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Jolly Sailor



The Jolly Sailor was situated at 24 King Street.   In 1825 the landlord was Mr. Richardson.  In 1902 John Rumbell was the landlord.   In 1846 William Jackson was fined 10s for assaulting the landlord Mr. George Skelton.   In 1850 John Dixon, beerhouse keeper (Jolly Sailor) was fined 3 for allowing a quantity of drunken men in his house and fighting on Sunday evening.   In 1859 William Badger of the Jolly Sailor was fined 5 for harbouring persons of notoriously bad character in his house.   In 1862 John Forge landlord of the Jolly Sailor was reported for allowing dancing and music in his house and allowing prostitutes and men of the very worst character to frequent his premises to the great annoyance of the peaceable inhabitants of that neighbourhood.
Source: Doreen Tyson

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