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UNLOCATED BLICKLING index
  SOUTH ERPINGHAM HUNDRED -  
 
Licensees :
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JOHN SMITH -
PHILIP FULLER -
FRANCES RICHES 1663 - 1665
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JOHN TOWNSEND to 1728 ?
THOMAS BUNN to 1729 ?
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An unlicensed Alehouse is recorded in 1663 with licensees named as :

JOHN SMITH
PHILIP FULLER
FRANCES RICHES ( spinster )

Frances Riches, convicted again in 1664 `drew beer, and threatens others that speak to her of it.'

In 1665 a warrant was issued by Justice Doughty, against Frances Riches of Blickling, upon complaint by maltster Richard Smith, also of Blickling, whom `she hath abused by words and saying he had the French Pox'.

John Townsend ( Died 1728 ) was an alehouse keeper.
Thomas Bunn ( Died 1729 ) was an alehouse keeper.

 

On Monday Thursday 15th March 1871 there was a `Main of Cocks fought between the Gentlemen of Suffolk and the Gentlemen of Norfolk.' The usual prize was 2 Guineas per battle, but the odd Battle had a prize of 10 Guineas.
The venue was the HORSE & GROOM, Blickling = Buckinghamshire Arms?