Trading Name
Address, Location, Type, Established
1798 - Existed as per song "The Maidstone Landlords, or a Song about Signs"
1811 - Landlord
1826/7 - Landlord
1828/9 - Landlord
1832/3 - Landlord
1840 - Landlord
1855 - Landlord
         
Bell 14 Week Street, Posting Inn, existed at Leland's visit in 1538 on Gabriel's Hill moved to Week Street c1711, in 1650 landlord was WATSON John Yes WILDISH Dilnot WILDISH Valentine WILDISH Valentine WILDISH Valentine WILDISH Valentine SWINFEN Spencer Bow
Bull 42 Gabriel’s Hill, Commercial Inn, Hotel, existed at Leland's visit in 1538 Yes SIMONDS Joseph RACHELL George RACHELL George RACHELL George JURY Henry JURY Henry
Castle 4 Week Street , Inn, Hotel, 1650 opposite Red Lion on east side Week Street, meeting place of the Jacobins Yes   FRENCH Charles FRENCH Charles FRENCH Mary NORBURN Joseph  
Haunch of Venison High Street , Inn, Hotel   DOWN John DOWN John DOWN John BRYANS Samuel BRYANS Samuel CHEESEMAN Thomas
Mitre High Street , Family & Commercial Inn, Hotel, est. post-1650 Yes MARTIN Benjamin CLAPSON John CLAPSON John SPENCER Abraham SPENCER Abraham SPENCER Abraham
Queens Head 58 High Street, Inn, Hotel & Excise Office Yes   BENNETT William BENNETT William SIMMONS Wm. SIMMONS William FREEMAN Mary (Mrs.)
Star High Street, Inn, Hotel, 16thC Royalists met here on the eve of the Civil War to discuss the Kentish petition Yes SPRATT William SCOONS William SCOONS William SCOONS William SCOONS John  
Swan 87 High Street, Commercial Inn, Hotel & coach office, south side (mentioned as Le Swan in 1476, dismantled 1852) Yes SMITH Ann PARRY David PARRY David KENNETT Bishop KENNETT Bishop PIKE Mary (Mrs.)
         
Admiral Rodney High Street, Tavern, Public House     CHARLTON George CHARLTON George CHARLTON George   ALLDRIDGE Joshua
Anchor & Hope Week Street, Tavern, Public House, mid-17thC east side Yes as Anchor of Hope   BOTTING William BOTTING Wm. CORNWALL Thomas    
Ancient Druid Wheeler Street, Tavern, Public House           DEALL Edward BUNYARD Thomas
Artichoke Ashford Road, Tavern, Public House     MASTERS Abigail MASTERS Abigal WESTOVER George FIELD Michael  
Ball ca 1714, adjoining the Town Hall Yes            
Bell Tap 15 Week Street, Tavern, Public House         HOLLOWAY John   SWINFEN John
Blacksmiths Arms West Borough, Tavern, Public House           SMITH Timothy  
Bluebeard Stone Street, Alehouse, 1650              
Bower Inn & grocer Bower Road, Inn, grocer             DANELLS John
Bricklayers Arms Wheeler Street, Tavern, Public House         WATERS William WATERS George HOLLOWAY John
Brickmakers Arms Thorn hill, undefined              
Britannia George Street, Tavern, Public House         THOMAS Henry WICKHAM Friend CLINTON George
Canteen Barrack Road, Tavern, Public House           SWINFEN John  
Castle 4 Week Street, undefined             WHICKMOTT William
Chequers Gabriel's Hill, Unknown, existed at Leland's visit in 1538              
Cherry Tree Barming Heath             RUPELL Samuel
Coach and Horses Middle Row, High st             WESTON Margaret (Mrs.)
