DOVER KENT ARCHIVES

Sort file:- St Lawrence, June, 2022.

Page Updated:- Wednesday, 15 June, 2022.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1859-

Cannon Inn

Demolished 1974

Ellington Place

St Lawrence

Cannon Inn

Above photo, date unknown.

 

Post Office Directory 1874 listed a "Cannon" at St. Lawrence.

The premises seems also have been referred to both as the Cannon Gardens and the Cherry Tree Gardens, if the licensee is indeed the same.

 

South Eastern Gazette, Tuesday 29 March 1859.

To let. With immediate possession.

The "Cannon" beer house, St Lawrence, near Ramsgate.

The premises comprise a bowling green, skittle alley, piggeries, and 140 perches of garden, stocked with fruit trees, and now cropped with potatoes and other vegetables.

For particulars apply to the tenant (William Brock,) or to Crump and Sons, Brewers, Ramsgate.

 

From Kentish Gazette 11 September 1860.

ST LAWRENCE. APPLICATION FOR A SPIRIT LICENSE.

At the Wingham Petty Sessions, on Thursday, Mr. Wellard, proprietor of the "Cannon Gardens," in this parish, applied for a license to sell spirits by retail. After a full consideration of the circumstances attending the application it was refused.

 

From Kentish Chronicle 15 September 1860.

WINGHAM PETTY SESSIONS.

There was only one application for a fresh spirit license, namely, by Stephen Wellard, for the "Cannon Gardens," St. Lawrence, but the bench refused the application.

 

From the Kentish Chronicle, 15 September, 1860.

This was the annual general licensing day, when the whole of the old licenses in this division were renewed. There was only one application for a fresh spirit license, namely, by Stephen Wellard, for the "Cannon Gardens," St. Lawrence, but the bench refused the application.

 

From Kentish Chronicle 07 September 1861.

RAMSGATE PETTY SESSIONS.

The usual business of the renewal of the licenses was gone through, and applications made for spirit licenses by William Terry of the "Admiral Fox" and Stephen Wellard, of the "Cherry Tree Gardens" Both applications, after due consideration, were granted.

 

Thanet Advertiser, Saturday 18 October 1890.

The Druids.

As the lodge room of this order, at the "Woodman Inn," is at present being altered and renovated, the members who hold a smoking concert at Bro. Spain's, "Cannon Inn," St Lawrence, on Wednesday evening next, when the attendance of members of kindred orders and other friends is invited. One of the objects of the gathering will be to receive benevolent contributions for the benefit of Bro. F. Rogers, who has been for some time prevented by the attack of paralysis from following his occupation.

 

The pub was sold and demolished many years ago - this building stood opposite the Ellington Old School at the top of Ellington Road but was unfortunately demolished in 1974 subsequently absorbed into the redevelopment for houses.

 

LICENSEE LIST

WELLARD Stephen 1860-91+ (age 60 in 1891Census) Post Office Directory 1874

HEWITT Joseph Napoleon 1882+

SPAIN John 1890-91+ (age 47 in 1891Census)

MARVELL George Frederick 1901-07+ (age 46 in 1901Census) Kelly's 1903

THOMPSON Walter James 1913-30+

FARRIER Mr

FARRIER Ernest Maurice 1934-1950+

SMITH W A 1951-55+

SETTERFIELD Mr (unconfirmed) 1970+

http://pubshistory.com/CannonInn.shtml

http://www.closedpubs.co.uk/cannon.html

 

Post Office Directory 1874From the Post Office Directory 1874

Kelly's 1903From the Kelly's Directory 1903

CensusCensus

 

If anyone should have any further information, or indeed any pictures or photographs of the above licensed premises, please email:-

TOP Valid CSS Valid XTHML