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BRIDEWELL ALLEY St ANDREW - CLOSED
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Licensees :
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SUSAN NOBBS 1836
WILLIAM PLUMMER
age 30 in 1841
1837 - 1841
CHARLES PARKER 1842
THOMAS BARKER
according to White
1845
RICHARD TATTAM
according to Magistrates 1845
1845 - 1848
WILLIAM TOWNSHEND 1850
JOHN KENYON
According to 1854 trades directory
1854
JOHN SCOTTER here 05.1854
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In 1851 Richard Tattam, the younger, is described as late of Little Orford Street, St. Stephens, Conductor of an Omnibus, previously (1850) of Pottergate Street, St. Andrews, Retailer of Beer and Tobacco and Conductor of an Omnibus, formerly of No. 7 St. Giles Hill, Heigham, Conductor of an Omnibus; before that of Bridewell Alley, St. Andrews, first a Licensed Victualler and Conductor to an Omnibus. He was sued as an Insolvent Debtor 25th June 1851

Named as the PORT OF NORWICH in 1836 & 1845

Robson names the house the WINE VAULTS in 1839.

William Plummer appeared as an Insolvent Debtor at the Court House, in the Castle of Norwich 24th July 1840.
He was described as late Innkeeper and Porter, Wine and Spirit Merchant in Bridewell Alley, since Innkeeper at the same place, in the employment of Mr. William Horton.

For Sale by Auction Monday 15th May 1848
A Free Public House in the occupation of Mr. Richard Tattam.
Comprising a Retail Spirit Shop, a small Drinking Room next to the Alley, two Back Rooms, Yard, a large Billiard Room and two Bed Rooms on the first floor.

On Monday 22nd May 1854, John Scotter, keeper of the Norwich A Port, was called to give evidence against James Preston who was accused of stealing a bottle of cloves from the same house. On his second calling Scotter made his appearance, but refused to take the oath since he stated that he did not believe in the Testament and therefore, should not swear by it. Scotter confirmed that he had no religious belief whatsoever. For his refusal to take the oath he was sentenced to seven days imprisonment and Preston was discharged.


House no. 278 on 1845 Magistrates list