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Pub history in Ash index
Ship Inn, High Street, Ash
Ship Inn, High Street, Ash - in 2011
Kindly provided by Roy Barrett
A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Ash, Kent. The Ash Kent listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.
The following entries are in this format:
Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.
1858/William Rossiter/../../../Melvilles Directory ****
1862/Thomas Furmston/../../../Post Office Directory ****
My research shows that George Beaney and his family (the spelling of their name varies) were living in Canterbury for the 1861 and 1881 censuses, where he worked as a sawyer. He is recorded as an ‘Inn Keeper’ in the Ash Parish register for the baptism of their daughter Elizabeth E Beaney at Ash in 1871. *
My particular interest is in James Beaney (1828-91) the younger brother of George (1826-97). James had a rags to riches life story, rising from poverty to become a doctor with the Melbourne, Australian title of Honourable. He left a £10,000 bequest to build an Institute in Canterbury which opened in 1899 and houses our public library plus a museum. It is currently being refurbished and extended. *
1871/George Beany/Licensed Victuller/45/Canterbury, Kent/Census *
1871/Sarah A Beany/Wife/44/Bridge, Kent/Census
1871/Sarah A Beany/Daughter/16/Canterbury, Kent/Census
1871/John H Beany/Son/10/Canterbury, Kent/Census
1874/John Ralph jun/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1882/Henry William Winchester/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1891/Charles S Chandler/Inn Keeper/24/Ash, Kent/Census ****
1891/Adelaide Chandler/Wife/24/Playden, Sussex/Census
1891/Charles S Chandler/Son/1/Ash, Kent/Census
1891/Edgar Dunster/Brother in Law, Blacksmiths Assistant/21/Playden, Sussex/Census
1913/Frederick Dunster/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1922/Frederick Dunster/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1930/Lionel John Carter/../../../Post Office Directory ****
1938/Joseph Geo Bateman/../../../Post Office Directory ****
* Provided By Alan Barber
**** Provided By Kevan