Sort file:- Faversham, November, 2019.

Page Updated:- Monday, 11 November, 2019.


Earliest 1700

Three Tuns

Open 2019+

43 Tanners Street


01795 523663

Three Tuns 2008

Above photo 2008 by David Anstiss Creative Commons Licence.

Three Tuns sign 1986Thre Tuns sign 2010

Above sign left, August 1986, sign right 2010.

With thanks from Brian Curtis


Originally address in West Street but open on this site by 1700.

In 1869-70 the pub was part of a consortium who were advertising their goods of selling tea in response to grocers' selling beer and wine. (Click for further details.)


26 March 1789.

Insured:- Julius Shepherd, Faversham, Kent, brewer.

Other property or occupiers: in Faversham:  the Tuns (Jno. Ruck, victualler).


26 March 1793.

Insured: Julius Shepherd, Faversham, Kent, brewer.

Other property or occupiers: The Tuns (John Ruck victualler).


From the Faversham Gazette, Saturday 8 December 1855.

The license of the "Tuns" public-house, was endorsed until next transfer day, to Peter Skelton, of the "Royal Oak."


South Eastern Gazette 10 May 1859.


Borough Petty Sessions, May 4.

Thomas Fright, the landlord of the "Tuns" public-house, appeared to answer a complaint, preferred against him by the police, for keeping his house open at an illegal hour on Sunday, the 17th April last.

Fined 1s and costs.




RUCK John 1789-93+

PARNHAM Peter 1832+ Pigot's Directory 1832-34

AUSTIN Edward 1840-45+ Pigot's Directory 1840Faversham Magistrates Order Book

BALDOCK John 1851+ Census

Last pub licensee had SKELTON Peter Dec/1855+

FRIGHT Thomas 1858+ (Melville's 1858 WRIGHT)

FRIGHT Mrs Mary 1862-71+ (age 66 in 1871Census) Post Office Directory 1862

FRIGHT Charles 1874-82+ (age 50 in 1881Census) Post Office Directory 1874Post Office Directory 1882

FOWLER George 1888-91+ Swinock's Faversham DirectoryCensus

AUSTIN John 1894+ Kelly's Directory

BLAKE Isaac 1903+ Post Office Directory 1903

NICHOLLS J E 1908+ Guide to Faversham **

BUSBRIDGE John 1913-22+ Post Office Directory 1913Post Office Directory 1918Post Office Directory 1922

EAGLESTONE Alfred 1930+ Post Office Directory 1930

BUSBRIDGE John 1938+ Post Office Directory 1938


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

Pigot's Directory 1840From the Pigot's Directory 1840


Melville's 1858From Melville's Directory 1858

Post Office Directory 1862From the Post Office Directory 1862

Post Office Directory 1874From the Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory 1882From the Post Office Directory 1882

Swinock's Faversham DirectorySwinock's Faversham Directory 1888

Post Office Directory 1903From the Post Office Directory 1903

Post Office Directory 1913From the Post Office Directory 1913

Post Office Directory 1918From the Post Office Directory 1918

Post Office Directory 1922From the Post Office Directory 1922

Post Office Directory 1930From the Post Office Directory 1930

Post Office Directory 1938From the Post Office Directory 1938


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