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16 & 18 MAGDALEN STREET St CLEMENT - CLOSED 27.12.1924
NORWICH LICENCE REGISTER PS 1/8/1 to PS 1/8/2 (1867 - 1925)
FREE HOUSE as given 1867
EDWARD SPARKES of Mattishall by 1872
FREEHOUSE Owners the Trustees of Anguish's Charity by 1908
Licensees :
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JOHN PAGE 1842 - 1847
EDWARD SPARKES 1848 - 1851
JAMES BAXTER *1861
JAMES F. BOSWELL &
JAMES BAXTER
by 1867
JAMES FREEMAN BOSWELL 1885
ALFRED CHARLES BOSWELL 10.05.1904
GEORGE BAXTER 17.01.1905
DONALD ROBERT BOSWELL 09.05.1905
ALFRED CHARLES BOSWELL 08.10.1907
CHARLES WILKINS 14.01.1908
HENRY DAVY 21.07.1908
ERNEST ALFRED CHITTOCK 13.07.1915
ALICE CHITTOCK 21.11.1916
ERNEST ALFRED CHITTOCK 13.05.1919



The VINEYARD INN 1842 to 1877.

On Monday 12th April 1847 Mr. Page was severely reproved on account of the disreputable house which he kept. He was warned that if he did not improve in his way of business, his licence would not be renewed.
(Three young men, Sneath, Chapman and Stowers had been accused of committing a robbery in the house by stealing three sovereigns from a young man named Mace, who upon discovery of the loss, attempted to commit suicide. The three were released with a warning).


For Sale by Auction Monday 20th September 1847 along with part of the Household Furniture of Mr. John Page who was leaving the occupation.
All the Shop Features, Excellent Four-motion Beer Engine and Implements of Business included.


It was reported 1st January 1848 that William Moon and William James had attempted to buy a quarter pint of rum using a counterfeit half crown. Licensee Mr. Sparkes spotted the deception and threw the coin into the fire. The pair left the public house and later attempted to pass another base coin at the shop of Mr. West.
Their arrest soon followed.

Mr. Edward Sparkes, who was declining the Wine Trade, offered for Sale by Auction, Thursday 9th August 1860, 650 Dozens of Port Wine.
Viz:
54 dozen of Port, vintage 1851, bottled 1856
100 dozen of P{ort, landed in 1852, bottled in 1856
100 dozen of lighter Port, landed 1852, bottled 1856.
(All shipped by Sandeman's House)
Also 45 dozen of Pale and Gold Sherry.
The Wines were stored in the cellar at Mr. Sparke's Residence in Upper Hellesdon.

Known as BOSWELLS FREEHOUSE to c1914

Licence refused and referred to Compensation 05.02.1924.
Closed under Compensation 27.12.1924

 

 

 

House No. 410 on 1845 Magistrates list.