Tam O'Shanter, 112 Chatham Hill, Chatham

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At 45 Chatham Hill in 1903 and earlier. The address is the Tam O'Shanter, 112 Chatham Hill in the 1911 census and also in 1938. It is latterly called the Piccadilly before presumably closing before 1994.

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Residents at this address

1858/William Martin/../../../Melvilles Directory

1862/William Martin/Beer Retailer, Chatham Hill/../../Post Office Directory

1874/Mrs E Martin/Beer Retailer, Chatham Hill/../../Post Office Directory

1882/Richard Clout/Beer Retailer, Chatham Hill/../../Post Office Directory

1891/Richard Clout/Beer Retailer/43/Chatham, Kent/Census
1891/Mary Clout/Wife/35/Chatham, Kent/Census
1891/Annie Clout/Daughter/14/Chatham, Kent/Census
1891/Minnie Clout/Daughter/12/Chatham, Kent/Census
1891/Ellen Clout/Daughter/9/Chatham, Kent/Census
1891/Ester Clout/Daughter/7/Chatham, Kent/Census

1903/Richard Clout/Beer Retailer, 45a Chatham Hill/../../Post Office Directory

1911/William Negus/Licensed Victualler/36/Gillingham, Kent/Census
1911/Alice Negus/Wife/37/Chatham, Kent/Census
1911/Lewis Negus/Son/9/Gillingham, Kent/Census
1911/Stephen Negus/Son/8/Gillingham, Kent/Census
1911/Jessie Negus/Daughter/4/Gillingham, Kent/Census
1911/Harry Negus/Son/2/Gillingham, Kent/Census
1911/Ellen Gilbert/Sister in Law, Domestic Servant/40/Chatham, Kent/Census

1913/William Negus/Beer Retailer, 112 Chatham Hill/../../Post Office Directory

1922/George T Middleditch/Beer Retailer, 112 Chatham Hill/../../Post Office Directory

1930/George T Middleditch/Beer Retailer, 112 Chatham Hill/../../Post Office Directory

My parents Arthur and Edith Pilcher moved in to the Tam O'Shanter before I was born (1938), Arthur Pilcher was the Licensee with Trumans'. Although I don't know the exact year they moved in, my best guess would be circa 1933/1934. *

1938/A L Pilcher/Tam O'Shanter, 112 Chatham Hill/../../Post Office Directory

1949/My Father died,  and Trumans' transferred the Licence to my Mother Edith Pilcher. *

1951/My Mother remarried to James Warriner. I believe the Licence was held in their joint names. *

1955/ We left the Tam O'Shanter, my parents took over a Newsagent/Tobacconist shop in Luton High Street. *

Note: from early 1930's through to the 1960's a number of my relations were also local landlords: *
1) Rose Inn, Delce: Frederick and Audrey Cockrill
2) The Good Intent, Burham: Terry and Audrey Setford (daughter of Audrey Cockrill)
3) Old Ash Tree, Rainham Road, Gillingham: Frederick and Minnie Pilcher.
4) The Rifleman, Thorold Road, Chatham: Leonard and Cath Wickham.
5) The Halfway House, Magpie Hall Road, Chatham: Albert and Ethel Wickham.
6) The Ropemakers Arms, New Road, Chatham: Alf and Rose Wickham.
7) The Cricketers, Rainham Road, Rainham; Wallace Wickham
8) The Railway Hotel, Sheerness: Frederick and Elsie Wickham.

* Provided By David Pilcher

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