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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1858-

Waterman's Arms

Latest 1913+

118 (28 in 1912Kelly's 1912) High Street

Rainham

Waterman's Arms 1895

Above postcard 1895, also showing the "Lion" centre of the image by the telegraph pole.

118 High Street 2017

Above Google image, June 2017.

 

This pub has been mentioned in the Sittingbourne, Milton & District Directory of 1908-09, which included Rainham.

 

From a Headstone.

CURBS.

IN MEMORY OF THOMAS WILLIAM WELLER WHO DIED OCTOBER 1st 1913 AGED 53 YEARS "At Rest"

 

1881 Census: Lodger in Church Lane: Brickfield Labourer born in Newington.

Principal Probate Registry Index: Of the "Watermans' Arms" Beerhouse, Rainham, died at Callum Wood Rainham. Administration to widow, Charity, effects, 321 5s 3d.

 

The census of 1871 mentions that William Kitchener was an agricultural labourer age 30 but that George Styles was the licensee and Beer Retailer age 57 in that year.

 

LICENSEE LIST

KITCHINGHAM William 1858-78 Melville's 1858Post Office Directory 1859CensusPost Office Directory 1862Post Office Directory 1866Post Office Directory 1870Post Office Directory 1874Post Office Directory 1878

STYLES George 1874-78 Post Office Directory 1874Mannings & Co Directory 1877Post Office Directory 1878

BISHOP Edward Charles 1882+ Kelly's 1882

BISHOP Fanny Mrs 1887-190+ Kelly's 1887Kelly's 1891Kelly's 1895CensusKelly's 1903Sitingbourne District Parrett's Directory 1908Kelly's 1909

WELLER Thomas William 1911-Oct/1913 dec'd CensusKelly's 1912Kelly's 1914

FRY Henry Stephen 1915-18+ Kelly's 1915Kelly's 1916Kelly's 1918

 

Melville's 1858From Melville's Directory 1858

Post Office Directory 1859From the Post Office Directory 1859

CensusCensus

Post Office Directory 1862From the Post Office Directory 1862

Post Office Directory 1866From the Post Office Directory 1866-67

Post Office Directory 1870From the Post Office Directory 1870

Post Office Directory 1874From the Post Office Directory 1874

Mannings & Co Directory 1877Mannings & Co Directory 1877

Post Office Directory 1878From the Post Office Directory 1878

Kelly's 1882From the Kelly's Directory 1882

Kelly's 1887From the Kelly's Directory 1887

Kelly's 1891From the Kelly's Directory 1891

Kelly's 1895From the Kelly's Directory 1895

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

Sitingbourne District Parrett's Directory 1908From the Sittingbourne District Parrett's Directory 1908

Kelly's 1909From the Kelly's Directory 1909

Kelly's 1912From the Medway Kelly's Directory 1912/13

Kelly's 1914From the Medway Kelly's Directory 1914/15

Kelly's 1915From the Kelly's Directory 1915

Kelly's 1916From the Medway Kelly's Directory 1916

Kelly's 1918From the Kelly's Directory 1918

 

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