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SWAFFHAM ROAD CLACKCLOSE HUNDRED BEERHOUSE CLOSED
CLACKCLOSE LICENCE REGISTERS PS 7/4/1 to PS 7/4/3 (1917 to 1949)
STEWARD & PATTESON to closure
Licensees :
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WILLIAM PARKER
(Owner of this freehold house & land to at least 1860)
1844 - 1845
JOSEPH MATTHEWS
age 71 in 1851
(Died Q1 1855)
*1845 - 1851
GEORGE RIX
& plumber & glazier
Died Q1 1860
*1854 - *1858
WILLIAM PARKER 1860
ISAAC KENDALL
& blacksmith
Age 26
1861
HENRY Y OVERTON
Age 54 in 1871
(Moved to Swaffham - died Q4 1896)
*1864 - 1872
GEORGE BONE
& bricklayer
*1875 - 1877
THOMAS WILLIAM BYWATER
(Died Q3 1912 - age 65)
1879 - 1883
HENRY LAWS
(James Laws in residence 1915)
(Died March 1936 - age 87)
1885 - 1933
JOHN WILLIAM DIXON
Died June 1937 - age 49
10.04.1933
CLARA LOUISA DIXON
Died March 1942 - age 76
27.09.1937
......... HALL 1950's
EDWARD CROSSLEY
(Died July 2003 - age about 90)
10.04.1955 to
1960
MARGARET HARVEY After 1968 ?
   


c1920

Sales for 1967/68 given as 50 barrels of beer.

Closed by S&P 29.09.1968 for reason of being `uneconomic'

 

It seems that the house reopened at some time after 1968, if only for a few years. The last licensee is believed to have been Margaret Harvey.
Further details sought.

 

 

Thanks to J. M. Wiles for the update 15.02.04