Charlton Arms

CHARLTON ARMS.     Church St.     Oakengates

"In 1854, a block including the Charlton Arms was erected by Andrew PEPLOW, a beer retailer and brick maker"
(Victoria History of Shropshire. Page 286).

Known for a time as 'Peppers' before closure and demolition 1990s. The site is now occupied by a vet's surgery.

1896 Petty Session’s returns.
    Name. Charlton Arms.   Place. Oakengates. Church St. Date. 24 July 1896 
    Nature of licence. Alehouse 7 day.  When granted Before 1800. 
    Owner, Sir Thomas MEYRICK, Apley Castle. Occupier. Thomas JERVIS. Number of changes. None.                          

    Rateable value. £17-10 Accommodation 5 rooms downstairs, 4 up. Stabling.  For 9 horses.                     
    Condition. Ceiling in kitchen requires repairing and lime-washing; stabling requires lime-washing     
    and cleaning. Nature of trade. Mining & Ironworks.
    Proximity To licenced houses. About 30 yards.    Proximity To dwelling houses. About 10 yards.          
    Proximity to Police Control. Near Police Station.
            Some licensees,
        1851     John BOURNE (census)
        1861     John BOURNE Inn keeper & Farmer. (census & HHD)
        1871     Thomas JERVIS, Farmer & Victualler (census)
        1881     Thomas JERVIS Farmer 42 Acres & Innkeeper Employing 3 Labourers aged 50(census)
        1891     Thomas JERVIS Farmer & Innkeeper aged 59(census)
        1896     Thomas JERVIS, owner Sir Thomas MEYRICK, Apley Castle. (PSR)
        1909     T JERVIS (KD)
        1913/34/41    Jonas Cooper FOULKES  (KD)
        1956     Joseph DAVIES  (ER)

Henry Pope,
16 Oct 2014, 12:11