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A report in the Bury & Norwich Post** on Dec-28 in 1869 when George Martin was the landlord states that:
Martin was Fined 5s and 7s. 6d. Costs for selling beer in prohibited hours on a Sunday.
last updated 25/04/2013
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(detailed information from Neil Langridge - and also Brian Southgate - see their book "Stowmarket, Combs and Stowupland Pubs" published by Polstead Press in 2009)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
(**** historical details supplied by Neil Langridge)
Stowmarket station opened in Dec 1846 with the first train from Ipswich, Colchester and London arriving on 27th Dec before heading to Bury St Edmunds. The station building, designed by Frederick Barnes was not completed until 1849.