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24 MARINE PARADE
corner YORK ROAD
REGENT WARD FULL LICENCE -
Gt. YARMOUTH LICENCE REGISTERS Y/CJ/31 & Y/CJ/32 ( February 1903 - February 1953 ) & PS 18/14/2 ( 1953 - 1973 ) & PS 18/14/3 ( 1973 - 1980 )
LACON & Co by 1903
WHITBREAD   
Licensees :
GEORGE RACKHAM
age 32 in 1851
1850 - 1854
MATTHEW HENRY WINDER
also as Windy 1856
1856 - 1865
ROBERT BONING 1868 - 1872
Mrs SARAH SQUIRE BONING 1875
DONALD AUGUSTUS CURRIE 1877 - 1890
GEORGE F. TOMPKINS 1892 - 1896
EDWARD WINTON 1900
WILLIAM W TIPPETT
Hotel Manager
1901
EDWARD WINTON by 1903
THOMAS HENRY WILLIAM KEATES 10.07.1903
JOHN GOODE 07.04.1908
( J & W. F. Goode prop. ) (1934 & 1937)
HARRY BURGESS 25.10.1938
MAURICE POWELL DREWERY RAINER 09.07.1946
GEORGE CHARLTON HODGE &
IAN FREDERICK ALLEN
10.07.1975
RAYMOND JOHN SMITH &
IAN FREDERICK ALLEN
06.07.1978
CHRISTOPHER P KELLAWAY &
IAN FREDERICK ALLAN
04.12.1980
   
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c1950

Previously the YORK HOTEL.

George Rackham informed the Public, 8th June 1850, that the Hotel was now open, elegantly Furnished and offered extremely moderate charges.
An Ordinary to be provided every day at Half-past Two o'clock.
Fish and Joints 2s each.

The Well-made Furniture for 9 Sitting-rooms and 13 Sleeping-rooms, Bar Utensils, Plated Goods, Kitchen and Store-room Articles and a few Choice Paintings, also furniture throughout the Premises were offered for sale by auction Thursday and Friday 3rd and 4th November 1853. House then in occupation of Mr. George Rackham.

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Offered for sale by auction Thursday 26th August 1858.
"Art has been joined to nature in the splendid Marine Drive, 100 yards of which are already made and a further 1000 yards are under construction. At right angle stand the newly erected Wellington and Britannia Piers. The Hotel commands an extensive view of the sea from Lowestoft Ness to the Cockle Gateway. In excellent repair and well supplied with water from the Yarmouth Water-works Company. There is sufficient space for several more bed-rooms"

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Closed for the duration of WWII according to a letter dated 01.10.1940.
Reopened 21.05.1946.

Became the DICKENS HOTEL March 1977,
Later BOOBS ( 1987 )
then CHEERS
followed by BOSTONS.
In 1997 it had become the  MOSQUITO LOUNGE
and by Oct 2005 RUDEYS

See p. 106 of `Gt. Yarmouth Revisited' - pub. 1996