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BUNGAY ROAD CLAVERING HUNDRED BEERHOUSE? CLOSED 23.10.1962
    LODDON & CLAVERING REGISTER taken September 1794
TIFFORD CLARKE Owner to 1820. See below.
GELDESTON BREWERY Sold 1858
YOUNGS, CRAWSHAY & YOUNGS Sold by YC&Y Partnership to YC&Y Company 1898
BULLARDS to closure 1962
Licensees :
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Widow AYRES to 1750
JOHN CHARITY February 1750
not mentioned 1789
ROBERT BARNES (?) 1794
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EDWARD SNOWLING
(Edward SNOWLIN 1836, 1840, 1845, 1846)
age 39 in 1851
1836 - 1851
CHARLES MITCHELL 1854 - 1856
THOMAS KEMP
& blacksmith
1858
THOMAS PITCHERS
& dealer
1861
WILLIAM GOODWIN 1863 - 1865
BENJAMIN HINSLEY 1866 - 1869
EDWARD GIBBS 1871 - 1875
SIMON MANNING
& coal dealer
1877  - 1885
JARVIS CRICKMORE 1888 - 1925
RICHARD C MAW 1929 - 1933
ALEX GEORGE WRIGHT 1937 to
1950's
MABEL J ALDOUS 1956 to 1962


Appears on Bryant's 1826 map.
(Near Ellingham Hall and Bird In Hand Farm)

For Sale by Auction Thursday 17th September 1818.
With Kitchen, 2 Parlours, Cellar, Wash-house, Pantries and Three Bed Chambers, with Yard and Garden attached, copyhold; also a Stable and Slaughter-house near the premises. The whole under a lease to Mr. James Gooda, Butcher, 7 years of which unexpired at Michaelmas, at the low rent of £13 per annum.

Lot No. 9 in the sale of the Geldeston Brewery Wednesday 1st April 1858.
Purchased by Youngs for £370.

Wednesday 11th July 1866 - Residents of Kirby Cane, William Ward and James Woods were found guilty of being riotous and disorderly when refusing to quit the SWAN, earlier in July 1866.
Ward was fined 10s and Woods 5s, both to pay 8s costs each.
They were further fined 5s, with 13s costs each, for assaulting the wife of landlord Benjamin Hinsley.

Closure recommended at First Joint Committee Meeting of Bullards and S&P 29th May 1962.
`Sales 76 barrels per year, Landlady aged 47, having been tenant for 6 years'
 
Building demolished. 
By 1990's all had  gone, including cottages, to accommodate the Kirby Cane bypass.

  Thanks to Shelia Miller for the extract from the will of Tifford Clarke born 1730 died 1818 in Kirby Cane- The will was made in March 1816 and proved in July 1818
 
  “...... called or know by the name or sign of The Swan together with the houses Outhouses Yards Gardens Lands and Appurtenances thereto belonging situate lying and being in Kirby Cane aforesaid not in the tenancy or occupation of the said Robert Walker his assigns or under tenants and also a Cottage or Tenement near or adjoining ... with the Yards Gardens land And Appurtenances thereto belonging now in the several occupations of Vincent and Stannard with and unto the payment of one Annuity or yearly rent charge of four pounds of lawful British money clear of all deductions to be paid to the said Mary Pleasants and her Assigns during the term of her natural life And subject to the said last mentioned Annuity I do give and devise all and every the hereditaments and Premises having before last mentioned with their Appurtenances unto Elizabeth the wife of William Ward another daughter of the said Mary Pleasants to hold to her the said Elizabeth Ward and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life and from and after the determination of the estate then I give and devise all and every the same hereditaments and premises unto the said Samuel Scott and William Ward and their heirs during the life of the said Elizabeth Ward Upon trust to preserve the contiguous Estates hereinafter limited but to permit the said Elizabeth Ward and her assigns to receive the rents and profits thereof to her and their own use.......  

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