Sort file:- Woolwich, March, 2021.

Page Updated:- Sunday, 07 March, 2021.


Earliest 1841-

Nile Tavern

Latest 1874+

Hog Lane



Not a lot of information known about this one at present.


Morning Advertiser, Thursday 28 September 1848.

NILE TAVERN, Woolwich, Kent with spacious and attractive river frontage.

Henry Haynes will offer for public sale, at Garraway's, this day, September 28th, at 12 for 1, by order of the proprietor and without the slightest reserve.

The lease and goodwill of the above truly valuable and justly celebrated Tavern.

The property has one of the most elegant, costly, and attractive river frontages on the Thames, and commands a series of most beautiful views both of the river and the surrounding country.

The greater portion has been lately rebuilt, and nearly 2,000 has been expended to producing the present unique, attractive, and comfortable structure. Connected with the tavern is a well fitted and well accustomed wine vaults.

The internal arrangements display a judgement in adaptation for business rarely met with having conveniences for dining the largest parties with ease.

The returns in trade are very great, but, as yet, much below what the situation and premises will command.

The city have granted the rights of erecting a pier for embarking and disembarking passengers.

The lease has 32 years unexpired at the mere ground rent of 52 10s. per annum.

For further particulars apply to the premises, at Garraways, and at the auctioneers office, 38, Moorgate Street, City.


Kentish Independent, Saturday 19 September 1857.

Free Public House, Woolwich.

To be sold, the long lease of a Free Public House. Rent Fifty guineas per annum - part let off.

Apply to the proprietor, Mr. Francis Sales, "Nile Tavern," Hog Lane, Woolwich.


Woolwich Gazette, Saturday 15 March 1873.

To Publicans.

A bargain; to Let; "Nile Tavern," Nile Street, Woolwich; must be sold; any reasonable offer taken.

Apply as above.




DRONET Alexander 1841+ (age 23 in 1841Census)

SALES Francis to Mar/1849

HOWE Alfred Whittaker Mar/1849+

EDWARDS John to Nov/1851

LOCKETT Joseph Nov/1851-Aug/52

SHALBORNE John Aug/1852-Jan/54

BROWN Thomas Temlett Jan/1854-57

SALES Francis 1857

TRINDER William to Nov/1859

HURLY Elizabeth Lushington Nov/1859+

BRADFORD Charles 1866+

PANTON G 1874+




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