Category : Dover Streets G-M

G-M OF DOVER’S STREETS, ANCIENT AND MODERN Gaol Lane runs from Queen Street to Market Square. It was already called Gaol Lane by 1786, the corporation having bought a house there and converted it into a prison in 1746, following the abandonment of housing prisoners in one of the townwall towers. The gaol in this ..

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Dover Oct 31: “Last week a human skeleton with some shreds, apparently the remains of clothing, were dug up in the cellar of a house in Limekiln Street, which has been occupied for nearly 40 years by a porter named HARVEY. The magistrates have had an investigation of the circumstance but from the great lapse ..

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