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TOWNSHEND ARMS STIFFKEY index
WELLS ROAD NORTH GREENHOE HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED 07.06.1971
NORTH GREENHOE LICENCE REGISTERS PS 27/8/1 to PS 27/8/2 (1903 - 1975)
ELIJAH EYRES Copyhold property for sale by auction 22nd July 1878
MORGANS  
BULLARDS  
WATNEY MANN to 1971
Licensees :
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HENRY WICKS 1836
JEREMIAH YAXLEY
age 43 in 1851
& shoemaker
1845 - 1856
JAMES ARTLET 1858 - * 1861
JOHN BAKER 1865 - 1872
Fine of 9/6d on Monday 4th February 1867 for having unjust measures - see opposite.
ROBERT APPLEGATE 1875
EDWARD PEARSON by 1877
SUSANNA PEARSON 07.08.1923
THOMAS COOPER 03.12.1923
ARTHUR ERNEST HORNE 06.07.1931
STANLEY A. B. PETERS 03.03.1952
FREDERICK MARK SYDER 04.01.1954
DORIS ANNIE BUCHANAN SYDER 04.11.1968
D. A. GRIMBLE
(Brewery representative)
07.06.1971





Thanks to Philip West for the 1848 sale info - 12.02.03


Lot 2 in the sale, Thursday, 22nd June 1848, of a `Highly Valuable Estate'' at Stiffkey.
(The main lots including a Small Mansion surrounded with tastefully laid out Pleasure Gardens and 340 acres of Arable & Pasture land).
Lot 2 described as:
`A most desirably situated and Well accustomed Public House, Fronting the Road from Wells, known as the ``TOWNSHEND ARMS'' with a COTTAGE at the east end thereof, and a PIGHTLE of ARABLE LAND adjoining, containing together 0A. 1R. 21P., .......
....... The Public House and Land is in the occupation of Mr. Jeremiah Yaxley, as undertenant to Messrs.  Eyre and Chester, and the Cottage is in the occupation of Mary Ducker, at a separate rent of £2 2s 0d. and the tenants are under Notice to quit on the 11th day of October next.

...... Copyhold to the Manor of Stiffkey Netherhall with Stowes, Fine certain, 4s an acre for land and 1s for the tenement.
Annual Outgoing. Land-tax 12s 0p.'

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Norfolk Chronicle - Saturday 09 February 1867
 - WALSINGHAM -
Petty Session On Monday.
 John Baker was charged with having unjust earthenware measures on the premises. The defendant pleaded guilty, and was fined 9s.6d., including costs.

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Morgans sales for 1960 were :-

Barrels of beer - 58
Spirits - 19

57 barrels of draught beer, plus 30 (barrels) of bottled beer sold in the final year of trading.

Property sold & licence not renewed February 1973.