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Kew, George Charles

Station Rd, Aldeburgh

In 1869 Post Office directory George Charles Kew is listed as a brewer & coal merchant.

The Suffolk Volunteer Artillery corps in Aldeburgh assembled Mon eve at Town hall in uniform for a march around. After inspection they marched through High Street returning by Crag path to Town Hall... then via Church hill to Mr Kew’s at the brewery who invited them to take wine with them. After this the men were dismissed well pleased with their little trip… first for a long time - Ipswich Journal 28 May 1870

In the 1871 census George Kew (35y/born Norwich) is located in Station Rd, Aldeburgh and listed as a brewer employing two men and one boy. He is listed together with a wife, Sarah and four children - they would appear to have only been here a short while as his first child, Ellen was born in Newmarket circa 1864. At least two children are subsequently registered in Aldeburgh (Edith circa 1869 and Arthur circa 1871) - the next listed child, Adelaide is born in Gorleston circa 1874) - also see 1891 census (below).

Listed in the 1874 edition of White's Suffolk Trades Directory at Station Rd, Aldeburgh in Suffolk.

Aldeburgh – Kew v Garrett – court case between Mr Kew (now owner of brewery at Gorleston) and Rev John F Garrett owner of the brewery in Aldeburgh of which Mr Kew is the tenant and unable to brew for the failure to maintain the well and was awarded £180 to be paid to Mr Kew and water to be laid on with costs to be paid - Ipswich Journal Tue 29 Sep 1874 (page 2)

In the 1881 census George C Kew (44y/born Norwich) is located in the High St. Gorleston (now Norfolk) where he is listed as a brewer and wine merchant - together with his wife, Sarah and 7 children.

In 1891 census George C Kew (55y/born Norwich) is located in the High St. Gorleston (now Norfolk) where he is listed as a brewer - together with his wife Daisy S? and 7 children one of which, Arthur (20y/born Aldeburgh) is also listed as a brewer manager. A Frederick Kew (19y) is also listed as a border and brewery pupil.

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