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WAYLAND LICENCE REGISTERS 02.09.1789, 16.09.1794 & PS 15/3/1 (1937 - 1969)
YOUNGS, CRAWSHAY & YOUNGS   
BULLARDS 24.12.1958
WATNEY MANN    
FREEHOUSE c1994, Ms AMRIT VIRDI - Closure announced 16.05.1997
ENTERPRISE INNS by 2004
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PAUL EDWARDS March 2016
Licensees :
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.........  ISWELL (Ifwell) 1781
MARY ISWELL 1789
THOMAS SMITH 1794
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CHARLES COOK 1836
JAMES W LAND 1845 - 1846
CHARLES STEBBINGS
age 34 in 1851
1850 - 1856
Mrs PHOEBE EVERETT 1858
WILLIAM PARKER
Age 63 in 1861
1861 - 1865
CHARLES COOK to 01.1868
WILLIAM PARKER
Age 73 in 1871
29.01.1868 - 1871
JAMES SELF 1872
CHARLES WATERMAN
& carpenter
1875 - 1881
JOHN CRISP
& traveling draper
1883
CUBITT COOKE 1885 - 1886
WILLIAM CUBITT COOKE 1888
Mrs MARY ANN COOKE
(John Cooke in residence 1915)
1890 - 1916
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JOHN WARD
Died June 1925 - age 52
1922 - 1925
Mrs MINNIE WARD 1929
ROBERT ROWLAND CURTIS 1933 to 1954
LESLIE JAMES CATOR 20.08.1954
ROBERT ALFRED FRESTON 03.02. 1967
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Ms AMRIT VIRDI c1994
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BARRY & CARRIE ACKRILL November 2011
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IAN & DENISE WARREN October 2014
JENMMA DIMMOCK
(Sister of owner Paul Edwards)
March 2016

Image by Phill Bowden - Augustr 2004
August 2004



The Norfolk Chronicle of 1st December 1781 reported ...

To be sold at Auction, by Richard Bacon, By Order of the Assignees of Francis Hicks, a Bankrupt, on Thursday the 6th Day of December, Instant between the hours of two and five in the Afternoon, at the George Inn, Watton, in the County of Norfolk.

..... Lot 5
All that Public House, called the Red Lion, in Caston, in the County of Norfolk, with a Malthouse, and about an Acre of Land to the same belonging, now in the occupation of .....Iswell (Ifwell ?)

 

Closed October 2007......
Plans to convert into dwellings rejected by Breckland Council November 2009.
Revised plans to refurbish pub and create 2 new dwellings presented April 2010......

RE-OPENED 18th NOVEMBER 2011

Many thanks to Janelle Penney for the 1781 newspaper transcription
taken with permission, from © film provided by the
British Library Newspaper Library
Thanks also to Robert Campbell.