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Sort file:- Canterbury, February, 2020.

Page Updated:- Wednesday, 19 February, 2020.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1784-

Two Sawyers

Open 2019+

58 Ivy Lane

Canterbury

01227 454423

https://www.whatpub.com/two-sawyers

Two Sawyers 1923

Above photo, 1923, kindly sent by Rory Kehoe. Pub outing, with the licensee, William Terry, wearing the trilby in the middle of the front row.

Two Sawyers 1965

Above photograph by Edward Wilmot in 1965.

Two Sawyers 1974

Above photo, 1974, kindly sent by Rory Kehoe.

Two Sawyers 1986

Above photo, 1986, kindly sent by Rory Kehoe.

Two Sawyers 2009

Above image from Google, March 2009.

Two Sawyers date unknown

Above photo date unknown.

Two Sawyers sign

Above sign, 1968, kindly sent by Rory Kehoe.

Two Sawyers sign 1991Two Sawyers sign 2009

Two Sawyers sign left March 1991. Sign right March 2009.

Above with thanks from Brian Curtis www.innsignsociety.com

 

Operating in 1784, and mentioned in 1803 when William Pilsher pair the rent of 13 and land tax 17s. to the brewers.

 

Kentish Weekly Post or Canterbury Journal - Tuesday 13 March 1810.

Died.

March 9, Mrs. Rouse, aged 25 years, wife of Mr. James Rouse, of the "Two Sawyers," public house, Canterbury. She bore a severe illness 5 months, with the utmost fortitude, and will be long regretted by all who knew her.

 

Kentish Gazette 15 May 1812.

DIED.

Yesterday, after three days illness, Mr. James Rouse, landlord of the "Two Sawyers" public-house, Canterbury.

 

Kentish Gazette 23 April 1833.

DEATH.

On Friday, Mrs. Knell, wife of Mr. Knell, landlord of the "Two Sawyers" public-house, Canterbury.

 

 

Since the mid 1700s, research has shown no less than 10 named inns in Ivy lane.

On 17th September, 1844 the Kentish Gazette reported the premises to let as "a most desirable Public House with Pleasure Gardens etc. Rent 19 19s. per annum."

 

East Kent Times 01 January 1859.

J. Spain, "Two Sawyers," Ivy Lane, Canterbury.

Licensed to let Horses, Carriages, etc.

 

From the Kentish Chronicle, 14 May, 1864.

ATTEMPTED SUICIDE.

On Sunday morning, at an early hour, Mrs. Mary Ann Glass, wife of the landlord of the “Sawyers” public house, Ivy Lane, attempted to cut her throat, with a clasp knife which she had taken from her husband’s pocket. She succeeded in inflicting a frightful gash in her neck severing the windpipe and some of the other principal vessels. Her husband raised an alarm, and Mr. E. Callaway, surgeon, called in. But little hope is entertained of her recovery.

 

Canterbury Journal, Kentish Times and Farmers' Gazette - Saturday 13 October 1894.

DEATH. ELLS.

On the 29th Sept., at the "Two Sawyers," Ivy Lane, Canterbury, Mary Ann, wife of Ex-Inspector W. W. F. Ells. aged 63.

 

Whitstable Times and Herne Bay Herald 11 March 1944.

THEFT OF A WALLET.

A sentence of three months hard labour was passed upon Sapper Robert W. Hymers, RE., of 32, Vauxhall Crescent, Canterbury, at the West Kent Quarter Sessions last week. He had been committed for trial from the St. Augustine's Petty Sessions at Canterbury for the theft of a wallet containing 8 10s 0d, and for breaking and entering the premises of the Kent Concrete Products Ltd. on February 1. The wallet was the property of William J. E. Bates. of the "Two Sawyers." Ivy Lane, Canterbury.

 

 

The "Two Sawyers" had a face lift in 2012 and is now open again.

 

LICENSEE LIST

PILSHER William 1803+ Edward Wilmot Canterbury

PEBARDY My date unknown Edward Wilmot Canterbury

CULLEN A 1824+ Pigot's Directory 1824

PENSON Thomas 1838+ (Stapletons Guide Sawyer's)

ROUSE James dec'd to May/1912 Kentish Gazette

KNOTT James 1828+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29

KNELL James dec'd 1832-Apr/33 Pigot's Directory 1832-34Kentish Gazette

PENSON Thomas 1840+ Pigot's Directory 1840

HOWLAND Emily 1847+ Bagshaw's Directory 1847

SPAIN J 1859+

WEST J 1862+ Post Office Directory 1862

GLASS Mr 1864+

STALLON/SALLON W 1867-68+ Greens Canterbury Directory 1868

ELLIS William 1871-74+ Post Office Directory 1874 (age 30 in 1871Census)

GOODBAN Mr 1874+ Edward Wilmot Canterbury

ELSE/ELLS William G A 1878-Sept/79 Greens Canterbury Directory 1868Whitstable Times

BURT John Sept/1879-82+ Whitstable TimesPost Office Directory 1882

ELLS William W F 1891+ (aged 60 in 1891Census)

STURT Herbert (Henry) 1901-13+ Post Office Directory 1903Edward Wilmot CanterburyPost Office Directory 1913 (also listed as an Ironmonger's Clerk age 59 in 1901Census )

TERRY William David 1922-38+ Post Office Directory 1922Post Office Directory 1930Post Office Directory 1938

BATES J E 1944+ Whitstable Times

CAUNTER Ben 2013-15

http://www.pubshistory.com/TwoSawyers.shtml

 

Pigot's Directory 1824From the Pigot's Directory 1824

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

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

Stapletons GuideStapleton's Guide 1838

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

Bagshaw's Directory 1847From Bagshaw Directory 1847

Post Office Directory 1862From the Post Office Directory 1862

Greens Canterbury Directory 1868Greens Canterbury Directory 1868

Post Office Directory 1874From the Post Office Directory 1874

Greens Canterbury Directory 1868Greens Canterbury Directory 1878

Post Office Directory 1882From the Post Office Directory 1882

Post Office Directory 1903From the Post Office Directory 1903

Post Office Directory 1913From the Post Office Directory 1913

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

Edward Wilmot CanterburyInns of Canterbury by Edward Wilmot's,1988

CensusCensus

Kentish GazetteKentish Gazette

Whitstable TimesWhitstable Times and Herne Bay Herald

 

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