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Walnut Tree, Eccles, Aylesford, Maidstone

Aylesford pub history index

At Bull Lane in 1874. The Walnut Tree was demolished early 2012. *

Directory of Pubs in the UK,  historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Aylesford, Maidstone, Kent .

The Walnut Tree, circa 1900 

The Walnut Tree, circa 1900 

Walnut Tree, Eccles - circa early 1900s

Walnut Tree, Eccles - circa early 1900s

Charles Butler outside his public house, "The Walnut Tree", Eccles in the early 1900s. It was one of the first public houses in the immediate area outside of Maidstone to have gas lighting and heating. The inset shows Fanny Louise Couchman, Parlour maid to Charles Butler, The Walnut Tree, Eccles, 1901.

Kindly provided by local historian, Ray Sturgeon

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1874/Charles Shoebridge/../../../Post Office Directory

1881/Elizabeth Sharp/Publican, Widow/55/Marden, Kent/Census
1881/Elizabeth Sharp/Daughter/18/Marden, Kent/Census
1881/William Sharp/Grandson/6/Canterbury, Kent/Census
1881/Frederick Stevens/Traveller, General Labourer/32/Shepherds Bush, Middlesex/Census
1881/Thomas Wright/Lodger, General Labourer/50/Boxley, Kent/Census

1882/Mrs E Sharp/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/Chas Geo Butler/../../../Post Office Directory

1901/Charles G Butler/Licensed Victualler/34/Burham, Kent/Census *
1901/Rachel Butler/Wife/21/Maidstone, Kent/Census
1901/Stephen B Cook/Potman & Barman/27/Hollingbourne, Kent/Census
1901/Fanny L Couchman/General Servant/19/Larkfield, Kent/Census

1913/Charles G Butler/../../../Post Office Directory

1922/Charles G Butler/../../../Post Office Directory

1930/Charles George Butler/../../../Post Office Directory


* Provided By Eileen Saunders

What I am now attempting to achieve is the coverage of an earlier London street directory in 1832. This is unique, plus images of the 1842 Robsons directory which confirm earlier entries and also carry much more trade detail about a premises or person. Here is the index of streets in 1832, many with 1842 imagery added.
And next is the complete 1940 London street directory - this will take some months to complete, so bear with me!

London pub history directory.

LONDON Pub History

London Street Listings in 1832.

1832 Index

London street listings in 1842

1842 Index

London Street Listings in 1818 - mainly A and B.

London public houses in 1833 Pigots.

Entire London Street Listing in 1843 - by surname.

London public houses in 1856.

London public houses in 1869.

London public houses in 1899

London 1921 Street directory in 1921

London 1940 Street directory 1940

London Pubs in 2018

And Last updated on: Sunday, 25-Nov-2018 21:37:38 GMT