Can you name any of the Tarpots staff?
Ernie Rogers lived in Church Road, until he joined the army as a young man of 17 years. His mother worked as a barmaid at the Tarpot Public House throughout his childhood, as a result his mother knew lots of people in Benfleet. Ernie recalls his mother telling him that his grandfather, Ben Rogers used to shoot rabbits from a seat outside the Tarpot Pub, this is thought to have been in the 1930’s .
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