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1 BER STREET GATES St JOHN SEPULCHRE FULL LICENCE CLOSED 31.12.1930
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/3 ( 1867-1953 )
MORGANS in 1845
BULLARDS by 1867 ( Leased from the Mayor, Alderman & Citizens of Norwich )
Licensees :
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Mrs DOWNING
widow
1819 - 1822
J. LOVICK 1823
WILLIAM YOUNGS
(William Richard Youngs 1842)
1830 - 1842
SAMUEL SCOTTER
according to Magistrates
1845
THOMAS BALDWIN
according to White
1845
PETER YOUNGS
age 28 in 1851
by 1850
WILLIAM COPEMAN 10.10.1874
WALTER GILBERT BARRON 05.02.1901
FREDERICK TRORY 01.09.1903
EZEKIEL BETTS 11.10.1904
WILLIAM FRANCIS MULHOLLAND 08.10.1907
WILLIAM LUCAS WINFIELD 06.04.1908
BERTIE EDWARD BUSSEY 25.08.1908
FRANK COADY 07.02.1910
BERTIE EDWARD BUSSEY 22.08.1911
ERNEST ALBERT PITT 16.07.1912
GEORGE HENRY FURZE 14.01.1913
ERNEST JAMES SIZELAND 15.07.1913
ELLEN SIZELAND 11.02.1915
Convicted 08.01.1918 of selling out of hours.
Fine 20/-  or 13 days detention.
ERNEST JAMES SIZELAND 13.05.1919
HENRY WOODS 10.10.1922
Convicted 26.11.1930 of selling out of hours.
Fine £1 or 13 days detention.



It was advertised 29th May 1819 that the Gardens were now open and admittance was Free.
Mr. Downing had ornamented the gardens and the Painting of Don Cossack at the entrance, in the costume of his country, being an object of general attraction. Bacchanalians and other subjects `fully appropriate to the mirthful scenes the Gardens are so well situated to draw forth, when the minds of the citizens wish to unbend from their daily toil.'

26th July 1823 - Mr. J. Lovick advised the Ladies and Gentlemen of Norwich and Norfolk that during Assize Week, on Wednesday 30th July, there would be a Grand Concert. Admission 6d.

Richmond Hill Gardens ( Pleasure Gardens ) in 1842

To let for a period of 14 years from 29th September 1848 according to notice of 8th July 1848. Lot 1. in the sale of `The Wilderness' or `Boteler's Hills' Estate.

To Let for a term of 14 years and for Auction Tuesday 18th July 1848.
Possession from Michaelmas.


To Let by Auction on Thursday 28th June 1849.
Lot No. 1 being the property described as formerly the Richmond Hill Gardens to be let for a term of 49 years from Michaelmas. The hirer to lay out £200 on the Premises and to quit the building at the end of the term.
Lots 2 to 8 were pieces of Garden Ground, of which 2,3,4 and 5 would be let for a term of 75 years with the condition that two dwellings be built on each, within two years from the day of hire. Lots 6, 7, and 8 would be let for a term of 21 years without mention of a requirement for dwellings, but advertised as Sites for Residences.


As 1, Bracondale in 1904

Licence provisionally refused 26.11.1930 and referred to Compensation.
Closed under Compensation 31.12.1930.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

House no. 51 on 1845 Magistrates list.

See page 37 of `Norwich in Old Postcards - Vol 1' published 1988