Coachmakers Arms                
Coal Barge 14 Earl Street, Tavern, Public House Yes   SAGE William SAGE William UPTON Mary Ann FURMINGER John  
Compasses   Yes            
Cooper's Arms Week Street, Tavern, Public House         DAVIS Oliver Sexby    
County Arms Woollett Street, Tavern, Public House           FINN William  
Crown High Street, Unknown, 1610 lower end south side              
Crown and Sceptre   Yes            
Dark Sun   Yes            
Dog & Bear 60 King Street, Tavern, Public House Yes   KENNETT John KENNETT John KENNETT John, Jr. KENNETT Catherine BRITTER Joseph Mannings
Dolphin Stone Street, Alehouse, 1650              
Duke of Cambridge Sandling Road             LEADEN James
Duke of Marlborough Union Street, Tavern, Public House           MORETON Thomas CLIFFORD Thomas
Duke of Wellington High Street, Tavern, Public House     WATERS William WATERS William      
Flag Union Union Street, Tavern, Public House     USMAR Russell        
Fortune of War Stone Street, Tavern, Public House Yes   DANN Thomas DANN Thomas DUNN Thomas POTTER John NEWMAN John
Fountain Week Street, Tavern, Public House           SEAMER Sophia BOYCE Robert
Fountain Barming Heath             RANSLEY James
General Kingsley Week Street, Tavern, Public House     COLLENS Robert COLLENS Robert NORRISH William SHARP Samuel  
General Monck 117 Stone Street, Tavern, Public House     CHITTENDEN John CHITTENDEN John      
George 37 Gabriel's Hill, Tavern, Public House, existed at Leland's visit in 1538 Yes WICKHAM Elizabeth WICKHAM William WICKHAM William BASSETT Elizabeth HAYWOOD William  
Gibraltar Gibraltar, Tavern, Public House         PEARCE Frances PEARCE FrancIs  
Globe Knightrider Street, Tavern, Public House Yes   SMITH Samuel SMITH Samuel WATTS Stephen VIGOR William DOWN James
Golden Lion Mill Street, Tavern, Public House Yes   HOGBEN Kennett HOGBEN Kennett HOGBEN Kennett HOGBEN Kennett  
Grasshopper Week Street, Tavern, Public House, as of 1855 on Sandling Road           LANE Edward WOOLLETT Phoebe (Mrs.)
Jolly Waterman 27 Earl Street, Tavern, Public House     BARNETT Charles BARNETT Charles BARNETT Charles BARNETT Charles RAYFIELD James
Kings Arms 36 Earl Street, Tavern, Public House     HODGSKIN Charles HODGSKIN Charles HODGSKIN Richard YATES William TOWN William Henry
Kings Head West Borough, Tavern, Public House, as of 1855 referred to as being on Borough Road Yes   MATTHEWS John MATTHEWS John MATHEWS John MITEHELL John DUNK Robert
Kingsley's Head   Yes            
Lamb Fair Meadow (Waterside 1826/7), Tavern, Public House     STEVENSON Charles STEVENSON Charles POOLLY Edwin TAYLOR Thomas USMAR Horatio
Lord Nelson St. Faiths Street, Tavern, Public House     HARCOURT Sarah and son HARCOURT Sarah & Son GARDNER Martin JURY Edward  
Louse Tavern High Street, Tavern, 1610 lower end south side, opposite the Crown              
Market House Earl Street             HOMER Charles
Marquess of Granby Middle row, High Street 1826/7, Tavern, Public House     LONG Samuel LONG Samuel SANCTO Johnstone CHAPLIN Thomas Pepperell BOW Spencer
Mitre Tap Market Buildings, Tavern, Public House         HUGGETT William   SPENCER Abraham
Monks Head Mote Road, Tavern, Public House, as of 1855 referred to as being on Stone Street         DELL Thomas (116 Stone Street) DELL Thomas HILLS Thomas
Mother Red Cap West Borough, Tavern, Public House           SUTTON James  
Nags Head Week Street, Tavern, Public House, mid-17thC east side Yes   HILLS John HILLS John HILLS Ann HILLS Ann HILLS Ann (Mrs.)
