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13 QUEEN STREET TRINITY HALL WARD FULL LICENCE CLOSED c1911
KINGS LYNN PETTY SESSION REGISTERS PS 4/3/1 to PS 4/3/3 ( August 1872 to 1956 )
HOGGE & SEPPINGS  
T. J. SEPPINGS  
J. SEPPINGS  
COLCHESTER BREWERY  
COOPER BROWN to at least March 1910 ( On lease from Colchester Brewing Company )
COLCHESTER BREWERY  
Licensees :
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M BROWN 1822
HENRY BROWN 1830
DAVID WORTLEY
& butcher
1836 - 1850
WILLIAM WHITBY
age 47 in 1851
1851 - 1856
Mrs SARAH WHITBY
Age 50 in 1861 & cow keeper
1858 - 1861
JOHN SAMSON
corn porter & innkeeper
( found as John Sampson in directories)
from 1861
DAVID CULEY
( also as Cully, Culley  & in 1901 Caley )
25.11.1878
THOMAS SHARPIN
( Married Florence, daughter of  David Culey )
04.02.1907
BENJAMIN SAMUEL PITT 12.10.1908
FREDERICK PURT
( Temporary transfer of licence from B. Pitt granted at Petty Sessions 15th November 1909 )
03.01.1910




Listed 1731.


At the Licensing Sessions of Monday 7th March 1910 it was said that Messrs Cooper Brown had previously come to an agreement with the Bench that the Ship should be closed in exchange for keeping the AMERICAN FLAG, open.
The representation of Messrs. Cooper Brown stated that there would be no objection to the licence being referred for compensation.
Police Sergeant Hunt said that he had visited the house on several occasions at times when he expected the largest amount of trade.
On Saturday 19th February 1910, at 2:30pm there had been two persons in the house. On Saturday 26th February at 7:40pm there were no customers at all, the same was found on Thursday 3rd March at 8:50pm. Three persons were present on Friday 4th March at 9:30pm and on Saturday 5th March at 10pm, one person. Five persons were in at 1pm on Sunday 6th March.
Chief Constable Payne advised the Bench that there were seven other licensed houses within 200 yards. The Three Crowns ( 10 yards), Kings Head ( 58 ), Union Jack ( 48 ), Custom House Tavern ( 112 ), American Flag ( 134 ) , the Central ( 192 ). In addition the Plough, Exchange, Woolpack, Ferry Boat, Shakespeare and Globe were all within short radius of the Ship.

Referred for Compensation 13.02.1911

Norfolk Compensation Authority confirmed 11th March 1912 that compensation would be paid on 18th March 1912.

Licence extinct 25.03.1912