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Notes of 1768 Kentish Gazette



Kentish Gazette 11 June 1768.


Last Wednesday an innkeeper at Dartford was committed to Maidstone Jail, on suspicion of highway robbery.

At present I know nothing of a pub in Dartford called the "Antelope" after 1767.


From the Kentish Gazette, Saturday, 23 July to Wednesday, 27 July, 1768. Price 2d


A House-keeper to a person in a genteel Public House. She must have a good Character. Enquire of Mr. Impett, at Ashford, or the Printers of this Paper. This will be advertised no more.


From the Kentish Gazette or Canterbury Chronicle, Wednesday, 7 September to Saturday, 10 September, 1768. Price 2d.

To be sold by Peter Lock, Broker, Auctioneer, and Sworn Appraiser, on Thursday, the 22nd Instant, September, and the two following Days.

ALL the Household Furniture, Plate, Linen and China, of the late Widow Jelly, at her late Dwelling-house, at Minster Abbey, in the Isle of Sheppey, in the County of Kent; consisting of Four-post and other Bedsteads, with Harrateen, Cotton, Check, and other Furnitures; Goose and other Feather Beds; Blankets, Quilts, and Counterpanes; Walnut Chest-upon-Chest Drawers; mahogany and Walnut-tree Chairs; Mahogany dining, breakfast, and card Tables; Pier, Sconce, and other Glasses; a very good Eight-Day Clock; and a large Quantity of very good brewing Utensils. With a very good Kitchen Furniture.

And to be sold by Hand, at the same time, All the Stock in Trade in the Husbandry Way of the late Widow Jelly; consisting of One Hundred Weather Lambs, two Milch Heiffers, One two-yearling Bull, Sixty Ewe-tags, Seventy Barrens; with Waggons, Carts, and Ploughs, Harrows, Horses, and all other Articles in the Husbandry and Farming Way.

Catalogues to be had at the Place of Sale, at the “Ship” and “King's Arms” at Minster, the “George” and “Gun” at Queenborough; “Malborough's Head,” “Three Tuns,” and “Red Lion” at Sheerness; the “Sun” and “Mitre,” and Peter Lock's, Broker, near the Market, Chatham.

N.B. The sale to begin each Day at eleven o'Clock, and the Goods to be viewed the 20th and 21st of September, and till the Time of Sale.


From the Kentish Gazette or Canterbury Chronicle, Wednesday, 21 September to Saturday, 24 September, 1768. Price 2d.


On Tuesday the 27th and Wednesday the 28th of September Instant.

The Household Furniture of Colonel Parr, at his House in Burgate Street, Canterbury; Consisting of Bedheads, and Cheney Bed-hangings; fine Feather-beds and Blankets; Mahogany Drawers, Tables and Chairs; fine Looking-glasses, Carpets, Variety of Kitchen Furniture and other Utensils. The Goods are in good Condition, the greatest Part being but a few Years in Life. The Sale will begin each Day at Half past Two.

Attendance will be given at the House this Day, from Two to Four, and on Monday next, to shew the Goods.

Catalogues may be had at the following Places, viz. the “George” at Boughton; the “Dolphin” and “Ship” at Faversham; the “Woolpack” at Chilham; the “White Horse” at Bridge; the “Dog” at Wingham; the “Three Kings” at Sandwich; the “New Inn” at Margate; the “Lion” at Hern; at all the Taverns and Public House in the City; and at Thomas Roch's Cabinet maker, Upholsterer, and Appraiser, in St. George's, Canterbury.

N.B. The House to be Lett, Enquire of Mr. Roch, in St. George's.


From the Kentish Gazette or Canterbury Chronicle, Saturday, 15 October, to Wednesday, 19 October, 1768. Price 2d.

D STODDARD, late Brewer, of Ash, near Sandwich, Kent.