Sort file:- Margate, March, 2021.

Page Updated:- Tuesday, 30 March, 2021.


Earliest 1832-

London Hotel

Latest 1851

Hawley Square


London Hotel London Hotel doorway

Above photos date unknown.

O S Map 1852

O S Map 1852.


From the Kentish Gazette, 17 November 1840.


Nov 10, at Margate, Mr. William Adams, of the "London Hotel Tap," aged 37.


From the Kentish Gazette, 1 February 1842.

In the Matter of S. S. CHANCELLOR the Younger, a Bankrupt.

NOTICE is hereby given, that the adjourned MEETING for proof of Debts, and Bankrupt's examination, will beheld at the "London Hotel," in MARGATE, on FRIDAY NEXT, the 4th day of FEBRUARY, at Seven o’clock in the evening.

BOYS and SON, Solicitors to the Assignees.

Margate, Jan. 29, 1842.


Kentish Gazette, 25 November 1851.


The whole of the Modem and useful Household Furniture, 120 ozs. of Plate, Bracket Clocks, Linen, Capital Patent Mangle, and other Effects, of the above Hotel, WILL BE SOLD BY AUCTION. BY MR. J. STANER, (Under a Deed of Assignment), ON THURSDAY and FRIDAY, 27th and 28th of November, 1851, at Ten for Eleven o'clock precisely each day, on the Premises. "LONDON HOTEL," in HAWLEY SQUARE:

Comprising in the Bed Rooms—17 prime goose-feather beds; mahogany pillar 4-post, tent, French, and sofa bedsteads and hangings; hair and wool mattresses, palliasses, blankets, counterpanes, and quilts; mahogany double and single chests of drawers, dressing glasses and tables, superior double washstand, with drawers and rising glass; mahogany and painted single ditto and chamber services; commodes, bidets, rush and cane-seat chairs, towel horses, &c. &c.

In the Sitting Rooms, &c.— Brussels and Kidderminster carpets, druggets, and rugs; mahogany dining, Pembroke, breakfast, card, and other tables; superior mahogany, sofas and couch, in satin-hair cloth; sets of mahogany, cane-seat, and polished Windsor chairs; chimney and pier glasses; mahogany sideboards; cast and brass fenders and fire sets; French clock with shade; stout mahogany coffee-room tables; superior mahogany bookcase, with secretaire and drawers; two eight day bracket clocks, one ditto in case, 120 ounces of MODERN PLATE , variety of excellent plated articles, valuable oil painting and a few prints, dinner and tea services, useful assortment of glass, cruets and cruet stands; a variety of useful copper articles, kitchen requisites, bottle racks, quantity of bottles, &c. &c. Also a valuable Encyclopaedia.

On view one day prior to and on the Mornings of each day of sale, and catalogues had on the Premises, and of the Auctioneer. 48, High-street, Margate.



BOUCEY Charles 1823-32+ Pigot's Directory 1832-34

HOEW Thomas Francis 1839-41+ (age 30 in 1841Census)

ATKINSON Charles 1847-51+ (age 45 in 1851Census) Williams Directory 1849


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


Williams Directory 1849From Isle of Thanet Williams Directory 1849


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