Sort file:- Milton Regis, November, 2023.

Page Updated:- Tuesday, 07 November, 2023.


Earliest 1755-

White Hart

Latest 1991+

(Name to)

91 High Street

Milton Regis

White Hart and Three Hats

Above photo, 1985, kindly sent by Michael Mirams. Also showing the "Three Hats."

White Hart 1991

Above photo 1991.


Kentish Gazette, Wednesday 3 May 1755.

To be Sold by Auction, by John Wright, Auctioneer, on Thursday the 4th day of May instant, and the two following days.

The household Goods, Plate, Linen, China, and Wearing Apparel, of Mrs. Ann Aggar, lately deceased, at her dwelling house, the Sign of the "Kings Head," at Blue houses, Sheerness; consisting of Four-post Bedsteads with Check Furniture; Goose and other Feather beds, Quilts, Blankets, and Counterpanes; Mahogany Chairs; Card and other Tables, Looking-glasses, and great Variety of Kitchen Furniture; fine China; a great Quantity of Linen and Wearing Apparel.

Catalogues to be had at the "George" at Queenborough, the "White Hart" at Milton, "Red Lion" at Sittingbourne, "Ship" at Faversham, "Bull" at Newington, "Cricketers" at Rainham, "Kings Arms" at Minster, and the Place of Sale, at John Wright's Chatham, and at Fishers Printing office, Rochester.

The sale to begin each day at 10 o'clock; the Goods to be viewed the Day before the Sale, and to the time of Sale each Day.


Kentish Gazette, 30 January, 1779.

To be let, and entered upon immediately.

The "White Hart Inn," at Milton next Sittingbourne.

For Particulars enquire of Mr. James Tonge, at Sittingbourne.


Kentish Gazette, 22 December, 1779.

To be Let immediately, or at Old Christmas.

The "White Hart Inn," at Milton.

Enquire of Mr. James Tonge, Brewer, at Sittingbourne.

Likewise, two good brewing coppers to be sold.


Kentish Gazette, Saturday 25 December, 1779.

To be Let Immediately.

The "White Hart Inn," at Milton.

Enquire of Mr. James Tonge, Brewer, at Sittingbourne.


From The Kentish Gazette August 24th 1787:


On Monday, the 27th instant, will be played at Milton, a Match of Cricket, between the Gentlemen of the Star Club, Chatham Hill, and the Gentlemen of Milton Club, with one Man given, for One Guinea a Man. The Wickets to be pitched at Nine o’Clock and the Game played out. A good Ordinary at Philip Chapman’s, White Hart Inn, Milton.


Kent Gazette Reports 18 June 1805.


Sunday, Mr. Jacob Lawson, of the "White Hart" public-house, Milton.


Kentish Gazette, 19 February 1850.


The annual meeting of the Mourners’ Friend Society was held at the "White Hart Inn," on Tuesday, the 12th of February. The abstract of the preceding year's account was laid before the meeting, which stated that 154 15s. had been paid for 22 deaths, and that since the commencement, a period of nine years, there had been 1,209 15s. paid for deceased members, thereby enabling them to be decently interred, and a few pounds left for the relatives; thus making manifest the benefit arising to persons belonging to such societies, where they pay only six-pence for each death.


From the Black Eagle Quarterly Journal.

H J Bailey, White Hart, died June 10th, 1958.


From an email received 12 June 2019.

In 1784 the landlord of the White Hart, Milton (Regis) appears to have been one John Jefferies, who gave an 'ordinary' (i.e. a cold lunch) on the occasion of a cricket match on August 5th, Leeds and Broomfield (with one man given) v. Milton (with 3 given). A 'given man' was a player from another team or village.


Ian Maun.

Author: From Commons to Lord's: A Chronology of Cricket 1700-1799.



JEFFERIES John 1784+

CHAPMAN Philip 1787+

LAWSON Jacob to June/1805 dec'd

DENNIS Humphrey 1828+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29

WILLSON George 1832-74+ (also bricklayer age 71 in 1871Census) Pigot's Directory 1832-34

WILLSON Isabel 1881-91 (widow age 60 in 1891Census)

CURLING Gilbert 1891+ (age 30 in 1891Census)

HASTRICK William George 1899+

WIGG John H 1901+ (age 42 in 1901Census)

WIGG John 1903+ Kelly's 1903

PANKHURST David to Oct/1913 East Kent Gazette

GAGE Harry George John Oct/1913-22+ East Kent Gazette

BAILEY Henry John 1930-38+


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

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


East Kent GazetteEast Kent Gazette

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903


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