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6 NORTH STREET TUNSTEAD HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED 28.06.1966
TUNSTEAD & HAPPING LICENCE REGISTERS 1794 & PS 11/4/1 to 11/4/3 (Feb 1928 to Feb 1974)
COLTISHALL BREWERY Lot No. 73, sold at auction 14th - 17th September 1841
TRUNCH BREWERY Lot No. 5 in sale of Trunch Brewery Wednesday 25th August 1847.
STEWARD & PATTESON Purchased 23.10.1909 for £700
Licensees :
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THOMAS BRADFIELD 1794
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THOMAS HASDELL 1830 - 1846
BENJAMIN HARRIS
age 63 in 1851
& hay dealer
1850 - 1865
JOHN BATES 1868 - 1881
JAMES NEAL junior 1883
FREDERICK SALLABANK 1888
WILLIAM BENNETT
Age 49 in 1891
1890 - 1892
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JOHN W. CRASKE to 11.1904
FREDERICK J. PALMER 29.11.1904 - 1912
ALBERT EDWARD PALMER 1916
JOHN JAMES CRAIGIE by 1922
CHARLES HEDGE 23.05.1932
HENRY SAMUEL HIPPERSON 16.10.1939
HENRY JOHN WILLSMER 11.12.1950
ERNEST THORNTON 21.06.1954
JAMES SOWERBUTTS 14.02.1955
WILLIAM ARTHUR SAUNDERS 25.02.1957
JOSEPH VINCENT LYSAGHT HICKEY 31.10.1960
MICHAEL CHARLES RIX
(S&P representative)
13.09.1965
Image provided by Morris Hedge, grandson of Charles Hedge.
c1932 image thanks to Morris Hedge.


Described as Freehold property in 1847 - Land Tax £1


Damaged by enemy action 31.12.1942

A provisional licence was granted to S&P 09.05.1951 for a new house to be built on the Millfield Estate. A condition was that the licence of the Cock was to be surrendered upon the new house opening. Although the provisional licence was renewed 02.02.1953 the new house was never built.

51 barrels of beer sold in the final year of trading.

Closure confirmed 2nd February 1966 at S&P Property Rationalisation Committee Meeting on `Agreed uneconomic closures'.

The licence registers give date of closure as
28th June 1966.
Licence not renewed 1970.

Reopened as the Cockerel Tearooms c1980