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Prospect, 29 Zion Place, Margate

Prospect Place in 1848

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The 'PROSPECT' was in Zion Place in the Cliftonville area of Margate. It was demolished in the 1960s together with other properties as part of the 'Zion Place Improvement Scheme'. it stayed in this undeveloped stage for the best part of 30 years! The 'PROSPECT' site became an ALDI supermarket in 1997. *

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

Prospect Inn, 29 Zion Place, Margate - in 1963

Prospect Inn, 29 Zion Place, Margate - in 1963

Kindly provided by John Robinson

The following entries are in this format:

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

On 3rd July 1848 the licence of “the Stag” in Dorset Street was transferred to David Crofts (previous licensee of the Prospect Inn, Prospect Place Margate) by John Crawford. At the time of the 1951 census he is shown as a licensed victualler at 29 Dorset Street, Marylebone, Middlesex. His barman, potman, house servant, servant and nurse maid were also all born in Margate. Thomas dies in 1853 and Elizabeth continues to hold the licence. ***

1848/David Crofts/../../../Post Office Directory ***

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

1874/Charles R Pilcher/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/Isabella Miles/Hotel Keeper, widow/41/Horsely Down, Middlesex/Census ****
1881/John Miles/Son/20/Margate, Kent/Census
1881/Frederick R Miles/Son/18/Margate, Kent/Census
1881/Christine F Brown/Visitor/10/Islington, Middlesex/Census
1881/Jane Monk/General Servant/21/Hackney, Middlesex/Census

1882/Mrs Isabella Miles/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1913/Charles Hawkins/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1922/Charles Samuel Hawkins/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1930/Chas Samuel Hawkins/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1938/A Freakes/../../../Post Office Directory ****


* Provided By John Robinson

*** Provided By Ray Dunn

**** Provided By Kevan

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