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FREEBRIDGE MARSHLAND FULL LICENCE CLOSED c1982
FREEBRIDGE MARSHLAND REGISTER 9th September 1794 & FREEBRIDGE LICENCE REGISTER PS 6/4/1 (1936 - 1960)
COLCHESTER BREWING Co. ( The brewery was taken over by Ind Coope 1925 and closed)
MILLS BREWERY of Wisbech  (by 1936)
HALL, CUTLACK & HARLOCK   
EAST ANGLIAN BREWERIES   
  STEWARD & PATTESON    
WATNEY MANN   
Licensees :
-  
? 1780
THOMAS CATLING
Bell
1794
-  
JOHN THORPE
age 78 in 1851
( beer retailer in 1858 )
1836 - 1856
ROBERT POWELL 1858
EDWARD TUCK
age 54
1861 - 1863
Mrs MARY ANN TUCK 1864 - 1865
ROBERT MATTHEWS
& carpenter
& wheelwright
age 55 in 1871
age 74 in 1881
* 1867 - 1883
Mrs FANNY ELLEN MATTHEWS
( age 47 in 1871 )
1888
JOHN THOMAS HARRISON 1890 - 1896
THOMAS BUNTING
age 35 in 1901
1900 - 1901
HENRY HARRIS YAXLEY 1904 - 1912
FREDERICK JOHNSON 1916 - 1933
ALBERT EDWARD SKATE by 1936
WILLIAM PERCIVAL WRIGHT 18.11.1940
MOWBRAY WILLIAM EDIS 14.04.1954
THOMAS ROBERT CHAPMAN 16.12.1959
ERNEST ARTHUR DIGGLE 08.03.1961
REGINALD ERIC GREEN 12.12.1962
FREDERICK JOSEPH EDGELEY 11.10.1967
JOHN EDGELY ? to closure 1982

1979 image thanks to Trevor Kent
1979 Image - Thanks to Trevor Kent.

A freehold Messuage, in occupation of Robert Willis, was to be sold by auction, at the BELL, 2nd November 1780.

Shown on Bryants 1826 map.

Robert Matthews was charged 3rd September 1867, by the clerk to the Guardians with neglecting to maintain his mother who, at an age of 96, was a pauper in the Union House. He was ordered to pay 1s 6d per week.

Given as OLD BELL from at least 1900.

 

1953 image thanks to Trevor Kent
1953 Image - Thanks to Trevor Kent.