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Red Lion, 66 St Johns Road, Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells pub history index

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

The Red Lion, 66 St Johns Road, Tunbridge Wells in the 1911 Coronation of George V

The Red Lion, 66 St Johns Road, Tunbridge Wells in the 1911 Coronation of George V

Kindly provided by Sally Fox

The Coronation procession was 1911 and the Buffaloes [R.A.O.B} Lodge float is outside.
Family sources confirm that the taller boy on the float is my father, with his sister and brother.
His step-father, the landlord George Cowley, is standing in front of him in the light suit [no hat].
It seems his tenancy was short-lived, perhaps only 1910-12 at a guess. ***

The following entries are in this format:

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

1862/John Pollard/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1874/John Pollard/& Brick Maker/../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/John Pollard/Licensed Victualler/75/Goudhurst, Kent/Census ****
1881/Frances Pollard/Wife/63/Bow, London/Census
1881/William Twort/Lodger, Bootmaker, Widow/65/Bidboro, Kent/Census
1881/John George/Lodger, General Dealer/40/Smeeth, Kent/Census

1882/John Pollard/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1891/William George/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1903/Thomas Lefevre/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1911/George Cowley/../../../Photograph 1911 ***

1913/J T Dunn/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1918/James Thomas Dann/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1922/Edward H Cross/../../../Post Office Directory ****

Mrs Maud Cross would have taken over the Red Lion, after her husband Edward Henry died on 9 Aug 1924.  *

1930/Mrs Maud Cross/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1938/Patrick Walter Berkeley/../../../Post Office Directory ****

* Provided By Joan Thompson

*** Provided By Sally Fox

**** Provided By Kevan

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