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ROYAL OAK WELLS next the sea index
BURNT STREET NORTH GREENHOE HUNDRED BEERHOUSE CLOSED by 1895
ELIJAH EYRES as recorded 1878
Licensees :
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JAMES GRICE
( Red Lyon )
c1770
Widow BOON undated
WILLIAM PENNINGTON undated
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ROBERT HOUGHTON
( Butcher in 1841 age 65 and in 1851, age 78, living at Lion Yard in both census returns. Beer retailer at East End in 1845 )
c1845
.......... KIRKE undated
CHARLES HOLMAN
( Age 50 in 1841, occupation as farmer, living in Burnt Street. Age 64 in 1851, lodging at the Wheatsheaf  - Died Q1 1852 )
undated
JOHN CLARKE
( Miller age 25 in 1851. Then lodging at Buttlands with James West.
Corn miller - 1856, 1864 - Burnt Street.
Miller & farmer 1858,  1861, 1863, 1865 - All at Burnt Street )
( A John Clarke, butcher,  is given at the Kings Arms, Freeman Street, from 1864 )
to 1865?
CHARLES WHARF
& brewer
Age 24 in 1871
( Apprentice blacksmith in 1861, Furrier at Gambles Yard 1881 - Died Q1 1906 ? )
* 1869 - * 1879
   


The Wells Manor Court records a show that c1670 this house was known as the RED LION. A Red Lion is recorded 1673 - See RED LION, Quay.

Premises said to date from 1693.

Same property as offered for sale October 1748 `That well-accustomed Inn called the ROYAL OAK, and also two other Messuages with a Malthouse, Barn and Coal-house...' ?

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Offered for sale by auction 22nd July 1878 as a freehold beerhouse.

Owing to the death of C. Miller, co-partner in Elijah Eyre Breweries, offered for sale again 28th February 1879, `that messuage or dwellinghouse, with barn, stables, and other buildings, yard, gardens and land belonging...... total of 19 perches.....'
Sold for £250 to other directors of Elijah Eyres.

Described in 1895, when again offered for sale, as a shop, formerly the ROYAL OAK, but still owned by Elijah Eyres.