Newmarket Fountain

historical era: Victorian / Edwardian

Drapery Row

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last updated 17/04/2016

A report in the Bury & Norwich Post** on Jun-28 in 1870 when Mr Carter was the landlord states that :

Mr Carter was subjected to some ribald comments from a butcher named Frederick Fuller while they were at the barbers. The conversation got out of hand with Carter threatening "corporal punishment" upon Fullers head. Fuller took objection to the threat and punched Carter in the mouth.

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)