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21 TOWN STREET
Isle of Ely
CLACKCLOSE HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED JUNE 1985
C P HERBERT & Co Setch Bridge Brewery - 1804
HOGGE & SEPPINGS Conveyed by Cornelius P Herbert to George Hogge & Thomas Allen March 1820
BULLARDS    
WATNEY MANN Refurbished by Watney Mann - to be closed June 1985
Licensees :
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THOMAS FRANKLIN 1784
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LUKE BOWELL 1804
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SARAH CHAMBERLIN 1830 -1831
BENJAMIN NOTSON
Age 40 in 1841
1836 - 1858
WILLIAM BROWN
& wheelwright
1864 - 1890
WALTER HORN 1916
BERT OVERLAND 1928
HARRY CRANE 1962
MELVYN DEWSBURY 1971
NIGEL CARTER to closure 1985

Appears listed under Norfolk houses, but actual location usually given as on the Cambridge side of the border.

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A Main Of Cocks between the Gentlemen of Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, fought here for four days Tuesday 11th to Thursday 13th January 1784.
31 Cocks of a Side for 5 Guineas a Battle and 20 Guineas the Odd.

On Easter Monday through to Wednesday 1786 there was a `Main of Cocks fought between the Gentlemen of Cambridgeshire and the Gentlemen of Norfolk.' 31 Cocks a side with 5 Guineas per Battle and 50 the Odd, and 10 bye Cocks each for 2 Guineas a Battle. A Good Ordinary to be had each day, and on Thursday a Welch Main, by 16 Cocks, for a Silver Cup.

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The Bury & Norwich Post of Wednesday 25th April 1804 carried the announcement that the premises were to be let.
` In the Isle of Ely, and county of Cambridge, within 5 miles of Wisbech, with stabling and every necessary convenience, the whole of which has lately undergone a thorough repair, and now in the occupation of Mr Luke Bowell, who will shew the premises.'

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