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Sort file:- Canterbury, July, 2020.

Page Updated Canterbury:- Friday, 31 July, 2020.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1619-

Black Swan

Latest 1780+

(Name to)

Northgate Street

Canterbury

 

Tony Clayon the 10x great grandchild of Will of Sara Pipkin, has the last will and testament of Sara Pipkin who died on the 13 May 1621. The contents of which says:-

“This is the will and testament of sara pipkin widdo of willim pipkin the late of the Black Swane.”

William Pipkin died Feb 1619/20 as of the parish of St. Mary Magdalene, Canterbury, and Sara Pipkin was of Canterbury. Their son Roger Pipkin at the time of his marriage in 1640 was stated to be a brewer.

 

Also mentioned in the licensing list or 1692 and in the following year of Billeting, the premises offered accommodation for 6 men.

In 1795 the licensee, Moses Bayley was paying rent for one year of 18 4s. 0d to the Rigden's brewery. The same rent was being paid by Moses Bayley Junior in 1830 when the name had changed to the "Jolly Sailor."

 

LICENSEE LIST

PIPKIN William to 1619 dec'd

PIPKIN Sara 1619-13/May/21 dec'd

PIPKIN William (son) May/1621-40+

BATLEY/BAYLEY Moses 1795+ Edward Wilmot Canterbury

 

Edward Wilmot CanterburyInns of Canterbury by Edward Wilmot, 1988

 

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