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GUILTCROSS HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED 16.09.1968
GUILTCROSS REGISTERS TAKEN 19th September 1789 and 17th September 1794
SHERIFFE Lot No. 46 in sale by auction 02.09.1840 : Sold to Stevens for £650
WATTON BREWERY to 1866
CANN & CLARKE included in sale of Wymondham Brewery to Morgans 11.05.1894
MORGANS Closed by Watney Mann (East Anglia) Ltd 1965
STEWARD & PATTESON from 1961 to closure 1968
Licensees :
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JOHN FITT 1789 - 1794
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WILLIAM MORLEY 1830
JAMES MAITLAND
(died June 1838)
1836 - 1838
Mrs MARTHA MAITLAND 1839
JOHN MORLEY
age 45 in 1841
1840 - 1841
JOHN SAVAGE 1845
GEORGE SOLLY 
& chandler
& tallow chandler
age 60 in 1861
Also found as SOLLEY or SELLEY
1846 - 1869
HENRY SHARMAN
(Shurman 1871- age 50)
First wife Susan died September 1878 - age 55
Remarried to Harriet December 1878
Henry died March 1882
by 1871 to
 03-1882
Mrs HARRIET SHARMAN
age 50 in 1891
died March 1902
1882 - 1901
WILLIAM GEORGE WARD 1904
ARTHUR ROBERT KENT 1908
RICHARD CORNISH COOKE 1912 - 1929
Mrs E M COOKE 1933 - 1937
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In 1830 carrier George Clarke called every Saturday at 8:00am on route from Kenninghall to Thetford. The return journey was at 7:00pm every Saturday. Jeremy Bye called every Friday at 8:00am on way from Watton to Norwich and returned Saturday evening.

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Offered for sale as the BLACK BULL, by Watton Brewery at auction in the Crown Inn , Watton on Wednesday 22nd August 1866. (Lot No. 19)
Described as a Capital House, with a frontage of 40 feet next to the Market-place, and 66 feet next to the Road leading to the Church, containing Bar, Two Parlours, Club-room, divided occasionally into Three Rooms, Pantry, Cellar, One Chamber, and three Attics. Also a Yard in which there is a Pump, Two-stall Stable, Loose-box, Gig-house, Firing Shed, Wash House, Harness Maker's Shop, another Stable, and Nine-pin Ground.
Apportioned Rent £13. Copyhold to the Manor of East Harling. Land-tax 6s-0p.

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Advertised To Let September 1866 - the BLACK BULL.
Apply at the Brewery, Watton.
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Sales in 1960 were :
58 barrels of beer
& 14 of spirits.

111 barrels of beer sold in year prior to closure.
Reason for closure given as being uneconomic.