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14 COW HILL St GILES - CLOSED 01.09.1908
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/2 (1867-1925)
YOUNGS & Co   
Licensees :
THOMAS FRIEND
& worsted weaver 1760
& woolcomber 1763
1760 - 1764
WILLIAM DYSON 1806 - 1807
JOSEPH CORK 1810
WILLIAM WALDEN 1822
THOMAS BATES
& whitesmith
1830 - 1845
SAMUEL COOPER
age 35 in 1851
1851 - * 1861
ALFRED GEORGE BERNARD 1864 - 1865
WILLIAM WORMAN by 1867
JOSEPH SKIPPER 14.07.1883
HALLILAH SKIPPER 11.10.1886
ALTER BROOKS 29.09.1888
LOUISA GAIL BROOKS 05.05.1891
ARTHUR STARLING WOODS 10.10.1892
HENRY DYBALL ABBOTT 05.04.1904
ARTHUR DENNEY 17.01.1905

Mentioned in the Norfolk Chronicle of 28th September 1776 as adjoining the Baking Office at the bottom of Willow Lane.

One of 36 Norwich houses opened for the reception of Voters in the interest of Mr. Windham and Mr. Coke on election day Thursday 13th November 1806. The name of the Hundred for which the house was appropriated was to be displayed at each house.

Lot 10 in sale by order of the Executors of the late Mr. Edmund Newton, Wednesday July 2nd 1851.
Then in occupation of Samuel Cooper and containing Kitchen, Scullery, Larder, Parlour, Tap-room, large Beer Cellar, Parlour Club-room, three Bed-rooms and one Attic. Also a large Yard with extensive Stables and Cow Shed.

A document dated 27.11.1897 refers to sale of this house by Youngs, Crawshay & Youngs Partnership to Youngs, Crawshay & Youngs Company, for completion 01.02.1898. The same document names the house as formerly the RED LION.

Offered to let by Youngs, Crawshay & Youngs Ltd,
in the Norwich Mercury of 20th January 1904
`Immediate possession - With excellent yard & stabling '

At the February 1908 Sessions Inspector Windsor said that there were 11 other licensed properties within 200 yards. The house had been well conducted by Arthur Denney, but was `inconvenient ' in structure and was very old.

Licence provisionally refused 05.02.1908 and referred to Compensation.
Closed under Compensation 01.09.1908.

 

House no. 187 on 1845 Magistrates list