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HENRY HACKNEY by June1863 - 1864
Fine of £2 with 16s 6d costs for being open during prohibited hours on Sunday 22nd November 1863.
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Age 35 in 1851 and recorded as a labourer living in Bridge Street with his wife Mary, two sons and two daughters - Henry Hackney seems to gone on to lead a hectic life as a publican.............

In 1858 Henry Hackney is given at the QUEEN VICTORIA, Tower Street, Lynn.
In 1861 he is a publican at the WHEATSHEAF, Gedney Drove End, Lincolnshire, a son and daughter are with him whilst his wife Mary ( nee Hewson ) and 5 children are at Queen Victoria Street, Lynn.
In the 1863 directory he is named at the NORFOLK ARMS, Norfolk Street, Lynn.

In June 1863, Mary Hackney, wife of Henry was charged with assaulting a prostitute, Elizabeth Everitt.
 Everitt claimed that she had been grabbed by the throat and ejected from the beerhouse. Everitt had complained to the police and then retired to the Bell which was opposite.  Upon the police speaking to Mrs Hackney she had crossed the road and entered the Bell where a further assault was claimed. A defence witness proved that the complainant had used irritating language. Mrs. Hackney was ordered to pay 12s 6d expenses.


In December 1863 Henry Hackney was found guilty of having his house open on Sunday 22nd November during prohibited hours.
His location then being given as the HEART OF OAK, a beerhouse.
Owing to the fact that over the years he had been fined a total of £19 4s in fines and costs for similar offences, he was further fined £2 and 16s 6d costs.

In the court case of John Carter v Henry Hackney, held Thursday 10th December 1863, Hackney was described as a butcher and former publican. He was proved to be in debt to the sum of £17 3s 2d to Carter, brewer of Holbeach and the sum, plus costs was paid immediately by cheque.

In March 1864, Henry Hackney was charged of refusing to admit the police. The address given then suggests that he was back at the QUEEN VICTORIA.

In  the1864 directory Henry Hackney is given as a butcher at 40 Norfolk Street.

No further references yet found.