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John Canham Benjamin & Herbert Richard Chaston William Clubb
Thomas Crawshay Frost John Edward Hastings Richard Guillard Holmes
Albert Edward Semmence William Semmence Semmence Brothers
Edward & Robert Stevens Lacey Andrew Vincent  
     

John Canham

Saltglazed Porter Bottle Impressed "J. Canham Trumans Brown Stout Watton"    
 
John Canham is listed in the Bull inn and as a brewer from 1836 until 1850 when he is last listed.
 

Benjamin Chaston & Herbert Richard Chaston

Glass Ginger Beer Bottle Embossed "Chaston Chemist Watton" London Gazette Notice mentioning Benjamin Chaston
 
Benjamin Chaston is listed as a Chemist and Druggist from 1836 until 1858. Herbert Richard Chaston is listed as a chemist and druggist from 1863 until 1868.
 

William Clubb

Two Tone Flagon Impressed "W. Clubb The George Hotel Watton"    
 
William Clubb is listed as a Baker and Confectioner from 1858. By 1875 he was listed being in the George Hotel and Wine and Spirit merchant. He was last listed in 1879.
 

Thomas Crawshay Frost

10oz Hamilton Bottle Embossed "T.C. Frost Mineral Water Manufacturer Watton Norfolk" Champagne Glass Ginger Beer Bottle Embossed "T.C. Frost Mineral Water Manufacturer Watton Norfolk"
Two Tone Flagon Impressed "T.C. Frost Spirit Merchant Watton Norfolk" T.C. Frost Advertisement
London Gazette Entry Mentioning T. C. Frost London Gazette Entry Mentioning T. C. Frost
Memorandum for T.C. Frost 1885 Advertisment for TC Frost
 
Thomas Crawshay Frost is listed from 1868 until 1890 as a brewer, Maltster and wine and spirit merchant at the brewery High Street Watton. He is also listed as a mineral water manufacturer from 1883.
 

John Edward Hastings

Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "I. E. Hastings Watton" Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "I.E. Hastings Spirit Merchant Watton"
Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "I.E. Hastings Wine & Spirit Mercht Watton" Saltglazed Porter Impressed "J. E. Hastings Watton"
Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "J.E. Hastings Spirit Merchant Watton"    
 
John Edward Hastings is first listed in 1830 as a Brandy merchant. from 1836 until his last entry in 1856 he is listed as a wine and spirit merchant.
 

R. G. Holmes

Two Tone Flagon Impressed "R. G. Holmes Wine & Spirit Merchant Watton Norfolk" 1 Pint Beer Bottles Embossed "Holmes Watton"
 
Richard Guillard Holmes took over from William Clubb at The George (George & Dragon) Hotel. He is first listed in 1883 as a Victualler and Wine & Spirit Merchant. He Continues to be listed at the George until 1912 when he has moved onto the Crown Hotel. By 1916 He has been joined by his son and is listed as R. G. Holmes & Son Wine and Spirit Merchants and Beer Bottlers. They Continue to be listed beyond 1937.
 

Albert Edward & William Semmence & Semmence Brothers

Bulb Neck Codd Bottle Embossed "W. Semmence Steam Works Watton S.O." 10 & 6oz Standard Codd Bottle Embossed "Semmence Watton"
Standard Codd Bottle Embossed "Semmence Bros Watton S.O." 10 & 6oz Standard Codd Bottle Embossed "Semmence Bros Watton & Framlingham"
Niagara Patent Codd Bottle Embossed "Semmence Bros Watton & Framlingham" 6oz Hamilton Embossed "Semmence Bros Watton & Framlingham"
Niagara Patent Codd Bottle Embossed "A. E. Semmence Watton" William Semmence Fined for keeping premises open during prohibited hours. 1893
Advertisment for W. Semmence and Son 1881    
 
William Semmence is listed in Watton from 1879 as a mineral water manufacturer and at the Jolly farmers. He continues to be listed until 1900 when Semmence brothers are listed as mineral water manufacturers. The last entry for Semmence brothers is in 1925. by 1929 Albert Edward Semmence was running the business and was last listed in 1933.
 

Edward & Robert Stevens

Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "Executors Of R. Stevens Watton Norfolk" Two Tone Flagon Impressed "R. Stevens Exors Wine & Spirit Merchants Watton Norfolk"
Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "R Edward Stevens Spirit Merchant Watton" London Gazette Entry Mentioning Robert Stevens
 
Edward Stevens is first listed in 1822 as a brewer and Maltster but by 1836 Robert Stevens had taken over. Robert Stevens continued to be listed as a brewer until 1858 when the Executors of Robert Stevens are listed. The Executors continued to run the company at The Brewery until 1865 until Lacey Vincent took over the concern.
 

Lacey Andrew Vincent

1 Pint Beer Bottle Embossed "Lacey Vincent Watton" Glass Ginger Beer Bottle Embossed "Vincent Chemist Watton"
Two Tone Tap Jar Flagon Printed "Lacey Vincent Chemist. Wine And Spirit Merchant Ale & Stout Bottler Watton" Two TOne Flagom Impressed "Lacey Vincent Wine & Spirit Merchant Watton"
London Gazette Entry Mentioning Lacey Vincent 1 Pint Beer Bottle Embossed "Lacey Vincent Watton"
Fire at Lacey Vincents chemist shop    
 
Lacey Andrew Vincent took over from The executors of Robert Stevens and was first listed at Watton in 1865 as a Chemist and Druggist by 1875 he was also listed as a wine and spirit merchant and agent to Greene of Bury St Edmunds, Allsopps and Gilbeys. His last entry is in 1929.
 

North Norfolk Bottles 2015