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WAYLAND HUNDRED - CLOSED 18.09.1969
WAYLAND LICENCE REGISTER PS 15/3/1 (1937 - 1969)
STEWARD & PATTESON   
WATNEY MANN Closed 1969
Licensees :
GEORGE CLAXTON
Age 57 in 1871
1868 - 1871
JAMES BUTTIFANT 1872
WILLIAM ELDEN 1875
Mrs BOYCE 1877
THOMAS W. TENNANT
& builder
age 26 in 1881
( Went to Live & Let Live )
1879 - 1881
RICHARD WILLIAM WRIGHT
age 37 in 1891
Died Q1 1896 - age 40
1883 - 1896
Mrs SARAH WRIGHT
age 43 in 1901
Died June 1920 - age 65
1896 - 1916
WALTER CARTER 1922 - 1925
LEONARD HOLLINS
( Died September 1964 - age 75 )
1929
HORACE STURMAN by 1933
ALICK REGINALD SUMMERS
( Died December 1978 - age 79 )
06.05.1938
COLIN JOHN HANSON
( Brewery representative ? )
( Died April 1991 - age 76 )
10.10.1969


The Thetford to Watton railway line was constructed in the late 1860's and opened in 1875.

The RAILWAY INN 1933
also found as RAILWAY TAVERN in S&P documents and in 1877.

Immediate closure recommended by S&P report prepared
for Watney Mann ( East Anglia ) Ltd in June 1969.
``Trade is poor - Mens toilets poor ''.