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Long Melford King William

historical era: Victorian / Edwardian

Little St Mary's, CO10 9LQ

grid reference TL 862 452

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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