Milbourne, William

, Southwold

A report in the Ipswich Journal*** on ?? 1748 states :

At Southwold, to be sold, a small Brewing-Office, with Copper and Utensils, fitted for Mashing and Brewing four Quarters of Malt, a very good Malthouse: The Cistern steep then Quarters of Barley, a commodious Dwelling-House to them belonging. Also a Baking-Office, with a Dwelling-House thereto adjoining, the whole standing around and almost enclosing a Yard of about 30 Rod, Another Yard on the Backside the Malting-Office, and a Pightle of about 30 Rod, a small Fishing-Office on the same Premises, lying next a large Common and Marshes, very commodious for keeping Cattle at reasonable Rates, Four Drawing Houses in the Town and two in the Neighbourhood, now hired and occupied with (and to be lett to whoever may take) the said Office. NB. The houses are Brick and Tile, and all Freehold, but one other Brewing-Office, and one Baking-Office in the Town. Enquire of William Milbourne, Owner and Occupier of the Premises, who intends removing into the Country