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29 BEDFORD STREET St. ANDREW FULL LICENCE -
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTERS PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/4 ( 1867 to 1965 )
TOMPSON  
MORGANS Leased by John & Walter Morgan from the Tompson brothers as assignment dated 25th March 1845
Leased from the Mayor, Alderman & Citizens of Norwich by 1867
TOLLEMACHE ( Tolly Cobbold ) by 1953
PUBMASTER  
PUNCH TAVERNS by 2009  ( STELLA INNS by 2012 )
Licensees :
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THOMAS OVERLAND
cooper
1760 - 1762
MARY OVERLAND
widow
1763
ROBERT BRAZELL
(Mrs Sarah Brazell died at the house Thursday 5th October 1803)
1803 - 1807
ROBERT BRAZIL 1810
W. GAZE 1822
WILLIAM KILLETT 1830
JAMES HORSTEAD 1836
JAMES TANEY
age 60 in 1841
1839 - 1842
JOHN KING 1845
JOHN BEATON
age 37 in 1851
( As BEETON in the licence register )
by 1850
HENRY BIRD 25.05.1882
ROBERT GREEN 10.10.1883
SUSAN GREEN 10.05.1887
FRANCIS ALEXANDER 10.10.1891
Convicted 07.03.1898 of keeping open out of hours.
Fine 40/- plus 11/- costs or 14 days detention.
FRANCIS RAYNER 10.10.1898
WILLIAM CLARE HOLMES 15.11.1898
EDWIN DAVISON 31.07.1900
THOMAS FELL 06.05.1902
ERNEST MANN 05.01.1926
WILLIAM JOHN DANN 09.02.1926
HORACE CUTHBERT ROWLEY 05.04.1952
RONALD DAVISON 10.06.1952
CHARLES BASHAM 21.07.1964
PETER ELLIS WICKHAM 06.09.1966
VINCENT FRANCIS RYAN 17.04.1973
THOMAS ERNEST COULSON &
KEITH GARDENER
11.06.1974
ARTHUR LUCAS 06.09.1977
TIMOTHY VOICICTER &
THOMAS WALDRIN
20.03.1979
TERANCE RICHARD THATCHER 15.06.1982
ROGER JAMES HILL 14.09.1982
ALAN FULLER
& KEITH FULLER
18.06.1985
ALAN FULLER &
MARY GREEN &
RAE FOAN
11.12.1990
ALAN FULLER 15.10.1996
JUSTIN KNOX by 2003
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JAMES STUART by May 2013
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Named after a boy who is said to have been found living wild in a German forest. Brought to England (age 12 ?) and named Peter, he had by 1751 found himself an occupant of the nearby Bridewell prison.
( His presence was reported following a fire at the prison 22nd October 1751 )

Address as St. Andrews Hill 1830 & 1845
At Pottergate Street 1854.

Offered for sale by auction as advertised in the Norfolk Chronicle of 6th November 1844. The sale was to be held at the Norfolk Hotel on behalf of Messrs Tompson by W.W.Simpson.

The WILD MAN - July 2002
The sign 2002

On Thursday 9th February 1905 the Chief Constable objected to licence renewal owing to the back doors opening into enclosed yards common to other tenements.

`Extensively refurbished October / November 2012 at cost of £200,000. Audiovisual equipment installed and back bar opened up to form one large bar.'

 

 

 

House No. 271 on 1845 Magistrates list.

  The Norwich Pub Survey of 1986, compiled by the Norwich Society, in association with Norwich City Council, assessed the house:-  
 
Approx date of building Listed Quality Pre-war fittings surviving
External Internal
Late 19th C No 6 6 Yes
Modernised in late 19th C.
Modernised to one bar in 1979-1980.
Modern fittings - One room - Gas lighting.