NORFOLK PUBLIC HOUSES norfolkpubs.co.uk
NORFOLK NORWICH GT. YARMOUTH KINGS LYNN NAME SEARCH PUBLICATIONS LINKS MYSTERY HOME
DOLPHIN DISS index
24 CHURCH STREET
MARKET PLACE
DISS HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED   02.06.1966
DISS HUNDRED REGISTERS taken 18th September 1789 & 19th September 1794 & DISS LICENCE REGISTERS PS 16/5/1 (1928 - 1969)
SHERIFFE Lot no. 7 in auction of the Robert Sheriffe estate 02.09.1840
Sold to Samuel Farrow 1840.
YOUNGS, CRAWSHAY & YOUNGS   
BULLARDS   
WATNEY MANN   
Licensees :
-  
ROBERT WOLHAM (?) 1789 - 1794
-  
-  
JOHN SELF
( Died 30th August 1839 - age 85 )
1822
NATHANIEL GARRETT 1830 - 1846
HENRY WELHAM ( 31 in 1851 )
& bricklayer
1850 - 1851
Mrs SARAH WELHAM
age 31 in 1854
& bricklayer 1858 & 1863
1854 - 1865
JAMES JACKSON 1869 - 1877
ALFRED REEVE
& whitesmith
( Alfred Harold Reeve 1881
Alfred Horatio Reeve 1883)
1879 - 1900
EDITH MARY REEVE
( Married Charles Southgate )
1904 - 1907
CHARLES EDGAR SOUTHGATE 13.11.1907 - 1909
Pleaded guilty 24th March 1909 to aggravated assault on his wife Edith Mary Southgate, on 12th March. Fine of £1 and 10s costs. Mrs Southgate then applied for a separation order which was granted. Mr. Southgate to pay 10s per week for the support of his wife and children.
Mrs EDITH MARY SOUTHGATE 1912  - 1937
CHARLES WILLIAM MAGGS undated
HILDA MAGGS 10.07.1952
SIDNEY DANIEL SAYER 10.07.1952
(same date as previous)
HARRY STEVENSON HALL by 1958
....... WILSON c1965

Built as a merchants house c1520.

Licence not renewed at the Diss Brewster Sessions held Tuesday 14th February 1906. Future of the licence to be determined at the Adjourned licensing Meeting to be held on Tuesday 6th March 1906.

At the adjourned meeting held Wednesday 14th March 1906 Edith Mary Reeve confirmed that average trade was 55 barrels of beer, 117 dozen bottles of beer and 12 gallons of spirit. The house had five bedrooms which were regularly made use of by travellers of the working classes.
Licence renewed.


At the Licensing Session held Wednesday 16th March 1920, the owners Messrs. Youngs, Crawshay & Youngs appealed against the proposed closure of the DOLPHIN on the grounds of redundancy. Another of their houses, the BELL and the Lacons house, the PRINCE OF WALES, were also threatened.
In order to save the DOLPHIN the brewers offered to substitute the HALF MOON.
The DOLPHIN was then selling 120 barrels of beer and 30 gallons of spirits a year.
The Bench accepted the proposal.

Became a restaurant some time after closure 1966.