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Licensees :
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ROBERT ASHTON
worsted weaver
1760
JAMES MAPES
worsted weaver
1763
WILLIAM CURTIS 1780 - 1783
JOHN CURTIS 1810
R. ROYAL 1822
THOMAS PUXLEY 1830



The Norfolk Chronicle of 21st October 1780 reported.....
To inform the Curious......Appearing at the Half Moon..... The Gigantic Child, or Infant Hercules, who has had the honour of being shown three Times before their Majesties....... being 20 months old - a height of 3 feet 3 inches, 2 feet 6 inches about the Breast, Loins of 3 feet 1 inch ....etc....

The Norfolk Chronicle of 22 March 1783 reported that......

` To be seen at William CURTIS's, the HALF MOON on the Castle Ditches.
A most beautiful Female Dromedary, from the Grand Cairo, but last from Naples; also a curious Porcupine from the Coast of Africa. This Creature is armed with sharp Darts and Prickles. With many other Curiosities.
Note. Ladies and Gentlemen give what they please......


Listed in the Deed of Partnership of Cann & Clarke dated 01.06.1824.

Recorded in a conveyance dated 26.05.1876 as
`Now the CATTLE MARKET INN '.

( CATTLE MARKET INN first found 1836 )