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GRIMSHOE LICENCE REGISTER PS 14/5/1 (1926 - 1954) & THETFORD LICENCE REGISTER PS 14/5/2 (1921 - 1965)
BIDWELL & Co on 10 year lease from Thetford Borough Council as noted 1861, 1881 and 1904
BULLARDS leased
LACONS Leased by 1960 - Purchased pre 1967
WHITBREAD   
KEITH ALCHIN of the Flying Fortress, Bury St. Edmunds from 2001
Licensees :
   
ROBERT MANBY 1791
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JOHN TYLER 1822 - 1830
Mrs. FRANCES TYLER 1836 - 1843
CHARLES DEWING TYLER
& builder, joiner & collector of market tolls
Age 56 in 1861
1845 - 1861
S. C.BIDWELL
Temporary tenant - New full licence awarded 26th August 1861
August 1861
GEORGE WOOLARD 1863
THOMAS YOUNG to 31.01.1864
ROBERT HALL 01.02.1864 - 1875
SAMUEL FULCHER PYE 1877 - 1881
Mrs HENRIETTA MARGARET PYE
(Mrs H M Pye & Son 1900)
1883 - 1900
SAMUEL FILBY PYE 1904
JOHN B HERN 1908 - 1912
Mrs CAROLINE HERN
(Still listed 1922)
1916
EUSTACE CUTHBERT QUILTER by 1921
JAMES CAIRNS MILLER 17.11.1921
ALFRED GEORGE CLAYDON 17.09.1924
FRANK WOODWARD BRIDGES 05.11.1931
JONATHAN HIGGINGBOTTOM 10.03.1932
ALFRED GEORGE CLAYDON 10.11.1932
ALBERT WILLIAM MILLS 09.07.1936
ALFRED FREDERICK LAWSON HARRIS 24.11.1949
FRANK EDWARD HUGHES jointly with
JOHN RICHARD McBRIDE
24.07.1958
FRANK EDWARD HUGHES 24.11.1960
AUGUSTUS ORTON
(Gus)
22.10.1964
F. E. HUGHES 1967 ?
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2001

Address also as Thatchers Street.

Advertised August 1836 to be Let by Tender for a period of seven years from Michaelmas 1836, together with the Tolls arising from the Meat and Vegetable Markets, adjoining the Inn.

To Let by Tender on Lease with occupation from 11th October 1843 for Ten years. Then in occupation of Mrs Frances Tyler and including a capital four-stall Stable, loose-box, Coach-house and excellent Outhouses. The Tender to include all Tolls, Dues and Duties arising from the Stalls and Standings in the Market Place and from two-thirds of the Tolls, Dues and Duties arising from the Shambles, there, with privileges arising from the use of the Hall, altogether producing from £20 to £30 per annum.


Offered to let by tender 5th March 1853.
`With capital four-stall Stable, Loose Box, Coach-house and excellent Out-houses, now in the occupation of Mr. S. D. Tyler, whose Lease expires at Michaelmas next. The house is well fitted up with Fixtures of every description, which are the property of the Council, and Let with the House.'

Steward & Patteson were in the bidding for the 10 year lease which was auctioned on the evening of 9th September 1861. Beginning at a yearly rental of £50, Mr. S. C. Bidwell won the auction with a bid of £150.

Mrs Nella Newell was charged 12th December 1864, under bye-laws, of using abusive language to publican Robert Hall on 2nd December 1864. Case dismissed.

The (un-named) licensee of the house was cautioned August 1864 for permitting dancing and allowing his house to be kept open to a late hour. (The Licensing Session had been delayed for some time owing to the difficulty in finding two magistrates to sit. Eventually Mr. Davy of Kilverstone was induced to occupy a seat on the Bench).

Advertised To Let by Auction 29th August 1881.
Occupation from 11th October 1881 for 10 years.
Including all the Tolls, Dues and Duties arrising from the Stalls and Standings on the market Place. Also Two-thirds of the Tolls, Dues and Duties arising from the Shambles there.

Let by the Town Council, for a term of ten years to the existing tenant, T. S. Bidwell, Esq. on Thursday 1st September 1903.
The cost of lease being subject to the new code of byelaws relating to the market and with the Council retaining their public use of stables at the rear of the premises. Bidding for the lease started at £40 per year and was finally awarded to the bid of £94 per year.

Henrietta Margaret Pye (widow) was appointed sole executor by the will of licensed hawker Robert Eagling (died 6:00am 16th April 1885)
His estate included `` £85 in the bank and a book and papers in a box at Rockland''.

CLOSED 2010

 

Note:
Mrs Caroline Hern is given in 1922 directory
perhaps then manageress for Mr Quilter / Miller?