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CHURCH STREET DEPWADE HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED
HENSTEAD & DEPWADE REGISTER taken 9th September 1790 & 11th September 1794
HARLESTON BREWERY Sold in 1828 to Edward Dowson of Geldeston for £840
GELDESTON BREWERY Advertised for sale 1858
YOUNGS, CRAWSHAY & YOUNGS as recorded 1897
Licensees :
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JOHN NASH 1790 - 1794
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THOMAS HOBART
(given by Robson as Hubbard in 1839)
1836 - 1839
PHOEBE HOBART 1845 - 1846
WILLIAM ROBERTS
age 42 in 1851
1850 - * 1851
WILLIAM FORSTER 1853 - 1856
Fine of 5s and 11s costs for selling beer on the morning of Sunday 1st May 1853
JOHN DICKSON
& basketmaker
1858
WATTS DICKERSON
& thatcher - age 35
1861
JOHN SIMPSON 1863
THOMAS SIMPSON ( Baxter ? ) 1864
THOMAS BAXTER 1865
GEORGE EARL
& machineman
& wireworker & brazier
Age 71 in 1891
1871 - 1891
Mrs LUCY EARL
( Age 53 in 1891 )
1892 - 1897
WALTER WILLIAM FRANCIS 1900 - 1908
SIDNEY JAMES CARVER 1912
GEORGE KIRK 1915 - 1916
FREDERICK BARTON 1922
JOHN MARK COLLINGS 1925
ALEX BAKER 1929
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John Nash, kept the Swan Inn for some 36 years.
He died January 1820 aged 84 and his obituary recorded that he had also been clerk of the parish for 56 years and at the age of 40 weighed 24 stones and was sole overseer of the poor.


On Tuesday 14th February 1854, police-constable Pike obtained a search warrant and found a pie containing Cochin China fowl and in William Forster's bed-room a peck measure with the feathers of a fowl.
( Outcome of this possible crime yet to be established. )