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43 COWGATE STREET St. PAUL FULL LICENCE -
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTER PS 1/8/1 ( 1867 - 1894 )
TOMPSONS Advertised for sale 06.11.1844 - Conveyed to Morgans 25th March 1845
MORGANS 1845 - 1961
BULLARDS 1961 - 1967
WATNEY MANN Closed 19.05.1975
FREE TRADE 1975
ADNAMS by 2000
FREE TRADE by 2011
Licensees :
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WILLIAM CROTCH 1822
THOMAS BROWN 1830
ROBERT VINEYARD 1836
JOHN SPINKS 1839
HENRY GODBOULT
1845 according to White
1842 - 1845
WILLIAM HUBBARD
according to Magistrates
1845
WILLIAM CROTCH
( Only listed as general dealer 1851 - age 39 )
1848 - * 1851
GEORGE COE 1854
WILLIAM BURRAGE 1856 - 1859
LEWIS BURROWS 1863 - 1865
ANTHONY BURROWS by 1867
JOHN STANNARD 27.07.1869
WILLIAM HINDLE 13.01.1871
JOHN RAMSBOTTOM 02.01.1894
GEORGE HICKS 17.06.1902
ALFRED ERNEST BAILEY 01.12.1903
Convicted 31.12.1904 of permitting drunkenness.
Fine £1 plus 8/- costs or 14 days detention.
ALFRED CHARLES STEWARD 08.05.1906
FRANK WILLIMENT
(Killed in Belgium 10.08.1917)
24.11.1914
ANN HARRIET WILLIMENT
(married Harry Rope 21.09.1919)
12.06.1917
Convicted 27.04.1918 of permitting intoxicating liquor to be taken away after 8:00pm.
Fine £1 or 13 days detention.
HARRY ERNEST ROPE 06.04.1920
JOSEPH FISH 06.09.1932
WILLIAM FREDERICK WALKER 12.10.1937
EMILY GERTRUDE WALKER
Died 1946
05.04.1946
GEOFFREY WALKER 09.11.1948
ALBERT AMBROSE WILLIS 23.08.1955
HAROLD DAVEY SEMMENCE 06.05.1958
RAYMOND ERNEST MEADOWS 21.07.1959
REGINALD ALBERT EDWARD WATLING 29.12.1959
STELLA FRANCES WATLING 27.11.1973
GERALD RAYMOND ATTOE 10.06.1975
DEREK HOWARD 06.01.1976
JAMES MICHAEL JOSHUA FORSTER 14.06.1977
PHYLISS LILIAN ELSI BRANDWOOD 12.06.1979
ALLAN KERRIGAN &
GLADYS KERRIGAN
( Allan Kerrigan killed in car crash 7th February 2014 )
28.04.1992
MARTIN & CAROL MURPHY from 24.08.1997
( 16.09.1997 LR )
BRIAN WORBY 10.11.1998
PETER JOHN KINGSTON 14.09.1999
NEIL DAVID SMITH 14.12.1999
GRAHAM FREEBORN &
EUGENE KOBYLECKI
12.2001
MIKE COULSON from 26.02.2004
BEN THOMPSON
( SCOTT McBRIDE manager )
June 2011
BEN THOMPSON
( JAMES VOYSEY manager )
October 2011



House no. 448 on 1845 Magistrates list
c1895 image thanks to Michael Gallant.
c1895 image thanks to Michael Gallant.

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William Crotch was named as licensee in an October 1848 prosecution of Ambrose Foulsham, alias Hurrel (21), William Bye (27) and Robert Parsons (21) who were accused of sealing four fowls from James Parkerson of Wendling and selling them in Norwich. All three had previous convictions. Foulsham and Parsons were sentenced to seven years transportation; Bye twelve months' hard labour and nine days' solitary. Feathers in the cart were their undoing.

41 Cowgate Street before 1900.

Given at All Saints Street in 1845
and at Bull Close in 1879.

Known locally as the KNACKERS ARMS ( 20th C )

Morgans sales for 1960 were :-
105 barrels of beer.
10 spirits

The Plasterers - c1997
c1997

  The Norwich Pub Survey of 1986, compiled by the Norwich Society, in association with Norwich City Council, assessed the house:-  
 
Approx date of building Listed Quality Pre-war fittings surviving
External Internal
17th C No 6 8 Yes
Main bar was originally two or three rooms - altered in early 1970's.
Back bar is a darts room and was extended in 1982, it has a raw brick interior.
Ranch style bar; wooden planks laid on top of each other.
Low false ceilings with beams, some old.
Leaded window panes.
Two brick fireplaces, not used.
Large amount of general bric-a-brac, plates, pots, kettles, cups and brassware, some of which is old.
Three rooms around one bar. Generally dark, grubby and smokey.