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Page Updated:- Thursday, 31 August, 2023.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1632

Three Crowns

Latest 1930

82-83 West Street

Gravesend

Three Crowns 1900

Above photo circa 1900. I think this is the same as the one below.

Three Crowns 1905

Above photo, 1905. Kindly supplied by John Hopperton.

Three Crowns

Above photo, date unknown. Kindly supplied by John Hopperton.

Three Crowns

Above photo, date unknown. Kindly supplied by John Hopperton.

 

This dated from 1632, was rebuilt in 1887 and closed in 1930. It was used as a headquarters by Gravesend Theatre Guild in the 1950s and 1960s.

 

Three Crowns rebuild

 

From South Eastern Gazette 2 October 1849.

FREE PUBLIC-HOUSE, GRAVESEND. TO BE LET BY TENDER.

The "Three Crowns" Inn and Ferry House, situate in West-street, Gravesend (one of the very best situations in the town,) doing a good trade, and capable of improvement.

For particulars and to treat for the same apply to Mr. William Myall, Appraiser, High-street, or Mr. William S. Plane Brewer, West-street, Gravesend.

Tenders to be delivered on or before 13th October.

 

Southeastern Gazette, 9 August 1853.

PETTY SESSIONS.

Monday. (Before R. Oakes, Esq., chairman, C. Spencer, and E. Tickner, Esqrs.)

William Lidwell Scoones, landlord of the "Three Crowns," was summoned by Mr. Hogge, draper, in West-street, for using abusive and violent language.

Fined 3s. 6d. and 6s. 6d. costs.

 

Gravesend Reporter, North Kent and South Essex Advertiser, Saturday 6 August 1887.

Three Crowns Inn, West Street, Gravesend.

Licensed public house, held for an unexpired term of 15 years at 105 per annum; mostly let off; a large amount can remain on loan.

The premises are being rebuilt and a purchaser could have them fitted according to his taste.

Apply Messrs. Willoughby and Son, Gravesend and Grays.

 

LICENSEE LIST

NEWING John 1824-28+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29

Last pub licensee had SNOSWELL Abaraham 1836 dec'd age 48 Pigot's Directory 1832-34

SNOSWELL Sarah 1836-40+

SCOONS William Lidwell 1853-55+

SMITH William 1858-62+ (age 42 in 1861Census)

WALTER Henry Edward 1865-74+

WALTER Henry Hayward 1878-91+ (age 53 in 1881Census)

LONGHURST Albert Henry 1901-03+ (age 30 in 1901Census) Kelly's 1903

JOHNSON Arthur 1913+

FENNER John 1922+

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

http://www.closedpubs.co.uk/threecrowns.html

 

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

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

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

CensusCensus

 

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