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101 VICTORIA ROAD DISS HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED
DISS LICENCE REGISTERS PS 16/5/1 (1928 - 1969)
Mr. PAYNE Owner to 1885.
YOUNGS & Co One of 7 houses (Total value £6800) conveyed to YC&Y Partners 10th August 1889 upon the retirement of John Youngs the Elder.
YOUNGS, CRAWSHAY & YOUNGS Last mention 1937.
Licensees :
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JOHN PAYNE
Age 60 in 1841
See below
1836 - 1858
CHARLES THURLOW
& sawyer
Age 47 in 1861
1861 - 1863
ROBERT  LONG 1868 - 1869
Licence refused Wednesday 24th August 1870
JOHN LING
& jobbing gardener
Age 53 in 1871
1870 - 1884
Mrs PHOEBE LING 1884 - 1896
J WALPOLE 1897
JAMES POTTER 1898
GEORGE SHIP 10.08.1898
WILLIAM AMBROSE WARD 12.10.1898 - 1900
GEORGE SQUIRES
Died Q1 1904 - age 35
10.10.1900
Mrs JANE SQUIRE 13.04.1904  - 1916
Mrs ALICE ELLEN DAY by 1922
Wednesday 24th May 1922 - Fine of £2 for selling out of hours - see opposite.
ELIZABETH ELLEN BRYANT DAY 08.02.1928
EDWARD VICTOR HAMMOND 08.10.1930


The 1851 census gives John Payne, Innkeeper, age 71, living at Norwich Road.
The same census also gives John Payne, age 42, also an Innkeeper and living at Norwich Road. (Railway Tavern).


For Sale by Auction Friday 8th May 1885 by the direction of the trustees of the late Mr. Jonathan Payne, deceased.
After brisk bidding the house was sold to Mr. Thomas Elliott, for Messrs. Youngs, Crawshay and Youngs for the sum of £800.


It was agreed Wednesday 24th August 1887 that a wine and spirit licence would be granted upon the closure of the BLACK HORSE which was planned for 29th September 1887.
The Red Lion was then described as a convenience to the public in general and especially to commercial travellers using Diss Railway Station. It was a large house with good stabling. The house had been well conducted by Mrs. Ling.

On Saturday 20th February 1904, Mr. George Squires auctioned off a Portion of the Capital Household Furniture and Outdoor Effects.

Inspector Chambers informed the magistrates on Wednesday 24th May 1922, that on 4th May observations had been made through the fanlight of the back door, at 10.40pm to after 11. Between those times Mrs. Day's daughter did serve one George Newcome with liquor at prohibited hours. In spite of Mrs. Day asking for leniency since the offence was committed without her knowledge and would not be repeated, she was fined £2. Mr. Newcome was fined £1 for consuming the said intoxicating drink.