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FOREHOE HUNDRED FULL LICENCE  
FOREHOE HUNDRED REGISTERS taken 12thSeptember 1794
CHARLES COOPER  1806
CANN & CLARKE Included in sale of Wymondham Brewery to Morgans 11.05.1894
MORGANS  
STEWARD & PATTESON  
WATNEY MANN  
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PHOENIX INNS Offered for sale by Phoenix Inns June 1996
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Licensees :
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JOHN FOULSHAM 1794
JOHN OVERTON 29.09.1809
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MARY MEEK 1822
JOHN MEEK 1830
LUCY MEEK 1836
WILLIAM PARSONS 1839
SAMUEL WATSON 1845
JOHN BREWSTER CROSS
age 46 in 1851
& butcher & farmer
1846 - 1869
WILLIAM J HORNE
& malster
Age 42
1871
JOHN JAMES CHILD 1875 - 1886
WILLIAM SMITH 1888 - 1892
WILLIAM BREEZE 1896 - 1937
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By 1871, John Brewster Cross is given as a butcher at Town Green, with no mention of beer.
The Cock - 1987
1987

A timber framed building dating from at least the 17thC.

John Overton announced 2nd September 1809 that he would be taking the inn from Michaelmas. He promised good stabling and every accommodation for both man and horse.

Originally a thatched building, an etching of which appears in Edwin Edwards book of `Old Inns' published in London 1880.

An adjoining cottage and shop, owned by Cann & Clarke in the late 1800's were partly incorporated into the public house.

Morgans sales for 1960 were :-
Barrels of beer - 1934
Spirits - 54

 

 

See page 12 of `Wymondham in Times Past'