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TWO BREWERS WYMONDHAM Index
30 DAMGATE STREET FOREHOE HUNDRED BEERHOUSE CLOSED
FOREHOE HUNDRED REGISTERS taken 12thSeptember 1794
CANN & CLARKE  Included in the sale of the Wymondham Brewery to Morgans 11.05.1894
MORGANS   
Licensees :
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JOHN STAFFORD 1794
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HENRY STIMPSON 1830
JOHN BURCHAM
& butcher
1836 - 1839
JOHN BREWSTER CROSS junior
& butcher
Age 56 in 1861
1845 - 1865
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SAMUEL TILLOTT
Age 46 in 1871
1871 - 1886
JOSEPH REDIT 1888
JOHN BRIGGS 1890 - 1892
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JOHN STUBBS 1899 - 1925


Part of the building was used as a greengrocers to c1900.

Now a private house named St. Joseph's.

John Cross, Butcher and Ale-house keeper was adjudged Bankrupt 27th May 1864. An Order of Discharge was to be delivered 3rd September 1864 unless an Appeal duly entered beforehand.


In 1868, John B. Cross senior, is at the COCK, Town Green.
Also in 1868, Samuel Tillott is given as a General Dealer, location Damgate Street. No mention of beer.

On Friday 30th June 1905 it was heard that the Renewal Authority had recommended that the licence be refused on the grounds of being unnecessary and the house being redundant.
It was said that there were too many licensed houses in Wymondham and the Two Brewers compared unfavourably with the others, in the matter of accommodation. The property appeared to have originally been a cottage and its situation and surroundings rendered it particularly difficult for the police to supervise.
With a population of 3,400 and twenty two licensed houses, there were 154 persons for each house.
There had been no complaints against the house and Superintendant Dunn reported that there was no cause to suspect secret drinking going on.
Morgans Brewery would do anything required to satisfy the police as to facilities to supervise the premises.
There was a fine trade of 140 barrels and about 300 dozen minerals sold per year. The tenant had previously worked at the post office at 24s a week, he was making a similar good living from the Two Brewers. There was a small shop attached to the property, but not much was made out of that.
It was the smallest house in town.
An off-licence had been opened directly opposite in 1905 and Morgans had voluntarily given up the licenses of the DUKE'S HEAD and of the DOG & DUCK.
The Bench decided that there was insufficient evidence to justify their refusal of licence. The licence was accordingly granted.

John Stubbs is named here in 1905 and in 1925 given at a beerhouse in Damgate Street, presumably still at this house.