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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 1849 )
1844 - 1845
JOSEPH MATTHEWS
age 71 in 1851
( Died Q1 1855 )
* 1845 - 1851
GEORGE RIX
& plumber & glazier
Died Q1 1860
* 1854 - * 1858
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