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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1711

(Name from)

Bear and Ragged Staff

Latest 1845

(Name to)

67 West Street

Gravesend

 

Information collected from "Gazetteer of Gravesend and Milton Inns and Public Houses" by E. R. Green. May 2000.

 

Kentish Gazette 13 June 1772.

To be SOLD by AUCTION, On the Premises.

On Wednesday, the 24th June next, between the Hours of Three and Six in the Afternoon.

ALL that good-accustomed Public House, known by the name of the "Bear," situate in the West Street, in Gravesend, Kent, adjoining to the River Thames, now on Lease to Mr. John Holderness, for the Term of Eleven Years, commencing at Lady-day last, under the yearly Rent of Twenty-five Pounds.

Particulars to be had of Mr. Pattinson, Attorney at Law, Gravesend.

The Tenant will shew the Premises.

 

From the Kentish Gazette 7th August, 1795.

Kent.

To be sold by auction, by Mr. Johnson, on Wednesday, 12th August, 1795, between the hours of three and five in the afternoon, at the "Swan Inn," in Milton next Gravesend, in the county of Kent (unless disposed of by Private Contract, of which timely notice will be given in this paper;) the under-mentioned valuable freehold and leasehold Estates in one lot:

A very large and substantial well built freehold brew house, with the wharf, storehouses, granaries, stables and buildings belonging thereto, situate, lying and being at Gravesend in the county of Kent, in the occupation of Messrs. Becket and Ward brewers.

A valuable leasehold estate, consisting of a well-accustomed Inn, known by the name of the "Swan Inn," in the occupation of Joseph Phipps, and to large stables, coach house, blacksmiths shop and warehouses, situate in the parish of Milton next Gravesend aforesaid, for the remainder of the term of ninety-nine years, but which thirty-two years will be expired Christmas next; subject to a ground rent of 9.

The above freehold and leasehold estates together are let at the yearly rent of 100 (subject to the aforesaid ground-rent on the leasehold, and to the payment of 1 1s., yearly to the city of London for the Freehold;) and Messrs. Becket and Ward have an unexpired term of twelve years and Christmas next in both estates, on the expiration of which the rents will be capable of being considerably advanced.

A freehold messuage or tenament, washhouse and premises, situate in the West Street in Gravesend aforesaid, in the occupation of Mr Charles Becket, at the yearly rent of 16.

A good and well accustomed public house, known by the name of the sign of the "Bear and Ragged Staff," situated in the West Street, in Gravesend of aforesaid, with the wash house, two small dwellings or apartments, large yard and passage, with steps leading down to the river.

These premises are in the occupation of William Denyer, and let on lease to Messrs. Becket and Ward, the unexpired term of which will be eleven years from Christmas next, at a yearly rent of 30.

Two small freehold messages for tournaments, in the occupation of William Reed and John Turner, at the yearly rent together of 11.

N.B. The brewhouse and premises belonging thereto, the house in the occupation of Mr Becket, and the two small messages last mentioned, are kept in repair for the landlord's; the "Swan Inn" and the "Bear" public house by the respective lessees.

The respective tenants will on application show the premises; and for further particulars and enquire of the auctioneer, Post Office, Gravesend.

 

From the Canterbury Journal, Kentish Times and Farmers' Gazette, Saturday 13 December, 1845.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, ON THE PREMISES.

On Wednesday, the 24th of June next, between the Hours of Three and Six in the Afternoon.

All that good-accustomed Public House, known by the name of the "Bear," situate in the West Street, in Gravesend, Kent, adjoining to the River Thames, now let on Lease to Mr. John Holderness, for the Term of Eleven Years, commencing at Lady-day last, under the yearly Rent of Twenty-five Pounds.

Particulars to be had of Mr. Pattinson, Attorney at Law, in Gravesend.

The Tenant will shew the premises.

 

LICENSEE LIST

HOLDERNESS John 1772+

SMITH Joseph 1824+

KENNETT William 1828+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29

MATTHEWS James 1832+ Pigot's Directory 1832-34

HOLDERNESS John 1845

 

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

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

 

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