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SOUTH ERPINGHAM LICENCE REGISTER PS 2/5/1 & PS 2/5/3 ( 3 Feb 1925 to c1982 )
ROBERT HORACE Earl of Orford, Wolterton Hall
LORD WALPOLE Wolterton Hall
     
Licensees :
JOHN & CHARLOTTE WRIGHT * 1823 - 1832
ROBERT PLATTEN
age 45 in 1851
& farmer
( died Q4 1857 )
* 1833  - 1851
STEPHEN WESTNEY 1854 - 1858
ROBERT CHAPMAN
& farmer 74 acres 1861 - age 37
& farmer 100 acres 1871 & 1881
1860 - 1883
GEORGE ROSE PORRETT
& farmer
age 60 in 1891
( died Q1 1899 )
1888 - 1892
ALFRED DOUGHTY 1896
HENRY ADCOCK
& farmer
age 58 in 1901
1900 - 1901
CHARLES DUFFIELD
died Q1 1910
1904 - 1910
Mrs EDITH DUFFIELD 1910 - 1912
FREDERICK WILLIAM HALL 1915 to 1926
JOHN BOND 03.08.1926
ALFRED ERNEST HENRY LEE 18.10.1932
VALENTINE GRAY 05.02.1935
ALBERT E HALL 01.04.1941
THOMAS WILLIAM RITCHIE LAKE 11.04.1950
ARTHUR FISHER BURTON 09.09.1952
FREDERICK RICHARD CANNELL 05.09.1961
RONALD HERBERT ELSDON 17.04.1968 -
01.07.1980
MICHAEL J W DYBALL
( Temporary licence granted 26.06.1980 )
07.08.1980
   
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Map ref : TG1631

The Saracens Head c1988


Built 1806 as a coaching inn for visitors to Wolterton Hall.
originally known as the NEW INN.

Appears on Bryants 1826 map.

In Steward & Patteson records as first supplied during the year 1850 to 1851.

The business of Robert Platten, including a 3 coomb brewing plant was offered for sale by auction 3rd October 1851.
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The Norwich Mercury of 30th June 1860 advised :-
`Mr. Robert Chapman begs to announce to his Friends and Public that the Opening Dinner will take place on Wednesday July the 11th. W.H.Scott in the Chair. Dinner at Half-past Four for Five O'clock. Tickets 10s 6d each, for which an early application is politely requested.


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George Porrett issued an invoice dated January 1889 to a Mr E Sharpin for a mixture of taxes, balanced against goods received.
Payment was due for :
2nd instalment of Poor Rate for July 1888, £1/14/11d.
1st instalment Poor Rate due for 6th November 1888, £1/9/11d.
Highway Rate due £1/9/11.

2nd instalment Poor Rate 15th January 1889, £1/9/11.
Poor Rate instalment for 5th May 1889, £1/5/-d
Highway Rate due £1/19/11.

All LESS :
Wheat received to the value of £2/1/3d
One acre of Swedes to value of £4/-/-

Giving Total due of £3/4/8d
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