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Notes of 1856



From the Folkestone Chronicle 19 April 1856. Transcribed by Jan Pedersen.

Wednesday 16th - Before J. Kelcey, G. Kennicott, W. Major and S. Godden esqrs.

John Jungwith, a beer retailer, was charged with not having his name up as licenced to sell beer. The defendant, through Mr. Minter, pleaded guilty. Convicted in the penalty of 1s. and 8s. 6d. Costs.

Note: Unknown premises


Gravesend Reporter, North Kent and South Essex Advertiser, Saturday 13 September 1856.

Police Court. Monday.

Before W. Hills Esq., Mayor (in the chair,) R. Oakes, and H Ditchburn Esqrs.

This was the annual licensing day for public houses and beer houses, in the borough of Gravesend and Milton. There were 90 licences renewed, and no fresh ones granted.


From the Folkestone Chronicle 13 September 1856. Transcribed by Jan Pedersen.

Monday September 8th: - Special sessions were holden for the purpose of renewing licences, and granting new ones. Present, the Mayor, and G. Kennicott, S. Godden, W. Major, J. Kelcey, W. Bateman, S. Mackie, and J. Kinsford esqs.

The licences of 45 houses were renewed. A caution was given by the mayor to the landlord of the "Earl Grey," High Street. The landlord of the "Dolphin Inn" not attending the licence was deferred. The licence of the "Mariner's Home" was refused, the landlord having been twice summoned, and twice cautioned, during the year, continual complaints having been made respecting it. The licences of the "British Lion" and the "Darlington Arms" were deferred granting until the adjourned meeting, to be holden on Wednesday next.