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SAFETY VALVE FORNCETT St. PETER index
Near STATION DEPWADE HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED 03.12.1970
STEWARD & PATTESON Leasehold property purchased 17.04.1928 for £1950
WATNEY MANN Closed under Watney Mann (East Anglia) Ltd
Licensees :
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JAMES HARVEY
age 34 in 1851
See opposite.
1851 - 1864
JOHN WATERS
& coal merchant
1865 - 1879
ROBERT KEELER
& coal, coke and oats merchant
(& farmer 1891)
( Address 1915 as Near Church )
1881 - 1900
LEMON KEELER
( Address 1915 as Common )
1904 - 1912
WILLIAM RICE 1915
WILLIAM JOHN GOLDEN 1916
GEORGE HARRY YOUNG 1922 - 1937
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Forncett - Safety Valve - 1918
1918

As RAILWAY HOTEL 1851
as SAFETY VALVE RAILWAY INN 1861.

On Saturday 8th April 1865, the trustees of James Harvey, for the benefit of his creditors, sought to recover £14 1s 4d, for beer and cash advanced to Mr. Matthew Smith of Forncett St. Peter. The case broke down when the legal  representative for Mr. Harvey stated, for the sake of justice, that he had to declare that he had been entirely deceived by his client!
The result was a non-suit, with costs awarded against Mr. Harvey.

Landlord Robert Keeler provided refreshments at Tharston, `to the men of the late Mr Becket, for the total sum of 2/8d' on 31st August 1896. Mr Barnard paid the sum at the time.

43 barrels of beer sold in final year of trading -
plus 22 (barrels) of bottled beer.

DEMOLISHED by November 2010