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C  P HERBERT & Co Setch Bridge Brewery - 1803
SWAFFHAM BREWERY from pre-1847 : Appears in Swaffham Brewery deeds dated 1854 - 1890
STEWARD & PATTESON    
WATNEY MANN to c1984
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ARLINGTON PLACE HOTELS To January 2013
ANGLIA HOSTS From January 2013
Licensees :
JOHN CAMPA 25.03.1776
WILLIAM RAM to 1780
WILLIAM CRASKE by December 1780 - 1794
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Mr JAMES BAKER to retirement October 1803
MARY HYDE 1811
JOHN BUNTON 1822 - 1835
WILLIAM BOYCE
age 48 in 1851
Went to Stoke Ferry Crown
(Died 25th April 1868 - age 60+)
1835 - 1854
RICHARD WALES 1856 - 1858
WILLIAM M MARIS
age 25 in 1861
* 1861 - 1873
WILLIAM BARTHOLOMEW
age 29 in 1881
1875 - 1885
ROBERT DIXON YOUNG 1888 - 1890
G. A. WALKER 1890
THOMAS HENRY HUBBARD
age 46 in 1891 & farmer
10.11.1890 - 1891
Fine on Monday 10th November 1890 of 1s and 4s costs for not having his name on a waggon when in use on the 1st November 1890. (Fine imposed on the same day that the public-house licence was officially  transferred to him)
GEORGE THOMAS RANDALL 1892 - 1900
EDWARD J ATKINS
age 34
1901
EDWARD WILSON
Age 50 in 1911
(died 16.09.1926)
by 1904
ROBERT EDWARD INGLE WILSON 08.11.1926
CHARLES PERCIVAL WILSON 03.01.1927
JEFFERY JAMES HARVEY 13.11.1933
GORDON HENRY FISHER 25.04.1949
ARTHUR CEDRIC FORGE 05.06.1950
ALEXANDER JAMES WILSON 23.05.1955
LOUIS REGINALD CANHAM 10.02.1958
ALAIN WILLIAM JICKELL 25.08.1958
NIGEL LOCKET COLES 20.04.1964
NORMAN GOODE 24.03.1969
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JANE & MICHAEL DRURY 1975
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John Campa, late servant to Henry Payton was announced in the Norfolk Chronicle of 16th March 1776 as to enter the house `On Lady Day next...' (25th March).

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William Craske, late Hostler at the CROWN INN announced 29th December 1780 that he had taken the Inn, lately occupied by William Ram.

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The Bury & Norwich Post of Wednesday 19th October 1803 carried the announcement that the premises were to be let and entered upon immediately.....
`Desirably situated at Swaffham, with stabling and every other necessary convenience; also a piece of pasture land, all in the occupation of Mr Baker, who is going to decline the public line of business'

The premises were then owned by Messrs. C P Herbert & Co, Setch Brewery.

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Offered for sale March 1807, with possession Michaelmas. Apply to Mr. Dugmore, Swaffham.

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For Sale by Auction Tuesday, 14th May 1811, with about three acres of Pasture Land. In occupation of Mary Hyde.
Sale due to the bankruptcy of Messrs. Blackburne and Bonner.

On 19th September 1835, John Bunton thanked his numerous Friends and the Public generally for their liberal patronage and announced that he had relinquished the Inn in favour of Mr. William Boyce.

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As the GEORGE INN 1836

Also as the GEORGE & DRAGON in the Licence Registers.

Address also given as the Crossways.

Included within Lot No. 1 in sale by order of the Trustees of the late John Morse esq. held 8th & 9th September 1847.
The property included :-
2 Front Parlours, Commercial Room, Bar Parlour, Bar, 2 Kitchens, Tap Room, Wine & Beer Cellars, Store room, Pantry, Dining Room, 9 Bedrooms, plus Large Yard containing 6 Stables, Hay Lofts, Coach & Gig Houses, Pumps & Reservoir.


One of only 18 Norfolk public houses recommended by the Egon Ronay pub guide of 1969.
Accommodation described as `plush, elegant and practical' and the inn as a whole having `the assured air of comfort and good taste one finds in a charming country house'.