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SOUTH ERPINGHAM HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED 02.06.1963
SOUTH ERPINGHAM LICENCE REGISTERS September 1794 & SOUTH ERPINGHAM LICENCE REGISTER PS 2/5/1 & PS 2/5/2 ( 3 Feb 1925 to 1975 )
COLTISHALL BREWERY  Lot No. 110 in sale by auction 14-17th September 1841
TRUNCH BREWERY Lot No. 2 in sale of Trunch Brewery Wednesday 25th August 1847.
STEWARD & PATTESON  to closure 1963
Licensees :
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JOHN COLE 1794
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WILLIAM MOORE
& shoemaker
1836 - 1841
ROBERT CHUBBOCK
& butcher
1844 - 1845
JOHN SPINKS
& butcher
1846 - 1856
GEORGE PARKER 1858 - 1865
ROBERT TYRRELL 1869
WILLIAM STEWARD 1871
WILLIAM WATSON
( William R. Watson 1891 )
1875 - 1891
THOMAS HUBBARD 1892 - 1896
( Temporary licence transfer dated  18th April 1899 to unknown recipient. - Possibly to Mr. Palgrave )
ARTHUR PALGRAVE 1900 - 1908
DAVID NEVARD 1912 - 1916
SAMUEL GEORGE BACON 1920 - 1922
HERBERT KETT by 02. 1925
CHARLES PYE 05.01.1926
ANNIE LYDIA PYE 12.02.1957
J L WHITTAKER 06.09.1950
ALEXANDER POTTS 01.11.1960


Recorded 1797

On Thursday 17th October 1844, thirty year old George Moore was imprisoned for six weeks, the last five days to be in solitary confinement, for stealing one breast and neck of mutton from licensee Robert Chubbock.

Described as a Capital Road House when offered for sale by auction Saturday 23rd September 1854. Said to be recently erected and substantially built with Barn, Stable, Piggeries, Yard, Garden and about an acre of Land. Then in full trade with a considerable draught of Ale and Spirits, containing Parlour, Bar. Tap-room, five Sleeping-rooms, Cellar, Wash-house and Scullery.

Police Sergeant Robert Page reported licensee Samuel Bacon for selling beer out of hours 14th June 1920.
Three days later, 17th June 1920 Samuel Bacon reported the theft of one Whipstock & Lash to the value of 7/6d - Allegedly by one Edward Ramsey, aged 15, of 70 Bishopgate, Norwich.
On the 5th of July 1920 Sergeant Robert Page reported that Edward Ramsey did unlawfully consume intoxicating liquor on the premises.
On the same day the Police Sergeant also reported that Robert Pooley, of Bishopgate, Norwich, did unlawfully offend the Order under the Defence of the Realm Act, by unlawfully consuming certain intoxicating liquor, to wit, beer, during such hours as prohibited by the Order.

The Summer of 1920 seems to have been unusual!
Prosecution details, if any, have not yet surfaced.

Damaged by enemy action 26.03.1945

Sales of 37 barrels reported in the final year of trading.

Closed 2nd June 1963 according to S&P records
but 16th October 1963 according to the Licence Register.