remembered that the 27th March, 1659, before John Inmith Esq., Mayor, cometh Thomas Fagge, victualler, and acknowledges himself to owe to the Keepers of the Liberties of England by authority of Parliament the sum of ten pounds.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

It is to be remembered that the 3rd December, 1660, before Stephen Chapman Esq., Mayor, cometh Thomas Fagge, victualler, and acknowledges himself to owe the sum of ten pounds.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum: February, 1661, came before William Jenken Esq., Mayor, and the Jurats, Thomas Fagge, innholder, and acknowledged himself to owe 10.

The condition of this recognisance is that if the above bounded Thomas Fagge do not or shall not dress or eat nor cause or suffer to be dressed and eaten in his dwelling house any manner or kind of flesh during this time of Lent, or at any time prohibited, contrary to His Majesty's proclamation and the laws of this land in that case made and provided; that this present recognisance shall be void and of no effect or else to be in force or virtue.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum: On 18th November, 1661, before William Jenken Esq., Mayor, Edward Franklyn, John Inmith and Edmund Baker, Jurats, came Thomas Fagge, innholder, and acknowledged himself bound in 10.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum: On 2nd March, 1662, before William Jenken Esq., Mayor, Thomas Fagge, innholder, and acknowledgeth himself bound in the sum of 10.

Folkestone Sessions Books 1641 – 1662 and Memoranda of Recognisances 1640 – 1651

Memorandum: On 22nd December, 1662, before William Jenken Esq., Mayor, Thomas Fagge, innholder, and acknowledged himself bound in the sum of 10.

 

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