Bowers Butchers, a listed building dating back to 1487, is located along the Lynn Road
George opened a pork butcher’s shop in St James’ Street, King’s Lynn with a loan from his mother. There, he created the recipe for his famous sausage.
George married Jane
George goes to war, leaving Jane to run the business
Richard was born, above the butchers shop in St James’ Street
Richard joins the business, as errand boy on a bike!
Richard and George opened the present shop as a family butchers
Richard marries Rosemarie
George retires and closes the original shop
Winner of the National Gold Award for Pork Sausages
Richard judges pigs at the King’s Lynn Christmas Fatstock Show
Winner of the Best Sausage in the King’s Lynn competition see bangersandsausages.blogspot.co.uk. Runner up in the East of England Competition for the Best Pork Sausage
National Silver Award for Pork Sausages
Winner of the Regional Finals of the National Competition for Best Pork Sausage. James, Richard’s nephew and George’s grandson, joins the business
At the National Sausage Competition we picked up another Gold for our Traditional Norfolk Sausages and a Silver for our new Pork and Wherry Sausages
In May we went to the annual Pork Awards and received awards for our Pork and Wild Garlic Sausages, Pate and Pork Pies. Not only did Joy (our pie maker) collect an award this year for her Pork Pies but she also become a grandparent. It was another great year for our Traditional Norfolk Sausage, as not only did we pick up another Gold at this years National Sausage Competition, but also a Great taste award too.