In 1855 White's Directory Wm. Mayhew is listed as a brewer.
In 1861 census in Ash Road William Mayhew/67y/Master brewer emp. 2 men 1 boy/Stutton.
A local historian speaking on Lesley Dolphin's BBC Radio Suffolk programme reported that a brewery (presumably this one) operated in the village from 1840 to 1869.