Listed in the 1791 Universal British Directory.

At the Bury Assizes of August 1805, a Mr Aldrich, an eminent brewer at Stowmarket, to action against Mr Harper, landlord of the Bull in Needham Market, to recover a sum of money he was owed for beer sold to the publican. Aldrich was successful and was awarded the full amount £251 6s.Ipswich Journal, Aug 1805**