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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?