DOVER KENT ARCHIVES

Sort file:- Folkestone, September, 2022.

Page Updated:- Tuesday, 20 September, 2022.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1689

White Horse

Latest 1770+ (Name to)

George Lane

Folkestone

 

I have only recently added Folkestone to this site. The information gathered so far is from "Old Folkestone Pubs" by C H Bishop M.A. Ph.D. and Kevan of http://deadpubs.co.uk/

Any further information or indeed photographs would be appreciated. Please email me at the address below.

This page is still to be updated.

 

Kentish Post 15 July 1732.

We hear from Hythe that on Tuesday, the 1st of August, there will be held a florists feast at Mr. Tho. Penney’s at the White Horse Tavern in Folkestone, where will be a plentiful entertainment for dinner, and he that produces the largest and best blown carnation flower is to carry off a prize of a silver punch ladle; he who brings the second best flower a china bowl; and no flower is to be shown at the said feast less than four inches under next the stem.

Note: Date is at variance with More Bastions.

 

From the Kentish Gazette, February 6-10, 1770. Kindly sent from Alec Hasenson.

Cock-fight.

At Mr. John Castle's, at the sign of the White Horse, at Folkestone, on Monday next, being the 12th instant.

The gentlemen of Hythe against the gentlemen of Folkestone, to show eleven cocks on each side, and to fight for Two Guineas a battle, and Five the odd.

To weigh in in the morning of the day of fighting.

A close pit, and a good ordinary on the table at one o'clock.

Date is at variance with More Bastions.

 

 

LICENSEE LIST

PENNEY Thomas 1717-32+

PENNY Elizabeth 1730+

HURLOW John 1734-49+

BINFIELD John 1749-66+

CASTLE John 1766-70

FOX William Mentioned 1782 Renamed "Folkestone Lugger"

 

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