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27 WEST POTTERGATE HEIGHAM BEERHOUSE CLOSED 23.08.1907
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTER PS 1/8/2 ( 1894 to 1925 )
MORGANS As given 1892
BULLARDS At time of closure - Leasehold
Licensees :
   
RICHARD BEXFIELD 1879
-  
WILLIAM GIBBS MATTHEWS
fishmonger (Named at beerhouse 27 West Pottergate, 1893)
1893 - 1900
FREDERICK J THOULES
age 34
1901
ALFRED BOAZ CLARKE 18.03.1902
ARTHUR EDWARD GRAY
( shopkeeper & beer retailer at 27 West Pottergate in 1904 directory )
27.01.1905
JAMES HENRY WOODS 17.01.1905
Closed August 1907
James Woods ( 1908 )
( Henry W. Knivett - Off licence ? ) ( 1922 )


In 1892 William Gibbs Matthews is a fishmonger at 108 Pottergate Street and 32 St. Benedicts Street.

 

Advertised To Let 4th June 1892.
Being a Well-fitted Grocer's Shop, with indoor beer licence.
Apply Morgans Brewery Company, Limited, Norwich.


Renewal of licence was opposed but later withdrawn, as reported in the Norfolk Chronicle of 26th August 1893.

Beer On-licence recorded 1906 when the Chief Constable objected to licence renewal as reported in the Norfolk Chronicle of 10th February 1906.
It was said that the premises were used as a shop and that for the past 6 months, no trade had been done on the indoor beer licence. The tenant said that he occasionally got in a dozen bottles of beer, but there was no call for it.
There were said to be 10 other licensed houses within 200 yards.

Licence provisionally refused 07.02.1906 and referred to Compensation.
Closed by Compensation 23.08.1907.

James Woods is still at this address in 1908 - Carried on as Off Licence ??