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On Tuesday and Wednesday next 17th and 18th inst will be fought at Mr DODD’s, the Cherry Tree near Dover. A Main of Cocks between the Gentlemen of Dover and the Gentlemen of Folkestone. For Two Guineas and a half a Battle and Ten Pounds the Odd Battle. To shew 11 cocks each day. Good ..

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Photograph of Dover Rifle Club shield-winning group, including the late Oliver Bavington Jones, former editor of the Dover Express, seated on the right Photo by Miss Dorothy Sherwood, Townwall Street, Dover. (Date n..

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THE FAIR 1839 Saturday last being St Martin’s Day, William COCKE Esq., attended by the several officers of the corporation, proceeded from the Hall to the Market Place and caused the usual proclamation to be made for commencing this ancient fair. Immediately afterwards all was bustle, noise and activity. Middleton’s Exhibition created the greatest din ..

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KG 27 Nov 1821  p.1 col.2  half down: GYNGELL at Dover and Sandwich Fairs     Unprecedented Novelties ! Four years have elapsed since Mr GYNGELL had the honour to exhibit his unrivalled performances in this County.  The unbounded applause which the most numerous enlightened, and respectable audiences, comferred on his unique, interesting, and astonishing ..

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This building was opened by on January 8th, 1930 by Mayor of Dover Alderman Russell. Granada Cinema in Castle Street Dover was the first owned by Sidney Cecil Bernstein who went on to build the huge Granda business empire. The interior was designed by Theodore Komisarjevsky who set the auditorium in a Moorish style and ..

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STAG HUNT EXTRAORDINARY THROUGH DOVER On Wednesday afternoon, Mr Tew, Huntsman of the East Kent Harriers on his return from a chase with the East Kent Foxhounds, heard of a stray stag being seen in a cover at Hougham, and which some countrymen had been endeavouring to shoot. Tew lost no time in procuring six ..

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The Theatre Royal, formerly the Tivoli Theatre pictured in 1898 Dover Observer in a number of illustrated summer supplements, when it was announced that the theatre was changing its name to the Theatre Royal and that, during the past week (week ending Sep 24 1898) the large centre arch of the fascia had been removed ..

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