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Royal Oak
64 St AUGUSTINE STREET St AUGUSTINE FULL LICENCE CLOSED 03.01.1972
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/4 (1867-1965)
TOMPSONS to 25.03.1845
MORGANS  
Licensees :
JAMES ADCOCK
& gardener
1806 - 1810
JOHN BANTON 1822
WILLIAM TURNER 1830
JAMES FUTTER 1836 - 1839
MARY FUTTER 1842 - 1845
MENTOR BROWNE
corn & hay dealer
by 1846
MARY ANN BROWNE
(also as Marian Brown 1856)
Age 57 in 1861
by 1856
Charged 19.01.1858 of selling beer out of hours. See opposite.
JAMES NELSON 31.12.1869
WILLIAM WRIGHT 28.12.1880
LUCY WRIGHT 13.02.1894
JAMES WRIGHT 12.05.1903
JOSEPH WILLIAM BROWNE 06.04.1908
WALTER FRANK BROWNE 25.07.1933
to at least 1965


Shown in the 1791 illustration of St Augustines Gate by Ninham.

Stood opposite the CATHERINE WHEEL.

On Tuesday 19th January 1858, Mary Ann Brown was charged with having her house open for the sale of beer at ten minutes to twelve on the previous Sunday. Three or four men had been found drinking there by Sergeant Smith. Case dismissed upon the costs of 7s 6d being paid.
(The Norfolk Chronicle reported of the house to be located at St. Martins, which must have upset the licensee of the ROYAL OAK in that parish. The Norfolk News got it correct.)

At the Annual Licensing Sessions held Monday 23rd August 1858 it was heard that Mary Ann Brown had previously been charged with the sale of drink at illegal hours on a Sunday. However since that event, the house had been well conducted. Licence renewal granted.






See page 82 of `Norwich in Old Postcards - Vol 1' published 1988

House No. 373 on 1845 Magistrates list.