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GENTLEMANS WALK
MARKET PLACE
St PETER MANCROFT   CLOSED
BULLARDS as given 1845 & 1856
Licensees :
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WILLIAM BARKER
staymaker
1760 - 1777
SAMUEL BARKER
Died Monday 2nd August 1790.
Liquor merchant, age 34.
1783 - 1790
MARY BARKER
widow
1790 - 1807+
HENRY SKEELE
(Robson gives Henry Steele in 1839)
1817 - 1839
ALFRED WILLIAM PAGE 1840 - 1841
THOMAS PUNCHER 1842
WILLIAM WATTS
according to White 1845
1845
ALFRED WILLIAM PAGE
according to Magistrates list 1845
& P O directory 1846
1845 - 1846
.ROBERT HOUGHTON to 07.09.1847
Spirit licence lost September 1847
JOHN MAYHEW 1850
WILLIAM WATTS 1851
HENRY KING
According to trades directory
1854
JAMES WOODS here 05.1854
Fine of £1 11s including costs, Thursday 25th May 1854
See opposite.
GEORGE BLOOMFIELD 29.09.1856
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18 Market Place in 1783

All those who stood indebted to the late Samuel Barker were requested to settle their accounts forthwith with his widow, Mary or to Mr. William Barker at Dereham. Payment should be made at his late dwelling house, the Dove Tavern, Market Place, Norwich.

Old Brandy, Rum and Wine Vaults, near St. Peter's Steps, Market Place, Norwich in May 1792 when Mary Barker, widow of the late Samuel Barker informed that she had a large stock of Brandy, Rum, Geneva, Cordials, Old Red Port, Sherry and other Wines. Also the Best White "Wine Vinegar.

19th October 1816 - The Dwelling House and Premises, occupied by Henry Skeele, used as a Coffee House and Liquor and Wine Cellars, situated in the centre of the Market Place were to be Let and entered at Christmas. Apply Mrs Smith, No. 6, Gentleman's Walk.
See COFFEE HOUSE.

16th July 1817 - Henry Skeele informed his Friends and the Public that he had removed from the Old Cellar and Wine Vaults on Gentleman's Walk to that Old-Established Wine and Spirit Warehouse, at the Upper End of the Market, at the Corner of the Weaver's Lane, for many years in the occupation of Mrs. Mary Barker....


Given as the DOVE WINE VAULTS in 1839

Address as Hay Hill in 1846

Upper Market 1847

Mr. Houghton was named as landlord when the spirit licence lost ** 7th September 1847 owing to disorderly manner in which the house had been conducted. One of the magistrates, Mr. Willett, said that he had made up his mind that he would sign no licence to a house that had been proved to be a common brothel. The 10 magistrates agreed that the decision to withdraw the licence would stand.


Location given as on the corner of Weaver's Lane, when on 25th May 1854, licensee James Woods was fined for harbouring prostitutes and thieves in his house.

** One sessions report gives the date of sitting as Tuesday 7th September, but a second report gives Wednesday 8th September 1847.

House no. 170 on 1845 Magistrates list