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72 St. STEPHENS STREET St. STEPHEN FULL LICENCE CLOSED March 1989
( SWIFTS )
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 & PS 1/8/4 ( 1867 to 1965 )
St. MARTINS BREWERY Mentioned in the sale of the estate of the late John Day 13.07.1797
STEWARD & Co Freehold owned by George Morse according to Trust Deed dated 1837 - 1851
STEWARD & PATTESON  
WATNEY MANN  
NORWICH BREWERY  
Licensees :
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JAMES HUTCHINSON
clothier
1760 - 1764
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JONATHAN GOODINGS 1810 - 1822
ROBERT FARMER 1830
ROBERT PALMER 1833 - 1842
JOHN CHAPMAN 1845
WILLIAM DeCAUX 1850
EDWARD DAVY 1854
ROBERT FULLER 1856 - 1864
Fine of 1s and costs of 10s 6d on Tuesday 18th March 1856 for, on the previous Sunday, having his house open during the hours of divine service.
Eight men had been discovered in the Tap-room by Sergeant Smith. One of the men held a quart pot containing beer.
GEORGE FULLER by 1865
ANN MARIA FULLER 23.07.1872
RICHARD GEORGE AMISS 10.03.1874
Convicted 17.02.1876 of allowing consumption out of hours.
Fine £2 plus 19/6d costs or 7 days detention.
JAMES SELF 23.03.1882
WILLIAM NEWBY 26.11.1883
MATTHEW HAZELWOOD 25.06.1889
JOHN WILLIAM UTTING 26.11.1889
ROBERT BUTCHER 25.03.1890
EDWIN CHRISTOPHER HOWARD 24.06.1890
HENRY SPELMAN 24.03.1891
HENRY ALFRED GIBBS
( left owing to ill health )
20.11.1894
JAMES WAITES senior 26.07.1904
ELIZABETH ELIZA WAITES 10.10.1922
HERBERT ERNEST BINDLEY 04.10.1927
ROBERT WILLIAM NEWBY 29.12.1953
WALTER LEONARD MADGETT 19.07.1960
ERNEST FREDERICK NORMAN LUNN 28.08.1962
EDWARD VICTOR PLATT 07.01.1964
ALFRED CHARLES MARKS 09.06.1964
JOSEPH CHAPMAN
manager
c1967
Mrs JOYCE SAUNDERS
Manageress
1972
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A glimpse c1958
c1958

Stood on the corner of St. Stephens Street and Coburg street.

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)

The Norfolk Chronicle of 10th February 1906 reported that the Chief Constable objected to licence renewal on the grounds that the premises had back doors that opened into closed yards, common to other premises. It was agreed that should alterations be started or complete by the time of the adjourned Brewster sessions, then the objection would be withdrawn.

Damaged by enemy action 27/29.04.1942.

House demolished in 1960's redevelopment scheme.
Rebuilt by 1964.

Renamed SWIFTS 1983.
Closed March 1989.







House No. 99 on 1845 Magistrates list.





See page 38 of `Norwich in Old Postcards Vol 1' published 1988