The Licenses 1870

17th September 1870 – The Licenses

Col. Byrde said that the Bench had decided what course to adopt with regard to the licenses. They left it their duty to refuse to renew the licenses to persons who had been convicted twice or more during the past year, for they felt sure that the police would not have brought forward the cases without ample and full grounds for doing so.

(List of refusal)

He then came to a list of those houses which had been reported as being badly conducted, and for which licenses would be refused if conviction took place in the ensuing year.

These were:

John Bevan – Goytrey

Etc etc.


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