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19 CHURCH STREET SHROPHAM HUNDRED FULL LICENCE -
GUILTCROSS & SHROPHAM REGISTERS TAKEN 19th September 1789 & 17th September 1794
BIDWELLS  
YOUNGS, CRAWSHAY & YOUNGS  
BULLARDS  
WATNEY MANN De-licensed and sold.
FREEHOUSE Covenant held by Watney Mann preventing premises becoming licensed was overturned in court 1977 - Freehouse from then on.
Licensees :
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JAMES LAMBERT
Died Saturday 28th March 1892
1789 - 1792
ANN LAMBERT 1792 - 1794
   
ROBERT SEWELL 1822 - 1839
MARY SEWELL
age 45 - widow
1841
ANN COOK SEWELL 1845
Mrs SARAH C SEWELL 1846
Mrs MARY COOK SEWELL
(age 56 in 1851)
1850 - 1874
ALBERT A CHILVERS 1875 - 1877
JOHN KIDD 1879
JOHN CHARLTON
age 32 & horse dealer
*1881
FREDERICK CHILDERHOUSE 1885 - 1892
CHARLES CHILDERHOUSE 1896
HARRY BREWSTER 1900
ROBERT HILL BIRD
hotel proprietor
age 32
(At Museum Hotel, Norwich 1902)
*1901
EDWIN BROWNING 1904
EDWARD ERNEST WALLER 1908 - 1916
BENJAMIN DICKERSON 1922 - 1925
THOMAS H WARD 1937
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DAVID & PHILIP PLATT 1967
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TERENCE & GLORIA THATCHER 17.08.1972 
to
26.11.1980
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COMMERCIAL HOTEL


Building dates from mid 17thC

1830 :
The coach to, `The TELEGRAPH' called every morning at 8.30am on route from Norwich to London. It returned every evening at 6.00pm.
Vans from Norwich to London, by Deacon, Mack & Co. called at the CROWN and GRIFFIN every night and returned the following morning.
Carrier John Wells from Norwich called every Saturday evening at 6.00pm on route to Kenninghall. The return visit was made every Friday afternoon.
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BIDWELLS in 1834.

Offered To Let 30th January 1875, for many years in the occupation of the late Mrs. Sewell. Immediate Possession.


The estate of the late L S BIDWELL was conveyed to S C BIDWELL 30.12.1868.
The estate was sold 1883.

Closed c1967 and de-licensed by Watney Mann.
Operated as an unlicensed hotel until 1977,
when a new licence was granted.