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MARKET STREET FOREHOE HUNDRED FULL LICENCE  
FOREHOE HUNDRED REGISTERS taken 12thSeptember 1794
JAMES STOREY 1806
TOMPSONS Conveyed to Morgans 25th March 1845
MORGANS  
STEWARD & PATTESON  
WATNEY MANN  
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Licensees :
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ROBERT LACKFORD 1747
JAMES ROBINSON from July 1773
Mr ROBINSON
( wife died June 1780 )
Mr Robinson died during the 3rd week of June 1782 )
1780 - June 1782
JOSEPH TRUNDLE by August  1782 - 1794
Note: Both Joseph Trundle and James Storey are given at the White Hart in 1794.
JAMES STOREY 1791 - 1823
D. PATTLE 1827
JAMES RUSH 1830 - 1846
WILLIAM KING
age 52 in 1851
1850 - * 1851
JOHN E. HUNT 1854
WILLIAM DUNHAM
& horse breaker
1856 - 1865
ELIJAH CASTLETON 1871
HENRY ROCK TUNALEY
& horse dealer
( as Henry Roch Tunaley 1875 & 1879 )
1875 - 1881
WILLIAM C. WINDLEY 1883
JOHN HARE 1888 - 1892
CHARLES EDWARD BROWNE 1904 - 1908
ALBERT SIDNEY BETTS 1912 - 1922
?  ........  MEADOWS ? 1923 ?
CHARLES HERBERT SPICER 1925 - 1933
   
ROSALIND & BRIAN DWYER June 1973
   
Mrs LINDA WRIGHT by 02.1976
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23.07.1987
1987

Dates from c1617.
Scorched timbers perhaps indicate existence before the Wymondham fire of 1615, or evidence of reclamation from other sites?

Contains a hidden gallery which gave access to the `Inn Chambers'.

A Concert of Vocal and Instrumental Musick held here Monday 12th January 1746.

A wrestling match held in 1747 between 24 men offered prizes of silver buckles, gloves and a silver spoon. A shooting competition offered silver spurs to the winner.

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It was announced in July 1773 that Mr. Robinson had taken the house and fitted it up in a genteel manner......

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The Norfolk Chronicle of 17th August 1782 announced.....
Joseph TRUNDLE, From the GEORGE, Cringleford, near Norwich,
Having taken the WHITE HART INN, in Wymondham, Norfolk, and fitted up the same in a neat and commodious Manner, with all Sorts of neat Wines, Spirituous Liquors, etc humbly begs the Continuance of all former customers, and the Favours of all other Gentlemen and Ladies will ever be gratefully acknowledged by their most obedient Servant, Joseph Trundle.

Offered for sale by auction Friday 31st October 1823. Then in the occupation of James Story who would yield possession and 1st January 1824. It was said that he had been at the house for 30 years, which would put him in residence from 1793.
House described as Freehold with large dining room, two parlours, bar, kitchen, five good bedrooms and attics, wine and beer cellars, a good brew house with apparatus for six or eight coombs, stabling for 20 horses, haylofts, four granaries, cow-house, yard and other conveniences. Free of all Brewer, Wine and Liquor Merchant.

Advertising ``Neat Gigs with good horses & careful drivers'' in 1827.

In 1830 the coach the MAGNET called daily at 5:30pm on route from Norwich to London, returning the following morning at 7:00am.

To let with immediate possession 15th October 1853 - Apply to Morgans Brewery, Norwich.

Morgans sales for 1960 were :-
70 barrels of beer
23 spirits

Refurbishment in 1973 included creation of an Adam style dining room from what
had previously been the `Masonic room for Wymondham.'
£35,000 said to have been spent on the entire works by Anglia Taverns.
Reopened 17th July 1973 by Wymondham UDC Chairman
John Meadows, who said he had lived in the building 50 years earlier,
when his father had been licensee.

Plans to remove a wall and build a patio proposed September 2001.


Many thanks to Janelle Penney for the newspaper transcription
taken with permission, from © film provided by the
British Library Newspaper Library
Thanks also to Robert Campbell.