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PRINCE OF WALES RAILWAY TAVERN RAMPANT HORSE
RED LION ROSE SARACENS HEAD
SHIP STAR SUN INN
THREE TUNS TWO BREWERS UNICORN
WATERFRONT WAVENEY WELCOME INN
WHITE HART WHITE HORSE WHITE ELEPHANT
LOWER BREWERY ( Charles Farrow)  SHERIFFE BREWERY 
 TAYLOR & DOWSON  Y, C & Y BREWERY
CROWN STORES UNLOCATED CUTHBERT STORES

 

  On Saturday 12th October 1867 Edmonds' Menagerie visited the town.
On Monday morning Madame Abdella, a fine 20 year old Burmese Elephant refused to get up and move.
Pulleys and tackle were used to put the animal onto a caravan, which returned to Fair Green.
Cordials were administered  but on Tuesday she died.
She was valued at £800 - £900.
`She had been somewhat capricious and sulky of late and only two weeks before had broken the arm of her keeper.'
Two men from London skinned the defunct elephant on Wednesday afternoon.
As might be expected, considerable excitement was caused in the town.
 
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  At the Diss Licensing Sessions, held Thursday 1st February 1945 it was reported that there were:-

38 Fully licensed houses
8 Beerhouses
1 wine & spirit Off-licence
and 1 registered Club.

An average, based on the 1831 census of one licensed house for every 169 inhabitants. If the club was included the number of inhabitants was 166.

An application made on behalf of 21 licence holders to extend opening hours on Fridays (Market Day) from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. was granted.
 
     


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