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Carpenters Arms, 4 Gunner Street, Landport, Hampshire

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Latterly named the Kingfisher. *

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Hampshire . The Hampshire listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Kingfisher, 4 Gunner Street, Portsmouth

Kingfisher, 4 Gunner Street, Portsmouth

Inside the Kingfisher with Harry Sheath and Rose Brewer (mother in law)

Inside the Kingfisher with Harry Sheath and Rose Brewer (mother in law)

Both kindly provided by Richard Sheath

The following entries are in this format:

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

1901/Sarah A Sumner/Beer Retailer, Widow/49/Portsmouth, Hampshire/Census ****
1901/Frances N Venters/Niece, Barmaid/17/Portsmouth, Hampshire/Census

1920/Charles John Abinett/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1927/Chas Jn Abinett/../../../Kellys Directory ****

My Uncle Harry Sheath had both The Fox and The Kingfisher pubs in Gunner Street, Portsmouth up until they were demolished in 1970. *

He and his mother in law Rose Brewer were landlords. The Fox closed first this was just a beer house and the Kingfisher (previously The Carpenters Arms) had a spirits license and kept trading until a compulsory purchase order from Port City Council decided to 'develop' the area. Rose Brewer's sister had the Duke of Cornwall which was 5 minutes away in Lake Road Ports. Hope this helps. *


* Provided By Richard Sheath

**** Provided By Kevan

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