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THE GREEN SMITHDON HUNDRED FULL LICENCE  
SMITHDON, DOCKING & BROTHERCROSS LICENCE REGISTERS PS 13/4/1 & 2 (1949 to 1975)
BULLARDS  
WATNEY MANN  
CHEF & BREWER  
BRENT WALKER 03.1988
PUBMASTER  
Licensees :
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JOHN LAKE
Age 36 in 1841
1836 - 1850
BUCKINGHAM STRINGER Age 37 in 1851
Died Q3 1853
1851 - 1853
MARY ANN STRINGER
(Remarried to Noah Auker / Artur Q1 1854)
1854
JAMES HIGH
age 72 in 1861
1856 - 1869
JOHN SMITH
& railway carrier
Died Q4 1899 - age 74
1871 - 1899
Mrs ANN SMITH
(Died Q4 1915 - age 87)
1900 - 1904
FRED DYKE
age 43 in 1911
(Died Q4 1940 - age 73)
1908 - 1916
ROBERT SOFTLEY
died Q4 1932 - age 87
1922 - 1929
BURNELL BETTINSON
Died Q2 1957 - age 77
by 1937 to 1957
DORIS MAUD PENHALL 03.06.1957
DAVID WILLIAM STEVENSON 06.10.1969
ERNEST GURNEY (Guiney ? See Plough) 08.12.1969
ROGER HAROLD CROSS 03.12.1973
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Docking - 07.07.1996
July 1996

KING WILLIAM IV 1836 & 1879

Original site was almost opposite with an entrance off the Fakenham Road.
Rebuilt after 1932 on the site of the VICTORIA.

Sign displayed in 1970's was painted by Thirtle.

 

Rachel Smith - pre 1898
Rachel Smith standing at the front door of the original King William.
The photograph was taken at some time before her marriage in 1898.

The wedding of Frederick Dyke to Rachel Smith - 1898
The 1898 wedding photograph of Frederick Dyke and Rachel Smith, taken in the rear garden of the King William.
John Smith is at the extreme left and Ann Smith is at the extreme right.

Thanks to Rita McIver for the information and 1890's photographs which include her grandfather, Frederick Dyke.