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SOUTHGATE STREET
SOUTHGATE WARD FULL LICENCE CLOSED c1909
KINGS LYNN PETTY SESSION REGISTERS PS 4/3/1 to PS 4/3/3  ( August 1872 to 1956 )
W & T BAGGE  
RICHARD BAGGE  
THOMAS E BAGGE  
RICHARD LUDWIG BAGGE  
Licensees :
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JOHN SMITH ( 44 ) 1851
ROBERT WARD 1854 - 1864
DANIEL WEST by 1865
ROBERT WARD 11.02.1884
EDWIN MARRIOTT 13.10.1884
ROBERT WILLIAM BLYTH
( died 8th February 1892 )
14.02.1887
MARY ANN BLYTH 11.04.1892
CHARLES CURTIS BLYTH 17.10.1892
FREDERICK JOHN BEESON 06.04.1896
ALBERT EDWARD TAYLOR 24.06.1901
Convicted during 1902/3 of permitting drunkenness
Fine 20/- and 7/- costs
GEORGE HERBERT DAWSON 11.01.1904
WILLIAM LIONEL ROSE 22.07.1907
Fine of 40/- plus 7/- costs imposed 13.04.1908 for permitting drunkenness
JOHN SMITH 12.10.1908

First found in the 1850 Register of Licensed Houses.

Address given as 2 Chapel Street in 1891.

Referred for Compensation 08.02.1909

Licence refused at Compensation Authority meetings of 21st and 23rd June 1909. Reported as an alehouse, owned by Richard Ludwigg Bagge and run by licensee John Smith.
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The licence of the Lamb had been deferred for compensation, and so bidding for the house started at a mere £150 and slowly rose to £220 at which point it was withdrawn from sale.
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At the Compensation Meeting of Wednesday 22nd December 1909 it was stated that trade was :-
Beer, 157 barrels at 10/- ( For 10 years = £785 )
Bottled beer, 60 dozen at 6d ( £15)
Spirits 30 gallons at 4/- ( £60 )
Minerals 275½ dozen a year at 6d ( £68/17/6 )
Rent £10 at 18 years
Giving a total 10 year value of £1108/17/6
Value of property without licence was £120
Total claim was £988/17/6

The valuer, Mr Miles, said that converting the house to a private dwelling would cost £24 and the rent would be £9/12/-.
The committee offered £900, which was accepted with 10% going to the tenant.

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Licence extinct 07.06.1910

Stood opposite the Gas Works

The account book of C Blyth 1892 - Thanks to Roger Holmes
The first page of the accounts book
of Charles Curtis Blyth - dated October 17th 1892
Image thanks to Roger Holmes

Mild being greatest seller costing the landlord £1/11s a firkin ( 72 pints )
17 firkins were supplied between October 17th and November 23rd
Only 36 pints of Stout were supplied in the same period.
( at the total cost price of £1/5s )
Whisky, Rum and Brandy accounted for other sales.