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Kings Head
8 CASTLE STREET
10 DAVEY PLACE
St PETER MANCROFT FULL LICENCE CLOSED by late 1981
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/4 (1867 to 1965)
YOUNGS & Co  
BULLARDS  
WATNEY MANN  
Licensees :
THOMAS ALLDAY or JOSEPH COPPING
(Both are given at a Kings Head, Mancroft)
1760 - 1763
-  
BENJAMIN LAKE
Died Monday 11th December 1815 - age 49
to 12.1815
-  
DANIEL SEAMAN
See opposite
1822
WILLIAM PEARCE
& postmaster 1842
age 40 in 1841
1830 - 1842
JOHN DAVEY 1845 - 1846
RICHARD DOUGHTY
age 36 in 1851
1850 - 1859
MARY DOUGHTY by 1861
JAMES FENN 01.10.1869
Accused 01.01.1871 of being open out of hours.
Judgment not found.
WILLIAM LAWRY 21.06.1881
ROBERT BENSLEY 17.12.1883
JOHN MILLS 25.06.1889
GEORGE THOMPSON 11.1896
FREDERICK GEORGE KEY 22.06.1897
HENRY COX 09.10.1906
ALFRED GEORGE CRAFT 02.01.1945
Accused 08.12.1949 on 2 cases of suffering gaming.
Absolute discharge.
ERNEST JACK CLAPPISON 08.04.1958




Boxing matches were held here.
In 1797 Irishman O'Brian was in competition.
It was noted that he was outstanding if only because
he was 8 foot 4 inches tall.

Original house demolished 1813 when Davy Place was created.

All Persons indebted to the late Daniel Seaman were requested to pay their debts to Mrs Mary Seaman, his Widow and Administratrix in a notification dated 4th January 1827.

For Sale By Auction Tuesday 29th April 1852. (Lot 10 of 12)
In the occupation of Mr. Richard Doughty as under-tenant to Messrs. Youngs & Co.

John Mills applied, on Monday 24th August 1891, for a music and singing licence but with the sanitary accommodation considered insufficient, it was refused.

Listed 1888 and in 1922 as the HENRY VIII.

One of the few city centre public houses to feature a television in the bar.
Red Rum was seen to his second victory in the Grand National here in 1974.


Closed 13.06.1979 according to Watney Mann (East Anglia) records. This is however listed as a temporary closure.

Permanently closed by late 1981.

House no. 155 on 1845 Magistrates list