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LORD NELSON WELLS next the Sea Index
QUAY NORTH GREENHOE HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED by June 1906
NORTH GREENHOE LICENCE REGISTERS PS 27/8/1 to PS 27/8/2 (1903 - 1975)
ELIJAH EYRES as recorded 1878
MORGANS (Trading under the name of Eyres)
Licensees :
JOHN WILSON
Age 45 in 1841
1839 - 1841
WILLIAM RICHARDSON 1845 - 1846
ROBERT MATTHEWS
age 45 in 1851
1850 - 1861
Paid a fine of £5 and 12s costs Monday 26th October 1857 for having house open during the hours of Divine service, on Sunday 4th October 1857. A repeat offence.
Fine of £5 with costs for selling beer during Devine Service - 30th June 1861. Then noted as his 6th offence.
Licence renewal refused 2nd September 1861 following the breaking of licence 6 times.
ELIZABETH MATTHEWS
age 54
1861
JAMES BRANFORD
see below
1863 - 1864
SAMUEL  SPENCER 1865
WILLIAM SMITH
& master mariner
1869 - 1883
THOMAS WILLIAM KING 1888
FRANK FROST 1892 - 1896
ERNEST EDWARD GREEN 1900
THOMAS EDWARD WOODROW by 1903
GEORGE RIX 01.05.1905

James Branford was adjudged Bankrupt on 4th June 1866.
An application for Discharge was made 25th July 1866.
He was described as a Master Mariner, formerly Licensed Victualler and Coal Merchant.

Formerly the HALF MOON.

Renamed the LORD NELSON before 1839.

Located between Staithe Street and Standard Road.

At Walsingham Petty Sessions, Monday 5th December 1864, sailor Dick Sykes, of Wells was fined 5s and 15s costs for assaulting publican James Branford.

Offered by Elijah Eyres Brewery as a Freehold Public House for sale by auction 22nd July 1878.

Licence referred to Walsingham Licensing Justices for Compensation according to the Norfolk Chronicle of 10th February 1906.

Licence renewal refused 21.06.1906

Demolished c1962 and site used as a bingo hall.