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Wherry
214 KING STREET St. JULIAN FULL LICENCE CLOSED 31.01.1964
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/4 (1867 to 1965)
JACKSON To 1788
BULLARDS Freehold owned by the Mayor, Alderman and Citizens of Norwich.
Licensees :
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SAMUEL CLAXTON
stone cutter
1763 - 1764
EDWARD HEWETT 1787 - 1788
JOHN WEBSTER 1806 - 1810
J. BUNFIELD 1822
JEREMIAH HOWES 1830 - 1839
JOHN LANCASTER (43)
& tailor (house named as the Wherry)
1839 - 1851
JEREMIAH COOPER 25.03.1853
Licence refused Tuesday 27th August 1867.
Granted 25th August 1868.
JEREMIAH COOPER from 1868
MARY COOPER 25.02.1873
THOMAS WILSON CLARKE 19.05.1874
SUSAN CLARKE 10.10.1878
ROBERT BROWN 07.01.1890
SUSAN BROWN 21.06.1898
RICHARD CROWE 30.07.1901
FREDERICK JAMES PEED 16.06.1903
BENJAMIN BRUFF 25.07.1905
WILLIAM HENRY TAYLOR 16.01.1906
ERNEST JESSE BUTCHER 05.10.1926
KATE REBECCA BUTCHER 31.12.1946
LESLIE CHARLES RACKHAM 10.04.1962


House No. 15 on 1845 Magistrates list (Wherry)


As the OLD WHERRY when offered for sale 27th June 1787.
Lot 2 - Then the property of the late Isaac Jackson.
Described in the occupation of Edward Hewett and others.

As the OLD WHERRY when offered for sale 12th May 1788.
Lot 2 - The property of the late Isaac Jackson.
Described as consisting of several dwellings in the occupation of Edward Hewett and others.

The WHERRY to at least 1810 when offered for sale by auction 9th July.

The KEEL & WHERRY in April 1867 when offered to let by the Corporation on a repairing lease for 31 years from Lady Day (25th March). Said to be in the occupation of Jeremiah Cooper. `To be forthwith put into a substantial state of repair to the satisfaction of the City Surveyor, in accordance with a specification to be seen at his office.'

Licence given special consideration August 1867 owing to past improper conduct and in consequence, refused.

On Tuesday 25th August 1868 it was heard that the house had been well conducted (as a beerhouse) for the previous year. The licence had been lost owing to a quarrel in the house and because somebody had played cards there.
The licence application was granted following confirmation that the house had been very well kept over the past year.


Given in the Licence Registers (pre 1893) as previously the WHERRY .

Closed 1964, licence lapsed.

Demolished 1964