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MARKET STREET FOREHOE HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED 31.10.1961
FOREHOE HUNDRED REGISTERS taken 12thSeptember 1794
CANN & CLARKE   
MORGANS from 11.05.1894
BULLARDS to closure
Licensees :
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WILLIAM RICHES 1794
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JOHN CHAPMAN 1830 - 1839
RICHARD FOULSHAM
age 59 in 1851
1839 - 1858
WILLIAM BOWDEN
& bricklayer
1864 - 1891
Mrs CAROLINE BOWDEN 1892 - 1898
WALTER G. DODMAN 1900
WILLIAM BLYTH 1904 - 1925
HARRY PARK HALL 1929 - 1933
FREDERICK WILLIAM WRIGHT 1937
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In a criminal case of 26th May 1607 it was reported that Stephen Nichols of Ely had stayed, one Wednesday night, at the GRYFFIN, Wyndham.

A coaching inn by the early 17thC, parts of which could date back to late 15thC, or early 16thC.

In 1830 the coach the ROYAL MAIL from Norwich to London called daily at 6:00pm and returned at 8:00am.

An auction of land at Crownthorpe was held here 06.08.1841. The tenant of the land was Robert Lovick, who had notice to quit at Michaelmas next.
The land was being sold by James Blomfield Rush, later to be infamous for murders at Stanfield Hall.

Richard Foulsham was charged Friday 24th September 1841 of having allowed ten pins to be played on his premises. Mr. Foulsham admitted that the game had been played, but only by a few respectable tradesmen amusing themselves after the business of the day. The majority of the magistrates were of the opinion that a conviction could not, nor ought to be sustained under such circumstances and dismissed the case.

Richard Foulsham purchased a property in Vicar Street from John Fox, shoemaker, for the sum of £63 as per an agreement dated 2nd April 1847. The occupants of the house were Sarah Heron and a person named Lovick.

Morgans sales for 1960 were :-
65 barrels of beer
10 spirits

Became Wymondham Youth Centre from 1982.
(The panelled bar was still in situ then)

 

See page 8 of `Wymondham in Times Past '