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BLOFIELD, TAVERHAM & WALSHAM REGISTERS taken September 1789 and September 1794 & BLOFIELD & WALSHAM LICENCE REGISTERS PS 8/6/1 - PS8/6/4 (1872 - 1973)
Trustees of H N Burroughs (Deceased) of Borlingham
MORGANS owners from 01.08.1919
STEWARD & PATTESON 1961
WATNEY MANN   
--
MAYPOLE GROUP From c2007
HORATIO INNS Ltd from 2011 (a Marco Pierre White enterprise) - into administration January 2015.
- Directors including V & P Hannon by December 2015
Licensees :
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DANIEL SHINGLES 1789
EDWARD SHINGLES 1794
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BENJAMIN PORTER
& lime burner
Age 75 in 1841
(Died Q1 1848 ?)
1836 - 1846
GEORGE BOND 
age 30 in 1851
1850 - 1851
JOSEPH MALLETT 1854
GEORGE BOND 1856
JOSHUA MALLETT
& coal merchant
& wherry owner
1858 to 1879
EDWARD ROSE
See below
24.11.1879
THOMAS ALFRED SPURGEON GEORGE 06.11.1911
AGNES ANN GEORGE 11.01.1932
ALFRED PERRY 22.06.1936
WILLIAM FREDERICK HAYLES 07.01.1946
EDWARD MATTHEW NUGENT 25.05.1959
WILLIAM JOHN SPEED
(Bill & Pat)
06.05.1968
to 1974 +
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VANESSA & PHIL HANNON
managers to 2015
by 2007

The Bridge, Acle, March 1998
March 1998



  On Tuesday 14th April 1908 landlord Edward Rose sang "The Jolly Waggoner" to Ralph Vaughan Williams who was visiting the area collecting traditional songs.

The following day Walter Debbage sang "Geordie" and "The Wealthy Farmer's Son", whilst Christopher Jay performed "Lovely Joan", "Molecatcher" and "Monday Morning".

On Thursday 16th April 1908, Walter Debbage sang "I'll Go and Enlist", "Died for Love" and "Paddy Magee's Dream".

On Saturday 18th April 1908 an unknown singer sang "John Reilly" and Christopher Jay performed "Foggy Dew", "Maria Marten" and "Phoebe". Walter Debbage sang "Pretty Nancy".

(Information thanks to the researches of Alan Helsdon 2017)
 











The BRIDGE HOUSE - Acle
c1930

Recorded in Register of Blofield, Taverham & Walsham Hundred licensed houses taken 9th September 1789.

Dates from 1460 - 1480
ANGEL when used as guest house for Priory.
ANGEL 1789 & 1883

To Let from Michaelmas 1851, known as the ANGEL, Apply to Mr. John Bond of Burlingham.

ANGEL & BRIDGE HOUSE 1888 & 1904
BRIDGE or BRIDGE HOUSE 1903 & later
BRIDGE HOTEL 1912

Lot No. 85 (of 93) in the Sale by Auction of the Burlingham Estate Friday 1st August 1919.
In occupation of Morgans Brewery on a Yearly Tenancy at a Rent of £70 per annum.
With Bar, Cellar, Tap Room, Smoke Room, Dining Room, six Bedrooms, Attic, Kitchen, Scullery, Dairy, Knife and Boot Room.
Also Granary and Storehouse with Loft over, Coal Store with Open Cart Shed adjoining and a second Store place. The Public House and Outbuildings sited on One and a Half Acres.
Farm Premises included in the Lot as well as over Ten Acres of Marshland.
Purchased by Steward & Patteson for £1500.
(Strangely purchase is recorded in Morgans Brewery documents as being 21st November 1921 ?)


Sales 1960 : Beer 183 barrels
Spirits 184


Trading as the BRIDGE INN by 1980's

 Offered for sale by the administrators of Horatio Inns Limited, April 2015.