Sort file:- Canterbury, December, 2018.

Page Updated:- Friday, 21 December, 2018.


Earliest 1863-

(Name from)

Fleur de Lis Tap

Latest 1949

(Name to)

10 White Horse Lane


Canterbury map 1874

Above location identified on the 1874 map by Rory Kehoe.


The "Eagle Tavern" was situated at number 5, at number 7 was the iron foundry, now (2012) the premises of the "Foundry" which is brewing its own beer. Number 8, was the "Fleur de Lis" stables and just past number 9 was the gateway to their yard. This pub is situated at number 10.

Changed name to the "Cherry Tree" in 1949.


Kentish Gazette. Tuesday 28 February 1843.

Inquests. (Canterbury).

On Monday evening and inquest was held at the "Fleur de Lis Tap," in this city, on the body of a young woman, named Mary Hooper, who hung herself the previous day. There was no proof that any quarrel had occurred between her and anyone else, and she was stated to have been a steady, good tempered girl. After a long consultation, the jury returned a verdict that deceased destroyed herself while in a fit of temporary insanity.



GAMBIER William 1838-58+ Stapletons GuideMelville's 1858 (plasterer)

GANBIER Elizabeth (widow age 67 in 1861Census)

PRETENCE Zachariah to 1863 Edward Wilmot Canterbury

SMITH Edward 1863-Nov/67 Edward Wilmot CanterburyWhitstable Times

BRENCHLEY Edward Nov/1867-71+ (age 53 in 1871Census) Whitstable Times

BRENCHLEY Mrs Elizabeth 1874-91+ (widow age 64 in 1881Census) Post Office Directory 1874Post Office Directory 1882Post Office Directory 1891

BAKER Henry 1903-22+ Post Office Directory 1903Post Office Directory 1913Post Office Directory 1922

BAKER Percy John 1930+ Post Office Directory 1930

LAURENCE James 1938+ Post Office Directory 1938


Melville's 1858From Melville's Directory 1858

Post Office Directory 1874From the Post Office Directory 1874


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

Edward Wilmot CanterburyInns of Canterbury by Edward Wilmot, 1988

Whitstable TimesWhitstable Times and Herne Bay Herald


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