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Two Necked Swan
42 MARKET PLACE St. PETER MANCROFT FULL LICENCE CLOSED c1898
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 & PS 1/8/2 ( 1867 to 1925 )
FREE TRADE To 1835
STEWARD & Co as given 1845 - Freehold owned by Steward, Patteson, Finch & Co.
Licensees :
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JOHN HARMER 1777
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HENRY COXTON
labourer
1806 - 1810
ELISHA BRIGGS 1822
JAMES FURNISH 1830 - 1836
THOMAS PHILIPS
age 50 in 1851
1839 - 1841
RICHARD SMITH 1842
JONATHAN PALMER
according to White
1845
WILLIAM PYE
age 32 in 1851
1845 - 1854
ELEANOR MOORE 1856
T MAXWELL 1858
JAMES ANDREWS from 1859
ISAAC SANDS 05.07.1870
CHARLES GEDGE 14.04.1871
JEREMIAH NICHOLLS 22.09.1871
HARRIETT NICHOLLS 23.07.1872
WILLIAM SMITH 07.08.1877
CHARLES WATKINS 14.08.1879
ROBERT NOCKOLDS 23.03.1880
BENJAMIN WEBB 10.10.1882
ROBERT COLLETT 22.05.1883
JAMES McLEAN 31.07.1883
JOHNSON HEMNELL junior 06.10.1884
CHARLES BIGNELL 03.01.1888
JOHN WICKS 01.01.1895




Also found as the SWAN WITH TWO NECKS.

Offered for sale17th May 1777.

A `Royal Hunting Tygress' was exhibited here January 1782.
Said to be the only living example in the three kingdoms.
Admission was 6d for Ladies and Gentlemen and 3d for Servants and Children.
Several other Animals and curious Birds were also to be observed.
( The tiger had been on a Dutch ship but taken prize. It had been destined as a present for the French King )

The house was engaged for Freeholders, the Friends of Sir Edward Astley, Bart. and Thomas William Coke, Esq. on Wednesday 14th April 1784, being the Day of Election. (One of 53 such houses in Norwich)


Lot No. 9 in the Sale by order of the Trustees of bankrupt Press Turner to be held Tuesday 26th June 1832.
"One third of the produce to arise from the sale of the Two Necked Swan, directed to be sold upon the death of a Lady aged 63 years."

Lot 7 in sale held Saturday 30th May 1835 upon the direction of the proprietor Mr. Howell along with properties in Norwich ( Heigham, St Martin at Oak, St Gregory & St John Timberhill ), Hellesdon, Wymondham and Acle.
"Two thirds of the proceeds to arise from the sale of this house after the death of a Lady now in her ( blank ) year."

Steward & Patteson documents note that this house was first supplied by them during the year commencing November 1839.

In 1851 the house was used as lodgings for a combination of 5 soldiers from the 43rd Foot, the 52nd Foot and the 98th Foot.

Licensee and licence transferred to the CYGNET 10.10.1898