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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1731

Monument

Open 2020+

Church Street

Whitstable

01227 264155

https://www.whitstablemonument.co.uk/

https://whatpub.com/monument

Monument

Above photo, date unknown, by Douglas West. The pub is opposite the church and in this picture is shown the blacksmith's forge.

Monument 1928

Above photo, circa 1928, kindly sent by Rory Kehoe.

Monumebt 2008

Above photo 2008 by John Salmon Creative Commons Licence.

Monument sign 1986

Above sign, July 1986.

With thanks from Brian Curtis www.innsignsociety.com.

 

This house was first licensed in 1731 after the cottage and neighbouring forge were combined to make one premises.

 

From the Kentish Gazette 27-30 July 1790

Mr WARD, Whitstable, of the “Monument” public house, Church Street – robbery at his house.

 

From the Kentish Chronicle, 12 September, 1863.

ANNUAL LICENSING DAY.

The inn-holders of the Whitstable district also attended to get their licenses renewed. Supt. Walker lodged a complaint against Mr. Hodges, of the “Monument,” but the bench after warning him of the result that would follow an infringement of the law, granted his license with the others.

 

From the Kentish Chronicle, 18 June, 1864.

ST. AUGUSTINE'S PETTY SESSIONS.

PUBLIC HOUSE OFFENCES AT WHITSTABLE.

John Hodges, landlord of the “Monument” beer-house, Church Street, Whitstable, was fined 1 and 8s, expenses for having his house open for the sale of beer before half-past twelve o'clock on the previous Sunday.

 

Whitstable Times and Herne Bay Herald, Friday 17 December 1982.

Ashtrays damaged in pub argument.

A Whitstable man damage nine ashtrays during an argument with a pub landlord, magistrates were told on Wednesday.

Edward Bollen, of Downs Avenue, admitted damaging the ashtrays, valued at 7.20, well arguing with the landlord over the collection of glasses at the "Monument," in Church Street, on 18th May.

Canterbury Magistrates heard that Bollen had already repaid the cost of the ashtrays and were told that no evidence will be offered against him on a charge of criminal damage.

Bollen was bound over in the sum of 100 to keep the peace for a year.

 

 

LICENSEE LIST

WARD Mr 1790+

WEST P 1828+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29

WEST John 1832-39+ Pigot's Directory 1832-34

BEER James 1847+

HODGES Albert Fred 1858+

HODGES John 1851-74+ (also blacksmith age 51 in 1871Census)

HODGES Charlotte Mrs 1881-Nov/1910 (widow age 70 in 1891Census)Whitstable Times

HODGES Albert Fred (son) 1901-Nov/1910 (age 46 in 1901Census) Kelly's 1903Canterbury Journal

HAYWARD John Nov/1910-30+ (age 57 in 1911Census) Whitstable TimesKelly's 1924

WALLIS Arthur Charles 1931+ (age 58 in 1931Census)

https://pubwiki.co.uk/Monument.shtml

 

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

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

Whitstable TimesWhitstable Times and Herne Bay Herald

Canterbury JournalCanterbury Journal, Kentish Times and Farmers' Gazette

CensusCensus

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

Kelly's 1924From the Kelly's Directory 1924

 

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