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Hunter Valley Inns and Hotels

The Crown and Anchor Inn - Morpeth

John Stone

John Stone was granted a publican's license for the Crown and Anchor Inn at Morpeth in 1844.

He held the license for the Angel Inn at Maitland in 1846 and 1847.

William Witton

William Witton was granted a licence for the Crown and Anchor in 1845[1]. The license was transferred it to Peter Hook in March 1846[2].

Peter Hook

Peter Hook was fined several times for breaches of the Licensing Act while at the Crown and Anchor. He sold the business to former boot and shoemaker William Graham in 1847[3]

William Graham

William Graham was granted a publican's license in 1847, 1848 and 1849.

Moses Murphy

Moses Murphy held the license in 1854.

Henry Sucker

Henry Sucker was granted a Bagatelle license in June 1865


[1] Maitland Mercury 19 April 1845

[2] Maitland Mercury 4 March 1846

[3] Maitland Mercury 7 July 1847