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Sort file:- Sandwich, March, 2021.

Page Updated:- Wednesday, 31 March, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1576-

(Name from)

Rose

Latest 1801+

Market Street

Sandwich

 

Trading from 1576

(Previously called Pope's Head)

 

From the Kentish Gazette or Canterbury Chronicle, Wednesday, 14 September to Saturday, 17 September, 1768. Price 2d.

TO BE SOLD TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER

On Friday the 30th of this Instant, September, about Six o'Clock in the Afternoon, at the “Rose” in Sandwich.

All that large and Commercial Dwelling-House, Stable, Garden, and convenient Offices thereto belonging; situate and being in the Town of Sandwich; and late in the Possession of Thomas Fuller.

Enquire. ------ The premises are situated near the Centre of the Town, and are well adapted for any Trade or private Family.

Enquire of Mr. John Matson, Attorney at Law at Sandwich.

 

Kentish Gazette, Saturday 23 December 1769.

To be sold at auction, at The Rose Inn, in Sandwich, on Thursday the 28th of December, 1769, in the afternoon, according to conditions of sale, then to be produced. A freehold Estate, consisting of a good farmhouse, the convenient Barns, stables, outhouses, and yards, a garden and Orchard, ........ etc. etc.

 

Kentish Gazette 02 October 1787.

ROSE-INN, SANDWICH.

Richard Reader returns Thanks to his Friends for their kind Favours during his Residence at his temporary Inn, and respectfully begs Leave to inform the Nobility, Gentry, and the Public in general, that he is removed to a capacious House, lately erected and fitted up in a superior Stile, which he has furnished with good Beds, and every necessary Accommodation to render it comfortable.

Has also laid in an Assortment of the best Wines and spirituous Liquors; and humbly solicits their future Encouragement, we he hopes to merit by strict Attention and moderate Charges.

Post-chaises and Saddle-horses.

 

Kentish Weekly Post or Canterbury Journal, Tuesday 30 June 1795.

"Rose Inn," Sandwich.

Ann Bowls (widow of the late John Bowles) respectfully begs leave to acquaint the Nobility, Gentry, and Public in general, that she intends to carry on the business of her late husband, at the above inn, for which purpose she has laid in an assortment of the best wines and spirits and liqueurs, and humbly begs leave to solicit their continuance and support, which she will ever exert herself by a strict attention and moderate charges to merit.

Good saddle horses and neat post chaises, with careful drivers, to any part of England.

Sandwich. June 25, 1795.

 

Is the next article concerned with the same house, or could this indeed be another "Rose Inn" in Sandwich, it does say new-built. Unfortunately without a definitive address I cannot tell.

 

Kentish Weekly Post or Canterbury Journal, Friday 12 June 1801.

ROSE INN, SANDWICH.

TO BE LET, and entered on immediately, or at Michaelmas next, a large new-built Tavern called the "Rose Inn," with chaise houses, stabling, &c. for carrying on an extensive business.

An industrious man, who is inclined to take the same, and can command Three Hundred Pounds, will meet with suitable encouragement, and find it well worth his attention.

 

LICENSEE LIST

READER Richard 1787+ Kentish Gazette

BOWLES John to 1795 dec'd

BOWLES Ann 1795+

 

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