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Haughley Fox

historical era: mid 20th century

Bacton Rd, Haughley Green

grid reference TM 029 638

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last updated 14/03/2016

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on Mar-30 in 1872 when Mary & Jacob Saddler was the landlord & landlady states that :

Mary gave evidence that Arthur Mothersole denied any knowledge of a fire that destroyed a farm barn in Shelland, where he had been previously employed. A footprint that belonged to Mothersole was found near the barn, which was unsurprising as after all he worked there, but he was still charged with arson. He was tried and acquitted.

A report in the Bury & Norwich Post** on Jul-03 in 1883 when J George was the landlord states that an interim certificate was granted to Mr J George for the Fox Inn, Haughley at the Stowmarket Petty Sessions held on July 2nd 1883.

A report in the Ipswich Journal** on Nov-10 in 1900 when Mrs Wallace was the landlady states that :

Mrs Wallace, landlady of the Fox, gave evidence in support of John Moss, a labourer, who stood accused of stealing three fowls value 15s the property of Edward B T Stribling a farmer.

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

(1891 census information from Dudley Diaper)

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)