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4 UPPER KING STREET St. GEORGE TOMBLAND FULL LICENCE CLOSED 10.11.1984
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 - PS 1/8/3 ( 1867 - 1953 )
STEWARD & Co Leasehold property, purchased 1932 from Norwich City Corporation
STEWARD & PATTESON to 1967
WATNEY MANN to 1984
Licensees :
AMY ROPER
widow
1760 - 1762
WILLIAM CRAKE (?)
labourer
1763 - 1764
SAMUEL GLAZE 1802 - 1807
SAMUEL GAZE 1810
JOHN WOOLLARD 1822 - 1830
GEORGE DOWSON
( William Dowson died on the premises Tuesday 28th January 1845 - age 53. See Loddon FOX & HOUNDS)
1836
WILLIAM RIX
age 48 in 1851
1839 - 1856
PHILIP PEARCE 1858 - 1865
THOMAS MAYS AMIS 15.10.1869
EDMUND STEPHEN WELLER 10.05.1871
WILLIAM MAYES 25.03.1881
GEORGE BENJAMIN JOHNSON 09.10.1897
ALICE LOUISA MAYES JOHNSON
widow
04.02.1902
WILLIAM BEER 24.08.1909
SARAH ANN BEER 07.04.1917
ALBERT ARTHUR BLOGG
( Took over house July 1917 )
11.02.1918
EMMA JANE BLOGG 17.07.1928
CHARLES THOMAS HEPWORTH 15.06.1937
LESLIE ARTHUR SAMUEL DIX 06.10.1953
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AUBREY & MARLENE HUDSON 1974 - 1984
CHRIS & LIZ TRUMAN ( managers ) to closure 1984
JOHN COOKE ( manager ) to closure 1984

 

The Compasses - 1983
1983

Advertised in the Norfolk Chronicle of 21st September 1776 to let, for entry from the 29th of September.....` Enquire at Mr. Jacksons Brewing Office at Conisford.'

Said to have been known as the GOAT & COMPASSES pre 1800.
Given as the THREE COMPASSES in 1802, 1840, 1858, 1865 & 1869.

Landlord Philip Pearce was fined 1s and costs on Thursday 7th July 1859.
Inspector Clarke had noticed, on the previous Saturday, that the number on the defendants fly was hardly noticeable. This was in breach of the bye-laws for hackney carriages. On the Tuesday he again saw the fly, but no number was visible at all. Upon asking the driver of the where-abouts, he was told that it was under the seat.

An application was made Thursday 21st August 1884 for provisional removal of licence to new premises about to be constructed on adjoining site. The cost of building was said to be £800.
Mr. Cooper objected to the design since he claimed the light to his warehouse behind would be affected. Magistrate Mr. Browne claimed the single/double storey design of the building would spoil the look of the street entirely.
The Bench granted the application.

Order declared final 16.06.1885.

``Even after 1945 had a sand covered floor and S&P beers served straight from the barrel. The bar offered rails for both hands and feet.''

House closed 10.11.1984 and converted into an estate agents office.

 

House no. 305 on 1845 Magistrates list