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The Lion and Lobster, 24 Sillwood Street, Brighton BN1 2PS

Formerly The Olive Branch (address as 27 Sillwood Street in 1881 census, then 27 Bedford Place in 1918, but Sillwood Street by 1930)[1] and The Rockingham

HistoryEdit

Smithers to 1929 (sold to Kemp Town Brewery)[2]

Pages 1880 and 1882 and Pikes 1897 also note that the hotel was also a railway booking office. Pikes 1897 also notes that the Ashby and Co brewery is on the same site.

LandlordsEdit

  • 1839 - John Pocock (Pigots Directory)
  • 1854 - Charles Carpenter (Original Brighton & Hove Directory 1854)[3]
  • 1864 - H. Webbe[4]
  • 1880 - W. Coplestake (Pages)[5]
  • 1881 - Thomas Capstake (census)
  • 1882 - W. Coplestake (Pages)[6]
  • 1891 - Thomas Harrington (Pages)[7]
  • 1897 - Wm. Chalwin (Pikes)[8]
  • 1909 - John R. Jones (Pikes)[9]
  • 1913 - John Richard Jones (Post Office Directory)
  • 1918 - Walter Blyth (Post Office Directory)
  • 1928 - Walter Fredk Blyth (Pikes)[10]
  • 1930 - Walter Fredk Blyth (Post Office Directory)
  • 1935 - Walter F. Blyth (Kellys)[11]
  • 1938 - Walter Fredk Blyth (Post Office Directory)[12]

Census informationEdit

1881 censusEdit

  • Thomas Capstake - 48 - Licensed Victualler - Coventry, Warwick
  • Mary Capstake - 50 - Wife - Doveridge
  • Sophia Loote - 21 - Niece - Barmaid - Calthope
  • Harriet Holman - 48 - Cook - Grossmont
  • Joseph Taylor - 24 - Potman - Barton Mills

PhotographsEdit

External LinksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://deadpubs.co.uk/SussexPubs/Brighton/OliveBranch.shtml
  2. http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=179-tamplins&cid=1#1
  3. http://deadpubs.co.uk/SussexPubs/Brighton/OliveBranch.shtml
  4. http://deadpubs.co.uk/SussexPubs/Brighton/Brighton1864.shtml
  5. http://www.mhms.org.uk/directories/pages-1880-image-185
  6. http://www.mhms.org.uk/directories/pages-1882-image-199
  7. http://www.mhms.org.uk/directories/pages-1891-image-252
  8. http://www.mhms.org.uk/directories/pikes-1897-image-248
  9. http://www.mhms.org.uk/directories/pikes-1909-image-226
  10. http://www.mhms.org.uk/directories/pikes-1928-image-233
  11. http://www.mhms.org.uk/directories/kellys-1935-image-193
  12. http://deadpubs.co.uk/SussexPubs/Brighton/OliveBranch.shtml