Long Melford King Williamhistorical era: Victorian or Edwardian
Little St Mary's, CO10 9LQ
grid reference TL 862 452Something we've got wrong about this establishment? Something more you think we should know about it? Please email us
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CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 18/05/2016
A report in the Bury & Norwich Post** on Jul-12 in 1887 when William Dixey was the landlord states that :
John Honeywood called for a pint of beer a little before 8am on a Sunday, later that day he stole a pig. At his trial the live pig was brought into the court room and identified the owners pigman. Honeywood was found guilty and given 9 months hard labour.
Now a house called Old Maltings House.
(thanks to Peter Borlace for information)
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
Old picture from http://www.foxearth.org.uk