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6 HOWARD STREET SOUTH REGENT WARD FULL LICENCE CLOSED by 1911
Gt. YARMOUTH LICENCE REGISTERS Y/CJ/31 - Y/CJ/32 (February 1903 - February 1953)
LACON & Co 1819
Licensees :
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J BARBER 1811
JOHN COE 1819 - 1846
MARY ANN BOTWRIGHT / Butwright / Botright
age 40 in 1851
1850 - 1854
JAMES FULCHER DERRY 1856 - 1858
MATTHEW SHORE 1861 - 1863
FREDERICK  HARRIS 1863 - 1865
CHARLES LEGGETT 1867
Fine or imprisonment May 1867 - See opposite.
GEORGE GOODING 1868
Mrs. EMILY GOODING
Age 40 in 1871
1871 - 1883
ALFRED KENT 1886 - 1888
WILLIAM JONES 1890
WILLIAM BENJAFIELD
Went to GREAT EASTERN
1892 - 1900
ARTHUR BARWELL ALDRIDGE by 1901
JOHN JENKINSON 15.04.1904
JAMES BANHAM 06.10.1908


Previously the LAMB.

A brigantine, standing on Mr Croskill's Ways was sold here by auction,
10th March 1783.

On Monday 13th September 1858, Ann Brown, a female of loose character, was charged by Sergeant Barry of assault and of stealing a £5 note from Daniel Turner. On the previous night, Turner had slept with her at a brothel and found the note missing. Upon the sergeant entering the BLACK SWAN in order to arrest Brown, she assaulted, struck and resisted him. Her attack was assisted by a man named Swash. Fined 20s and costs or 21 day's hard labour. Swash was fined a similar amount.

Before the magistrates on Thursday 2nd May 1867, Charles Leggett was accused by constables Cutting and Press of refusing to admit them on the previous morning. Upon hearing noises in the house at three in the morning they had demanded admittance, but were refused by Leggett who used abusive language. Four persons were subsequently seen to leave the house. Mr. Leggett claimed his wife had suffered a fit and the men were present to assist him.
Fine of 20s and costs or one month's hard labour.



Identified as BENJAFIELD'S VARIETIES in 1894.



Licence dropped 13.02.1911

 

 

On the night of Monday 18th November 1844, Harriett Candler returned from the BLACK SWAN to her shop opposite after purchasing the usual half pint of Porter.
It was well known that she had recently inherited £150.
At about midnight she was discovered murdered.
It was not until  24th March 1846 that Samuel Yarman was found guilty and sentenced to hanging. See KINGS HEAD