DOVER KENT ARCHIVES
PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1769-

Crown and Thistle

Latest 1770+

Pier

 

This was one that Barry Smith never traced, so wasn't in his original book. However, I have only ever seen it mentioned twice and both times in the Kentish Gazette of 1769 and 1770 and advertising an auction in the premises. The mention of the Pier, I will assume to be the newly formed Pier District of Dover that has formed from the silting up of the outlet to the River Dour.

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From the Kentish Gazette, April 26th 1769. Kindly sent from Alec Hasenson.

Advert for an auction of a Cutter, at Mr. Robert Liddell's, the sign of the Crown and Thistle, in Dover.

 

From Kentish Gazette 06 November 1770.

To be Sold publickly to the highest bidder, On Friday the 23rd Day of this inst. November, at the "Crown and Thistle," on the Pier, in Dover.

The "Good Snow," John and William, burthen about two hundred and forty Tons, with all Materials complete, and fit for immediate Service. The Vessel and Materials may be seen any Day before the Time of Sale, by applying to Mr. E. Ladd, Cordwainer, in Dover, who will also deliver an Inventory thereof to any Person who shall apply to him for the same.

 

From the Kentish Gazette, Saturday, November 10-13, 1770. Kindly sent from Alec Hasenson.

Sale by Auction of a Snow on Friday November 23rd, at the Crown and Thistle, on the Pier, in Dover.

 

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