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FERRY ROAD HENSTEAD HUNDRED FULL LICENCE  
HENSTEAD & DEPWADE REGISTER taken 9th September 1790 & 11th September 1794
YOUNGS, CRAWSHAY & YOUNGS   
STEWARD & PATTESON Leasehold (Early 1900's)
BULLARDS by 1960
WATNEY MANN  
ADMIRAL INNS  by 2005 - Leased to Angliatime ?
Licensees :
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WILLIAM MICHAEL / MITCHEL 1790 - 1794
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SAMUEL PARKER
age 78 in 1851
& farmer
1832 - 1874
JAMES CHAPMAN
tax collector, coal merchant & victualler
1875 - 1877
HENRY FREDERICK CHAPMAN
& farmer 50 acres
1879 - 1890
GEORGE TIBBENHAM 1891
JOHN PLANE 1892 - 1896
HENRY RAWSTONE / RAWSTON 1900 - 1908
ALBERT EDWARD TEMPLE 1912 - c1918
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WILLIAM POWLEY manager 1937
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HERBERT WHITMORE
(Known as SIMON)
1953 to 1976
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SUE & DEREK SLATFORD 2005-2006
   
SONIA COX November 2007

May 2010
May 2010


Recorded 1725.

Said to have ice storage facilities in 1700's,
used to supply coastal fish merchants.

Used as a Coal depot and as a Court House for collection of Tithes in 1800's

On Monday 12th October 1874, Samuel Parker offered for Sale by Auction, his Live and Dead Farming Stock, 2 valuable Cart Horses, Brown Pony, 4 Bullocks; 3 Tumbrills, good Hermaphrodite, Cart, Thillers and other Harness, Ploughs, Harrows, good Dressing Machine, sacks of Potatoes, Fishing Boats, Tools; also a portion of the Household Furniture and other Effects, on account of him giving up the Buisness.

The ferry operation ceased here c1939 following a collision with a coaster.

No change  recommended at the First Joint Committee Meeting of Bullards and Steward & Patteson 29th May 1962.
Sales reported as 121 barrels.

Long serving landlord Herbert Whitmore (Simon)
died April 2001 aged 93

South Norfolk Community Pub of the Year 2011.

 

See page 100 of `The Norfolk Broads In Old Postcard' by Basil Gowen
First published 1990