Died March, buried 16.03.1796 - age 32
( Robert Goodrich, infant son of Richard & Susanna had died in
( Widow of Richard Goodrich - married ROBERT ROPER according to
the Bury & Norwich Post of 30th November 1803
|1796 - 1803
died 30.08.1804 - age 44
( Robert Roper married Miss Robinson of Thorpe
( See White Hart, Hingham - 1836 )
Died 7th June 1836.
Ownership of the Kings Arms passed to his wife Dorcas.
|1822 - 1835
age 30 in 1841
|1836 - 1841
|Mrs DORCAS HOWARD
& licensed to let horses.
Dorcas Howard died 10th November 1854
and according to her will, the house was to be sold and the proceeds
divided between her 7 children.
One of her daughters, Jane, was married to a John King.
|1845 - 1846
age 33 in 1851
|1850 - 1858
|Mrs MARIA WALES
age 48 in 1861
|1861 - 1869
age 42 in 1871
|1871 - 1883
age 43 in 1891
|1887 to 1904
|THOMAS HENRY WILLIAM KEATES
|WALTER EDWARD HANSELL
|JOHN RUSSELL DAVIS
|HAROLD GLADSTONE COCKERILL
|LESLIE ELLIS LEWIS
|STANLEY VICTOR JONES
|ALBERT ROBERT STRINGER
16thC building with 18thC frontage.
ALLDAY & KERRISON announced that in pursuance of his Majesty's Proclamation,
they would be at the house Wednesday 1st May 1776 to exchange
deficient gold coin, coined before 5th January 1772. Guineas, Half Guineas
and Quarter Guineas would be exchanged for new coins, provided they were
within weight limits.
Offered for sale in 1804 with barn, stables,
coach-house, yards, garden & bowling green.
A meeting was held here c1812 for people with common rights to make their claims to the
Sold at auction 9th July 1792
A meeting in 1830 resolved to raise a pack of fox hounds and to encourage landowners to
In 1830 a coach called the RISING SUN stopped every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at
5:00pm on route from Norwich to Kings Lynn The UNION called every Monday morning at 8:00am
on the way from Norwich to Stamford.
As Hotel & Excise office 1836.
A dinner was held here 15th February 1847 to mark the arrival of the first passenger
train to Dereham.
Anthony Trollope stayed here in 1863
Given as Commercial & Family Hotel & Posting House.
As well as Fire Alarm station.
A sign above the entrance in 1908 read :-
`Public House Trust Company'.
Licence not applied for 11th February 1964
Closed by 1964.
Demolished by 1967.