|NORFOLK PUBLIC HOUSES|
Lynn Advertiser 23rd January 1903
` A large company assembled ( about 40 ) at a dinner to welcome
the new proprietor, Mr E. H. Greene. The chair was taken by Mr J. I. Dennick,
Mr J Williamson was the vice-chair. A toast was drunk to the Town and Port of Kings Lynn
Mr A.F. Foreman replied.
The catering was all that could be desired and several songs were well sung,
Mr G. M. Bruce being at the pianoforte. '
Given as the PRINCESS of WALES 1846 and in 1861.
A public weighbridge was included.
In 1883 charges for the weighbridge were:-
Roots, Coal & Gravel etc. at 4d per Ton
Hay at 8d per Ton
Beasts 1/- per head
Pigs & sheep 6d per head.
Bark or Straw 1/- per load
Vehicle weighed for free afterwards.
Also in 1883 it was advertised that Thomas W. Blomfield was the sole proprietor, offering Wholesale & Retail Hay, Corn & Cake :
Hay cut by Steam Power.
Agent for Cattle Traffic for the Great Eastern Railway.
Market Day licence granted 1956. This allowed opening on Tuesday afternoons until 4:00pm.
( Normal closing time was generally at least one hour earlier )
Reopened September 2004 under the name of