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Spread Eagle
111 NORFOLK STREET KETTLEWELL WARD FULL LICENCE See CHICAGO ROCK CAFE
KINGS LYNN PETTY SESSION REGISTERS PS 4/3/1 to 4/3/4 ( August 1872 to 1965 )
FREDERICK LUDBY ( supplied by Steward & Patteson ? )
FREDERICK GEORGE POTTER  
WILLIE GRANT POTTER  
WATNEY COMBE REID & Co. Stag Brewery, Pimlico, London - by 1903
WATNEY MANN Ltd after 1965
Licensees :
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THOMAS SMITH 1854 - 1856
ROBERT J. MARLEY
wine merchant
1861
FREDERICK LUDBY by 1871
FREDERICK GEORGE POTTER 11.10.1886
WILLIE GRANT POTTER 19.05.1890
ARTHUR PERKS 30.07.1900
WALTER ENTERPRISE WARNES
See below
1902 - 1910
JAMES COOPER NISBET / NISBITT
age 43 in 1911
10.01.1910
ALEXANDER CHISHOLM 09.10.1911
ALFRED THOMAS NASH 06.04.1914
ROBERT CHARLES LORIMER 05.01.1920
CHARLES WALLACE PAYNE 02.07.1934
CHARLES HENRY PAYNE 03.01.1938
RALPH EVERSHED KING 06.01.1941
HARRY SIDNEY KING
( Brewery representative )
04.01.1943
JOHN HAROLD DUNLY 02.02.1959
TERENCE WILLIAM HEALEY 03.10.1960
GEORGE HENRY BARBER 06.04.1964
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The licence of Walter Warnes was temporally transferred to Mr Nisbitt on 10th January 1910. Full licence was granted one week later.
Mr Warnes emigrated to New Zealand, sailing from Liverpool aboard the `Fifeshire' on 5th March 1910.

The ODDFELLOWS TAVERN ( to 1846 )
The RAILWAY TAVERN ( by 1847 )
The EAGLE or EAGLE HOTEL by 1849.

Named as the SPREAD EAGLE in the 1851 census.

Address of 110 Norfolk Street in 1904 & 1912

Adjoined the WHITE SWAN and the two houses were amalgamated c1887.

Recorded September 1897 as the EAGLE & SWAN

On Monday 26th August 1901 an application was made to allow an extension to be built. Costing between £4,000 and 5,000, the purpose was to afford better facilities for customers , especially for the Cattle Market trade.
The Justices deferred a decision in order to give opponents a chance to give their opinions.

 At the Petty Sessions 6th April 1903, Walter Enterprise Warns made a fresh application for a music licence. A pianoforte was desired in the billiard room so that the occasional Smoking Concert could be held.
Paid talent would not be employed and the concerts would not be nightly.

Music licence renewed Monday 29th February 1904.

It was announced in the Lynn Advertiser of 7th May 1909 that a miniature rifle range opened in the premises Friday 30th April, for use of members of the Kings Own Royal Regiment Norfolk Yeomanry and their friends.

It was confirmed at the Brewster Sessions Monday 12th February 1912 that the house held a music licence. This was renewed at the Sessions held 11th March 1912.


A `stray' German bomb, dropped Friday 12th June 1942 killed 16 occupants. as reported 1959, ( 42 occupants according to EDP 29.01.2014 ) and caused severe damage. The house was rebuilt and reopened 6th February 1959. Two survivors of the bombing, a Mr Palmer and a Mr. Thrower attended the ceremony.

Market Day extension granted 02.02.1959

 

Renamed the CHICAGO ROCK CAFE by 10.1996
became the ORANGE HOUSE by 2002