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White Lion, 325 High Street, Chatham

at 195 High Street in 1874 & earlier

Chatham pub history index

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Chatham, Kent . The Chatham,  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/John Robert Alexander/../../../Melvilles Directory ****

1862/J Piper/../../../Post Office Directory ****

My GGF x 3 John Thomas Langridge held the licence for the White Lion @ 195 High Street Chatham (the number has since changed) in 1866 and 1867. John then took over the licence of the Railway Tavern in Northfleet from 1867 until 1871 when he filed for Bankruptcy. John then took over the licence for the Hen and Chickens from 1872 - 1891. *

1866/John Thomas Langridge/../../../Post Office Directory *

1867/John Thomas Langridge/../../../Post Office Directory *

1874/Henry Ambrose/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1879/John Robert Alexander/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1881/James T Rule/Licensed Victualler, Widow/49/Chatham, Kent/Census ****
1881/James S Rule/Son, Barman/22/Chatham, Kent/Census
1881/William Rule/Son, Pawnbroker Assistant/20/Chatham, Kent/Census
1881/Ellen Smith/General Servant/36/Woolwich, Kent/Census

1882/James Thomas Rule/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/James Thomas Rule/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/James T Rule/Licensed Victualler/32/Chatham, Kent/Census ****
1891/Frances A Rule/Wife/28/Chatham, Kent/Census
1891/James F Rule/Son/7/Chatham, Kent/Census
1891/Frances E Rule/Daughter/8/Chatham, Kent/Census
1891/Charles Offen/Servant/42/Kent/Census
1891/Eliza Wilson/Boarder/30/Cornwall/Census
+ Lodgers

1903/Edward Nicol Gifford/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1911/Uninhabited////Census

1913/Arthur J Playle/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1922/Mrs Mary Playle/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1930/Mrs Mary Playle/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1938/Jas G Lamb/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1988/Mr A Wassall/../../../Watney Truman List ****



* Provided By Stephen Langridge

**** Provided By Kevan

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!

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And Last updated on: Saturday, 01-Apr-2017 15:02:26 BST