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Page Updated:- Monday, 10 May, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1807

(Name from)

Jolly Sailor

Latest 1838

(Name to)

 Francis Street/Fancy Street Pigot's Directory 1828-29

Folkestone

 

The other "Jolly Sailor" is to be found at the top of Dover Hill and now called the "Valiant Sailor."

Originally called the "Wheatsheaf" and traced back as far as 1741.

This one changed name to the "Bricklayer's Arms" in 1838.

 

LICENSEE LIST

BURTON John 1807-23 Bastions

SQUIRES Thomas 1823-25 BastionsPigot's Directory 1823

DIXON Jeremiah 1825-29 BastionsPigot's Directory 1828-29

POPE John 1829 1838 Next pub licensee had BastionsPigot's Directory 1832-34Pigot's Directory 1839

 

Pigot's Directory 1823From the Pigot's Directory 1823

Pigot's Directory 1828-29From the Pigot's Directory 1828-29

Pigot's Directory 1832-34From the Pigot's Directory 1832-33-34

Pigot's Directory 1839From the Pigot's Directory 1839

BastionsFrom More Bastions of the Bar by Easdown and Rooney

 

The following has kindly been researched and sent by Jan Pedersen and is still to be formatted.

 

Jolly Sailor (2), Great Fenchurch Street 1807 – 1838

Licensees

John Burton 1807 1823 To Plough
Thomas Squires 1823 1825
Jeremiah Dixon 1825 1829
John Pope 1829 1838 Renamed Bricklayers Arms

Folkestone Sessions Books 1765 – 1779 & 1792 - 1811

General Sessions 30 May 1809

Before Joseph Sladen (Mayor), John Minter, Thomas Baker, John Castle and John Gill.

Ordered that the following persons be summoned to appear at the next adjournment of the Sessions, viz.: Wm. Rigden, Charles Stebbings, John Essex (sic) and John Burton.

Rigden, British Lion. Stebbings, Marquis of Granby (1). Eastwick, Ship Inn. Burton, Jolly Sailor (2)

Folkestone Sessions Books 1765 – 1779 & 1792 - 1811

General Sessions 27 June 1809

Before Joseph Sladen (Mayor), John Minter, Thomas Baker, and John Castle.

John Burton, of the Jolly Sailor, was fined 20/- for having in his possession 5 quart and 6 pint pots for selling ale or beer, which was paid in Court.

 

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