DOVER KENT ARCHIVES

Sort file:- Charlton, March, 2021.

Page Updated:- Tuesday, 16 March, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1846-

Victoria Arms

Closed 1990s

757 Woolwich Road

Charlton

Victoria Arms

Above photo, date unknown, kindly sent by Debi Birkin.

Victoria

Photos above and below taken from http://www.flickr.com by Matt Martin 2007.

Victoria Arms 2014

Above photo, 12 October 2014. From http://www.chrismansfieldphotos.com

Victoria Arms 2014

Above photo 12 October 2014, by kind permission Chris Mansfield. http://www.chrismansfieldphotos.com/

Victoria sign 2014

Above sign 2014.

Victorian inside 2019

Above photo showing the vandalised inside, 2019.

 

Local knowledge, further 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.

All emails are answered.

 

From the Kentish Gazette, 10 October 1848.

LEASE HOLD ESTATES,

New Charlton, near Woolwich, Kent, and Peckham, Surrey.

MESSRS. SHUTTLEWORTH AND SONS Have received instructions TO SELL BY AUCTION, AT the Mart. London, on FRIDAY, October 13, at 12, in Two Lots,

ELIGIBLE LEASEHOLD ESTATES, comprising the VICTORIA ALE HOUSE and TEA GARDENS, and a convenient private DWELLING HOUSE adjoining, situate in Albert-place, NEW CHARLTON, near Woolwich. Kent; TWO convenient private RESIDENCES, cheerfully situate. No .4 and 5, James-street, Commercial-road, PECKHAM, Surrey, and a valuable Plot of BUILDING GROUND adjoining.

The houses are in the occupation of very respectable tenants, at rents amounting to 97 per annum.

May be viewed, and particulars had of Mr. Algernon Sydney, solicitor, 35, Lincoln's-inn-fields; the Premises; the "Victoria Ale House." Albert-place, New Charlton, at 5, James-street, Peckham; at the Mart; and of Messrs. Shuttleworth and Sons. 28, Poultry, London.

 

LICENSEE LIST

SMITHSON William 1881+ (age 56 in 1881Census)

RAINBIRD William T 1891+ (age 22 in 1891Census)

LIPMAN Hannah to Aug/1892 Woolwich Gazette

WADE Henry Aug/1892+ Woolwich Gazette

HEMSLEY Catherine 1901+ (age 42 in 1901Census)

SIMPER John 1911+ (age 60 in 1911Census)

ELLIOTT Harry 1919-21+

BEDFORD Sidney H 1934-38+

DEXTER J E 1988+

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

 

CensusCensus

Woolwich GazetteWoolwich Gazette

 

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