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MARKET PLACE CLACKCLOSE HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED c1910
CLACKCLOSE REGISTER taken September 1794
FRANK MILLS  
Licensees :
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WILLIAM BRIGHTON 1794
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THOMAS SPINKS 1822
ELIZABETH WATSON 1830 - 1833
HENRY GLASSCOCK
& whip thong manufacturer
1836 - 1845
JOHN REEVE 1846
WILLIAM LACK
age 29 in 1851
1851 - 1854
WILLIAM ELLIS
& pensioner
1861
FREDERICK CROSS 1869
BENJAMIN WISKEY 1871 - 1875
RICHARD RINGHAM 1877
THOMAS BENNETT
& pensioner
1879 - 1881
ROBERT THISTLE 1885 - 1888
Mrs SARAH THISTLE 1890
JOHN EBBINS
( also as Ebbings 1892 )
1891 - 1900
JOHN COBLE 1904 - 1909


Licence not renewed at Adjourned Licensing Session
held Monday 8th March 1909 in Downham Market.

Licence refused at Compensation Authority meetings of 21st and 23rd June 1909. Reported as an alehouse, owned by Frank Mills and run by licensee John Coble.

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At the Compensation Meeting of Wednesday 22nd December 1909 it was stated that trade consisted of :-
Beer, 20¾ barrels at 10/- ( For 10 years = £103/15/- )
Bottled beers, 38 dozen at 6d ( £9/10/- )
Spirits, 28½ gallons at 4/- ( £57 )
Mineral waters, 51 dozen a year at 6d ( £40/15/- )
Rent £14 at 18 years ( £252 )
Depreciation of fixtures £10
Giving a total 10 year value of £445
Value of property without licence was £120
Total claim was £325

The committee allowed £330, which was accepted with 10% going to the tenant.

At the Downham Licensing Sessions of Monday 14th February 1910 it was reported that although compensation had been allowed, following the Compensation Meeting of the previous year, it had not yet been paid and the house remained open