View of the lower part of Dover Town, circa 1950, to the castle and pharos, from the “64 steps”, above Adrian Street. The picture shows cleared site on the seafront for building the Gateway Flats. It also gives a view of Leney’s Phoenix Brewery off Market Square, Victoria Park Mansions and, in the immediate foreground, ..
Chidwick ‘s the Tobacconists W.H. CHIDWICK, Cannon Street, Dover, Tobacconist: Notice of a new supply of cigars etc (Dover Telegraph 6 June 1846 p.1 col.1). W.H. CHIDWICK, 8 Cannon Street, – at Dover Police Report was accused of evading duty on cheroots and tobacco W.H. CHIDWICK, Cannon Street, Dover, Tobacconist: (one and half columns report) ..
Dodd’s Lane THE DEEDS WHICH DISAPPEARED – New building recalls local law case : “The news that the Corporation are to build flats on the site of some of the war-destroyed cottages in Dodd’s Lane recalls an interesting court case which stirred Dover more than a century ago.” “John DODD, a bricklayer, built a dozen ..
Smoking and snuff-taking – A Liverpool paper says, ‘the practise of smoking and snuff-taking is so greatly increased that every clerk, even the youngest boys admitted into counting houses smoke cigars, and that the fashion is extending to females, who would be offended if not called ladies. A lover in that town was lately dismissed ..
An interesting aerial photo (about 1929 ? ) of Maison Dieu Road which goes up to the top left corner of the photo At the bottom right corner is old St James Church and churchyard, and the White Horse pub. Towards the top centre is ‘new’ St James Church. And further up St Peter and ..
THE CHARLTON TOLL GATES which barred London Road by the Falcon and Bridge Street “at the same point” were removed on 1st March 1855 when the mayor, WH Payn, bearing the mace and the town sergeant attended to witness the removal of the gates from their hinges on which they had hung for about 80 ..