DOVER KENT ARCHIVES

Page Updated:- Sunday, 06 January, 2019.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1837

Alma

Open 2019+

Painters Forstal

01795 533835

http://www.almafaversham.co.uk/

https://www.whatpub.com/alma

Alma 1940

Above photo, 1940, kindly sent by Rory Kehoe.

Alma

Above photo, date unknown.

Alma 2010

Above photo 2010 by Pam Fray Creative Commons Licence.

Alma sign 1993Alma 2010

Above sign left, July 1993, sign right 2010.

With thanks from Brian Curtis www.innsignsociety.com.

 

It is said that there has been a pub here since 1837, when the landlord used to light candles on the premises to show thirsty hop-pickers the way in the dark.

 

Faversham Times and Mercury and North-East Kent Journal 04 November 1939.

OSPRINGE. LICENCE TRANSFERRED.

At the Faversham County Petty Sessions yesterday (Thursday) the licence of the "Alma," Painters Forstal, Ospringe, was transferred to Mrs. Field as administratrix of her late husband's estate.

 

LICENSEE LIST

WOOD Thomas 1861+ (age 53 in 1861Census)

MOON Richard 1881+ (age 50 in 1881Census)

FEARN Emily 1891-1901+ (age 48 in 1901Census)

TAYLOR Charles William 1913-22+

FIELD Harry 1930-Nov/1939 dec'd

FIELD Mrs Nov/1939+

http://pubshistory.com/Alma.shtml

 

CensusCensus

 

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