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POTT ROW FREEBRIDGE-LYNN HUNDRED BEERHOUSE
later
FULL LICENCE
CLOSED 19.09.1965
SWAFFHAM BREWERY as deeds dated 1791 to 1852 : For sale 1858, then the property of the late Arthur Morse
STEWARD & PATTESON  
Licensees :
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WILLIAM WARD * 1836 - * 1846
HENRY WARD
age 42 in 1851
* 1851 - 1858
WILLIAM DAWS
& dealer
*1863
GEORGE BRIDGES
& blacksmith
age 46 in 1871
1864 - 1871
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STEPHEN FRYER
& farmer
age 58 in 1881
Died Q2 1898 - age 75
1881 - 1896
Fine of £2 and 10s costs on Monday 5th September 1887 for selling out of hours on a Sunday. See opposite
JAMES BARRETT *1900
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ROBERT ELSEGOOD
Age 31 in 1911
1908 - 1929
GEORGE MANN 1929 - 1937
WILLIAM DAWES by 02.1950
ALBERT TROWER 20.10.1958
to closure
LESLIE JAMES SPAXMAN 06.12.1965



For sale by auction 8th July 1858. Sale at The Globe, Kings Lynn.

On Sunday 21str August 1887, Police-constable Cook witnessed seventeen people enter the house, mostly by the back door, between the hours of 5:45 am and 11:15 am. Landlord Stephen Fryer had been serving beer at 7:45 to a man at the back door for which he was paid.
A labourer by the name of Abel Spinks had entered the house at 8:30 and left 2 minutes later, wiping his mouth.
Liable to a maximum fine of £10, Fryer was fined £2 and 10s costs.


Listed under beerhouses until at least 1933

Closure agreed at First Joint Committee Meeting of Bullards and Steward & Patteson 29.05.1962
Sales given as 53 barrels.

49 barrels of beer sold in year immediately before closure.

Closure date also given as 28.09.1965

Licence not renewed 1969.