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Sort file:- Canterbury, July, 2020.

Page Updated:- Thursday, 23 July, 2020.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1838-

Comet

Latest 1945-

4 (5) Broad Street

Canterbury

Comet outing 1923

Above photo, circa 1923. Kindly sent by Rory Kehoe. Charabanc trip, with the regulars standing outside the main gate of St. Augustine's College (now part of the King's School.)

Broad Street map 1874

Above map 1874 identified by Rory Kehoe.

Area of Comet

Above picture from Google, July 2009, is the area where I believe the "Comet" used to stand.

 

Following war damage the licence was held in suspense and the pub closed in 1945. The area has now been cleared and new buildings erected in its place.

 

LICENSEE LIST

WATTS William 1838+ Stapletons Guide

HYMERS Henry 1858+ Melville's 1858

PATTISON George 1868+ Greens Canterbury Directory 1868

COOMBS William 1874+ Post Office Directory 1874

PATTISON George 1878-82+ Greens Canterbury Directory 1868Post Office Directory 1882

LEEMAN/LEMAN Thomas 1888-1922+ Post Office Directory 1891Post Office Directory 1903Post Office Directory 1913Post Office Directory 1922

LINKIN John Rogers 1930+ Post Office Directory 1930

BRYANT John Laurie Blazdes 1938+ Post Office Directory 1938

https://pubwiki.co.uk/Comet.shtml

 

Stapletons GuideStapleton's Guide 1838

Melville's 1858From Melville's Directory 1858

Greens Canterbury Directory 1868Greens Canterbury Directory 1868

Post Office Directory 1874From the Post Office Directory 1874

Greens Canterbury Directory 1868Greens Canterbury Directory 1878

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 1930From the Post Office Directory 1930

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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