Knights, Thomas brewery
A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on 04 Feb 1758 states To be sold, a commodious and well-accustom'd Inn, the Angel, in Halesworth, with a fine Bowling-Green, Orchard, Garden and all other proper Conveniences. Also, one other ancient Inn, called the Green Man, and a Publick-House, called the Ship, in the same Town, with convenient Stables, and other Appurtenances thereto belonging...Enquire of Mr Thomas Knights of Halesworth, the present Owner of the said Estates. NB. There are several other Drawing-Houses, now served by the said Mr Knights which may be continued (although he was leaving the Brewing Trade and also selling his Malting and Brewing Office, Utensils and Stock in Halesworth)
A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on 11 Aug 1764 states : to be sold, at Halesworth, a Brewing and Malting Office, both large and commodious, lately built, and sixteen Acres of rich Meadow, all contiguous. The Angel, being an ancient and well-accustomed Inn, with convenient Stables, and other Outhouses, and a Bowling-Green; the White Lion Inn, with an Oatmeal Office, other Outhouses, and about 18 Acres of Arable Land and Meadow, adjoining to the Quay. The Green Man and the Ship, two other well accustom'd Publick-Houses...Copyhold of the Manor of Halesworth...Enquire of Mr. Henry Coates at Hinton Hall or Mr. Richard Crowfoot at Yoxford.
A reference in the Ipswich Journal*** on 10 May 1766 to Mary Knights who has confirmed that she would continue the Business of Common-Brewer in Halesworth.