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WHITE HORSE DERSINGHAM Index
- FREEBRIDGE - LYNN HUNDRED FULL LICENCE CLOSED 11.05.1973
J J ROLFE to HOGGE & SEPPINGS, Setch Brewery 1872
SETCH BREWERY     
BULLARDS from 1928
WATNEY MANN Closed by Watney Mann (East Anglia) Ltd 1973
Licensees :
WILLIAM SMITH
& pig dealer
& farmer age 49 in 1861 
age 54 in 1871 ?
(died 1876 ?)
*1858 - 1871+
WILLIAM SMITH
age 31 in 1881
(William Henry?)
1877 - 1882
ROBERT JENKS ROLFE
 (according to Kelly - This is owner rather than man behind the bar)
1883
WILLIAM HENRY SMITH
(1883 according to White)
age 41 in 1891
1883 - 1891
GEORGE KIDDLE
(Married Eliza Louisa Smith Q4 1881)
Moved to Sandringham road in 1907 and Mill Lane in 1908
1892 - 1906
CHARLES HENRY SAYER
age 38 in 1911
(Licence confirmed 14.05.1908)
Moved to Senter's road 1814.
1907 - 1914
FREDERICK WILLIAM HARTLEY
age 65 in 1911
from 1914 - 1916
WILLIAM HOUCHEN 1922 - 1925
HENRY CHESTER 1929 - 1937
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...... CHESTER c1962

 

In 1872,1873, 1875 & 1876 a William Smith is given as living at the Snettisham road owning Freehold houses and land - no mention of White Horse.


William Smith died in 1876, he was buried 17th October.
It seems likely that William H Smith took over at that time if not a short while before.

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It was reported 15th December 1883 that some 52 sheep, of £150 in value, had been stolen in November by a ten year old boy, James William Miller. On 29th November 1883, William Smith, farmer and publican discovered them mixed with his flock.
The boy was sentenced to fourteen days' hard labour and six strokes with a birch rod at Norwich Castle.

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Lynn Advertiser 9th September 1910 :
Petty Session Reports    -    Grimston    -    Monday
Chas. Henry Sayer, innkeeper, Dersingham, summoned for keeping a carriage without a licence on 11th May. 
Fined 20s with 10s costs or 14 days.