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70 OAK STREET ST MARTIN AT OAK FULL LICENCE CLOSED 23.12.1908
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 & PS 1/8/2 (1867 to 1925)
TOMPSONS Conveyed to Morgans 25th March 1845
MORGANS  
Licensees :
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WILLIAM LAWS to 1782
JOHN LOWL from October 1782
BENJAMIN CORSBIE 1810 - 1812
JEREMIAH CLAXTON 1830
SUSANNA CLAXTON 1836
JONAS COE 1839
GEORGE JARVIS to 10.10. 1841
Mr. BUTTER 1841 - 1842
JANE PLATTEN 1842
MICHAEL ELGOOD 1845
JOSEPH PRICE 1845
SAMUEL WORTLEY 1853 - 1854
MARK WIDDOWS 1856
RICHARD BARNES 1861
Fined 10s on each of 3 mugs of deficient measure and costs - Saturday 6th July 1861
Old licence set aside owing to previously being fined for offences against the tenor of licence - Renewal considered Tuesday 25th August 1863 and granted.
R. NICHOLS 1864
JOHN BIDWELL by 1865
HUMPHREY LANE 10.03.1868
ISAAC NUDD (Noye ?) 11.10.1870
Isaac Nudd is on record as accused during 1871 of being open out of hours - The Licence Register entry perhaps says Isaac Noye.
WILLIAM BUTTLE WRIGHT 25.07.1871
RICHARD NICHOLS 22.03.1872
WILLIAM MAYHEW 23.11.1886
WILLIAM THOMAS GRAVES 17.12.1886
HERBERT SEPPINGS 08.05.1900
JOHN HENRY HAYLOCK 09.02.1905
HENRY GEORGE DRAKE 09.05.1905
GEORGE WALTER PRATT 08.10.1907
HERBERT SEPPINGS 26.11.1907




The Norfolk Chronicle of 18th October 1782
carried the following announcement.....

John Lowl begs to inform the Public, that he has taken the House late in the Occupation of Mr William Laws, in St Martin's at Oak, in the said City, known as the sign of the Arabian Horse, and has laid in a fresh Stock of Spirituous Liquors. All those Country Gentlemen and others who favoured Mr Laws with their Custom, and will please to continue their Favours on me, may depend on the most grateful Acknowledgements, and steady care to merit their esteem.
From Gentlemen, your Humble Servant,
John Lowl
N.B. A Dinner provided Wednesdays and Saturdays. Good Stable Room for Horses.

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The house was engaged for Freeholders, the Friends of Sir Edward Astley, Bart. and Thomas William Coke, Esq. on Wednesday 14th April 1784, being the Day of Election. (One of 53 such houses in Norwich)

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One of 36 Norwich houses opened for the reception of Voters in the interest of Mr. Windham and Mr. Coke on election day, Thursday 13th November 1806.

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For Sale by Private Contract July 1812.
In occupation of Benjamin Corsbie.


It was heard Monday 21st March 1842 that George Jarvis Owed brewer Mr. Thompson £39 6s 2d (for ale and porter supplied and six months rent) and had been replaced at the ARABIAN HORSE the previous Michaelmas by Mr. Button, who was a relative. The goods belonging to Mr. Jarvis had been sold and there was no prospect of him returning to the house. The representative of the brewer could not say if the appointment of Mr. Butter was merely a temporary transaction.
Mr. Jarvis, the insolvent, was ordered to be discharged.



22 St Martin at Oak in 1802
70 Oak Street 1801 to 1896
72 Oak Street in 1892

Licence provisionally refused 05.02.1907 and referred to Compensation.
Closed under Compensation 23.12.1908