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135 / 137 BER STREET St. JOHN SEPULCHRE FULL LICENCE See DART
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/3 ( 1867 to 1953 )
TOMPSONS Conveyed to Morgans 25th March 1845
MORGANS  
Licensees :
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ROBERT BEANE / BEAN 1806 - 1810
Mrs DEAN ( Bean ? )
widow
1822
ELIZABETH BEANE 1830
GREGORY ROBINSON
Died Sunday 16th November 1845 - age 72
See opposite.
1836 - 1845
Mrs CHARLOTTE ROBINSON 1846
THOMAS BROWNE 1850
WILLIAM BARKER
age 35
1851
R. S. W. LONG 1854
ROBERT WALTER ( Long??)
according to Melville
1856
THOMAS BARBER ANGATE
according to Craven
1856
WILLIAM CARVER 1858 - 1859
WILLIAM BLYTH by * 1859
JOHN WILLIAM CROPP 10.10.1871
WALTER EMMS 25.03.1875
Convicted 11.04.1876 of selling out of hours.
Fine £1 plus 8/- costs or 7 days detention.
HENRY THURSTON 03.02.1879
WILLIAM EDWARD GASKIN 27.02.1879
WILLIAM CADDELL LEWIS 10.10.1879
JOSHUA THOMPSON 30.08.1880
JOHN KING 29.03.1881
LOUIS PHILIP WILCOX 25.03.1887
MARY WILCOX 30.06.1891
ERNEST MANN 06.04.1915
WILLIAM HENRY ABBOTT 13.07.1915
ALFRED DAVID BRISTER 08.02.1927
CECIL TRETISE 20.11.1934
ERNEST MANN 08.03.1938



Named the BLUE LAST in late 1700's.

Renamed the DART in 1938 when premises were extended into the adjoining building, 137 Ber Street.



Licensee Gregory Robinson served in the navy and was with Lord Howe on the 1st June 1794 ( French Revolutionary War ) and in several other engagements.
He was one of the crew of the St. George which was wrecked off the coast of Jutland on the night of 24th December 1811. A three decker, the St George had a crew of about 700, only 10 survived. The ship Defence also floundered and only six of her crew survived.
Mr. Robinson was in the water for thirty-three hours.
He was wrecked on two other occasions.



On Friday 2nd April 1886, Justices Denman and Cave heard accusations of illegal or corrupt practices in the Elections.
Robert Bush, a music master, admitted to treating some men at the Bull's Head, giving each a scarf, showing Conservative colours, and enjoining them to vote for Bullard. The music master lost his vote.