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Deal and Walmer Newspaper Extracts
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24th March 1858.
An inquest was held on the death of HENRY THOMAS WOOD aged 42 years, late proprietor of the Rising Sun Public House, Walmer. Verdict - Shot himself.
19th May 1870.
On Saturday last an inquest was held at the Guildhall, Deal, to enquire into the circumstances by which THOMAS CHRISTY, aged 45, Landlord of the Maxton Arms, had come to his death. After the evidence, the Jury returned a verdict of Manslaughter against FRANCIS GIMBER, for whose apprehension a warrant was issued, and the witnesses bound over to prosecute at the next Maidstone Assizes.
14th June 1870.
On Monday last an inquest was held at the Town Hall, on the body of a Deal Boatman named WILLIAM BAILEY, who drowned off Broadstairs from the Deal galley punt "IDA" ON 12th April. Verdict - accidental death.
VIOLENT STORM AT DEAL
Published 12th July 1862.
On Saturday evening last, this town was visited by one of the most violent storms of wind, hail, and rain, accompanied by thunder and lightening, that was ever witnessed here. The North-End has suffered severely; Sandown Terrace and it's neighbourhood appear to have encountered the full force of the storm. The following all had windows broken by large hail stones:-
Beach Street:- Mr.FITCH, Mrs.WILLIAMS, poulterer, Fountain Inn, No.130(empty); Mr.KING; Mr. JENNINGS, butcher, Mr. C.HALL, Mrs.JOHNSON, Mr.BRITTENDEN, Mrs.PARKER, Mr.BAYLEY, Mr.J.MAXTED, Mr.RALPH, No.140, Mrs.PAIN, Mrs. ATTERSOLL, No.146(empty), Mr.EDMANS, Mrs. FRIEND, Mrs.BUTTRESS, Mrs.MARSH, Mrs.REDSULL, Miss NOAKES, Mr. MACKIE, Mr.PORDIGE, Mrs,CHITTENDEN, Mr.THOMAS PAIN, MR.G.PHILPOT, Pelican Public House, Mr.FRIEND,painter, Mr.HIGHT, Mrs.MACKIE, Mr.KNIGHT, Mrs.CLAYSON, Mr.WEST, Mr.REYNOLDS, Mr.P.J.FINNIS, Miss FINNIS, Mr.ASHINGTON, Mrs.SNELLER, Mrs.TRAPPS, Mr.NORRIS, Wellington St. House, Mr.DARBY, Mr.J.SCARLET, Mr.GIRVILL, Royal Exchange Hotel, Mr.BOAKES, Kings Arms Inn, Mr.CASTLE,tailor, Mr.WILDS, Mr.RALPH, Globe House, Mr.WEST, Yarmouth Public House, Mrs.WOODRUFF, Mr.BROWN, Scarboro'Cat Public House, Mr.W.DURBAN, Deal Lugger Public House, Mr.HIGHT'S Brewery, Mr.FITALL, North Star Public House, Mr.HAYMAN, The Forester Public House, Mr.BRISTOW,boat builder, Sandown Terrace, The Watch House, Mr.SNELLER, Napier Tavern, Mrs.BIRCH, Mrs.GORE, Mrs.SPEARS, Mr.ROBINSON, The Fox Public House, Mrs.PAIN, Pilot House, Mr.DEENE, Crown Inn, Mr.PHILPOT,Terrace House, Mrs.WILKINS, Mr.JOHN CHRISTIAN, Mrs.HATTON, Royal Adelaide Baths.
North-End of Lower Street:- The Royal George Inn, Ship & Castle Public House, Mr.DEAR, Mr.STANTON, Mr.THOMPSON, Alfred House, Mr.S.BROWN, Mr.STRUTT, Mr.TUCKER, Mr.BALLARD, Mr.CORY, Mr.PAUL, Mr.STEPHEN BROWN, Mr.JUDDERY, Mrs.SELTH, Mr.WILLIAM BROWN, Mr.WILKINSON, Mr.S.E.EASTES, Mr.NICHOLLS, Mr.WELLS, Mr.HART, Mrs.FOSTER, Mr.ALLEN, Mr.MOURILYAN, Mr.FOSTER, Mrs.HANGER, Mrs.MARSH, Mr.GARDNER, Mr.NEEVES, Mr.MOCKETT, Mr.LANGRIDGE,(empty house-Mrs. HIGHT'S), Gas House, Mr.CLARK, Mr.H.MARSH, Mrs.VERTAGE, Mr.FOSTER, Mr.JAY, Mrs.SPICER, Mr.BAKER, Mr.BUTTRESS, Mr.GREEN, Mr.WALLER, Mr.BATES, Mr.GOODBAN, Mr.G.WELLS, Mr.HAYMAN, Mr.BURGUARD, Mr.HOLMAN, Mr.GEORGE GARDNER, Mr.W.WOODRUFF, Mr.WILDS, Mr.ELGAR, Mr.CHANNELL, Mr.J.ARNOLD, Mr.GRANT, Mrs.HART, Mr.H.GARDNER(Queens Head).
