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  EARSHAM HUNDRED BEERHOUSE
Full Licence by 1932
CLOSED 1984
EARSHAM LICENCE REGISTERS PS 21/3/1 & PS 21/3/2 (1932 - 1967)
(note Feb 1959 to Feb 1964 are missing)
HARLESTON BREWERY  
GELDESTON BREWERY Purchased in 1828 by Edward Dowson for £680 : Offered for sale 1858
CHARLES CUDDEN owner, as given 1904
exors. of CHARLES CUDDON of Ditchingham - Leased to Morgans by 1932
MORGANS February 1949
STEWARD & PATTESON From 1961 (House not found in Watney Mann records c1970)
Licensees :
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JAMES BUCK 1836 - 1839
THOMAS DELF
age 55 in 1841
( Died Q1 1859 )
1841 - 1850
WILLIAM WATSON ( 51 ) 1851
JAMES ROBERTS 1854 - 1858
GEORGE BULL
& bricklayer
Age 25 in 1861
1861 - 1864
JOHN COOPER
( Died Q1 1866 - age 81 ? )
1865
ROBERT LEGGETT
( Died Q4 1876 - age 71 ? )
1868
JOHN BARBER
& blacksmith
& farmer
Age 50 in 1881
1869 - 1883
CHARLES HENRY WARD
& blacksmith
( Died Q3 1911 age 55 )
1888 - 1904
Fine of 5s and costs on 19th February 1904 - see opposite
WILLIAM WEBSDALE
age 36 in 1911
1908 - 1912
WILLIAM DAVESON
( W Davison died Q4 1928 - age 73 )
* 1916 - * 1925
Mrs RACHAEL DAVESON
( Died Q2 1930 - age 74 )
* 1929
JAMES DAVESON
( also found as Davison )
by 1932
STANLEY WILLIAM POOLE 09.10.1953
THOMAS ARTHUR SEAMAN 07.10.1965
to closure 1984

Denton Kings Head c1965

A 17thC house, clad in 19thC brick.

Shown on Bryants 1826 map.

On Friday 19th February 1904 Charles Henry Ward and his son, Edmund Ward were accused of an assault on farmer William Scoles Middleton of Denton. There was a counter charge against Mr. Middleton for an assault on Mrs. Eliza Ward and Edmund Ward. The latter charge was dismissed but both Charles and Edmund were fined 5s each, and costs.
Licence renewal was adjourned to the next sitting.

Licence renewed Friday 11th March 1904, but only upon the condition that the tenant be replaced. Mr. Cuddon, the owner said that the current licensee had notice to quit.

Sales 1960 -
beer - 56 barrels
spirits - 18