|John Lack ?
|Widow Lack ?
|1744 - 1754
Re-married John Neville
Re-married Peter Moor
||1783 - 1790
It is possible that John Lack and later his widow, were running this house
Recorded as the
Holkham Estate records to at least 1787. Found in publications as the
LEICESTER ARMS from at least
March 19th 1776 - Robert Russell of Holkham butcher,
......... to pay debts to Mr Bell who will give his personal attendance on
Monday 1st day April next at the OSTRICH
The Norfolk Chronicle of 13th July 1776 advertised
` Thomas Brett returns his friends his most sincere thanks for past favours.........has
this summer made addition to his lodgings.'
HOLKHAM - LEICESTER ARMS June 1777
Thomas Brett returns his Friends his most
sincere thanks for the many Favours he has already received and humbly
solicits their future commands: Begs leave to inform them and the Publick in
general that he provides as usual viz. for Mondays and Tuesdays makes up
sixteen Beds; and that his greatest assiduity may be depended on to render
his House agreeable
Holkham Nov.22, 1783.
WILLIAM FODDER begs Leave to inform the Public
in general, that he has take the OSTRIDGE INN,
near Holkham Hall, which he has fitted up in a particular Manner for the
Accommodation of Ladies and Gentlemen who shall take the Norfolk Tour; He
has also laid in a Stock of Wines and Spirituous Liquors of that Quality
which he hopes together with his Attention to oblige, will give Satisfaction
to all those who will please to favour him with their Company, whose favours
will be gratefully acknowledged.
20 August 1792. To be sold at
HOLKHAM INN, the Holkham flock of Norfolk ewes . In
lots from 20 to 50.
Note that Joseph Boulter is named at the
LEICESTER ARMS in 1846, but the NEW
INN in 1847 Register of Electors and in 1851 census. NEW
INN had been built in 1786-7 by Coke of Norfolk, seemingly
replacing this house.