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1 St. GILES STREET St. GREGORY FULL LICENCE See REFRESHERS
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/4 ( 1867-1965 )
NORGATE by 1867
JOHN LINCOLN of St. Giles 1887
YOUNGS & Co 14.05.1898
BULLARDS 1958
WATNEY MANN  
NORWICH BREWERY  
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Licensees :
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ROBERT R PRIEST
( Wine & Spirit Stores )
here 01/04/1826
ALLEN WEBSTER
age 45
1841
PRIEST, TURNER & PILGRIM
( Wine & Spirit stores )
1842 - 1847
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NORGATE & SON by 1867
JOHN & WILLIAM NORGATE 1868
ROBERT GOSTLING    manager ? 1868 - 1869
WILLIAM NORGATE 1871
THOMAS KING 23.12.1871
GEORGE PYLE 31.12.1878
PHILIP RICHER 09.05.1882
JAMES CUMBY 27.06.1885
ROBERT JOHNSON 28.06.1887
WILLIAM DAYNES 11.08.1891
GEORGE FREDERICK MOORE 24.11.1891
AUGUST FRANK KENFIELD 10.10.1892
GEORGE WARD 21.11.1893
CHARLES CLARKE PLUMSTEAD 10.05.1898
ALFRED GEORGE CRICK 20.06.1899
THERESA MAY CRICK 19.07.1910
ARTHUR ARMES 23.08.1910
ALICE MAY ARMES 03.10.1916
ARTHUR ARMES 13.05.1919
ALBERT ARTHUR GOSNELL 06.03.1928
JAMES BARBER 27.08.1940
PERCY SHEPHEARD 14.07.1942
THOMAS COOKE 07.03.1944
HERBERT SIDNEY HOWARD 02.01.1951
CHARLES WILLIAM PERCY BISHOP 10.02.1953
SAMUEL WARMINGER 16.11.1954
PERCY SHEPHEARD 08.02.1955
WILLIAM CLIFFORD HAND 06.04.1956
JOHN ARMSTRONG 30.09.1958
GORDON MALCOLM COOKE 16.05.1961
ERIC HUNTER NAYLOR 17.03.1964
PERCY EDGAR RUSH 12.03.1974
JENNY & GERALD ARTHUR HOFFMAN
( here as managers from at least December 1975 )
08.06.1976
PERCY EDGAR RUSH 22.03.1977
DEREK JOHN WILLIAMS 06.02.1979
MARTIN DAVID WALLER 08.09.1981
PERCY EDGAR RUSH 15.06.1982
MICHAEL MADDEN 14.09.1982
KENNETH WILLIAM HART 22.03.1983
MARY POPE 29.11.1983
KEITH BARNARD &
JOHN LEMMON
11.09.1984
WILLIAM GREGORY MARAS &
JOHN G JARVIS
15.10.1985
See  REFRESHERS.


The Raven - 1985
1985

Early opening licence ( 5:00am to 8:00am ) refused at the Licensing Sessions as reported in the Norfolk Chronicle of 10.02.1906.

Severely damaged by enemy action 27/29th April .
( Revealing a gable thought to date from c1450 )

Youngs & Crawshay advised the Magistrates by letter dated 08.02.1944 that they intended to re-commence trading from 11.02.1944.

Operated in the remnants of the building until c1955 when rebuilt.

Held a Market Licence to 1970's allowing opening on a Saturday afternoon to 5:00pm when closed for 30 minutes before reopening as normal for the evening shift.

Refurbished in 1985 and reopened as REFRESHERS.




House no. 250 on 1845 Magistrates list
  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
1930's - - - -
Distinct `U' shaped bar.
One room only.
Modern fittings, wood panelling on walls.
Supposed to have the deepest cellars in Norwich.
Same bricks as used on nearby City Hall.