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SWAFFHAM ROAD
FREEBRIDGE -LYNN HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED 1932
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SWAFFHAM BREWERY Lot no. 31 in sale of the estate of the late John Morse, held 8th & 9th September 1847
STEWARD & PATTESON Closed by Compensation 1932 - Sold 1935
Licensees :
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Mr FRANCIS BUSH
age 36 in 1851
& glazier
1847 - 1856
SAMUEL HOOKS 1858
ELIZABETH HOOKS 1861
SAMUEL HOOKS 1863
THOMAS HOOKS * 1864
JOHN WOODS * 1869 - 1872
MICHAEL BELSHAM * 1875 - 1891
   
JOHN SUSSENS PITCHER to July 1908
THOMAS ELVARD 20.07.1908


Appears in Swaffham Brewery deeds 1781 to 1848.

Described in 1847 sale as having;-
Large Club Room, Glaziers Shop and Convenient Outbuildings in the yard - Freehold.

Known locally as the FROG IN A JAR
or FROG IN A CUP
following a customer bringing in a live frog - and proceeding to swallow the creature for a challenge!