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PLOUGH HOTEL DOCKING index
- SMITHDON HUNDRED BEERHOUSE CLOSED 08.12.1969
SMITHDON REGISTER taken 15th September 1794 and SMITHDON, DOCKING & BROTHERCROSS LICENCE REGISTERS PS 13/4/1 & 2 ( 1949 to 1975 )
SETCH Purchased 1803 for £290 by C. P. Herbert.
Conveyed March 1820 from Cornelius Pateman Herbert to George Hogg & Thomas Allen
BULLARDS 01.10.1961
WATNEY MANN Closed by Watney Mann (East Anglia) Ltd
Licensees :
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TIMOTHY SHORT 1755
FRANCIS WARD 1790 - 1794
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WILLIAM SPARHAM
Age 69 in 1841
( Died Q1 1853 )
1803 - 1830
GEORGE YAXLEY WEST
Age 50 in 1841
( Died Q3 1865 )
1836 - 1841
WILLIAM MITCHELL
age 47 in 1851
Died Q41870 - age 67
1845 - 1870
SARAH MITCHELL
Widow, age 58 in 1871
1871 - 1872
WILLIAM LOWTHER HORNE 1875 - 1877
JOHN EMERSON / EMMERSON
& day waiter
Age 35 in 1881
( Died Q3 1915 ? )
1879 - 1891
THOMAS EMERSON / EMMERSON
Age 59 in 1911
1892 - 1912
SAMUEL BLOY 1916
HARRY SYLVESTER LEGGE
( Died Q1 1951 - age 67 )
1922 - 1937
FREDERICK BARHAM by 1949
ERNEST GUINEY 25.09.1950
DAVID WILLIAM STEPHENSON 08.12.1969
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1755 : Timothy Short inherited the property following the death of his mother.
Prior to this the property was used as a bakehouse.

Shown on Faden's 1797 map as the PLOW

In 1830 :-
The Brancaster based carrier, Mr Fiddleman called at the Hare and at the Plough every Tuesday and Friday at 11.00am on route to Kings Lynn. Carrier William Howard called every Monday and Thursday on the same route.
William Seapy from Heacham called every Thursday morning on way to Norwich.

PLOUGH COMMERCIAL INN 1879

Premises sold, licence not renewed 1972.