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KING STREET St. PETER SOUTHGATE - Licence given up September 1850
STEWARD & PATTESON
Licensees :
STEPHEN MILES
( Stephen Miles is at Whalebone  Staithe in 1802  - 118 King St. )
1806 - 1807
HENRY KETT senior
1810 - ?
HENRY KETT
age 40 in 1841
beer retailer, coal & corn merchant 1846 - Lower King Street
by 1841 - * 1846
PHOEBE KETT beer retailer 
according to Hunt  ( King St. ) & Slater ( Lower King St.)
( Henry Watson Kett died Q1 1847, wife Phoebe married John Taylor Q2 1848. She died Q1 1853 )
* 1850


One of 40 houses named ( WHALE'S BONE ) as being engaged for the Reception of Freeholders for Sir John Woodhouse and Sir Edward Astley's Friends on the Day of Election, Wednesday 14th April 1784.

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.


Given as WHALEBONES in 1811.
WHALE BONE INN 1831

Ninhams illustration ( 1792-3 ) of King Street Gates shows a house showing the sign of the SHIP. However the same building also appears to have an archway formed from the jaws of a whale.
Could the SHIP & the WHALEBONE be one in the same?

For Sale by Auction Tuesday 15th January 1850.
Comprising Club-room, Kitchen, Keeping-room, Parlour, Cellar, two Rooms over gateway, Sleeping-rooms and every convenience, with large Yard, Stables, Granaries, Coal Bins, Quay Head and Warehouses next to river. In occupation of Mrs. Kent.

On Tuesday 10th September 1850 the licence was transferred to a different house in King Street, Mary Burgess being the new licensee at that house. Unfortunately the name of the house in not given in the record and has yet to be identified.

It was mentioned in the Sessions held Tuesday 10th September 1851 that Steward & Patteson had, within the previous year, surrendered the Whalebone licence in consideration of a new licence elsewhere in the City.

 

House No. 6 on 1845 Magistrates list.