Stonham Parva

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Although the government has now allowed pubs to reopen, many are still unable to do so safely, while most if not all are only able to accommodate limited numbers of customers. Many of them are still reliant on providing takeaway food and/or drinks. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.

If you can give any of our pubs some support through these difficult times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support as possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.


Also known as Little Stonham or Stonham Jernagens and recorded in Domesday (together with Earl Stonham) as "Stanham". It appears on John Speed's 1610 map as "Stonham pua".

A five storey tower mill stood on Church Lane from the 19th century until about 1928. Some remains are still visible.



The 1841 census also lists George Harvey (Beer Seller, Head/41/born Suffolk) [Brewer's Arms?] Near to Ellen Brewery, which spans two properties:

William Pooley (Brewer, Ellen Brewery, Head/30/born Suffolk) and

John Cuthbert (Brewer, Ellen Brewery, Head/46/born Suffolk)

The 1844 White's Directory lists John Hunt Cuthbert as a maltster + corn merchant and brewer and lists Wm. Thomas Pooley as a brewer.

The 1855 White's Directory lists Cuthbert & Sedwick (maltsters + corn merchants) as brewers along with owners John Hunt Cuthbert and John K Sedgwick…


Some historical information from English Heritage's National Monuments Record.