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9 PURFLEET STREET CHEQUER WARD FULL LICENCE See PURFLEET TAVERN
     
Licensees :
ROBERT PICKRELL 1858
THOMAS WILLIAM COLE 1859 - 1863
Fined on Monday 5th December 1859 for harbouring prostitutes. See opposite.
WILLIAM HOWARD 1864 - 1869
SAMUEL ELLIS
beerhouse keeper & labourer
( Named at Purfleet Tavern 1872 )
1871

The GOLDEN LION 1846 - 1858.

The PURFLEET TAVERN by 1872

In court Monday 5th December 1859, Mr. Cole was fined 20s and 26s costs for knowingly permitting common prostitutes to assemble and continue in his house contrary to the provisions of the Lynn Waterworks and Borough Improvement Act.
He was labelled a determined wrong-doer on Monday 12th December 1859 when he was again found guilty of two fresh cases and fined 40s with costs of 19s 6d on the first and in the other, £5 and 19s 6d costs.
Other publicans were urged to take note and the magistrates were praised for beginning the cleansing of these `Aujean stables'.