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Offline stuartwaters

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Re: The Queen Charlotte, Rochester
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2021, 09:07:02 PM »
The Queen Charlotte, named after a ship or the wife of King George III?


Queen Charlotte was a very popular name given to ships during the period from the mid 1760s  to the early 1820s, including two First Rate ships of the line of the Royal Navy.
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Re: The Queen Charlotte, Rochester
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2021, 03:41:09 PM »
     I remember the fire eater landlord in the Charlotte used to stand outside and put on a show during Dickens weekend.

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The Queen Charlotte, Rochester
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2020, 08:05:12 PM »
I am looking at George Benyon, landlord of the Queen Charlotte in Rochester High Street. He was there from 1918 until his death July 15th 1920. His widow Alice Mary Benyon carried on at the pub until 1922.


I understand some of the family still live in the Medway Towns. Prior to George Benyon, the landlord was German spy, Frederick Gould. I am more interested in George however. Can anyone help please?




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