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Sort file:- Sandwich, March, 2021.

Page Updated:- Wednesday, 31 March, 2021.

PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1823-

Swan Inn

Latest 1882+

King Street / Delf Street

Sandwich

Mermaid 1910

Above photo, 1910, kindly sent by Bob Audley. The "Swan would have been the building far right. Centre building is the "Mermaid."

Former Swan Inn 2009

Above Google image, May 2009.

Former Swan 2019

Above Google image, June 2019.

 

The Pigot's directory of 1840 gave the address as Corn Market.

Ray Harlow says on http://www.closedpubs.co.uk the building was on the corner of Cattle Market and Delf Street.

More information will be added as soon as I find it.

 

From the Kentish Gazette, 25 July 1848.

Strong.

July 16, at Sandwich, Mr. William Strong, coach painter and landlord of the "Swan Inn," aged 38.

 

Kentish Gazette, 21 January 1851.

Sandwich Jan 21, 1851.

To be let with immediate possession. The "Swan" public house, situate in the Market Place, opposite to the Seamans House, Cattle Market, &c.

For particular enquire of Mr. Hicks, appraiser, Sandwich; or of Messrs. Robert and William Tomson, Queen Street, Ramsgate.

Coming in will be easy. Any person with a small aptitude will find this worth attention.

 

 

LICENSEE LIST

DRAYSON John 1823+ Pigot's Directory 1823

BISHOP Abraham 1828+ Pigot's Directory 1828-29

CLARKE Amy 1832-39+ Pigot's Directory 1832-34Pigot's Directory 1839 (Corn Market)

MUNDAY John 1840-41+ (age 45 in 1841Census) Pigot's Directory 1840 (Corn Market)

STRONG William 1847-July/38 dec'd Bagshaw's Directory 1847

MAXTED John 1858+ Melville's 1858

MARSH M Mrs 1862+ Kelly's 1862

FAGG William 1874-82+ Kelly's 1874Post Office Directory 1882

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

 

Pigot's Directory 1823From the Pigot's Directory 1823

Pigot's Directory 1828-29From the Pigot's Directory 1828-29

Pigot's Directory 1832-34From the Pigot's Directory 1832-33-34

Pigot's Directory 1839From the Pigot's Directory 1839

Pigot's Directory 1840From the Pigot's Directory 1840

Bagshaw's Directory 1847From Bagshaw Directory 1847

Melville's 1858From Melville's Directory 1858

Kelly's 1862From the Kelly's Directory 1862

Kelly's 1874From the Kelly's Directory 1874

Post Office Directory 1882From the Post Office Directory 1882

CensusCensus

 

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