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Sort file:- Ashford, April, 2021.

Page Updated Ashford:- Thursday, 15 April, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1861-

Rose and Crown

Latest 1869+

(Name to)

New Street

Ashford

Rose and Crown

Above photo, 1890, by kind permission Roy Moore, http://www.kentphotoarchive.com.

 

This was an Inn found in new Street and changed name to the "Greyhound" some time between 1869 and 1874.

 

From the Maidstone Telegraph, Rochester and Chatham Gazette, Saturday 13 April 1861.

William Cork, landlord of the "Rose and Crown" at Ashford, appeared to answer on information laid against him by Superintendent Dewar, charging him with having suffered some boys to gamble at his house, playing at skittles for beer on the 6th Ult.

Fined 2 and costs.

 

From the Maidstone and Kentish Journal, 6 Sept, 1869.

This being a day for the renewing spirit licences, superintendent Dewar made complaint against Mr. Weller, landlord of the "Red Lion," North Street, who, it was said, conducted the house in a disorderly manner. Also against Mr. George Weaver, of the "Rose and Crown," New Street. Superintendent Dewar said that this was the worst conducted house in the district. Weaver had lately been convicted. The licence was not renewed.

 

LICENSEE LIST

CORK William 1861+

DANE Frederick 1861+ (age 48 in 1861Census)

WEAVER George 1869+

ROSSITER Thomas 1871+ (listed as Brewer's Storekeeper age 33 in 1871Census)

 

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