DOVER KENT ARCHIVES

Page Updated:- Wednesday, 10 May, 2023.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1700s

Dolphin

Open 2020+

11 South Street

Lydd

01797 320259

https://whatpub.com/dolphin-inn

Dolphin

Above date circa 2012.

Dolphic sign 1985Dolphin sign 2012

Dolphin sign left, May 1985, sign right, 2012.

With thanks from Brian Curtis www.innsignsociety.com.

Dolphin sign 2015

Above sign 2015.

With thanks from Roger Pester www.innsignsociety.com

 

Kentish Gazette 13 September 1769.

To be SOLD by AUCTION.

At the Sign of the "Dolphin," at Lydd, on Tuesday the 19th Instant, The Household Goods of Thomas George, late Inn-keeper.

The Sale to begin at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, and to continue until all is sold.

 

Kentish Gazette, Wednesday 18 October 1769.

The creditors of Thomas George, late of the "Dolphin Inn," at Lydd, are desired to meet at the said Inn, on Tuesday the 14th of November instant, to consult for making a dividend of the amount of the effects of the said Thomas George.

 

From the Kentish Gazette, 3 February, 1773. Price 1d.

DUTY FREE.

To be sold by Auction, On Friday the 5th of February, at Twelve o'Clock precisely, at the “Dolphin Inn,” at Lydd. About 7000 Pounds of Coffee, saved out of the Dutch Hoy, Zorc & Vlyt, Opke Knosses, Master, which vessel, in her Voyage from Port Orient to Rotterdam, was stranded near Dungeness Lighthouse, the 23 rd of November last.

This Coffee came from the East Indies, and hat not been damaged.

 

From Kentish Gazette 11 October 1842.

TAVERNS, ALEHOUSES, LAND, etc.

Late the Property of Samuel Shepherd, Esq. deceased, and by his Will directed to be sold.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, By Mr. BENJAMIN HATCH,

At the "Saracen's Head Inn," in Ashford, on Tuesday, the 1st day of November, 1842, at Four for Five o'clock precisely in the afternoon,

Lot 8. The "Dolphin Inn," with the Garden, Stables, and Out- buildings, at Lydd aforesaid, in the occupation of Mr. Blacklocks.

 

From the Kentish Gazette, 18 April 1843.

TO BE LET, With Immediate Possession,

THE Old-established INN, called the "DOLPHIN," situated in the Town of LYDD. Rent, low. Incoming about 250.

Apply, if by letter, post paid, to Mr. Thomas or William Green, Lydd.

 

Maidstone Journal and Kentish Advertiser, Tuesday 24 May 1864.

LYDD. SUDDEN DEATH.

A young lady named Brett, aged fifteen, daughter-in-law of Mr. John Hutchings, of the "Dolphin Inn," was found dead in her bed. She had been suffering from diphtheria and appeared to be in better health on the day preceding her demise.

 

LICENSEE LIST

GEORGE Thomas to Sept/1769

GILBERT Henry 1824+

RAND Stephen 1832-39+ Pigot's Directory 1832-34

BLACKLOCKS Richard 1840-42 (age 40 in 1841Census)

HUTCHINS William 1841+ (age 64 in 1841Census)

HUTCHINS John 1847-74+ (widower age 39 in 1861Census)(also tax collector, & secretary to Lydd gas works & registrar of births & deaths in 1874)

MITTELL William 1881+ (age 35 in 1881Census)

BROWNE William Healy 1891-1914+ (also Jobmaster & Coal Merchant & Agent to S E & C Railway) (age 29 in 1891Census) Kelly's 1903

DEAN William G 1930+

JELL George 1934-38+

https://pubwiki.co.uk/Dolphin.shtml

 

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

CensusCensus

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

 

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