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4 CHURCH STREET STONEGATE  WARD FULL LICENCE CLOSED c1919
KINGS LYNN PETTY SESSION REGISTERS PS 4/3/1 to 4/3/4 ( August 1872 to 1965 )
W & T BAGGE  
RICHARD BAGGE  
T. E. BAGGE  
RICHARD LUDWIG BAGGE  
Licensees :
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ANN CHAPMAN 1822 - 1839
JOHN FACHNEY 1843 - 1845
WILLIAM DOCKING 1846
SIMON GODFREY
& gang proprietor
1850
Mr. J. MANHOOD 1851 - 1852
ROBERT POLLYN 1854 - 1856
WILLIAM WATTS by 1858
Fine of 4s and costs of 14s for selling beer at improper hours on a Sunday - November 1861
WILLIAM TUDDENHAM 10.05.1875
JAMES JOYCE 27.11.1876
Licence forfeited 25.10.1886 under Section 15 of the Licensing Act.
WILLIAM WOOD 15.11.1886
WILLIAM HALL 14.02.1887
ARTON BLADE 25.07.1887
WILLIAM WOOD 17.10.1887
GEORGE JAMES FRANCIS 09.01.1888
GEORGE STANNARD SMITH 24.06.1889
HENRY ROSE 28.07.1890
ROBERT GARNER 13.10.1890
ABRAHAM CLARE 12.10.1891
RICHARD BUNKLE 11.04.1892
HERBERT JOHN BUNKLE
( John Bunkle 1912 )
06.04.1903
WILLIAM CURSTON (?)
also found as Christow (?)
( undated )
by 1916


A RED COW is mentioned 1590.

Address as Church Street in 1699
and as Red Cow Street 1809.

Thomas Aldrich was fined 12s 3d for assaulting Mr. J Manhood ( in his public house ), James Learmouth 12s 3d for attempting to liberate Aldrich from custody, John Whitley was fined  11s 6d and expenses for assault on Manhood at the Ferry landing  - as reported 31st May 1851

William Thompson was charged on Monday 12th January 1852 of stealing two hares, the property of Mr. Manhood, of the Red Cow.
Being his third conviction, Thompson was sentenced to seven years' transportation.


On Wednesday 16th March 1859, beerhouse keeper Watts claimed the sum of 8s 11½d from a Mr. Eggleton for ale, porter, biscuits and tobacco. Both parties were represented by their wives and Mrs. Eggleton offered to pay the debt at 6d a week. Mrs. Watts refused the offer and demanded the full amount, in spite of her knowing that the defendant had four young children. His Honour said that "if you can trust a labouring man to amount 8s 11d for drink, I will not starve his wife and children to pay for it ".
An order for 6d a week was made.

Referred for Compensation 10th March 1919

Licence extinct 13th January 1920