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46 & 47 SOUTH MARKET ROAD MARKET WARD BEERHOUSE CLOSED
Gt. YARMOUTH LICENCE REGISTERS Y/CJ/31 & Y/CJ/32 (February 1903 - February 1953) & PS 18/14/2 (1953 - 1973)
LACON & Co    
Mayor, Alderman & Burgesses of Gt. Yarmouth from 23.02.1923 - Leased to Lacon & Co.
Licensees :
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SAMUEL BOWEN 1854 - 1865
Fine 2/6d 22nd October 1855 for allowing drinking out of hours.
Fine of 5s for having house open on Christmas Day and Sunday 26th December 1858 at illegal hours.
See FREE TRADE
WILLIAM BLACKBURN GEDGE
Age 38 in 1871
1868 - 1890
WILLIAM DURRANT 1892
CHARLES JOINER (Jenner ?) 1894
CHARLES JENNER 1896 - 1900
LOUIS HARRY MARTIN 1901
WALTER OCTAVIUS WRIGHT by 1903
HARRY JACOB CARTER 14.10.11904
GEORGE WILLIAM GRAVENELL 20.04.1906
JAMES BANHAM 27.01.1911
AMBROSE ARTHUR WARD 21.04.1911
WILLIAM WARD 12.01.1912
GEORGE HARROD 09.08.1912
ALFRED ELIJAH READER 14.11.1913
ROBERT TOOKE junior 24.09.1915
MARY ANN ELIZABETH TOOKE 13.04.1917
ROBERT TOOKE 10.08.1920
FRANK HORACE OXBOROUGH 08.11.1927
FREDERICK GEORGE GREENGRASS 06.11.1928
JOHN NEWTON 31.12.1929
GRACE EVELYN NEWTON 09.09.1930
HARRY BURGESS 21.10.1941
CHARLES THOMAS BANHAM 18.08.1953

Licensee Bowen appeared before the magistrates on Monday 22nd October 1855.  Persons had been found drinking in his house at 2:00pm the previous day (Sunday). He apologised and explained that those present were neighbours who were served before closing and had become involved in a `mardle'.
He was dismissed with a fine of 2s 6d.


South Market Road 1863

42 Market Road South 1886

Chief Constable B. W. Smith objected to licence renewal Friday 12th February 1932.

In February 1938 the Town Clerk advised the Property Committee that Messrs. Lacon would be given Notice to Quit and the licence be transferred to premises on Wellington Pier. The licence to be held by the manager of the pier.

Closed for the duration of WWII according to a letter to the magistrates dated 22.08.1941.

Not found after 1941.

Licence suspended from 1943
Licence surrendered week ending Friday 31st December 1959.

(Building still in existence 1996)

 

See p. 26 of ` Gt. Yarmouth Archive Photos' pub 1995.