Middle Street:- Mrs.WELLS, Mrs.REDSULL, Mr.RILEY, Mr.BRISTOW, Mr.T.JOAB, Mr.BATCHELL, Mr.GRIGGS, Mrs.HILLS, Mr.RILEY, Mr.HAYMAN, Mr.CLARK, Mr.I.BAYLEY, Mr.SIMMONS, Mr.LAWRENCE, Mr.CAMBURN, Mr.BEDDINGFIELD, Mr.THOMPSON,grocer, Mr.ROBERTS, Hope Public House, Mr.SNOSWELL, Mr.RALPH, Mr.J.POTT, Mr.BRIGGS, Mr.BEAL, Beer shop, Miss HOBDAY,(Golden Street) Mr.NORRIS, Mr.COREY, Mr.WELLS, Mr.DAWES, Mr.COTTEN, Mr.PHILPOTT, Mr.COX,policeman, Mrs.CASTLE,widow, Mr.MARSH,post office, Mr.JARVIS, Good Intent Public House, Mr.BISH,(Alfred Sq), Miss SMITH.
Bulwark Row:- Mr.FOSTER, Mr.S.B.ROBERTS, Mr.G.S.MARSH, Mr.R.ROBERTS, Mr.STANDEN, Mr.GOODBAN, Mrs.DURBAN, Mr.NICKOLLS.
on the Premises (in consequence of the Removal of Business). Modern Household Furniture, Shop Fixtures & Effects on 31st March 1863. The Effects of Mr.JOSIAH BAYLY, 137 & 138, Beach Street, Deal.
30th May 1863.
188, Middle Street, Deal, late occpn. Mr.THOMAS STEED, deceased, where he carried a profitable business in the Grocery trade for many years. Apply Mr. EDMUND BROWN, Executor.
ANNUAL LICENSING 14th September 1868. - Applications for New Licenses.
THOMAS JULL, Keeper of the Wheatsheaf, Gladstone Rd. Deal.
JOHN CHURCH PAIN, of the Seven Stars at the North-End of Middle St. Deal.
Miss MYHILL, Landlady of the Three Compasses in Coppin St. Beach St, Deal.
STEPHEN WHITE, of the Cinque Port Arms in Market St. Deal.
JAMES NORRIS, Landlord of the Deal Lugger in Beach St. Deal.
Mr.MORRIS LANGLEY, for a public house called the Pelican in Beach St. Deal.
Mr.A.WESTON of the Duke of York, near the Cemetery.
JAMES CLEMENTS, for the transfer of the license of the Five Ringers at Upper Deal, from Mrs. SPRINGFIELD.
8th September 1858.
CHRISTOPHER HARPER aged 84 years, having served 55 years in the Dock Yard at Deal.
Published 1st December 1866.
Four of the old inhabitants of Deal have gone to their rest during the past week. Capt. TRYON, R.N., Mr.JOSHUA MOCKETT, a member of the Town Council, and for many years landlord of the Royal George, Mr.JOHN BAX, for many years stone mason in Queens Street; and Mr.JAMES LARKINS, shoemaker, Middle Street - men who were all known in the town and much respected in the several positions they occupied in life.
22nd September 1858.
MR. W.T.WOODRUFF, Baker of Alfred Square, Deal, was accidentally drowned while bathing near the Mill at Sandown.
1st January 1870.
On Tuesday last, an accident occured to Mr J. COREY, Landlord of the Deal Hoy Public House in Duke Street. He was coming down his staircase, and at the bottom he stepped on a piece of tobacco-pipe, when he fell and fractured his leg.
18th June 1870.
On Wednesday evening last rather an alarming accident occured to Mr.WILLIAM SMITH, Landlord of the "Fishing Boat", Middle St, who went out for an evenings shooting in the Marshes. After wounding a jackdaw that fell in a ditch which he endeavoured to recover, one of the barrels of his gun discharged through the top of his right arm.
FATAL ACCIDENT AT KINGSDOWN.
22nd October 1870.
WILLIAM ALEXANDER LAMING, boatman of Kingsdown, met his death by falling down stairs at his home on Friday last. Dr. DAVEY of Walmer, pronounced him dead from dislocation of the neck joint. Deceased was a single man. 44 years of age, and of industrious and sober habits.
A DISTRESSING CASE.
26th November 1870.
It appears that Mr. S.R.WHITE, tailor, of Broad Street, left his family about three weeks ago with the intention of visiting London and returning in a day or two. His wife and seven children are in the greatest distress on account of no tidings have been received of him since he left home.
ACCIDENT TO A DEAL BOATMAN.
12th June 1875.
A very serious accident has befallen WILLIAM BAKER, a boatman at the North-End of Deal. It appears that a few days since they were being towed in their galley-punt by a ship when by some means, one of BAKER'S legs came in contact with the tow-rope and was frightfully lacerated. He was conveyed to the infirmary at Margate where it is feared amputation of the limb will be necessary.
3rd December 1870.
The 87th Birthday of Mr. CHARLES TOMLIN, tailor, of this town, was celebrated at the Saracen's Head Inn, Alfred Sq. on Wednesday evening, where the respected old gentleman, in full health, sang a song for the entertainment of the company.