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MERMAID AND FOUNTAIN NORWICH M index
BRIDGE STREET St. GEORGE COLEGATE - See TWO QUARTS
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Licensees :
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CAIN ABEL
( Mermaid & Fountain )
1842
ROBERT PEARCE
( Mermaid & Fountain )
1853
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The MERMAID 1745 / 60 ?

Cain Abel is given in the 1842 trades directory as being licensee at the MERMAID & FOUNTAIN and ( at the ) THREE QUARTS. The address ( of two houses? ) being Bridge Street, St. George's.

In 1845 he is named at the TWO QUARTS

 Robert Pearce is at the MERMAID & FOUNTAIN 1853

 

In 1853, Edward Chapman (36), labourer, was charged with assaulting licensee Robert Pearce following a game of `Tip-cat'. Chapman was fined 21s 6d, which was paid. The alternative being fourteen days in prison.
The police had orders to arrest all parties engaged in the game of `Tip-cat' and it was reported that cases were very rare.