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Beer Retailers



Kentish Gazette, Saturday 19th February 1785.

To be sold by auction, by Henry Mintor, on Friday 25th, Saturday 26th, and Monday 28th of this instant, and Tuesday the 1st of March, in the large commodious room, at Mr. Read's, in West Street, Faversham.

A large assortment of Linen Drapery, Haberdashery, and Hozier, Goods; new and second-hand Mens', Boys', and Womans' Wearing Apparel, Sheets and Sheeting - which will be sold without reserve.

The Sale will begin each day at 10 o'clock in the Forenoon, and 2 in the Afternoon.

All the above will be put up in small lots for the Convenience it's of the Buyers.

Catalogues may be then had at the "George," Boughton; "Lion" at Selling; the "White Hart" at Sheldwich Lees; the "Falcon," at Badlesmere Lees; the "Lion," Ospringe; "George," at Greenstreet; the "Mariners," at Oar; "Three Horseshoes," at Graveney; and at the Auctioneers, West Street, Faversham.



PIGOT'S Directory 1828.

MILES William, Ospringe Road, Brewers.

RIGDEN John, Court Street, Brewers.

SHEPHERD Henry, Court Street, Brewers.

DAN & STONE, Court Street, Wine & Spirit Merchants.


PIGOT'S Directory 1832.

BARNES James & Henry, (Barclay & Co), Abbey Street, Porter Agents.

FROST Thomas, End of Tanner Street, Brewers.

KEMP Henry, (Reids & Co), Court Street, Porter Agents.

RIGDEN William, Court Street, Brewers.

SHEPHERD Henry, Court Street, Brewers.

TURNER Bennett, (Edinbro' Ale), Court Street, Porter Agents.


From the Faversham Gazette, Saturday 25 August 1855.


Stephen Court, Spirit Merchant. Begs to offer his best thanks to his friends, the public of Faversham, and its neighbourhood, for the support which he has received from them since his commencement in the above business; and at the same time informs then that having obtained a Retail License, he will be enabled on and after the 11th of October next, to supply Spirits in any quantity they may require, and earnestly solicits a share of their patronage.



CENSUS 1881.

JENNETT George, Lower Brents, age 59, Preston, Retailer of Beer.


From the Dover Express - 9th February 1906


The Faversham County Bench of Magistrates gave notice at their meeting on Thursday that they should object to the renewal of the following licenses:  the beer off-licence held by Mr. Philpott at Davington. (Near Faversham)


From the Faversham Times, Saturday 7 January 1939.

Mr. Marshall Pollock was granted an occasional license from 8 p.m. to 1.30 on January 26th, for Pollock's Social Club dance at the Institute. 


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