Sort file:- Sandwich, July, 2021.

Page Updated:- Saturday, 31 July, 2021.


Earliest 1874-

(Name from)

Bricklayers Arms

Latest 1966+

(Name to)

32 Strand Street


Bricklayer's Arms 1952

Above photo 1952. Creative Commons Licence.

Bricklayer's Arms ledger

Thompson & Son ledger. Creative Commons Licence.


Originally the "Dolphin" this pub changed name to the "Bricklayers Arms" and back to the "Dolphin" again. More research needed as to when the changes took place, but the building can be traced back to 1642.


Thanet Advertiser, Saturday 30 May 1891.

SANDWICH. Drowned in the River Stour.

A young man named James Iggleden, 22 years of age, a native of Whitstable, and mate of the barge Nellie Maud, of Rochester, which is at present lying in the Sandwich Haven, was accidentally drowned on Tuesday night. He left the "Brickmakers' Arms at eleven o'clock, proceeding to the quay in company wish the mate of the barge Why Not, the two intending to proceed in the same boat to their respective vessels. Mr. Romney, watchmaker, was attracted to the back of his premises in Strand-Street by the noise the men were making, and at half-past eleven he saw the deceased jump from the quay towards the beat. He, however, jumped over it, falling quite clear of it into the water. It was low tide at the time. His companion endeavoured to render assistance, but the deceased did not rise to the surface again. The captain of the vessel reported the case to the police on Wednesday morning, and the Surveyor and P.O. Blair proceeded to drag the river, recovering the body about eleven o'clock.




BAILEY George 1874-82 (age 46 in 1881Census) Post Office Directory 1874Post Office Directory 1878Post Office Directory 1882

FAGG Charles 1891+ (age 39 in 1891Census)

SUMMERS Harry 1901-13 (age 30 in 1901Census) Post Office Directory 1903Kelly's 1903Post Office Directory 1913

SUMMERS Mrs Emily 1922+ Post Office Directory 1922

FOORD Emily Mrs 1930+

TAYLOR Edward 1934-38+ Kelly's 1934

CLARKE A G Mrs July/1952-Oct/65

VIGO D J Oct/65-July/66

STILE J F C July/66+


Post Office Directory 1874From the Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory 1878From the Post Office Directory 1878

Post Office Directory 1882From the Post Office Directory 1882

Post Office Directory 1903From the Post Office Directory 1903

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

Post Office Directory 1913From the Post Office Directory 1913

Post Office Directory 1922From the Post Office Directory 1922

Kelly's 1934From the Kelly's Directory 1934



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