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FREEMAN STREET NORTH GREENHOE HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED by December 1903
NORTH GREENHOE LICENCE REGISTERS PS 27/8/1 to PS 27/8/2 (1903 - 1975)
ELIJAH EYRES Offered for sale by auction 14.03.1870 & again 22.07.1878
MORGANS ( Trading as Elijah Eyres ) by 1903
STEWARD & PATTESON 01.10.1961 - 1965
Licensees :
   
EDMUND GIBBS PLOWRIGHT & Son 1830 - 1831
House at Buttlands sold 1831, later to become the GLOBE.
The name of the VINE reappears in 1863 in the High Street.
ROBERT PARK
merchant
1863 - 1872
ROBERT THOMAS SPICER
merchant
1875
ROBERT LOOMBE CARPENTER
( agent to Elijah Eyres 1877 - location not given )
* 1877 - 1879
GEORGE POLL 1881
ROBERT WALKER 1883
JOHN EVERETT by 1888
HENRY TURNER 05.11.1917
ERNEST EDWARD BROUGHTON 07.07.1919
JOHN ROBERT HARRISON
Age 75 in 1939 & plasterer.
02.01.1928
Fine on 06.01.1930 of £2/4/- for selling out of hours.
JOHN ROBERT WICKENS 06.05.1946
EDWARD W. E. STENNING 01.09.1952
ALBERT VICTOR DOWDY 21.01.1956
R. N. FEEK
Brewery Representative.
01.11.1965

A glimpse of the VINE - High Street, Wells.
c1930 - High Street.

It appears that the original VINE was located in the premises now called the GLOBE.
In October 1831 Mr. Plowright was declared bankrupt and a sale of the VINE and its contents was held at the CROWN on Monday 24th to Thursday 27th October 1831.
Location described as next the High Street, on the Butt Lands.
(The sale included 3000 bottles of prime port wine, 41 gallons of Brandy and 100 gallons of Gin as well as quantities of beer)

By 1863 the VINE reappears relocated in the High Street, in premises known to have been an outlet for wine & spirits in earlier years.

Advertised 21st June 1879 as To Let with Immediate Possession, or at Michaelmas, with Bowling Green.
Apply to Elijah Eyre & Co., Lady Bridge Brewery, Kings Lynn.


Morgans sales for 1960 were :-
52 barrels of beer
14 spirits.


36 barrels of beer sold by S&P in the final year of trading.