New Inn Week Street, Tavern, Public House     RANDALL William RANDALL William RANDALL William RANDALL William RANDALL William
Oak & Ivy Upper Stone Street, undefined type             BRISSENDEN Charles
Paper Mill Tovil Yes           SILLS William
Plough Stone Street, Tavern, Public House, as of 1855 referred to as being on Upper Stone Street Yes   MILLINCHAMP Christian MILLINCHAMP Christian BRITTER Joseph GOOD William FEAKINS James
Prince of Wales West Borough, Tavern, Public House, as of 1855 referred to as being on London Road Yes   POOLLY Stephen POOLLY Stephen POOLLY Stephen POOLLY Elizabeth DOWN Francis
Queen Anne Queen Anne Road, Tavern, Public House       KIRKBY John KIRKBY John KIRKBY John PELLING George
Queen Anne Union Street, Tavern, Public House Yes   KIRKBY John        
Queen's Arms High Street, Unknown type, existed at time Leland's visit in 1538              
Red Lion 1 High Street, Tavern, Public House, ca1648 corner High and Week Streets, demolished 1857 Yes   BULLARD John BULLARD John TURNER John MITCHELL Elizabeth BRIGLAND William
Red Lion Sandling, Tavern, Public House         DANELLS John ONGLEY Thomas  
Rising Sun Inn Marsham street, inn             MERRONY George
Rodney’s Head High Street, Tavern, Public House Yes, existed as Rodney         SANDERS Samuel  
Roebuck 95 Week Street, Tavern, Public House Yes, on Mote Road   JEWELL John JEWELL John JEWELL John RAWLINGS William RAWLING Charlotte (Mrs.)
Rose Mote Road, Tavern, Public House             HILLS Francis
Rose Tovil, Tavern, Public House         RAYFIELD John HARDS Richard FARINDON Caroline (Mrs.)
Rose & Crown 37 High Street, Tavern, Public House, 1608 on north side of street Yes   CHANTLER Thomas CHANTLER Thomas LONG Samuel PAYNE Jarvis BUSHNELL James
Royal Oak King Street, Tavern, Public House Yes   SIMMONDS Thomas SIMMONDS Thomas SIMMONDS Thomas SIMMONS Thomas USMAR George
Royal Paper Mill Tovil, Tavern, Public House     WEEKS Thomas WEEKS Thomas WEEKS Thomas COLLINS Arthur Robert  
Royal Star Hotel High Street, hotel & commercial inn, may be the same as the Star noted above             MURUSS Edward
Running Horse Sandling, Tavern, Public House         STREATFIELD George GROVER William  
Ship 30 Gabriel's Hill, Tavern, Public House, existed at Leland's visit in 1538, east side Yes   HILLS Henry HILLS Henry HILLS Henry HILLS Henry KIRBY Jesse
Sign of the Cock East Lane, Unknown type, 1650 south side              
Sun Middle row, High Street 1826/7, Tavern, Public House Yes   STONHAM Stephen STONHAM Stephen STONHAM Stephen STONHAM Stephen ONGLEY Cecilia (Mrs.)
Three Compasses Week Street, Tavern, Public House     REYNOLDS Thomas REYNOLDS Thomas PATTENDEN Robert PATTENDEN Robert JEFFERY William
Three Tuns 5/6 King Street, Tavern, Public House, ca1680 north side East Lane, eventually took over the site of the Sign of the Cock Yes   LEPPER Edward LEPPER Edward WALLIS John H. POUND James  
Town Arms 123 Stone Street, Tavern, Public House Yes   PELL Thomas PELL Thomas NEWMAN John NEWMAN John PUNNETT George
Turks Head Rose yard, Tavern, Public House, WOOLLETT father of the engraver was an early landlord, as of 1855 referred to as being on Mill Street Yes     OLLIVER Henry OLIVER Henry OLIVER Henry COOKER Mary (Mrs.)
Two Brewers Week Street, Tavern, Public House     SPRINGATT Richard SPRINGATT Richd. SPRINGATE Richard DUNK Robert TRICE William
Unicorn Earl Street, Tavern, Public House Yes   WESTOVER George WESTOVER George MISSON William MISSON William MISSON William
Union Flag 19 Union Street, Tavern, Public House Yes     USMAR Russell USMAR Russell USMAR Russel JEWELL John
Wellington               SMITH Elizabeth (Mrs.)
Wheat Sheaf Loose Road, Tavern, Public House           MILLS Richard ANTRUM William
White Hart West Borough, Tavern, Public House, as of 1855 referred to as being on Hart Street Yes   BARNETT John BARNETT John BARNETT John BARNETT John BARNETT Mary Ann (Mrs.)
White Horse High Street, Unknown type, mid 17thC, as of 1855 referred to as being on London Road             SIMPSON John Liberty
White Lion 111 Stone Street, Tavern, Public House Yes   READER William READER William READER William READER Walter Hills WEEKS James
Windsor Castle Week Street, Tavern, Public House           FEATHERSTONE William APPLETON Henry David
Woolpack Week Street, Tavern, mid-17thC west side              

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