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71 St. BENEDICTS STREET St. LAWRENCE FULL LICENCE DESTROYED 1942
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/4  (1867 - 1965)
WESTONS Part of the estate of the St. Georges Brewery sold to Youngs & Co at auction Thursday 18th August 1864
YOUNGS & Co Advertised for sale by Youngs, Crawshay & Youngs in the Norfolk Chronicle of 3rd September 1864
BULLARDS  
Licensees :
PETER YALLOP 1761 - 1762
ELIZABETH YALLOP
widow
1763 - 1764
WILLIAM PORTER 1783 - 1798
GEORGE RAMPLEY 1802
WILLIAM ALLEN 1806 - 1807
JOHN RUDD 1810
T. WALKER 1811 - 1822
JAMES SCOTT 1830
WILLIAM PETCHELL
age 46 in 1851
1836 - 1858
ROBERT MITCHLEY 1859 - 1860
14.12.1859 - Fine of 1s with 11s 6 costs for being open out of hours.
HENRY BLANDEN (?) 1861
EDWARD WIGG by 1864
CHARLES STEBBINGS by 1868
HANNAH STEBBINGS 20.02.1872
WILLIAM BALDRY 30.06.1874
Convicted 11.06.1875 of being open out of hours.
Fine 10/- plus 18/6d costs or 14 days detention.
Convicted 23.03.1876 of allowing consumption out of hours.
Fine £1 plus 18/6d costs.
EDWARD SAMUEL CROWE 27.06.1876
JOHN CLARKE 08.06.1883
JOHN SOMMERVILLE 18.11.1884
EMMA SOMMERVILLE 04.05.1886
JABEZ CHARLES BIRCH 09.05.1889
ROBERT FARMAN 18.06.1901
ALFRED MILES NEAL 01.09.1903
JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD 01.12.1903
WALTER CLAXTON 28.11.1911
JANE CLAXTON 03.10.1916
WALTER CLAXTON 13.05.1919
JANE CLAXTON 11.10.1921
WALTER ALFRED RICHARD CLAXTON 04.09.1934
FRANCIS MATTHEW RICHES 28.12.1937
DOUGLAS ARTHUR OLIVER BAKER 14.07.1942


33 Upper Westwick Street in 1783

One of 40 houses named as being engaged for the Reception of Freeholders for Sir John Woodhouse and Sir Edward Astley's Friends on the Day of Election, Wednesday 14th April 1784.

32 Upper Westwick Street in 1802.

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. The name of the Hundred for which the house was appropriated was to be displayed at each house.

Offered To Let April and May 1859 - Apply to Mr. Frost at the Brewery, St. George's.

In July 1859 innkeeper Edward Wigg (at this house by 1864) had sold land in the parish of Heigham being sections from a plot of 2 acres, seventeen and a quarter perches. 
One area sold was 21 rods and included some of the new 26ft wide road known as Devonshire Street. Another area of 14 rods was included in the sale.
 All buildings lately built on the each site also included.
 (Three dwellings and other buildings on the first site and two dwellings on the second.)
The sale price to William Mills Berry was £100.

In court Wednesday 14th December 1859, licensee Robert Mitchley pleaded guilty to having his house open out of hours on the previous Sunday evening. The policeman had found four men and one woman drinking beer, in the kitchen, at a quarter-past twelve. Mitchley said at the time ` I am glad you have come, because I cannot get rid of my company'.
Total fine, including costs of 12s 6d.

At the Annual Licensing Meeting Tuesday 4th September 1860, it was heard that Robert Mitchley had been fined during the previous year for keeping his house open on Sundays (at illegal hours).
He did not appear when called and it was discovered that he no longer ran the house.

Licence cancelled at Annual Licensing Meeting 28.08.1866.

Full licence granted Tuesday 25th August 1868 to Charles Stebbings.

117 St. Benedicts 1879 - 1901

71 St. Benedicts 1904 onwards.

Severely damaged by enemy action 27/29.04.1942.


The customs officer confirmed in a letter dated 06.11.1942 that the house would not reopen.