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Gt. YARMOUTH LICENCE REGISTERS Y/CJ/31 & Y/CJ/32 ( February 1903 - February 1953 ) & PS 18/14/2 ( 1953 - 1973 ) & PS 18/14/3 ( 9th February 1973 to 14th February 1980 )
WILLIAM FRANCIS of Southtown - Leased to Morgans
Exors. of William Francis Leased to Thomas Salt & Co. of Burton on Trent
DIVER & Son by 1928
BASS RATCLIFFE & GRETTON  02.10.1964
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Mr & Mrs D FRANCIS 09/12/2004 - 30/01/2007
J D TAVERNS 30th January 2007 - 12th October 2009
PHILIP TAYLOR 12th October 2009
Licensees :
ISAAC WISEMAN
& smack owner
(Died Q1 1904 - age 64)
1879 - 1883
MICHAEL CHARLES DUFFY 1888
THOMAS HENRY WHITBY 1890
WILLIAM JONES
Died Q1 1892 - age 37
1891 - 1892
CHARLES J PEARCE
(Died Q3 1909 - age 79)
1896
RICHARD JOHN ELMS
(Died Q1 1915 - age 43)
1899 - 1901
HORACE WILLIAM MALLOTT
Died Q3 1904 - age 31
by 1903
EMILY HANNAH MALLOTT
(Died September 1932 - age 65)
14.10.1904
JOSEPH OSWALD GRAHAM
Died Q1 1915 - age 47
21.06.1912
RUTH GRAHAM 16.04.1915
JOHN BAYLY 26.09.1919
HARRY MAYES MARJORAM 04.01.1921
HECTOR GERALD HARMER 12.04.1927
PERCIVAL JOB ENTICKNAP
(Died December 1947 - age 59)
03.01.1928
ALFRED JOHN PATEN 13.12.1938
FRANK EDWARD ROSSER
(Died March 1977 - age 71)
04.07.1950
( Diver & Son ) ( 1955 & 1959 )
JAMES FREDERICK MASKELL 01.11.1966
DAVID WELFARE ELLIS
(Died January 1999 - age 87)
29.08.1968
IVOR FREDERICK HILLMAN 24.07.1969
DOUGLAS A R MEDLOCK &
REGINALD CHATWIN
23.05.1974
BRIAN JOHN OWEN &
REGINALD GEORGE EDWARD CHATWIN
12.04.1979
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Mr & Mrs D FRANCIS 09.12.2004 - 30.01.2007
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PHILIP TAYLOR
(Also at Loddon Kings Head)
12.10.2009
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2006
1990
August 1990

Built on the site of the HORSE & GROOM -
Building commenced 1875.

It was originally planned to be called the ALEXANDRA.
The Yarmouth and Gorleston Horse Tramway opened services as far as Gorleston library in March 1875, and this building was close by so the name soon became the TRAMWAY HOTEL.

Charles Cornforth ( Champion of Eastern Counties ) met Sergeant Balfour ( Champion of Norfolk ) in a quoits competition, Saturday 21st August 1898. After some very fine play by both competitors, Balfour won by 41 points to 28, thus securing the Championship of Norfolk and Suffolk. Balfour scored 21 singles and 10 doubles, against 15 singles and 4 doubles.

Inspector Dann, who had spent 19 years serving in Gorleston and a total of 35 years in the police, was presented with a purse of forty guineas Tuesday 24th May 1898.


Licensee Mr. Elms was convicted at the Brewster Sessions ( as reported 24.08.1901) of being Drunk and Disorderly. It was said at the Sessions that the house owners had promised a year previously, to `Get rid' of Mr. Elms and at the time of the offence he had notice to quit.

The TRAMWAY WINE & SPIRIT STORES are listed 1934

The house was destroyed by bombing in 1941.
The occupants were killed.
It was rebuilt after the war and reopened 14th December 1950.


See page 99 of Gt. Yarmouth Revisited -
first published 1996

 

 

 

Entry No 202 in Licence Register