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Sort file:- Sheerness, October, 2023.

Page Updated:- Monday, 30 October, 2023.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1859-

Wheatsheaf

Latest ????

106 Hope Street

Mile Town

Sheerness

 

Local knowledge, pictures, and licensee information would be appreciated.

I will be adding the historical information when I find or are sent it, but this project is a very big one, and I do not know when or where the information will come from.

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Sheerness Guardian 7 May 1859.

SITTINGBOURNE PETTY SESSION'S.

Monday May 2nd, before the Rev. J. Poore, D.D., and W. Bland, Esq.

The following parties appeared in answer to charges made by the police, of having their houses open after forbidden hours for the sale of beer, &c., viz:—

William French, of the "Wheatsheaf" beer house in Mile Town, was acquitted on the charge of having his house open at 11.15 a.m., on Sunday, April 24th.

 

Sheerness Guardian 10 September 1859.

PETTY SESSIONS.

Before the Revs. J Poore, D.D., and G. B. Moore, E. Twopenny, Esq., W. Bland, Esq, and J. D. Dyke, Esq.

William French of the "Wheatsheaf" beer house, Mile Town, was summoned for opening his house for the sale of beer, on Sunday morning August 21st, at eight o’clock. Mrs. French appeared for her husband and denied the charge. Sergeant Ovenden on being sworn stated that he visited the defendant’s house at eight o’clock on the morning in question, and found a man at the bar, drinking beer from a pint pot, while Mrs. French stood on the door step, apparently keeping watch. Mrs. French then declared that the beer had been drawn on Saturday night.

Fined 1 and costs.

 

 

LICENSEE LIST

FRENCH William 1859+

FRENCH John 1871-74+ (also baker age 24 in 1871Census)

WHITE Thomas A 1881+ (age 51 in 1881Census)

EDWARDS Abraham Charles 1891+ (age 61 in 1891Census)

FRENCH William 1899+

HOWE Albert Duppa 1902+

MARSDEN Edith L Mrs 1918+

ALLSWORTH Thomas Charles 1934+

JACKSON R A 1938+

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