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St. LAWRENCE FULL LICENCE CLOSED 1869
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/2 ( 1867 to 1925 )
St. MARTINS BREWERY A leasehold property advertised for sale 11th October 1794,including dwelling houses and shops.
YOUNGS & Co by 1867
Licensees :
JOHN HANSARD
twisterer
1760 - 1761
JAMES PEARCE
labourer
( died 2:00 am 8th November 1780  )
1762 - 1780
THOMAS SYER
yeoman
1803 - 1806
JAMES FREEMAN
twisterer
1807 - 1810
WILLIAM CARR by 10.1812 to 1813
Mr. SPICE here 04.1815
L. VARNISH 1822
RICHARD VARNISH 1830
ROBERT CLARKE 1836 - 1839
EDWARD CROWE
according to Pigot
1839
JOHN SOAMES 1845
HENRY DRANE 1846
WILLIAM PARKER to 07.09.1847
EDWARD STEBBINGS
age 34 in 1851
* 1850 - 1851
BENJAMIN ELLIS
( according to Melville 1856 )
( according to PO directory 1858 )
( according to Rogers 1859 )
1854 - 1859
WILLIAM SENIOR 1864 - 1865
MARIA SENIOR 1865 - 1866
Ordered Monday 14th May 1866 to find £5 as as surety against using foul and offensive language and to keep the peace for two months.
ROBERT FLAXMAN by 1867
THOMAS ALFRED HUTCHIN 07.02.1868

 



The Executors of the late James Pearce asked Debtors and Creditors to make contact and have accounts settled, in a notice dated 30th November 1780. It was the intention for business to carry on as usual at the Tavern, for the Benefit of the deceased's Family.
The Executors were Richard Howlett, Thomas Baseley and John Brown of Norwich.

The Old Militia Society, established at the Dove Tavern in 1803 were instructed to pay their monthly subscriptions at Mr. Martineau's Counting House in Magdalen Street, and in future meet at the WOOL PACK, St. Giles in a notice dated 19th May 1813.

The Equitable Militia Society was established at the Dove Tavern in 1807.

On 2nd October 1812, subscribers to the Old Militia Society were requested to apply on either the 21st or 28th October 1812 to receive a dividend of £5.

The New Militia Society, established at the Dove Tavern in 1812, were advised to meet at WOOL POCKET, St. Giles, following the failure of W, Carr, the late secretary. Mr Bolton having been authorised to take future Monthly Payments - Dated 20th May 1813.

In a notification published 29th May 1813 it was confirmed that Mr. William Carr had Assigned over all his Effects to Mr. Crisp Brown, Mr. John Youngs and Mr. William Rackham, for the equal benefit of his Creditors.

For Sale by Auction Thursday 3rd June 1813.
In occupation of Mr. William Carr who will deliver immediate possession.
A considerable amount of money having been recently spent on the improvement of the several good rooms.

On 3rd April 1815 the Militia Society that citizens of Norwich and Norfolk could still be admitted and that every existing Member, insured for seven years, had recently peen paid Thirteen Guineas. Mr. Spice of the tavern being authorised to receive subscriptions.

Spirit licence lost **7th September 1847 owing to disorderly manner in which the house had been conducted. One of the magistrates, Mr. Willett, said that he had made up his mind that he would sign no licence to a house that had been proved to be a common brothel.
The 10 magistrates agreed that the decision to withdraw the licence would stand.


Address as the DOVE TAVERN, Bridge Street in 1851.

Lower Westwick Street 1858, 1859 & 1865

Purchased 19.06.1869 by Bullards Brewery.

Closed 1869 - Licence dropped.



** One sessions report gives the date of sitting as Tuesday 7th September, but a second report gives Wednesday 8th September 1847.

House No. 231 on 1845 Magistrates list